What did you collect as a child? A quick quiz around S4K HQ revealed that we had treasured collections of fossils, coins, shells and… My Little Ponies. It’s an age-old hobby, still loved today, and you only have to look at the long-term popularity of traditional trading cards to theRead More →

Also from Infantino we absolutely adore the new Grow-With-Me Playtime Teepee™ a colourful infant gym which transforms into a wondrous pretend play Teepee! Suitable from newborn to 3 years, this multi-functional enchanting play area begins as an infant gym, but as babies begin to crawl, one side of the gymRead More →

Cuban Fiesta Floral Headband, £8.99; jeremyshomestore.co.uk Mini girls iridescent rain jacket, £20; Online exclusive from River Island Love heart balloons (set of 5), £4; Paperchase Express Yourself Tattoo Studio, £9.49; Argos Navy Ramones T-Shirt (3mths to 6yrs), £10/£11; Next Printed wellies, was £25-£29 now £17.50-£20.30; Boden F&F Straw Tassel Cross-BodyRead More →

When school’s out for the summer an action-packed summer scheme provides the perfect opportunity to keep the kids happy learning a new skill or enjoying full days of an activity they love… Every parent wants their child to have an enjoyable break away from the classroom, and a positive summerRead More →

Interview by Nadia Duncan Like many of my generation, B.C. (before children) I spent a large part of the 90s dancing into the early hours to the sounds of the biggest DJs of the day at what was collectively labelled ‘the rave scene’. Zoom forward to 2017 and I thoughRead More →

Our children really want to save the planet! New research from Explore Learning has found that pollution is our children’s biggest worry for the future, followed by the extinction of animals and rising sea levels. In the UK-wide survey of 1,000 children aged four to 14, eighty seven per centRead More →

  Giant Happy Flowers Beanbag, £115; babatude.com  Belle & Friends Pocket Tin – Sophia, £2; sistersguild.co.uk Turquoise Daisies Children’s Fairy Lights, £24.96; beckyandlolo.co.uk Finn & Emma Flowers Muslin Swaddles, Pack of two £29; naturalbabyshower.co.uk BigJigs Garden Wooden Mobile, £7.50; naturalbabyshower.co.uk Flower Tin Tea Set, £9.99; Smyths Toys Superstores F&F BowRead More →

Children’s Art Week is back this June (Sat 10-Sun 18) and looks set to be bigger and better than ever! Get creative and have fun at events like Artsparks Saturdays at Jupiter Artland, Edinburgh (Sat 17 June): Swiss artist Nicholas Party will transform Jupiter Artland’s café into an immersive and fantasticalRead More →

School children across Scotland will join thousands of other schools all over the world to celebrate Outdoor Classroom Day on May 18 – a global initiative which encourages teachers to take lessons outside. The initiative is being led globally by Project Dirt with the help of the charity Learning through LandscapesRead More →

The Bunnies Basket (£8) from Hotel Chocolate contains 15 solid milk chocolate bunnies and chicks, all individually wrapped and ready for your Easter hunt. Perfect for squirrelling away in unexpected hiding places! In this personalised Little Guide to Life, Peter Rabbit and his friends share their experience and wisdom to teachRead More →