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National Children's Day UK

National Children's Day UK
On Sunday the 12th May it is National Children’s Day UK. This day is all about the importance of children, focusing on their rights and freedom of childhood that will help them grow into happy healthy adults.

5 Gift Ideas to relive those childhood memories

5 Gift Ideas to relive those childhood memories
Most people think that when they grow up then they can’t enjoy toys anymore. This is not true. Toys and games are great for any age to play. And what’s great is teaching the younger generations the games we you used to play.

Making a String Phone

Making a String Phone

One thing I remember doing as a child was making string phones with my friends. They were so much fun and could never work out how they managed to get the sound from one cup to the other along the string. Obviously now a days phones are all cordless so the very thought of something having string or cord to make it work is alien to the young generation. So on this wet miserable Monday I decided to show Zach how to make a string phone.   What you need: 2 empty paper cups or if you have 2 empty tin...


What’s your favourite children’s film?

It seems that our chief toy tester, Zachary, has a favourite film already at the age of 1, and I have to say he has chosen a real classic. What is the film I hear you ask? It’s the wonderfully supercalifragilisticexpialidocious Mary Poppins. As soon as the opening credits start he is hooked. I think it’s the music mainly that he enjoys but he gets so excited when he sees Bert (the fantastic, even with his terrible accent, Dick Van Dyke). He claps along with the 'A spoonful of sugar' song, laughs along with 'I love to laugh' song and...


Shrove Tuesday (Pancake Day)

Shrove Tuesday (Pancake Day)
Shrove Tuesday (widely known as Pancake Day) is a day in February or March, preceding Ash Wednesday (the first day of Lent), which is celebrated in many countries by consuming pancakes. Shrove Tuesday, a moveable feast, is determined by Easter.