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The best is yet to come

The best is yet to come

Among Team GB’s record-breaking haul of 12 gold medals at the recent European Athletics Championships were three for relay races. The thing I love about relay races is that it’s often really hard to see who’s got the upper hand until the very last leg. And as in relay races, so in life.

10 top family-friendly destinations

10 top family-friendly destinations

Tired of travelling to the same place each summer? We all have different ways we like to spend our holidays, but sometimes we can get a bit stuck for new places to visit. To help you out, we’ve compiled our favourite family day-trips from across the UK that might just provide something a bit different.

41 days of summer

41 days of summer

The last week of term must rank with the night before Christmas for fever-pitch childhood excitement. But the challenge of entertaining children for 6 full weeks is a daunting one. We’ve come up with a broad mix of games to suit your clan when that first plaintive cry of, ‘I’m bored’ goes up!

Animal Adjectives

Animal Adjectives

‘Nice’ has long been the bête noire of English teachers, a bland, boring adjective that really doesn’t roll up its sleeves and earn its place in a sentence. It’s a lazy word that does little to describe a feeling or event, or help the reader paint a picture of what’s going on.

Autism and Play

Autism and Play

Lucie Aiston has two children – daughter Izabel and son Xavier. Three years ago Xavier was diagnosed with autism, and for the last year Lucie has blogged at ourworldandautism.com about family life with an autistic son. Here she writes exclusively for BrainBox about her experience of autism, play time and how one of our games has helped...

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