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  • 15 Jul 2016

    WIN Your choice of a Navy, Rose or Natural Multi-Stripe Wigwam

    If you were looking for just the thing to keep the kids entertained over the summer holidays then look no further! This amazing competition prize from Win Green will provide the perfect place to set-up camp and create untold adventures! The gorgeous Multi-Stripe Wigwam is great for inspiring creative play, so head out to the garden and create the perfect backdrop for an action-packed adventure, or should the weather take a turn, transform your lounge, playroom or bedroom in to a world of imagination and make-believe. […] more

  • 5 Apr 2016

    Dinosaurs and All That Rubbish

    This May Half Term Seven Stories will prepare to wave goodbye to Painting with Rainbows – A Michael Foreman Exhibition. Help them to tackle All That Rubbish with junk modelling and upcycling galore as the museum transforms old junk into a fearsome creation. Dinosaurs of all shapes and sizes are invited to stomp down to the Ouseburn as we think about the natural world with the help of Michael Foreman’s classic picture book Dinosaurs and All That Rubbish. […] more

  • 24 Mar 2016

    Come and join us on Instagram

    We're excited to launch our brand new Instagram account! So excited that we are giving away subscriptions for one reader and a friend to receive a year's worth of fab magazines delivered direct to their door. Come on over and check out our gorgeous spring pictures! […] more

  • 11 Mar 2016

    Why Schools Don’t Educate

    We live in a time of great school crisis. Our school crisis is a reflection of a greater social crisis. We seem to have lost our identity. Children and old people are penned up and locked away from the business of the world to a degree without precedent - nobody talks to them anymore and without children and old people mixing in daily life a community has no future and no past, only a continuous present. In fact, the name "community" hardly applies to the way we interact with each other. We live in networks, not communities, and everyone I know is lonely because of that. In some strange way school is a major actor in this tragedy just as it is a major actor in the widening guilt among social classes. Using school as a sorting mechanism we appear to be on the way to creating a caste system, complete with untouchables who wander through subway trains begging and sleep on the streets. John Taylor Gatto accepts his Teacher of the Year award with this inspirational speech about the failures in our education system […] more

  • 16 Nov 2015

    Celebrate tree week

    So you're a green parent and want to preserve the environment for generations to come? National Tree Week, running from 23rd November to 1st December, is the perfect chance to express your love of nature and children by planting trees. Each year, the Tree Council invites people to get involved with the UK's biggest tree-planting event, launching the start of the winter tree planting season. Schools, community groups, volunteer organisation and local authorities all get involved in National Tree Week, and there are plenty of events to attend. […] more

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