Categories Archives: 5-7 Years

5 ways horse riding can aid children's development

Posted by iChild, December 11, 2023 11:01 AM
Article Excerpt Image Are you looking for a sport or hobby that benefits your little one’s development? In this article, Katie Allen-Clarke from Horse & Country shares five important lessons your child could learn from horse riding.

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Managing Children's Mental Health around the Cost of Living Crisis

Posted by iChild, November 13, 2023 8:00 AM
Article Excerpt Image Noel McDermott is a Psychotherapist with over 25 years’ experience in health, social care, and education. He shares his advice on managing children's mental health during the current cost of living crisis.

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Homeschooling is the latest global parenting trend

Posted by iChild, September 24, 2023 8:00 AM
Article Excerpt Image Lee Wilcock, Principal at Wolsey Hall Oxford, "the world's most experienced home study and homeschooling online provider...", explores the latest nurturing parenting trend - homeschooling,

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Five ways to help your little chef have fun in the kitchen

Posted by iChild, August 21, 2023 8:00 AM
Article Excerpt Image The team from ceramics and homeware brand, Denby, firmly believe that cooking with your children can be a rewarding experience for you both. They've clubbed together to share their experiences, and now they're sharing their tips for encouraging little ones to get into the kitchen.

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How to get children involved with growing your own produce at home

Posted by iChild, April 05, 2023 6:43 PM
Article Excerpt Image Joanne Owens is a mentor and educator who specialises in working with young children. Joanne works closely with parents, teachers, and other caregivers to create nurturing and supportive learning environments that encourage exploration and discovery. Her ultimate goal is to make a positive impact on the lives of young children and to inspire them to reach their full potential.

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Five ways to encourage safe play in your home

Posted by iChild, August 23, 2022 1:28 PM
Article Excerpt Image Playtime is the perfect opportunity for your child to explore the world around them, but safety is also essential. Here, Peter Boast, Managing Director of Safetots, shares five ways to encourage safe play at home without discouraging your child’s adventurous spirit.

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Parents’ top baby teeth FAQs

Posted by iChild, July 18, 2022 12:29 PM
Article Excerpt Image By dental expert at Kent Express. Since 1982, they have supplied dental practices across the UK with essential everyday dental products, small equipment and dental uniform for the world’s leading brands. Here their dental expert shares his advice and research to help look after your little one’s very first teeth.

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Five things parents need to know when the clocks change

Posted by iChild, March 23, 2022 12:02 PM
Article Excerpt Image Katherine Hall is a sleep psychologist with 13 years' clinical experience. She has teamed up with Happy Beds to help parents manage their children's sleep when the clocks change. They've kindly shared their article and advice with us.

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Talking to our children about War

Posted by iChild, March 03, 2022 8:38 PM
Article Excerpt Image Noel McDermott is a Psychotherapist with over 25 years’ experience in health, social care, and education. He shares his advice on talking to our children about war, particularly following the unfolding tragedy in Ukraine.

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Safer Internet Day (Tuesday 8th February 2022)

Posted by iChild, January 26, 2022 12:11 PM
Article Excerpt Image The UK Safer Internet Centre runs Safer Internet Day. Schools and organisations can join this event which is on Tuesday 8th February 2022. They have kindly allowed iChild to feature extracts of their articles on our blog. It's a great event, and very important.

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