Games Children Can Play to Stimulate Their Mind

These are some games children can play to stimulate their mind. Boardgames really help with cognitive development. There are many types of boardgames children can play such as Monopoly, this teaches children about money, earning a living and buying and… Continue Reading >

Top Tips for Teaching Kids Mathematics at Home

By James Burnett of ORIGO Education With an increasing number of us parents trying to help our children continue their education at the dining table, it’s only natural that tensions and anxiety will often run high as we try our hand at teaching. After all, we are used to professional teachers taking on this important task! How are we supposed to know… Continue Reading >

Getting ready for school

Dr Jane Williams and Dr Tessa Grigg   The readiness of any child for pre-school and school must be considered on an individual basis. The most important aspect to consider is to think about how your child is developing, more… Continue Reading >

Jenjo Games

For All your Giant Toy Satisfaction Jenjo Games has you covered. Each and every one of our games are carefully designed to be practical and fun. From all your old favourites to even some of your new ones. Jenjo aim to… Continue Reading >

Make ‘Time for Rhyme’

Play with speech sounds and watch the ‘magic.’ When we introduce rhyming games and songs to small children, they are not only entertained but they eventually figure out that words can sound similar and have the same speech sounds. To… Continue Reading >

Kid’s Birthday Ideas to Inspire Your Child’s Next Party

As soon as you organise one birthday party, it feels like next years is only around the corner. Kids grow up quickly. Each year, birthday parties present a new challenge for parents. Do you have it at home? Inside or… Continue Reading >

Mindfulness Games for Kids

What is “Mindfulness” and how can it help my kids?  Mindfulness is simply the act of being in the moment.  It is not about dismissing a problem or putting it off for another day but about letting the problem arise,… Continue Reading >

Fun things Your kids can do with the family dog.

Finding fun things for your kids to do with the family dog can sometimes be a challenge, especially when it comes to safely getting children actively involved in the joys and responsibilities of caring for a pet. One of the… Continue Reading >

Imagination Matters

In my last post, I gave some tips on how to encourage our children in free-play. Tips for them but also tips for us. I posted it thinking, “Wow, I hope parents don’t think I’m Captain Obvious or Offensive, telling… Continue Reading >

We have some exciting news!

Think back to your childhood and what it felt like to jump on a trampoline. Having to be careful of the exposed springs (which always seemed a little scary) as you crawled up onto an unstable rusted frame, with faded… Continue Reading >