Monthly Archives: September 2020

How COVID-19 is impacting the literacy of disadvantaged children and why lost words means lost futures

Posted by iChild, September 30, 2020 9:39 AM
Article Excerpt Image Jonathan Douglas, Chief Executive at the National Literacy Trust, reflects on the impact school closures due to COVID-19 have had on the literacy of children from the most disadvantaged areas in the UK and how the charity is striving to help them.

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Helping parents and schools support children who might experience an ‘emotional crash’ during the school term

Posted by iChild, September 23, 2020 10:31 AM
Article Excerpt Image The Senior Lecturer in Early Childhood Studies at Liverpool Hope University discusses her concerns that the excitement of children's recent return to school could now ebb away to reveal heightened new anxieties. We're grateful to Liverpool University for sharing this article with us.

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Pirate gift ideas from our iChild Shop

Posted by iChild, September 16, 2020 10:59 AM
Article Excerpt Image It's International Talk Like a Pirate Day on Saturday 19th September. We've selected some of our favourite gifts and toys from our iChild Shop - treasure for children (and grown-ups)!

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Lunch box wins

Posted by iChild, September 09, 2020 4:38 PM
Article Excerpt Image HalibOrange, the UK’s No.1 kids vitamin brand, have offered ichild their article on taking the fuss out of lunchbox prep – making it simple and quick to put together a lunch that’s as tasty as it is nutritionally balanced.

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Sporting product ideas from our iChild Shop

Posted by iChild, September 02, 2020 12:47 PM
Article Excerpt Image After an exceptional few months, many of our children are at last returning to school. P.E. is going to be a key part of the new term. We've found a selection of fun sporty products from our iChild Shop to help children keep up the exercise where and when we can.

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