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5 Gift Ideas to relive those childhood memories

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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.

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It's all Conkers

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As we approach in to the Autumn months it can only mean one thing! It's time to play Conkers.

Conkers is a traditional children's game in Britain and Ireland played using the seeds of Horse Chestnut trees—the name 'conker' is also applied to the seed and to the tree itself.

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The History of Snakes & Ladders

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What a fun game snakes and ladders is, wouldn’t you agree. I bet you would like to know where the game came from, well let me tell you all about this magical extraordinary game. 

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Playing Outdoors

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The long school summer holidays are fast approaching and it looks to be a summer of fine weather so lets encourage our children to put down the game consoles, turn off the TV and get out into the wonderful fresh air and create some fun!

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A pastime that children can play either indoors or out.

Posted by Karen Dorn on

So who remembers making dens when they were a kid? I know I do. My first memories of making dens were when I was 4 years old. I remember using a pair of old clotheshorses and taking the clean sheets that my mum had just ironed and put away. I would spend hours in there with my toys making my own little world.

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