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My World Games Giveaway

This week we have 2 bundles of My World Games to giveaway thanks to Gibsons Games. My World is Gibsons pre-school brand that is perfect for little ones aged 18m+. With both puzzles and games in the range, My World products provide fun and educational entertainment for all to enjoy! Two lucky winners will receive:…
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December 19, 2014

How to Reduce Waste at Christmas

How to Be a Christmas E.L.F (Environmentally Loving Family) Christmas traditions have changed in recent times with a shift in focus from celebration and spending time with family to a more commercialised event, where it is all about the gifts. Spending lots and boasting about how many presents your child has to open on Christmas…
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December 19, 2014 Tags:, ,

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StoryToy apps Giveaway

We are delighted to announce our app giveaway for this week:  We are offering the chance to win either a bundle of 6 StoryToys apps of your choice or for 2 runners up the new Elmo Loves You! app.  Elmo Loves You! is a brand new app from StoryToys which has been newly launched on…
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December 17, 2014

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The Use of Tablets in Schools

Following the news that 70% of schools in the UK now use tablet computers, Lucy Gill discusses the future of tablets in schools and the apparent monopoly of ipads in education, and proposes how Android tablet providers can redress the balance. The future of tablets in schools There is a huge opportunity for tablets in…
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December 12, 2014

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Spotlight on: Bananagrams

We can’t explain quite how much we love Bananagrams here at Fundamentally Children.   We are unashamed fans – we will be playing it at our Christmas lunch, we have spare sets ‘just in case’ and when it came to making a list of great toys to send to the Radford family (17 Kids and Counting)…
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December 9, 2014 Tags:,


Using iPads in the classroom

At Fundamentally Children, we are always interested to hear about how schools are using iPads and other tablets to support learning in the classroom. Corsham Primary School was one of the first schools to introduce iPads in the classroom. We spoke to Gemma Wade, Foundation Stage teacher at Corsham Primary School, Member of Pickwisk Learning about this…
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December 5, 2014 Tags:, ,

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Little Friendlies 3-in-1 Baby Centre Giveaway

This week we are giving away a Little Friendlies 3-in-1 Baby Centre from Vtech for 1 lucky winner.  Discover three fun ways to explore, learn and grow with the Little Friendlies 3-in-1 Baby centre from VTech. Start with the baby gym and watch your little one get a workout as they grab the dangling animals…
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December 3, 2014

Categorising Toys by Gender (Girl and Boys Playing)

A Pragmatic Approach to Categorising Toys

Dr Amanda Gummer discusses top ten toys lists, Girls and Boys toys and why Fundamentally Children concentrates on being user-friendly, rather than dogmatic about toy categorisations.  A couple of years ago, I wrote an article, which was a bit of a rant against what I believe to be the plethora of rather cynical PR stunts that…
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December 1, 2014 Tags: