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Children’s Play Tents: A Must for Every Toddler!

Children’s Play Tents: A Must for Every Toddler!

As a new parent, you only want the best for your child - be it food, personal care, or toys.What you probably don’t know is that toys and games are fundamental for the development of a child’s brain & motor functions.An ERIC study on ‘Contribution of toys to children’s value education’ even suggests that toys & games support children’s overall mental health and help them establish and develop emotional relationships. So, choosing the right set of toys becomes far more critical than what appears on the surface! A kid would play with just about anything, but it’s your job to...

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10 Ways to Give Your Child the Best Possible Brain Power – Benefits of Learning New Skills and Devoted Practice at Any Age!

10 Ways to Give Your Child the Best Possible Brain Power – Benefits of Learning New Skills and Devoted Practice at Any Age!

Increase your child’s brain power!    Firstly, what is brain power? Brain power is a child’s ability to think and problem solve.   How can we increase a child’s brain power?   The earlier you can start, the better! There are many games and activities that can help to encourage your child’s brain power. One idea is to play games that involve hands such as peekaboo, this little piggy or even utilising fun puppets. These are great ways to capture a young child’s attention such as a baby or toddler.        Hands-on activities also have many benefits such...

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Hosting the perfect indoor glamping experience

Hosting the perfect indoor glamping experience

Some of the most special childhood memories include hosting or attending sleepover parties to celebrate someone’s birthday. I remember the excitement and buildup to the evening, where we would all be planning what to bring, what sweet snacks we would be eating and deciding what movie to watch.   An indoor camping experience is a great way to host a children’s sleepover as you won't have to worry about having enough beds, as well as the enormous amount of bedding washing you would have to do afterwards! Ask each child to bring their own sleeping bag, pillow and air mattress...

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Lifelites Case Study

Lifelites Case Study

Introduction to Lifelites Lifelites is a wonderful charity who help life-limiting and disabled children the chance to play, be creative and enjoy independence using hospice services through assistive technology. Their hospice services are located across the British Isles and these services are life changing for many children and their families. Children have the opportunity to get involved with many activities that they wouldn’t previously have been able to do such as painting a picture, playing games or even communicating with their family.    About working with Lifelites We started working with Lifelites in 2019 and have since ‘provided’ them with...

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