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Narrative play: factfile

What is narrative play? Narrative play is story based play. This can be reading stories, or creating stories, or acting them out. It can take

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Lego games and activities

​The idea behind this is to get you thinking about really simple yet fun stuff you can do with your small folk. We mean stuff

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The benefits of open-ended toys

What do we mean by ‘open-ended toys’? Toy companies tell us that in order to optimise our children’s development we must buy specially designed educational

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craft equipment for kids

Crafting with kids

For many people crafting with kids is either something they love or something they loathe. It can be a great way to encourage children to

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