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National Children's Day UK 2020

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National Children's Day UK is all about the importance of a healthy childhood and how we need to protect the rights and freedoms of children in order to ensure that they can grow into happy, healthy adults.

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The Month of May

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The first day of the month of May is known as May Day. The weather is getting warmer (well usually it is) and flowers and trees are starting to blossom. There are many different customs that people celebrate at this time to show the joy and happiness of the long winter they have left behind.

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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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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.

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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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