Blog » Month: February 2021

Easy Costume Ideas For World Book Day 2021

World Book Day, Thursday 4th March! We have put together 15 ideas that you can create from items at home. Just because we aren’t at school, doesn’t mean we can’t celebrate World Book Day. I think we may still choose our favourite book and dress up, maybe make a little role play. Plus perhaps a…

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Words for Life

Do you need a bit of inspiration and help with entertaining little ones during lockdown? Sign up to the #WordsforLife newsletter in partnership with #HungryLittleMinds to receive fortnightly activities for your little ones aged 0-5. Every two weeks you will receive free and fun chat, play and read activities which you can carry out to help your child’s learning…

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Family lockdown activities: Discover geocaching in Scarborough, Whitby & Filey

Geocaching is a great way to get the kids outside, especially in lockdown, to make your local walks more interesting. What is geocaching?  Geocaching is something exciting to do outdoors, in which you use the GPS on your mobile phone  to hide and seek containers, called “geocaches” or “caches”, at specific locations marked by coordinates. It’s…

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Beverley Travel – East Yorkshire’s Favourite Travel Agent

Save yourself time and hassle trawling through hundreds of different internet sites and putting all the pieces of the travel jigsaw together. Whether you are looking for a fully tailor-made experience, or a straight-forward package holiday, we do the work so you don’t have to, providing recommendations and finding the best travel providers for your…

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Coronavirus Update: What you need to know 22nd February 2021

Information correct at 22nd February 2021. Coronavirus Roadmap – Rules will be lifted in stages and four conditions must be met at each stage. The four conditions that must be met at each phase of lockdown easing are: The coronavirus vaccine programme continues to go to plan Evidence shows vaccines are sufficiently reducing the number…

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Why and how to apply to the Scarborough College Prep School

Choosing an independent education for your child is a very personal decision and therefore it is difficult to say why it is the right choice for you and your child.  In the current climate, it might be one of the most difficult decisions you have to make.  There is nothing we can do to make…

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The Pud Store acquires Precious Little One

Mumbler Awards winner The Pud Store have acquired Precious Little One this week! The winners of the favourite retailer category in the Doncaster Mumbler Awards 2020 have now acquired Precious Little One. Read more about it here. The new partnership will allow them to grow and become one of the UK’s leading independent baby product retailers. Former Apprentice contestant…

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30 Screen-free activities for kids during Lockdown!

30 Screen-free activities the kids can try at home during Lockdown: I know I am continually trying to think of screen-free things to entertain the kids! Download a printable 30 Screen-Free activities for kids sheet here Paper Aeroplane Race: Make your own paper aeroplane and see how far you can fly it! See who can…

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Grow and Learn Project

As part of North Yorkshire County Council’s ambitious plans to improve early language development and tackle school readiness across North Yorkshire, they have carried out a pilot project in the East Whitby and Ryedale area which is now being rolled out to include the district of Scarborough.   The aim is to ensure that every…

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K9 Nation: support app for dog owners

Advertorial feature for K9 Nation Are you looking for new places to walk with your children and your dog this weekend? Are you raising a dog and don’t know where to turn for advice? Or maybe you’ve been trying to grow your dog business from home… We have a solution! Introducing K9 Nation – the…

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Can you spare some time each week to help the NSPCC?

Hi everybody, and happy half term! Although we wanted to start this year on a positive note, here we are in February 2021 facing very similar problems to the ones we faced throughout most of last year. Two of the biggest problems the NSPCC has faced in the last 12 months, have been an increase in…

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Escape the Childcare Trap

It’s a vicious circle; you have children and, love them dearly though you do, they cost money to feed and clothe.  At the same time your earning potential is reduced because of childcare issues.  Add into this COVID-19, lockdowns and home schooling, you may find yourself looking for alternatives. Utility Warehouse offers a unique opportunity…

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Online Safety-First Tips for Parents and Carers This Safer Internet Day

Online Safety-First Tips for Parents and Carers This Safer Internet Day In its 18th year, Safer Internet Day advocates secure online practises for all with a particular focus on children and young people, an important movement that BullGuard is proud to support. The 9th of February is Safer Internet Day, a globally celebrated event, which…

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Fostering North Yorkshire: Could you turn your spare room into a bedroom?

Do you have the time and availability to care for, support and inspire a child? We continue to recruit new foster carers across the county during the pandemic, especially for sibling groups and older children. If you can offer a child a loving, secure, home we’d love to hear from you. In return we will…

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Tuition. Revision. Success.

Maths Made Easy (MME) provide the very best revision materials and academic support for Maths, English and Science. In this blog we’d like to tell you all about “Functional Skills Level 2” What are they and why might your child undertake them?   Functional skills level 2 exams are a great way to get a qualification…

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Valentine’s Activities for Kids: Things to do to celebrate Valentine’s Day with Children

Valentines Day will be a family affair this year in Lockdown 3, so here are some ideas to involve the whole family! From making a card, to baking, crafting, creating home made gifts and Valentines themed games, here are some great ideas for you and your family to enjoy at home! Home Made Valentines Card…

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