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So, it’s half term already. But don’t despair! Not only have we teamed up with top CBeebies presenter Mr Maker to launch a brand new game, Colour and Create, but we’ve also come up with a couple of crafty ideas Mr Maker would be proud of to bring some cheer to a damp, cold afternoon.
The world seems to be shrinking. Cheap travel and instant communication mean it’s a smaller place than it was when we were growing up, and the trend looks set to continue. How do we prepare our children for the challenges and opportunities this presents? Making sure they can speak a foreign language is a good place to start. Here’s the best of what the internet has to say about the 'whys' and 'hows' of raising bilingual children.
So your child hates Maths. I can understand that, I really can. That was me; a skinny, playful boy who just wanted to get outdoors or get stuck into a great book. Wind the clock forward 25 years and I’m poring over budgets, analysing quantitative survey data, devouring website statistics, and calculating odds based on previous trends – and absolutely loving it.
So what happened?
Spring has sprung, the daffs are out and the birds are singing – what better time to get back outdoors and enjoy the British countryside? Here are ten ideas to make the Easter holidays truly memorable, whatever the weather.
I guess it was discovering the huge ledger that my Dad had used as a scrapbook during the war that first fired my love of nature. It’s a passion that’s stayed with me and which I’ve managed to pass on to my children, too. Here are a few ideas that may help your children fall in love with the great outdoors too…