Blog » Month: November 2020

Scarborough Gift Card

Need some Christmas stress-free shopping? Want to buy local and support our town centre traders? ‘The Scarborough Gift Card’ is here to help you spread some magic throughout Scarborough and it’s valid for 12 months! Get your Christmas shopping list sorted the easy way this year. The Scarborough Gift Card can be spent in so…

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Virtual Santa and Christmas Experiences

With uncertainty around COVID-19 restrictions between now and Christmas day, many Santa and Christmas experiences have gone virtual this year so you can still meet Santa but from the safety of your own home.  We have done a roundup of a few virtual experiences below. Worldwide Christmas Eve Jingle 2020, 6 pm  Everyone is been…

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Self Isolation for Kids

This has been our kitchen table for what seems like a long time!! We have survived self isolation following a positive contact with another little friend….then afterwards the school bubbles burst so we have had 3 weeks of home schooling! For the last week, the kids could go for walks etc as they had “done”…

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Buying your Christmas Tree, Decorations, Wreaths

Christmas is going to be different this year. I know the decorations and the tree will be even more important in our house this year. There are some great places in and around Ryedale where you can buy your Christmas tree. Do expect the experience to be slightly different due to COVID-19. In our house,…

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Christmas Cards, Tags & Colouring for Kids

Are you looking for Christmas Cards your Children can colour in? Look no further! We have simple outlines that can be printed, coloured, written and sent to your loved ones. Great for a Christmas crafting activity during Lockdown 2. Click on the link to download Merry Christmas Angel Card Happy Christmas Snowman Card Maybe you…

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Being a Scarborough Scholar

Many of us are familiar with the Scarborough Scholar. The concept was developed with the College’s founding principles at heart: to provide a top class education for boys of the area who demonstrated obvious academic potential.  It was almost 50 years ago when this philosophy was carried across to both boys and girls in the…

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Shop Local – Gifts and Crafts for Christmas

Support local independents or buy handmade presents. Get unique and personal gifts this Christmas to help local parents and retailers while spreading the Christmas Joy! We love so much about Christmas and honestly, the giving and receiving of gifts can be a big part of the joy when you have mini mumblers whether it be…

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Forest Craft and Play

A Yorkshire rural business, passionate about play and escaping the everyday.  They make and post eco play boxes for families who love to discover, imagine and create. Each box has three activities, beautiful artwork and simple instructions. All you need to find are scissors and glue. There are three activities per box. Each box has…

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Fostering North Yorkshire: Suzanne and Chris’s fostering story

Suzanne and Chris had thought of fostering for some years but somehow never quite got round to it…  

5 nature-inspired crafts to do this Autumn

Karla and Sam from @unlock.fun, a nature-inspired children’s craft Instagram account, have put together their top 5 crafts to do this Autumn with things that you can easily bring back from a walk with the kids. We don’t think it’s unique of our daughters to bring home all sorts when we’re out for a walk, from…

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Crafty Creations Cafe

Crafty Creations Cafe – paint your own pottery gift this Christmas This Christmas why not make something unique and personal for your loved ones. We have almost 200 designs to choose from, you can take away to paint at home and then return to us for glazing and firing in our kiln. Gift vouchers are available,…

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