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Are smart speakers safe for children?

  The convenience of smart speakers is something that attracts everyone and they have proven particularly popular with children. This is somewhat unsurprising, as talking to a computer and having it talk back to you is pretty exciting! There are countless benefits to using these devices, including keeping your family organised and staying connected in…
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October 6, 2020

How can a smart speaker help my child in school?

  When they’d just started growing in popularity, I bought my first smart speaker. To be honest it was out of curiosity more than anything; I didn’t really see what I’d need it for. Fast forward a couple of years and I have one in every room and use them daily. They’re great for playing…
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September 29, 2020

How to talk to children about racism

With the Black Lives Matter movement bringing to the forefront issues that have been hidden in the background for a long time, you might be wondering how you can talk to your child about racism in the world in a constructive way.   I think we often make the mistake of avoiding difficult subjects, believing…
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September 10, 2020

Play-At-Home-Fest

Play At Home Fest- the fun hasn’t stopped!

Our first #PlayAtHomeFest was a resounding success. See how much fun we had with our showreel and if you missed it, don’t worry, a lot of it is available to watch on demand. We’re already planning our next one so make sure you keep up to date with the latest news by signing up to our newsletter….
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June 1, 2020 Tags:,

Connected toys and internet safety

The last few years have seen a huge rise in ‘connected’ toys and while we are seeing firsthand how they can be used to expand play and learning, it is important that we know what they are and how to make sure our little ones are staying safe when using them.  What are connected toys?…
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February 6, 2020

The Good Toy Guide’s 10 STEM Toys

Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM), in one way or another, is the backbone of most things in the world around us today.  It is important to encourage our children’s interest in STEM as it is crucial for their development in logical processing, problem-solving, spatial awareness and even creativity.  So how can we get our…
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February 4, 2020 Tags:, ,