How can you get your family talking

Get The Family Talking!

Dr Amanda Gummer talks about the importance of keeping communication open between all members of the family and looks at a new family game that makes it fun to do just that!  Talking can help you stay mentally healthy and happy. Having meaningful, interesting conversations with your children is easier said than done in today’s busy…
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March 29, 2015 Tags:

Drumond Park Giveaway

This week we are giving away 2 ‘Stay-Indoors’ Games Bundles worth £59 each thanks to Drumond Park. 2 winners will recieve: LOGO What am I?   A board game in which players have to get their team members to guess what is on the card LOGO Grab     A riveting and fast-paced game where everyone plays…
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March 23, 2015

Playing with Science – Physics, Electricity and Magnetism

Edited by Georgia-Mae Evans   Toys Little Labs Stepping into Science (5-9 Years) Begin a lifetime of scientific investigation with The Little Labs Stepping into Science! It includes 25 fun experiments in five key areas, including physics. This science kit engages children with a range of science topics and promotes problem-solving and thinking skills. With…
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March 21, 2015 Tags:, , ,

Rather than buying lots of LEGO sets, why not hire them?

WeLoveBricks – Lego for Hire!

At Fundamentally Children we support initiatives that give children opportunities to play. We recently learnt about a brilliant new online LEGO hire service called WeLoveBricks. We asked the founder, Lucilla Carr, to tell us more about the company and the philosophy behind it.  LEGO used to be a bucket of bricks designed for “free play”. Children created…
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March 20, 2015 Tags:, , ,

Science Activities You Can do at Home

Science-based activities are a wonderful way to introduce young children to the workings of the world around them and to encourage older children to look into why things happen. From hands-on messy demonstrations to thought-provoking experiments with questions for them to seek answers to, the world of science is fun.   Cheerful Chemistry   Making…
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March 12, 2015 Tags:,