Scottish Book Trust, the national charity transforming lives through reading and writing, has opened applications for the Bookbug Hero Award and the Learning Professional Award 2020. New for this year, the Bookbug Hero Award will be run in association with Walker Books and will honour someone working with Bookbug whoRead More →

Money woes, where to eat and what film to watch are the subjects most likely to ignite arguments among families during the school holidays. Research of 2,000 mums and dads with children aged four to 12 said worries about the financial impact of entertaining the children is most likely toRead More →

According to the responses of over 2,000 parents with kids under the age of 16, the top 10 traits parents would most like to see in their kids’ friendships, include kindness, generosity and empathy with other traits such as being ambitious, sporty and academic coming much further down the list.Read More →

A new survey by YouGov has revealed that over half (52%) of parents and guardians of school-aged children don’t know all of their times tables. Furthermore, the research, conducted on behalf of educational app Edplus, found that:The easiest times table to recall perfectly was the two times table (76% gotRead More →

A world-exclusive display is coming to Edinburgh Zoo this summer, with a killer whale, a hammerhead shark, a giant squid and an octopus among over 30 life-sized sculptures made of LEGO® bricks. It is the first-ever showing of BRICKLIVE Ocean, which will run from 6 July to 8 September. MoreRead More →

A brand new benefit for low income families is now open for applications. The £250 Early Learning Payment is for children aged between two to three and a half and can be used for anything from children’s clothes and shoes to toys, books or days out. This payment is partRead More →

Today, (Monday April 1) Scone Palace will open its doors for another season of historic tours, award-winning events and family-friendly fun. Scone Palace will mark the beginning of the 2019 season by gifting the first visitors to go through the Palace gates and reach the ticket booth with a FamilyRead More →

A new campaign to keep kids busy, happy and healthy has been launched by Maree Todd, Minister for Children and Young People. Parent Club will help parents and carers of primary school aged children with ‘small wins’ to make their day easier and improve their child’s learning and diet. ItRead More →