The ultimate guide to Advent Calendars to count down to Christmas

Nov 22 2015
biscuiteers high res advent calendar 2015

What is it about Advent Calendars that makes them so popular?  Where does this tradition come from? I have asked myself these questions and went out to find out where the tradition has started and why we all love it so much. London Mums have also tried to make their own ones and kids club reporters have also provided a list of their favourite Advent Calendars for this Christmas. It’s beginning to look like Christmas…

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Play by the Book: Fun & easy Reading Comprehension Game to learn Literacy for 8-12 children

Sep 07 2015
PLay by the book reading and comprehension game
Let’s face it: no matter how much children love reading and writing, learning literature is quite tough for most kids these days and parents have little time or often no skills to help them improve their literacy skills at school. My theory is that screen time is guilty of making children more passive and less engaged when reading. But there’s a game by Learning Resources that will get all kids (and parents alike) to enjoy a traditional board game while learning literature. If you don’t believe me, check Diego’s video here and try it for yourself.

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Pretend Play ideas with Little Chef & his New Sprouts Fresh Fruit Salad

Aug 24 2015
Pretend Play ideas with Little Chef & his New Sprouts Fresh Fruit Salad diego

The New Sprouts Fresh Fruit Salad box by Learning Resources (for Early Years 2+) has given our child reporter Diego lots of ideas for pretend play. Watch his funny video while he pretends to be a little chef.

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