Author Archives: Andy Meears

Fun summer activity; Hand and Footprint Painting

For adults, messy play can be a lot of work and 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, but … Continue reading

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Summertime is the best time to start Potty Training

Potty training – an emotional time for you and your little one. Summer is a good time to start Potty Training, when washing dries better and there are fewer clothes to take off. It helps to remember that you can’t … Continue reading

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Healthy Vegetable Cakes.

Getting your little one to eat vegetables can be difficult at the best of times, but our Healthy Vegetable Cakes combine the goodness of vegetables in a way that toddlers will love to eat. This recipe can also be made … Continue reading

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Win a FREE month’s softplay at The Sports Village

Small Step Parenting has teamed up with The Sports Village, the home of Sutton soft play, to offer you the chance to win a FREE month of soft play. The Sports Village offers a wide range of activities; soft play … Continue reading

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See what you could win this week in our Summer Sizzler of Super Competitions.

It’s week nine in our Summer Sizzler of Super Competitions and this week we have 2 great giveaways for you from Easy2name and Packing Sorted. Don’t forget to check out our Competition page each Monday to see what new and exciting competitions … Continue reading

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Get 25% OFF your first 3 months fees at The Co-operative Childcare

At The Co-operative Childcare nurseries, they never underestimate how difficult a decision it is to leave your child in the care of others and their aim is to ensure that you have all the information you need to make this … Continue reading

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Last chance to win some great baby, toddler and family prizes this month.

Don’t miss out on some great baby, toddler and family prizes to be won this month – we have no less than 22 fantastic competitions ending this month! Just click on the links below to enter; but hurry as they end … Continue reading

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Encouraging little ones to explore and enjoy fruit and veg

Just when you think you know what your toddler likes to eat, and you are confident they are eating a healthy, balanced diet, your little one’s growing independence with food means they might take matters into their own hands – … Continue reading

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How to Do More and Spend Less on your Summer Holiday

The weather’s warming up and everyone’s thinking about their summer holiday, but keeping costs down, especially if you have a few little ones along with you, isn’t always an easy task. In fact, without careful planning, you can find yourself … Continue reading

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Fun food recipe – Mini Quiches for Toddlers.

Mini Quiches are great for entertaining, for kids’ parties, as a snack and also great for school lunch boxes, and can be whipped up in no time whatsoever! If you don’t have puff pastry they can be made without and … Continue reading

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