Night is falling, bedtime is looming and playtime is nearly over . . . but brave King Jack is more than a match for dragons and terrible beasties. This magical make-believe adventure, illustrated by picture book star Helen Oxenbury, is the perfect bedtime tale for little boys and brave children everywhere.
The labouring task of Christmas shopping will be turned into useful energy to power 1000 lights on Midsummer Place’s (a shopping centre in Milton Keynes) 20 ft tree. Elf and Fitness will be on hand to get the shoppers to walk across special paving slabs that will transfer the kinetic energy in their feet to power the lights.
Biggest Advent of the Year!! Giant Wooden Advent Calendar and Victorian-Themed Christmas Event launches at Tower BridgeDec 08 2011
London’s iconic Tower Bridge plays host to families this Christmastime with the largest interactive Victorian wooden advent calendar in the country. Children open an advent door a day and enjoy a truly adventurous time. Each will go home with a candy cane and an adventurer’s certificate.
Number chunking, number lines and synthetic phonics – new teaching techniques brought in with the Labour Government’s 1999 Numeracy and Literacy Strategies – now mean that 95% of parents keen to help their children boost their grades are simply, ill-equipped to do so.