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A toolkit for teaching kids about money-saving beyond the piggy bank

14th June 2019

Emerging research indicates that the UK has some of the lowest rates of financial literacy in Europe, a figure associated with a lack in financial lessons from a young age. As part of an ongoing effort to address the gap in financial literacy, the English national curriculum now mandates financial education...

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Children's Book Award 2019 Winners Announcement

10th June 2019

The Children’s Book Award 2019 winners – chosen and voted for entirely by children – are announced in a celebratory awards ceremony at the Copthorne Tara Hotel, London. And Arree Chung’s Mixed – a book about colour, tolerance and embracing differences - comes 1st! Arree...

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Watch the new Spirit Riding Free music video

10th June 2019

TV series Spirit Riding Free, which delights children across the world, follows the adventures of Lucky, a city-turned-country girl, wild mustang, Spirit, and her two best friends, Pru and Abigail. To celebrate Best Friends Day, DreamWorks Animation have brought together three incredibly talented...

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Everyday household chores to teach your child responsibility

28th May 2019

An international study shows that only 47% of young Brits say that they help with household chores. But giving your children responsibility at home can teach them how to manage responsibility throughout life, and prepare them for the real world. And it's never too young to start! Luckily for parents,...

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UK moths battling unfair reputation

27th May 2019

Around three-quarters of the UK population (74%) have some negative opinion of moths, with many people believing the majority eat clothes and are pests, a study has revealed. A YouGov poll for wildlife charity Butterfly Conservation revealed that 64% of people associated moths with eating clothes...

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Why is art so important for kids?

10th May 2019

There is an important link between taking artistic courses like visual art in middle school, and getting better grades – according to a March 2019 study by researchers at George Mason University. Art is a powerful way for children to connect with their inner world, but also to express...

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