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    All you need to know about nappy rash

    BY Emily Chin March 26, 2018

    Nappy rash is very common and affects almost all children who wear nappies at some stage. Here is all the information you need to know about nappy rash and how to minimise the chances of it developing.   Causes The main cause of nappy rash is the child wearing a dirty or damp nappy for […]

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    Make handprint lilies!

    BY Emily Chin March 23, 2018

      Create beautiful bouquets of handprint lilies as a gorgeous gift for families or friends!   What you will need: Paper Pencil Scissors Sticky tape or stapler Green pipe cleaners Yellow pipe cleaners Ribbon to tie lilies together (optional)   What to do: Cut a 5cm section from a yellow pipe cleaner and wrap around […]

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    Make an Easter Egg Basket!

    BY Emily Chin March 23, 2018

    Create beautiful egg baskets to collect chocolates during an Easter egg hunt or as a nice gift!   What you will need: Crochet yarn Liquid starch Balloon Large container to let egg dry Scissors Decorations like ribbon (optional) Easter goodies (optional)   What to do: Blow up the balloon and tie off at the end […]

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    How to make a hand drum

    BY Emily Chin March 8, 2018

    In Rwanda, Africa, kids have fun using these hand drums to create percussion sounds. Try making one at home for hours of noisy fun!   What you will need: Yarn Beads Decorative tape Sticky tape Pencil Scissors Cardboard cereal box Single hole punch   What to do: Cut out the long skinny side of the […]

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    How to make glow-in-the-dark slime!

    BY Emily Chin March 1, 2018

    Get gooey with this crazy glow-in-the-dark slime! Kids will love making it as well as playing with it! This can be a great activity for children or fun for parties and goodie bags! What you will need: 100ml bottle of clear or blue gel Elmer’s glue warm water 2-3 tablespoons of glow-in-the-dark paint Green neon […]

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    Why reading is important for children

    BY Emily Chin March 1, 2018

    Reading to babies and children has been proven to aid linguistic development. By their first year, a baby’s brain has already recognised the sounds its language produces and prepares to reproduce these sounds. Try sharing stories, singing and nursery rhymes. These help: Children become familiar with sounds and their language Stimulate brain developments and imagination […]

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    Make your own Christmas Wreath!

    BY Emily Chin December 21, 2017

      Make your Christmas homely this year by making your own Christmas Wreaths! These wreaths finish so beautifully and are so easy to create!   What you will need:   Short strips of material A coat hanger Scissors Ribbon (to hang)         What to do:   Pull the coat hanger to create […]

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    Do you wanna build a snowman?

    BY Emily Chin December 21, 2017

    Build your very own snowman! These cute little decorations can make beautiful additions to window ledges and mantelpieces!   What you will need:   Rice A long white sock Rubber bands Scissors Buttons Pins Small strip of material     What to do:   1. Cut the foot off the sock     2. Take […]

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    Colour Scavenger Hunt

    BY Emily Chin December 18, 2017

    Try out this fun and versatile activity! This can be a great game for children to explore their outdoor surroundings and learn their colours and objects! What you will need: Paper Bags Coloured texters What to do: Draw your colours! Choose which colours you would like the children to find. Colour them onto the paper […]

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