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Cheese Scones

Date: November 1, 2018 Author: kateadmin Categories: Food Fun, Toddler Tips

Cheese Scones Children love to cook, and the children at Bumpkins enjoyed making these cheese scones! As you cook, talk about healthy eating and home-cooked food, and introduce simple mathematics as you weigh and count the ingredients out. Ingredients for 24 scones • 450g self-raising flour • 110g butter • 50g caster sugar • 300ml…

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Banana Muffins

Date: November 1, 2018 Author: kateadmin Categories: Food Fun, Toddler Tips

Banana Muffins These banana muffins are a tasty treat. Children love to cook, it’s creative and there’s always something tasty to eat at the end of it. As you cook, talk about healthy eating and home-cooked food, and introduce simple mathematics as you weigh and count the ingredients out. They are simple to make and…

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Autumn Materials

Date: September 28, 2018 Author: kateadmin Categories: Make and Do, Toddler Tips

Autumn Materials Bright and even blustery autumn days are the ideal time to explore the great outdoors. Whilst you’re out and about with your child, gather some fabulous autumn leaves, sticks, and conkers to create a beautiful collage. You can do this whilst on the school run or on the way to the park. Collage…

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Keep On Moving

Date: September 3, 2018 Author: kateadmin Categories: News, Parent's Tips and Tricks, Toddler Tips

Keep On Moving An increasing amount of emphasis is being placed on the importance of leading active and healthy lifestyles. It is so important that children are encouraged to exercise and keep healthy from a young age. Here are some great ways to help offer your children a more healthy and active lifestyle. • Children…

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Growing Mint

Date: July 11, 2018 Author: kateadmin Categories: Make and Do, News, Toddler Tips

Growing Mint Children love to explore the world around them, and exploring the natural world is an important part of this. Growing mint is a good way to do this. But what to do with fresh mint? There is a huge range of fun and exciting ways you can use mint. You can stimulate your…

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Sensory Play with Herbs

Date: July 10, 2018 Author: kateadmin Categories: Make and Do, Toddler Tips

Sensory Play with Herbs Mint is so straightforward to grow and great for Sensory Play. You can buy a plant from the garden centre or even the supermarket and plant it in your garden (just watch it doesn’t take over!) Stimulate your child’s senses with these fun activities by using fresh herbs in sensory play….

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Mint Playdough

Date: July 10, 2018 Author: kateadmin Categories: Make and Do, Toddler Tips

Mint Playdough    All children love playdough. Why not make your own mint playdough using fresh mint that you can grow in your own garden? Adding fresh mint into playdough will extend your child’s sensory play. They can also get involved in growing the mint, for example, watering it every day, and measuring the size…

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Healthy Baked Broccoli Bites

Date: May 25, 2018 Author: kateadmin Categories: Food Fun, Toddler Tips

Healthy Baked Broccoli Bites It’s important to make sure your child has a healthy balanced diet as it has a positive impact on your child’s physical and mental health and wellbeing. This recipe is for some Healthy Baked Broccoli Bites that taste great and your child can get involved with. Ingredients: 340g uncooked or frozen…

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Smoothie Ice Lollies

Date: May 25, 2018 Author: kateadmin Categories: Food Fun, Toddler Tips

Smoothie Ice Lollies Smoothie ice lollies are a perfect treat for little ones to enjoy during the summer months, and they can help create the ice lollies themselves. They are much healthier than shop brought alternatives as they contain far less sugar. All you need to create these tasty treats is an ice lolly mould,…

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Teething Tips

Date: April 23, 2018 Author: kateadmin Categories: Parent's Tips and Tricks, Toddler Tips

Teething Tips Most babies start teething at around six months old. You may notice that your baby’s gum is sore and red where the tooth is coming through. If you are worried about any behaviour that is out of character for your baby then consult your GP. 1) Teething rings:- These give your baby something…

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