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Half Term Fun: Autumn Orienteering with the Gruffalo at Delamere Forest

04-Oct-2017 by Lisa Bradburn

Half term will soon be here, and if you’re like me, you’ll be making plans to keep the kids busy and entertained. I love Autumn and I think there’s no better time to get out in nature with kids. It’s the falling leaves, gorgeous colours and so many little…

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Happy *Healthy* Halloween- Healthy recipes that are a treat, not a trick

27-Sep-2017 by Lisa Bradburn

Do you despair at how many sweets and treats the kids are exposed to at Halloween? From sweets at school and parties to trick-or-treating, it’s almost impossible to avoid the sugar.  Halloween seems to be getting bigger every year, and with that, the piles of sweets they collect get…

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Gift Shopping Habits in the UK

25-Sep-2017 by Lisa Bradburn

Ever wondered how much other people spend on gifts compared to you? Do you feel like the only person who leaves Christmas shopping until the last minute? What about how much your friends and family will spend on birthday parties?

what2buy4kids.co.uk is just as curious as you are – that’s…

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Pull Along Toys: Everything You Need to Know

20-Sep-2017 by Lisa Bradburn

When a child enters the toddler phase of his/her life, the main thing they want to do is get moving! We can encourage our little ones to confidently take those first steps towards independence by making sure they have the best tools (and toys) available. Pull along toys

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Reindeer Hot Chocolate Christmas Craft

10-Sep-2017 by Lisa Bradburn

I am mad about Christmas and I’m mad about crafts. I  especially love finding craft projects that are easy and fun so that my kids and I can work on a project together.

Every year we have a family Christmas party,…

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Kids and tents: why do they love them so much?

25-Aug-2017 by Lisa Bradburn

Give kids a bed sheet and some sofa cushions and they’ll make a fort ! Put up a simple pop up play tent and they’ll create a whole new world inside. Clear a small space between furniture and the wall and they’ll create a den.  Kids love small spaces where…

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