Have you ever bought a gift for a child and realised that it was not suited to their age? Are you not sure what to buy? Do you want to buy something that is not only fun, but also encourages early childhood education too? Here are some gift ideas that will suit a childs age, hold their interest and encourage learning through play.
This is an easy and fun tradition to start for your kids whilst they're still young. So by the time they leave home, theyll have a box of well-loved treasured Christmas tree decorations of their own to take with them.
Make your own fingerprint Christmas cards this year with the kids. They're fun and simple to do at home, plus friends and family will love the personal touch of your little ones fingerprints. Find out how to make both fingerprint Christmas lights cards and fingerprint Christmas tree cards with these easy instructions.
It may be re-assuring for those with new babies to hear that when it comes to your babys first Christmas, expensive gifts are not necessary! Many parents feel the pressure to buy the latest and most costly toys, but with everyone managing tighter budgets these days, parents are looking for cheaper alternatives.
If your child was born around Christmas time they might feel overlooked when it comes to birthday attention. So how do you ensure your childs birthday in December or early January isnt overshadowed by the Christmas holidays? Check out these useful tips.
Kids Christmas stockings or Santa sacks are a simple tradition that date back centuries and are still very popular today, but where do you start when it comes to filling them? Check out these 8 useful tips.
Even babies and kids who are usually good sleepers may find it difficult to get enough sleep or settle during the busy Christmas period. So here are some useful sleep tips for the Christmas holidays to help ensure your baby & kids sleep is not disrupted during this hectic time of year.
Have a go at making your own handprint Christmas wreath with the kids this year. Its a really fun Christmas craft activity from Mud Mates and easy for toddlers and preschoolers to do with a little help from you. Why not make a new one every year and keep a record of the size of their hands and fingerprints as they grow!
Love knitting? Why not make your own mini wool Christmas stockings this year for the tree or mantel piece? These mini stockings are easy to knit and make great Christmas decorations you can bring out year after year.
Be creative and have a go at your own Christmas decorations with the kids. This Popsicle Christmas Tree is easy to make and will look good on your family tree. All you need are ice block sticks, glue and collage materials.
Is your little one prone to food allergies or food intolerances or do they have a friend who is? At Christmas time with the never-ending series of lunches, dinners and distractions, it can be hard to keep an eye on what toddlers and pre-schoolers are eating. Check out these helpful tips on foods you might like to avoid.
Baking soda clay handprints are a great way to capture the size of your kids hands whilst their still young, and make Christmas decorations too. Made with ingredients youll have in your pantry, these handprint keepsakes are fun and easy to make.