15 Alternatives to Screen-Time for Children

15 Alternatives to Screen-Time for Children

Being home with children 24/7 can sometimes be difficult to keep them  entertained without resorting too often to TV programs and computer games. If this is an area of concern for you we may be able to help! We found a great resource from The Parent Fairy who suggests one way to overcome this is […]

How to Teach Your Kids to Be More Independent

How to Teach Your Kids to Be More Independent

Parents do you often feel that you have to repeat yourself again and again to get your child to respond? It can be quite tiresome for both kids to hear parents nag, and for parents to see their children not complete what is expected of them. Here are some tips that may help both parents […]

Kids Summer Writing – Vacation Journals

Kids Summer Writing – Vacation Journals

Are you looking for tips to keep your child learning over the summer  – its not easy but it is possible!  Now, we can help even your child when on vacation! We have created the perfect project for every child on vacation – a 7 day 20 page lightweight activity booklet – My Vacation Journal.  Our […]

How to help your children develop healthy sleep habits

How to help your children develop healthy sleep habits

Sleep is important! Give your children the tools needed to develop healthy sleep habits that will carry them into adulthood. Healthy sleep habits are not necessarily easy to form but we form this interesting article detailing when important a healthy bedtime is for a child  by Tami Dolphens,  physician’s assistant at Children’s Physicians in La […]

Keep Kids Moving

Keep Kids Moving

It is important to keep children active while out of school.  This year the long summer break has been made even longer with schools closed due to Covid-19. It is reported that Students can experience learning loss when they do not engage in educational activities during the summer months. On average, students lose the equivalent […]

Important Social Skills for Children

Important Social Skills for Children

Social skills are extremely important! Good social skills allow kids to enjoy better relationships. But the benefits of good social skills has a far reaching social acceptance -children are more likely to reap immediate benefits. Here are 5 important social skills for a child to learn: Sharing Making eye contact Listening Working together Manners Another […]

The Importance of Family Mealtimes

The Importance of Family Mealtimes

Research is beginning to show that eating as a family has great benefits for your children and teenagers. Here are 5 more reasons why you should try to sit down together 5-6 times a week, whether for breakfast, lunch or dinner. In all of this routine again is key!  Here are some other benefits of […]

Learning Times Tables – the easy way

Learning Times Tables – the easy way

Are you kids struggling with learning their times table? This is an important life skill to learn,  but is an area that many struggle with. However, once learnt, this skill will be of utmost importance throughout your life. We developed our Play Times Tables Game to help children and families learn times table (up to […]

Mother’s Day (USA) Coloring Picture

Mother’s Day (USA) Coloring Picture

Mother’s Day is coming soon in the USA. Print out our Mother’s Day coloring page as a special activity for Mother’s Day on May 10th. Click here and have your child draw a special picture.  Makes a wonderful keepsake!  (UK And US version available to download)

15 Fun Ideas for Kids and Parents

15 Fun Ideas for Kids and Parents

Are you looking for ideas to keep you and your kids busy while at home? We can help. Check out these ideas: Pick your own…whatever.  Find a farm with blueberries, strawberries, tomatoes, flowers, etc., and get picking. Play outside in the rain. Smell the rain on the pavement; splash in puddles; make mud pies. Make your own […]