Categories Archives: Early Years

Products from our iChild Shop to support home schooling

Posted by iChild, February 03, 2021 11:55 AM
Article Excerpt Image For the many parents rising to the challenge of homeschooling: We know you're all doing a great job! In you run out of any basic products to help that schooling go smoothly, we've selected our favourites from the iChild Shop to help you out.

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Lockdown - an opportunity to rethink our approach to supporting early years and primary aged children?

Posted by iChild, January 28, 2021 11:41 AM
Article Excerpt Image Dr. Amanda Gummer, child research psychologist and founder of The Good Play Guide, talks about her views on the opportunity Lockdown could provide to support our early years and primary aged children.

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How to keep children active during lockdown

Posted by iChild, January 20, 2021 9:34 AM
Article Excerpt Image Performance Physique founder, Arj Thiruchelvam, coaches people from novices to Team GB Olympians. He shares his article on helping us boost exercise opportunities for children during the pandemic.

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How to encourage your child to have a good night’s sleep this Christmas

Posted by iChild, December 23, 2020 2:52 PM
Article Excerpt Image Lucy Shrimpton, from The Sleep Nanny®, has written this blog for us. Great advice to help your little ones (and their parents!) have a good night's sleep before Christmas.

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Supporting children and young people with homeschooling

Posted by iChild, December 02, 2020 10:13 AM
Article Excerpt Image Education Consultant, Sue Cottrell, gives her view on supporting children and young people with homeschooling during the coronavirus pandemic.

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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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Positive parenting to promote better behaviour in children

Posted by iChild, October 14, 2020 8:36 AM
Article Excerpt Image Blogger, Next Best Thing to Mummy, worked as a childminder for 14 years, as a preschool development worker, then as support childminder for the children's center. In this blog, she shares great tips on positive parenting to encourage children's behaviour.

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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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WaterWipes - Cleaning baby's skin

Posted by iChild, August 26, 2020 6:58 PM
Article Excerpt Image When it comes to cleaning your baby, it can be confusing to know what is best to use on their delicate skin. Our thanks to WaterWipes for writing this article for us.

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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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