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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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Leaf Rubbings

Date: March 27, 2018 Author: kateadmin Categories: Make and Do, Toddler Tips

LEAF RUBBINGS Now that Spring is on its way, why not take your little ones out to the park to explore the great outdoors and extend their understanding of the natural world. Bring along a sheet of paper and wax crayons, and whilst you’re out gather as many different types of leaves as you can….

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Broccoli Cheese Bites

Date: March 6, 2018 Author: kateadmin Categories: Food Fun, Toddler Tips

BROCCOLI CHEESE BITES Children love to cook. It’s creative and there’s something tasty to eat at the end of it. As you cook, chat about healthy eating and home-cooked food, and introduce simple mathematics as you weigh and count the ingredients out. Ingredients 1 broccoli, broken into florets 100g cheddar cheese 10 cheesy crackers, such…

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Get Creative

Date: February 12, 2018 Author: kateadmin Categories: Parent's Tips and Tricks, Toddler Tips

GET CREATIVE How can you encourage your children to develop creativity? Encourage their interests and play styles Children make sense of the world by acting out familiar scenes around them. Encourage such play, whatever your child’s play style or interest, as it’s an important part of learning. Let them explore the world around them Children…

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A Great Night’s Sleep

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

A GREAT NIGHT’S SLEEP When your child hasn’t slept well, they don’t quite seem like themselves, their concentration is reduced and this has a huge impact on their ability to learn and have fun.  Our tips will help you achieve a great night’s sleep! Keep to a routine. Children love routines; a “goodnight routine” tells the…

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Festive Cheese Stars

Date: December 23, 2017 Author: kateadmin Categories: Food Fun, Toddler Tips

FESTIVE CHEESE STARS Who doesn’t love star shaped things? These little cheese stars will go down well on Fireworks Night or can be made for Christmas too. All you need is a sheet of ready made puff pasty (at room temperature), some grated cheese and a little flour to dust the work surface. Encourage your…

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Making sandwiches

Date: July 6, 2017 Author: kateadmin Categories: Food Fun, Toddler Tips

Making Sandwiches The humble sandwich is a very good place to start when introducing little ones to cooking. No special ingredients are needed and there is no heat involved! Encourage your child to wash their hands before you start. Provide a couple of different fillings so that your child can choose – this will give…

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Painting Outside

Date: July 6, 2017 Author: kateadmin Categories: Make and Do, Toddler Tips

Painting Outside This is a great activity for a sunny day and so easy to organise. Simply dress your little ones appropriately and give them a small beach bucket with some water in. Show them how to use a big brush (decorating ones are great) to paint just about anything! The path, the shed, the…

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