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Twelve Amazing Days Out To Inspire Creativity in Our Kids This Half-Term

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This post is sponsored by Fantastic for Families – a brilliant website for families to discover fun and affordable creative activities in their area.   October Half Term is a time for being crafty, being so close...
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What the 2-year-old funding meant for my family 

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This post is sponsored by Pacey, the Professional Association for Childcare and Early Years.   Single mum, Christina Upjohn, lives in Lambeth and has four children aged between three and 22. The 2-year-old funding helped her...
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Funded childcare for 2-year-olds – everything you need to know

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This post is sponsored by Pacey, the Professional Association for Childcare and Early Years. Two-year-olds are busy. They are into everything and learning loads. Some days it can seem as if they never stop. This...
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8 Ways to Encourage Growth Mindset in Your Children

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This post is sponsored by Faraday School, an independent primary school in East London for boys and girls aged 4-11. Its riverside location provides a magical environment and access to a stimulating, creative community...

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