Categories Archives: 5-7 Years

Cycling with children – what you need to know to get started

Posted by iChild, October 21, 2020 3:31 PM
Article Excerpt Image When lockdown began, many people started digging old bikes to make their daily exercise more varied and decided that cycling was a far better option for their commute to work than public transport. In these changing times, cycling can fill a gap for many families.

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Let’s Count! Census 2021 education resource programme

Posted by iChild, October 07, 2020 3:57 PM
Article Excerpt Image We’re delighted to be working with the Office for National Statistics (ONS) on the primary school Census 2021 education programme. And we’re thrilled to give your children’s schools the exciting opportunity to be a part of the unique event, Census 2021.

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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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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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Children learn ‘sophisticated’ adult sharing behaviours at a surprisingly young age

Posted by iChild, April 15, 2020 9:00 AM
Article Excerpt Image New research into childhood sharing reveals this surprising behaviour. We're grateful to Liverpool Hope University for sharing their article on our iChild Blog.

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Help with the realisations hitting parents of school-age children

Posted by iChild, April 01, 2020 10:20 AM
Article Excerpt Image Nikki Young is a children's author who, like so many others, finds herself looking after her children's education at home. We're grateful to her for sharing her article with us, full of inspiring, yet practical, advice.

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Coronavirus Concerns & Children: How to Help Children Deal with Covid-19 Anxieties

Posted by iChild, March 25, 2020 10:04 AM
Article Excerpt Image Psychotherapist Noel McDermott discusses the challenges facing families during the coronavirus situation, and shares his advice. The current coronavirus situation is worrying for many people and children are especially vulnerable to the fear and anxiety experienced by the adults around them..

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A selection of books from our iChild Shop

Posted by iChild, February 26, 2020 10:06 AM
Article Excerpt Image To celebrate World Book Day, we've selected six of our favourite books from our iChild Shop. Share the stories with your little ones or let your older bookworm reading independently!

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