Headbands, wet wipes, inflatable giraffes - tips for enjoying festivals with kids

Parentkind
17 July 2019
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A festival is a perfect opportunity for a great family day - or weekend - out. There are over 750 festivals and carnivals a year in the UK alone, so the summer holidays boast many vibrant and diverse events to keep you entertained. And with many being free or low cost, you don’t need to break the bank to join in.

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10 ways to get kids active this summer

Parentkind
16 July 2019
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Motivating kids away from screen time can be a challenge but we've come up with plenty of ideas to make it fun, and you can get friends and family involved too. Give one a go!

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Six fun ways to keep young brains active this summer

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08 July 2019
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If you've heard teachers talking about 'summer slide', it's probably because they're concerned that some student's numeracy and literacy skills take a dip over the summer holidays. As parents we tend to prioritise down time, but there are plenty of fun ways to stay on top of learning at the same time as giving the kids a well-earned rest. Here are a few ideas.

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What makes a good teacher gift?

Parentkind
24 June 2019
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Teacher gifts are a nice way for parents and students to say thank you for the difference their teacher has made over the past year. But will they really want another 'best teacher' mug?

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Starting secondary school - it’s all new for parents too!

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10 June 2019
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When your child heads to secondary school, you might feel like you're the new kid on the block too. Everything you knew as a primary school parent is about to change as you enter a whole new world…

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