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Make Halloween unforgettable for them this year with a costume from Rubies.

5th October 2021

Everyone remembers the joy of Halloween when you’re young; the unlimited sweets, the kindness of neighbours, every street and house transformed for a night into a spine-chilling spooktacular and, most importantly, the costumes. We’ve got you and your family covered this year with some inspirational...

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Secrets to getting your child to beat the bugs with Haliborange!

28th September 2021

Everyone knows that as soon as your child goes back to school, they seem to encounter every single bug there is! One of the most important ways to ward off those annoying colds and flu symptoms is to make sure your child’s immune system is working efficiently. Our top tips below will help them...

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Building Bake a Difference - the Fundraising Story

20th August 2021

When Sammy de Laszlo was diagnosed with Duchenne muscular dystrophy in 2012,  parents Oliver and Tricia were determined to  fundraise for Muscular Dystrophy UK (MDUK.) Donating towards research into finding cures and treatments by doing school cake sales was the obvious thing for them, but...

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Trick or treating safety tips

15th October 2021

Make this year’s Halloween a fun, spooky and safe evening with Primary Times The brighter the better – If your child is going trick-or-treating after dark, opting for a brightly coloured costume or attaching reflective or glow-in-the-dark tape to a treat bag will act as a safety measure...

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Understanding disability with Rosie Jones

15th October 2021

Rosie Jones is a British stand-up comedian, actor and script writer, who has written for multiple TV panel shows and sitcoms. Her children’s fiction book The Amazing Edie Eckhart is inspired by her own experiences of growing up with cerebral palsy (CP). In the UK, about 150 children are diagnosed...

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Printable Activity Booklets and colouring pages from TWINKLs

14th October 2021

Once upon a time, ponies, pegasi and unicorns all lived in harmony, but those days are no more. Sunny is on a mission to bring enchantment and unity back to the world. Join a new generation of ponies as they set out on an adventure to prove that friendship prevails!  Tag along on this adventure...

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Birmingham 2022: Details of the international route for the 16th official Queen’s Baton Relay

13th October 2021

The Queen’s Baton Relay is a Games tradition that celebrates, connects and excites communities from across Commonwealth during the build up to the Games. The Relay began on 7 October 2021 at Buckingham Palace, where Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II placed Her message to the Commonwealth into the...

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Children Invited to Imagine the Future of Mobility in the Toyota Dream Car Art Contest 2022

11th October 2021

The 2022 Toyota Dream Car Art Contest is now open for entries with children across the UK invited to design their personal vision of the future of mobility. Youngsters are encouraged to let their imagination run wild to come up with innovative forms of transport that can move people from place to...

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Queen's Baton Relay Launched at Buckingham Palace

7th October 2021

Her Majesty The Queen has officially launched the Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay in a unique ceremony at Buckingham Palace. Today, the Queen, accompanied by The Earl of Wessex, attended a special ceremony on the forecourt of the Palace to launch the 16th official Queen’s Baton Relay....

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Confidence in cooking with Annabel Karmel

6th October 2021

Annabel Karmel has had a remarkable career in cookery. As an author of over 47 cookbooks, Annabel also has a range of food products for toddlers and babies and a popular baby and toddler recipe app. Her commitment to children’s health and nutrition is well recognised as she was awarded an MBE in...

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The joy of journaling

6th October 2021

A new academic year can be a daunting experience for any child. Whether it’s moving up a year or transitioning to a new school, adjusting to the new surroundings and subjects can feel overwhelming. The hobby of journaling has been around for centuries; however it wasn’t until the 1960s when...

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Packing a healthy lunch

6th October 2021

When it comes to your child’s lunchbox, making foods that look good and taste even better can become a tedious task. It’s easy to end up in a rut of packing the same old sandwiches day in, day out. You may even end up reaching for pre-packaged foods that save time but might not be the healthiest...

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Choosing a Secondary School: even more questions to ask!

1st October 2021

The choice of your child’s secondary school is arguably one of the most important decisions you will have to make on their behalf. Success at school can bring great rewards in adulthood. There is a common consensus that ‘doing well’ at school usually results in ‘doing well’...

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What Our Animals Get Up To After Dark

22nd September 2021

Paradise Wildlife Park has discovered that as the sunsets and the zookeepers head home, the animals of the Park get up to some incredible activities when no one is around. A video released on our TikTok page reached over 3 Million views in under two days. With viewers getting to see through CCTV footage...

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