Category Archives: Education

8 Tips for Planning and Organising a Sleepover

15/12/2018 | Articles, Bedtime, Education, Fun, Room to Grow | by Jane Thomas

Slumber parties, sleepovers, and overnights: call them anything, but word has it that they are paradise for the kids and a nightmare for the parents. From extremely excited children to a disorderly house and homesick moments, parents cannot have a harder time, right? Well, that does not have to be the case. Imagine the joy […]

The History Behind the 12 Days of Christmas

11/12/2018 | Articles, Christmas, Education, Room to Grow | by Jane Thomas

The History Behind the 12 Days of Christmas Even if we get the order a bit mixed up after a few sherries, we all pretty much know the words to The 12 Days of Christmas. But what are the 12 days of Christmas? When are they? And where can one even buy turtle doves??   […]

Understanding the Difference Between a Mattress Topper and a Protector

27/11/2018 | Articles, Education, Room to Grow, Sleep | by Jane Thomas

When choosing a new bed for a child’s bedroom, we often think about the frame, the mattress, and the bedding. However mattress toppers and protectors are just as important when it comes to comfort – and ensuring your mattress stays in the best condition for as long as possible.   “Wait, aren’t mattress toppers and […]

Ultimate Guide to Children’s Beds

12/10/2018 | Articles, Education, Learning, Room to Grow, Safety | by Clare Stubbs

We understand that the world of children’s beds can be a complicated one, from bunk beds to cabin beds, high sleeper to day beds….how do you know which you need, and which one is right for your child?  For this very reason we’ve created an ultimate bed ‘Whose Who’ guide, to help you understand the […]

26th September European Day of Languages: 5 Reasons Why Children Should Learn a Foreign Language

26/09/2018 | Articles, Education, Holiday, Learning, Room to Grow | by Jane Thomas

  We all know that delicious feeling of taking a trip abroad and being able to ask for things in a different language – but did you know that language learning can also boost your brain power and make you better at music? Language learning has a whole range of benefits besides simple communication, especially […]

Roald Dahl Day: Our Favourite Inspiring Moments

13/09/2018 | Articles, Education, Fun, Reading, Room to Grow | by Jane Thomas

Whether you’re more of a Matilda fan or a Willy Wonka whiz, there are few people who have changed the landscape of children’s books as much as Roald Dahl. That’s why today is all about celebrating the life and works of the great man himself.   While Roald gave us plenty of laughs and a […]

Read a Book Day: 3 Books Your Children will Love

06/09/2018 | Articles, Bedtime, Education, Reading, Room to Grow | by Jane Thomas

Happy Read a Book day, readers! Whether your little one loves to tuck themselves away for a long adventure or to drift off to sleep while you read their favourite rhyming book, reading is a huge part of any childhood.   While we love our classics, there’s nothing we like more than discovering brand new […]

Creating a Suitable Study Space for the New Term

16/08/2018 | Articles, Bedtime, Decorating tips, Education | by Jane Thomas

September is fast approaching, which also means it is that nerve wracking time of year again when the summer holidays come to an end and school is back! Whether it be your child’s very first time at ‘big school’ or they are returning to progress into the next school year, there is no doubt the […]

5 Quick Decorating Tips Any Parent Can Follow

30/07/2018 | Articles, Decorating tips, Education, Room to Grow | by Jane Thomas

While we love the summer sun, there’s nothing like throwing open the windows and letting in the light for exposing every wall scuff and tatty corner in our children’s bedrooms! If the sunny weather has got you itching to revamp a bedroom or nursery, here are some quick tips to bear in mind.   Hide […]

Which Book Should You and Your 6 Year Old Read Next?

21/07/2018 | Articles, Bedtime, Education | by Jane Thomas

Which Book Should You and Your 6 Year Old Read Next? Take our quiz to find out.

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