The best days out for babies, toddlers and families.

Are you looking for local days out with the kids and local activities for children, or how about an easy afternoon out? We have lots of fun local activities and places to go with your baby, toddler and the family not just this weekend but every day!  … Continue reading

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Possibly the best Chocolate Cake recipe

Melt in the middle puddings have come to define everything that is decadent and alluring about chocolate; the way they ooze warm molten goo from around the cakey sides is a bit like having everything chocolatey you ever dreamed of poured into one fantasy: part dense fudgey cake, … Continue reading

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Find local activities to do with your baby and toddler this weekend.

If you’re looking for what’s on today, tomorrow or next weekend, then you’ve come to the right place.  Small Steps lists family and community events on our Local Events Calendar where you can search by date and area.  It’s also the place to promote your own event – … Continue reading

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Weekend sweet treat – Rocky Road.

Quick, easy and super tasty! A Rocky Road is a combination of chocolate, marshmallows and any secret ingredient you choose to include! No one is ever going to complain about having one of these in their lunchbox, and they’re pretty … Continue reading

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Baby hand and foot print painting

For adults, messy play can be a lot of work and feel stressful. However, there are many benefits to messy play. Early childhood education experts say that play is the work of the child. This is true for all kids, … Continue reading

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Tractor Ted Meets Baby Animals – NEW DVD & Book Set

Tractor Ted, the UK’s favourite little green tractor, has launched his latest DVD – Meets Baby Animals. And, for the first time, it will be launched in conjunction with a book of the same title. In the latest film Tractor … Continue reading

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Win a one of two Family Tickets to Woburn Safari Park

For a day packed with animal encounters and wonderful wildlife, visit Woburn with over 80 species of animals including lions, tigers and bears. Today, it is an award-winning attraction which makes a valuable contribution to conservation. Most of all, it … Continue reading

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St. George’s Day Crafts for Kids.

Celebrate St George’s Day this year by raiding the craft cupboard and having a go at some of these original, patriotic crafts with your little ones. Why not make your very own St. George’s Shield and play like a real knight. Take a piece sturdy card … Continue reading

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Allergy Awareness Week – Top Tips to minimise allergies.

This week is Allergy Awareness Week. Did you know that 50% of young children in the UK now suffer from some sort of allergy? This statistic is much higher than a generation ago. An Allergy is an immune reaction causing local or systemic … Continue reading

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Shared Parental leave explained

The new Shared Parental Leave regulations are now in effect with parents whose babies are born from the 5th of April onwards allowed to share The new rules, which will apply to parents whose babies are due or born on … Continue reading

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