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Parties Edinburgh

19th April 2018

Everyone remembers parties from their childhood, so when it’s your child’s turn to host a party, naturally you will want to make it extra special for them. Thankfully, it’s pretty easy to arrange a bespoke party, whether this is at home or a party venue of choice. Many venues...

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Easter and Spring activities in Edinburgh

19th April 2018

Gardens, parks, attractions and even houses will be scattered with Easter eggs this March and April as eagle-eyed youngsters go on the hunt for these oval shaped objects, and hope for a surprise and a treat!  To read about Easter events and activities in Edinburgh click here...       Easy...

Edinburgh Festivals

12th June 2018

Surely, Edinburgh must be the capital city of festivals! Take your pick of free activities and children’s shows at one of the many festivals found across the city this summer…   Edinburgh Art Festival: 26 July to 26 August Edinburgh Art Festival is the platform for the visual...

Edinburgh and the Lothians Schools Open Day Directory

9th June 2018

At the beginning of autumn term, Year 6 pupils and their parents will be looking ahead to the next step up towards secondary school. Many primary schools are increasingly mindful about the transitional phase to high school, with teachers taking time to ensure that children know what to expect and...

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Father's Day in Edinburgh

19th April 2018

It's Father’s Day on 17 June Personalised presents or thoughtful gestures will help make dads, grandpas or the other important men in your child’s life feel special and loved this Father’s Day. Here’s a few thoughts:   Wash his Car Those four wheels parked...

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Healthy Family - Edinburgh

19th April 2018

These 'Healthy Family' features highlight preventative health conditions amongst families. This feature looks at ways to keep colds and flu at bay... Also in the Healthy Family Series:   The State of the Nation's Health Building a Child's Confidence Help...

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Holiday Hotspots in and around Edinburgh

19th April 2018

We know it's not easy organising a family holiday as you need ideas for things to do on a family day out that will inspire, excite, challenge, reward and entertain lots of different people all at once. And then, everyone wants a whole lot of new things to do tomorrow….. Well, it's...

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Performing Arts in Edinburgh

19th April 2018

When deciding on a suitable performing arts school for your child, there will be questions that need answering first. For example, what are the time commitments – ‘How often are the classes held?’ and ‘How long do the classes last?’ You will also need to consider...

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News in Edinburgh

19th April 2018

Read a thrilling adventure in The Creeps  Does your child like reading mysterious and spooky adventure stories? If so, then they may be interested in reading the thrilling adventures of teenage brother and sister in ‘The Creeps’. There are a few surprises and a super twist at the...

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Signs of Sepsis

19th April 2018

LOOK OUT for Signs of Sepsis… Sepsis, also known as Septicemia or blood poisoning, is potentially a life-threatening condition that is triggered by an infection. In sepsis, the body’s immune system goes into overdrive, setting off a series of reactions including widespread inflammation,...

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Summer Camps and Childcare in Edinburgh

8th January 2018

Occupying the active minds of young children over the long school summer holiday can sometimes pose a bit of a challenge to parents, who are juggling work commitments, finances and a multitude of other activities. So, the summer camps, workshops and play schemes in the area, that offer quality childcare...

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Summer activities for children in Edinburgh

9th June 2017

  At last - summer’s here equalling six weeks away from the usual school routine and if we’re lucky we’ll get plenty of sunshine too. But how will you plan this time? The school summer holiday can sometimes be expensive, so along with all those wonderful days out at the...

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Summer camps and play schemes in Edinburgh

1st May 2017

Occupying the active minds of young children over the long school summer holiday can sometimes pose a bit of a challenge to parents, who are juggling work commitments, finances and a multitude of other activities. So, the summer camps, workshops and play schemes in the area, that offer quality childcare...

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