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What Should Your Child be Able to do and at What Age?

What Should Your Child be Able to do and at What Age?

Posted on 27/04/2022 by Room to Grow

If some mums and dads are to be believed, their babies came strolling out of the womb doing stand-up and writing their first novel. But with so many exaggerating parents around it can be hard to know exactly what your little ones should be capable of and when. That’s why we’ve put together this nifty […]

rubik's cubes toys

If You Were Born in the 70s, You’ll Definitely Remember These Toys

Posted on 08/03/2022 by Zee

The ‘70s was a decade of big changes social, politically, and economically. These changes also impacted the toy market. We saw the introduction of video games, and more complex toys – toys that challenged our imagination, required us to think, and developed manual dexterity. The 1970s was also a decade of new products and discoveries […]

Five Ways to Teach Your Child that Sharing is Caring

Five Ways to Teach Your Child the Importance of Sharing

Posted on 03/03/2022 by Room to Grow
Fun, Room to Grow

“But MUUUUM, it’s MIIINE!” Is any phrase more familiar to parents of siblings? If you have more than one child, teaching them about the importance of sharing is vital both for their future development and for your own future peace and quiet. Even if your little one is an only child, learning how to share […]

1st March World Compliment Day – 5 Genuine Compliments That Will Make Someone’s Day!

1st March World Compliment Day – 5 Genuine Compliments That Will Make Someone’s Day!

Posted on 01/03/2022 by Room to Grow
Fun, Health, Room to Grow

1st March World Compliment Day – 5 Genuine Compliments That Will Make Someone’s Day!   This March 1st is World Compliment Day – the perfect time to start dishing out little rays of sunshine wherever you go. But have you ever thought about how hard it is to come up with a compliment that isn’t […]

3 Simple Arts and Crafts Ideas Your Kids Will Love

3 Simple Arts and Crafts Ideas Your Kids Will Love

Posted on 27/02/2022 by Zee

Arts and crafts are not only fun but provide many benefits for your children as they encourage creative and critical thinking skills whilst allowing emotional expression. Involving children in crafts both at home and school builds their self confidence and teaches collaboration as well as helping their fine motor skills and teaching them to follow […]

Things to do with your Toddler when you have a New-Born

Things You Can Do With Your Toddler When You Have A New-born

Posted on 22/02/2022 by Room to Grow
Babies, Fun

Bringing your new baby home can be an awe-inspiring but overwhelming experience. This is especially apt if you already have small children. A new baby is a big change for everyone in your family, even more so for a toddler who has been the star of the show and the centre of attention for a […]

How to Save Money this Half-Term

How to Save Money this Half-term

Posted on 15/02/2022 by Room to Grow
Fun, Holidays

When the kids are home from school, you can feel pressure as a parent to provide a non-stop stream of fun and games to keep them busy. You can end up spending a small fortune if you decide to try and fit in a million and one things. But the good news is that memories […]

How to Keep Children Quiet at Events

Sitting Still: Keeping Children Quiet at Events

Posted on 11/02/2022 by Anne Davies

It is important to teach your children how to behave in public. One of the first, and perhaps most difficult lessons, is to sit still and stay quiet at public events. You can experience success if you make sure your child is ready, prepare your child beforehand, keep them entertained, and have activities for them […]

Blogging – The Benefits For Kids

Blogging – The Benefits For Kids

Posted on 11/02/2022 by Room to Grow
Fun, Room to Grow

Blogging is a great way of interacting online and sharing thoughts, words and deeds with a growing community of like-minded thinkers.  As we head for this year’s Safer Internet Day in the UK (February 11th, 2014), news reports reveal that more and more of our kids are taking up blogging as a way of connecting […]

How to Make Your Own Snow

How to Make Your Own Snow

Posted on 31/01/2022 by Karen Hannah

My youngest son is obsessed with Disney’s Frozen. While he’s not overly keen on the princesses, he adores Olaf the snowman. so when his school sent a letter home to say they were hosting a ‘Frozen Night’ he really had his heart set on going. Unfortunately for my son, he started with a stinker of […]

The Best parts of Nature to get creative with

The Best Parts of Nature to Get Creative With

Posted on 29/01/2022 by Zee

Your backyard, some nearby woods, or a beach vacation all provide natural items perfect for unique crafts. Some of the benefits of getting creative with nature are: The main materials required are free and readily available. You are taking the concept of recycling to a new level. Most of the projects are easy to do […]

Flying Kite

Why You Should Take Your Child Kite Flying

Posted on 28/01/2022 by Zee

“Let’s go fly a kite!” The words immediately bring thoughts of sunny days with cool breezes and fun. Nothing stimulates the imagination quite like kite flying. Additionally, there are many benefits for your child in an afternoon of kite flying, including the following: Kiting is a healthy activity Vitamin D comes from sunlight. Just make […]


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