The benefits of imaginative play for children

AD | Paid collaboration There are so many different ways that children can play, which also changes as they get older. Imaginative play, when children take on some kind of role, can really help their development. Discover some of the benefits of imaginative play and how role play toys from Very.co.uk can help.

5 fun ways to spend time as a family at home this winter

AD | Collaborative post As we all know, the cost of living is rising and with heating bills set to be at an all-time high this year, it might be a good idea to save money elsewhere. A good way of doing this, especially during the colder months, is to find fun things to do at home.

What to Look for When Buying a Used Car

AD | Collaborative post Choosing a used car should be a great experience, but can sometimes be a time for doubts, errors of judgement and regrets. Here are some points to consider before you even set foot in your car dealer’s territory. Read Reviews Always check out reviews, looking for details about the customer service, the product’s quality and condition, after sales servicing, and the prices of the products or services for sale. Bear in mind with reviews, that while almost all of those (approximately 90% of those who suffer bad service or who feel

Halloween activities for children of all ages

Organising a Halloween party for your child is a great way to insure their safety. Halloween falls on a Monday this year. Because it falls on a school night many parents across the country will choose to have organised activities to insure their little ones will be in bed on time so that they can get up early school the next day.

The Benefits of Arts & Crafts for Children

AD | Collaborative post While they make a mess, children’s craft kits make for brilliant toys. They can help them to explore their artistic talents and creativity as well as many of their core thinking skills. There’s lots of fun that they can have too as they are able to create whatever they like with complete autonomy. Here are some more benefits according to a pre prep school in Middlesex.

Teaching Your Child to Use Social Media Responsibly

AD | Collaborative post Social media was introduced to the world 25 years ago and now has become an integral part of many of our lives. We use it to stay connected with friends and family and keep up to date with what is happening in the world around us. As of now, there are 4.62 billion people on social media. That is just over half of the world’s population.

Preparing for back to school with Books2Door

AD | Collaborative post The summer holidays always go far too quickly and by the time we know it, we’re preparing for our children to start a new year at school. We don’t like to go the whole summer without doing anything educational though and this year we’ve been helping Erin to prepare for Year 2 with Books2Door.

Understanding Your Child’s Curriculum

AD | Collaborative post Learning about the curriculum will help you to be more involved in your child’s education as a parent. It outlines the key milestones that they must meet at the different stages of their education and how they will be assessed. This is something that is fairly easy to research as the national curriculum is adopted by the majority of schools in the UK. It sets out the minimum levels of teaching to be delivered. Included in this are the compulsory subjects that they must be taught such as PE, English and