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Schools invited to take on UK’s biggest cycling, walking and scooting challenge

22nd January 2019

Angellica Bell, British television and radio presenter and cycling advocate, is calling on schools to take up the challenge of Sustrans Big Pedal 2019 – a UK wide competition to get more young people cycling, walking and scooting to school. During the 10-day challenge (Monday 25 March to Friday...

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Unique and colourful new CBeebies preschool animation based on construction and problem solving

22nd January 2019

An irresistible, smart, fun and funny take on classic themes of construction and problem-solving for preschoolers, new CBeebies animation Tinpo follows the colourful adventures of Tinpo and his team – the wildly imaginative problem solvers for the citizens of Tinpotown. Brand new episodes of this...

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“NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS? FORGET THE TRADITIONAL AND FOCUS ON FUN IN 2019” SAY BRITAIN’S KIDS

17th January 2019

Britain’s kids call on adults to ditch the boring resolutions and make room for play time in 2019 – it’s kids’ #1 resolution for parents 63% of kids say playtime with parents is what makes them happiest – and adults feel the same, with 32% of adults adding more...

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Children’s annual design competition opens for entries during monumental year

17th January 2019

A national charity is on the hunt for the next budding designers as they launch their WOW badge design competition, one of the largest design competitions for children in the UK. Living Streets, the UK charity behind the walk to school campaign is asking primary school aged children to design a badge...

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BookTrust launches brand new children’s book prize for early years

16th January 2019

BookTrust, the UK’s largest children’s reading charity, today announces its brand new children’s book prize to recognise and celebrate the best books for sharing for babies and children aged 0-5. ​The BookTrust Storytime Prize celebrates and promotes the best books for sharing...

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Alex Scott challenges school children to give single- use plastic the boot

15th January 2019

Sky Sports presenter launches new Sky Ocean Rescue and Premier League competition to find the best ideas to reduce single-use plastic in schools and communities The Premier League and Sky Ocean Rescue have today launched ‘The Plastic Pollution Challenge’ to get children thinking creatively...

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The best UK camping spots for kids and what to pack

15th January 2019

If there’s one universal battle most modern parents will agree on, it’s the fight to keep our children engaged in activities that don’t involve a screen. We want to see them outside, playing in the fresh air, interacting, using their imaginations and making their own fun. The...

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BOOK PEOPLE REVEALS DERMOT O’LEARY AS JUDGE OF GIGGLE NINJA JOKE BOOK COMPETITION

11th January 2019

Children’s book author and broadcaster Dermot O’Leary lends his fictional character, Toto The Ninja Cat, to front competition encouraging children to enter their favourite joke Leading direct bookseller Book People has revealed that children’s book author and one of the UK’s...

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Schools around the UK invited to join ‘Recycle with Michael’ challenge

10th January 2019

Salvation Army Trading Company Ltd launches recycling competition Schools are being encouraged to ‘Recycle with Michael’, as part of an initative by The Salvation Army Trading Company Ltd to divert thousands of tonnes of unwanted clothing and shoes away from landfill. Local schools...

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Polymers producer Covestro collaborates with National Geographic Kids magazine in UK

8th January 2019

Covestro, one of the world's leading polymer producers, has teamed-up with National Geographic Kids UK to create a range of educational content focussing on innovative, sustainable and responsible plastic use. National Geographic Kids is the most widely-read children’s magazine in the UK...

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The Perrings’ Family Appeal to Find Brain Tumour Cure

8th January 2019

The family of a much-loved Portobello florist are choosing hope this winter as they launch an appeal to help find a cure for brain tumours. Ronnie Perring, a hard-working family man, was diagnosed with an incurable brain tumour whilst on a family holiday in 2014. He was 41 at the time and immediately...

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How to Introduce a New Kitten to Your Home

18th December 2018

Welcoming a new kitten into your home is so exciting, especially for your child. Who wouldn’t want to play with a fluffy, cuddly new family member! But one mustn’t forget that these cute, adorable kitties come with sharp claws and teeth, so care and respect need to be taught early. It is...

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