Posts Tagged ‘get creative’

Make your own fun

Jul 20 2012

Make Your Own Fun: Over 140 Boredom-Busting Games and Activities for Children! [Book] by Josie Curran is the perfect book for the summer and beyond filled with amazing games and activities to do at no cost. This treasure trove of games and activities is a wonderful reminder of a time before television, when children made their own entertainment.

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SCHOOL’S OUT: NOW SUMMER BLUES BEGIN FOR PARENTS

Jul 19 2012

Nearly half of working parents admit to dreading the start of the school summer holidays, a study reveals today. Difficulties juggling work and childcare and having to entertain their kids for six weeks mean millions of parents aren’t looking forward to the long stretch ahead.

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Why you shouldn’t stop your toddler from writing on your walls

Jul 10 2012

Introducing cursive handwriting in the first years of schooling is a daunting task for parent and child alike. Yet, more and more primary schools are insisting that a child entering school should embark on writing at this seemingly complicated level.

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BAFTA CALLS ON 11-16 YEAR OLDS TO ENTER ITS YOUNG GAME DESIGNERS COMPETITION

Jun 20 2012

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has launched BAFTA Young Game Designers 2012, a competition that aims to inspire the game designers and game-makers of the future by giving young people the chance to design and create their own video game and develop it with industry professionals.

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GAME BOY REGRET AS CHILDREN PRESS PAUSE ON CREATIVITY

Jun 15 2012

A third of parents regret giving their children games consoles, mobile phones and computers, a study reveals today. Having not known life without the internet and technology, parents fear their children are so used to the immediate gratification of digital devices that they are lacking key interpersonal skills such as patience and social and communication skills that develop from taking part in creative activities.

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