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Things for Children to do in Gloucestershire

Things for Children to do in Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire is such a fantastic place to visit with a mixture of elegant spa and market towns, stately homes, splendid religious buildings, green landscapes and a whole lot of history to explore. Wherever your heart takes you in the Shire there is also bound to be plenty of entertainment for the whole family. Things for(…)

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Rainbow Forest Den Making

Rainbow Forest Den Making

This summer we have had a much more relaxed approach and not really spent a lot on entertaining the boys. It has been more about time at the park, riding bikes, picnics and playing with sticks. Of course we have done other things (we went back on a Sun Holiday to Newquay View Resort, Livestock(…)

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Superworm Trail Forestry Commission

Superworm Trail Forestry Commission

I think in this day and age it is easy to forget what it was like for us when we were children – you know when there were only 4 or 5 channels on the tv, hardly and computer games and we actually had to play. And you know what, we loved it! That is(…)

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Gruffalo’s Child Trail and Gruffalo App

Gruffalo’s Child Trail and Gruffalo App

Following on from the success* of the anniversary celebrations of The Gruffalo** The Forestry Commission England, in conjunction with Magic Light Pictures, are celebrating the 10th anniversary of the book The Gruffalo’s Child. There’s no better way to help develop children’s knowledge of the world, language development, sensory learning and numeracy than by getting them(…)

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