Category Archives: National

Fun September activities and days out for babies, toddlers & the family.

Are you looking for fun local days out with the kids and local activities for children, or how about a family day or afternoon out in September? We have lots great fun ideas for you over on our easy to use Local Events Calendar. Cotswold Motoring … Continue reading

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Baby and toddler photo competition – August’s Cover Star winner announced

Congratulations to Oliver Clarke, aged 10 months from Manchester, for this fantastic winning photo! Oliver is Cover Star winner for the month of August. It is lovely to see so many wonderful pictures each month and this cute photo really captured the … Continue reading

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Foolproof cake recipe – the perfect Victoria Sponge Cake!

Have you ever wanted to make that perfect Victoria Sponge Cake but had limited success? Why not try this all-in-one method? It takes away the hassle of creaming and ensures success every time! It’s also a great recipe to make with your … Continue reading

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Find fun and exciting family days out.

Are you looking for fun family days out? Our Local Events Calendar  is full of family days out, activities and things to do. Below we have listed a few ideas; click on the links for more information or, if your local area isn’t … Continue reading

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Secret Ingredient Chocolate Cake – what’s the surprise?

A perfect recipe for kids! This is a very, very surprising cake, in the best possible way! It is very easy to make; a rather unpromising-looking batter goes into the oven and a dark, moist, utterly delicious chocolate cake comes out. And we should … Continue reading

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Books to help with starting school

Do you have a little one about to start school? There are some good books available to read to your little one to help them get ready for the start of school. These books are ideal for introducing children to the … Continue reading

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Celebrity birthdays in September – who do you share your birthday with?

Birthdays are GREAT! Especially at a younger age; you get all of the attention, as much of the cake as you want and most importantly you get all of the presents. The next time your little one is tearing through … Continue reading

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Win a Family Ticket to Planet Ice Milton Keynes.

There is something for everyone at Planet Ice Milton Keynes – public skating, weekly disco sessions with live DJ, parent & toddler sessions, courses that teach a wide variety of winter sports, ice hockey matches & training, birthday parties, group … Continue reading

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Road safety for children

Teaching your child about road safety is an important learning stage in their lives, especially when they start walking to school. Showing your children about road safety can help your child to be safer when crossing the road and we have some … Continue reading

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5 simple activities for boosting numeracy skills

The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) statutory framework (for children aged 0-5) expects that children should be able to: “count reliably with numbers from 0 to 20, place them in order and say which number is one more or one … Continue reading

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