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Month: January 2017

February Half Term Events in Kent for Under 5s

The February half term may be a time for school aged children to cut loose, but that doesn’t mean under 5’s should have to take a back seat. We know that finding activities suitable for smaller kids is difficult during the school holidays, so we’ve put together our selection of the best February half term events in Kent for babies, toddlers and younger children. If you know of any more great February half term events in Kent, you can visit our Add Event page. Events: Running throughout half-term Half Term Week at Howletts, The Aspinall Wild Animal Park Sat...

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Crystal Maze contestants wanted for new series

The Crystal Maze is coming back to our screens – and this time you and your friends could be taking part. Channel 4 have commissioned a brand new series of the hit ‘90’s show following the huge success of its one-off charity special broadcast last October. The producers are now looking for Crystal Maze contestants to participate in the adrenaline-packed challenges. “We’re on the lookout for teams of five contestants who have what it takes to navigate the Aztec, Medieval, Industrial and Future zones of the maze,” said Crystal Maze producers. The 20-episode series of the revamped The Crystal...

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Search begins for the UK’s most inspiring school gardeners

Spades at the ready! The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) is calling on school gardeners from across the country to enter its annual competition, the RHS School Gardeners of the Year 2017. RHS School Gardeners of the Year 2017 The competition aims to celebrating gardening in schools by discovering star gardeners across three categories: RHS Young School Gardener of the Year RHS School Gardening Team of the Year RHS School Gardening Team of the Year The contest will seek out green-fingered pupils, passionate school gardening teams and the teachers and parent volunteers who encourage them. Shortlisted gardeners will be given...

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Top 5 Things You Should Know if Pregnant and Exercising

Exercising whilst pregnant has a number of benefits including a healthier easier pregnancy, reduced aches and pains as well as positive mental endorphin release. It is not the time to kick start a brand new training program nor is it the time to start one if you have been sedentary for a while.  Pregnancy is a time to look after yourself and nourish your baby whilst nurturing each phase of growth and adjusting to the developments that come with it. Pregnant and Exercising I exercised for most of my pregnancy yet adapted my normal routine extensively and shifted focus...

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‘Facebook for kids’ launched in a bid to make social media safer for children

A new app, dubbed “Facebook for kids”, has been launched in an attempt to make social media safer for children. Facebook states that users must be at least 13 years old to use its platform, but that hasn’t stopped four out of five primary school kids admitting to using social media at least once a day. Determined to help parents and teachers tackle the issue, former police sergeant and e-safety guru Henry Platten has created Go Bubble – a version of the popular site suitable for children from the age of seven. The main difference? Go Bubble puts schools...

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