Activities and tips to develop speech and language skills

This summer we’re on a mission to keep children’s brains engaged, helping them to develop key skills in important learning areas. This week we’re focusing on speech and language skills!

Speech and language underpins everything we do and allows us to build relationships and convey feelings. Adults play a critical role in supporting the development of these skills in children by creating language rich, stimulating environments. read more

Win a GeoSafari® Jr. Explorers Bundle with Lonely Planet Kids!

This week, we have launched a very exciting competition in collaboration with Lonely Planet Kids! Perfect for young explorers, the competition challenges children to design and name their very own bug.

The winner’s creation will be published on the Lonely Planet Kids blog. They will also receive a selection of Lonely Planet Kids books and a GeoSafari® Jr. Explorers Bundle worth over £100 including: read more

Tried & Tested GeoSafari® Jr. Science Utility Vehicle Magnifier

Name: Emma from Me and B Make Tea

Age of child: 3

Product Testing:  GeoSafari® Jr. Science Utility Vehicle Magnifier

Emma is a mum of one very inquisitive boy. He is very nearly 4 and loves all things science. She blogs over at Me and B Make Tea and loves trying anything science related! Her blog started out as a way to document healthy eating but it quickly grew to cover all things parenting and life. read more

Keep them learning! 10 easy ways to engage their brains this summer

The six week holiday is a welcome break for children and a great opportunity to inspire different learning experiences! Help to keep their brains engaged and bodies active over the holidays with our list of ten easy activities.

1) Bring reading to life

Half an hour of reading each day will help support children’s progress and keep their enjoyment of reading high. Help to bring books to life by asking open-ended questions about the characters and storyline at the end of each chapter. Play by the Book is a great family game to help with this and gets children drawing, singing and rapping about their favourite stories! read more