Alphabet poster printables for kids

Alphabet poster printables

Need some fun free printables for learning alphabet? We have got just the thing for your little ones. These free alphabet poster printables are just the thing for you and they come in colour or you can print them in black and white, so your little ones can colour them in by themselves. Colour Alphabet Poster  With the letters already coloured in, this printable poster will

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Teaching Kids to be Nice

Teaching kids to be nice

Everyone wants nice kids and as parents, we’re acutely aware of those moments of awkwardness when our child behaves in a way that makes us red faced and want to crawl under the table. You know, at parties when they nick the last cookie or when they have a temper tantrum in full view of literally the entire universe. Thoughts On Nice Kids We always hope

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Fabulous free Olympics printables so you can join in the fun

Fabulous free Olympics printables so you can join in the fun

If you want to get into the Olympic games spirit we have got just the thing for you. We are sharing a set of fabulous free Olympics printables so you can join in the fun too. They are here – the Olympic games and they are fun and full of thrill to watch. These printables will make the whole experience even more memorable for your little

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Pete's Dragon Colouring Pages

Pete’s Dragon colouring and activity sheets

We are sharing some awesome free Pete’s Dragon colouring and activity sheets with you. You and your kids will have lots of fun with these as there’s a colouring page to colour, a bookmark for your books, and a lovely door hangar to welcome, or even to keep people out of your room. Pete’s Dragon Colouring Sheets Quite a few lovely colouring pages for you

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#Win Num Noms 2 bundle of goodies

Earlier this year Num Noms caused frenzy with the introduction of the delicious, stackable and totally wacky collectables. After selling out across the globe the Num Noms are back with even more tasty flavours! They are a hit in our house, and the kids are both enjoying mixing and matching them. The lip gloss gives them a little bit of a different angle than

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Avoid holiday nightmares with Travelex Luxury for Less

Holidays are tranquil escapes, where we forget the pressures of modern life, and connect with our inner chill. Or at least, they should be. We all know that sometimes bad stuff happens; typically involving memory challenged mums that couldn’t manage to cope with the endless notes from school, lastminute packing, and holiday booking chaos. Holiday memory moments can include lost passports, forgotten currency, misplaced

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Free Fantastic Fox printables from Storytime

Free Fantastic Fox printables from Storytime

This time Storytime has some free printables based around the amazing tale of Fantastic Fox, about a clever fox who helps a brave young prince win a golden bird and a golden horse! The Fantastic Fox features in this month’s Storytime along with the BFG and many more terrific tales. Try it today for half price by following the link below and enjoy fairy tales, myths

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Win Microscooters for the WHOLE family worth over £500 #KiddychartsSummer

Oh we have well and truly saved the BEST until LAST for you all – get your family moving this summer with our amazing final day in the Summer Countdown; we have an unbelievable prize for one lucky winner; Microscooters for the WHOLE family. That’s right… We are giving away a family scooter set including two children’s scooters. The children’s scooters can be each

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Meet Everest Paw Patrol Printables

Meet Everest Paw Patrol Printables (on DvD this summer)

We have another Paw Patrol treat for you all – some gorgeous printables to celebrate a DvD release. Click on the image below to download your own colouring page! Meet Everest Paw Patrol Discover seven all new episodes of your favourite canine capers, as family favourite PAW Patrol: Meet Everest! scampers onto DVD on 18th July 2016, the perfect summer holiday treat! This series,

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Win Kooliobandz to avoid the holiday turmoil of lost children and lost luggage #KiddychartsSummer

As we approach the summer, its time to make sure we avoid the terror of lost kids and lost luggage; and no, restraints and padlocks don’t always help. ;-) On Day 2 of our summer countdown, we are giving away Koolio products (Kooliobandz) to help make your holidays that little bit more trouble and carefree. Losing your child or valuable items can make the excitement

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Are you sticking your head in the sand about what you need to do before the summer, or what you can do with the kids OVER the summer? Don't be an Ostrich - just set yourself a simple challenge to do something new every day with them, and life and the summer holiday activities just got simpler!

Don’t be an Ostrich – do something new every day with the kids this summer

I am an Ostrich. I don’t mean that I can run as fast as Usain Bolt, can’t fly, and that I make a mean Omelette with my eggs. No. An ostrich mum ignores their to do lists What I mean is that I am ignoring my to do list. I am getting through it, but I seem to have some form of tunnel vision

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Win Baby Annabell interactive brother doll and interactive BABY born worth £100 (2 available) #KiddychartsSummer

In Day 3 of our summer countdown we have £200 worth of dolls to give away to two lucky, lucky winners! Do check out the other giveaways before you enter as well, there are another 9 of them still open, including ones for a camera, microscooters, and some fabulous toy and book bundles. Today though, we have some gorgeous dolls for you from Zapf

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Win a Lonely Planet kids book bundle for summer travel funtime! #KiddychartsSummer

We only have four days to go in our summer countdown now, and so today we are going to inspire a love of travel with some wonderful books from Lonely Planet Kids to giveaway. All the other giveaways are still open so don’t forget to check them all out. Now though, you can kickstart wanderlust in your children and open their eyes and minds to

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Win a Samsung SmartCam PT worth £139 and help keep an eye on your child #KiddychartsSummer

On day 5 of our summer countdown where we are giving away a new gift for parents every single day for 12 days, we have a rather exciting piece of technology for you. Parents always want to be with their baby or toddler but sometimes leaving them is inevitable, using the new Samsung SmartCam Pan and Tilt you can be there too as we

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Win Tiny Pop Bundle of toys to celebrate Tiny Pop App release #KiddychartsSummer

The Kids channel TINY POP (Freeview 126, Sky 617, Virgin 737, and Freesat 605) has announced the launch of a brand new content driven app available on iOS and Android.  Free to download and free to play, it’s available across tablet and mobile devices giving children and parents the chance to get closer to their favourite on-screen characters than ever before. To celebrate the

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Win Thirsty Plant Deluxe Gift Box from Tech will Save Us and get your kids into science! #KiddychartsSummer

We are into Day 7 of our summer countdown, and its the weekend – so what better day to share a wonderful activity kit for the kids, that really gets their brain cells working from Tech Will Save Us. We have a wonderful giveaway today – a Thirsty Plan Deluxe Gift Box for you and your children. This is a wonderful little invention where

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How you can save on energy costs by switching suppliers

Keeping energy costs low – it pays to switch

Keeping your fuel costs under control isn’t an easy task when you are running a household; not least because sometimes you can’t quite keep a lid on those sneaky little costs that add up when you have small people around: Extra electricity for all the cups of tea you need to reheat, Higher lighting costs because your kids are afraid of the dark, and

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Win Miss Ellie Dancewear T-shirts so you totally rock the summer fashion scene #KiddychartsSummer

It began with a promise… Like all good dreams, Miss Ellie dancewear began life as a spark of desire inside the heart of a young child. Today, with the help of the UK’s leading dance artist, Steve O’Connell, that dream has finally become a reality. And it can for you too, as we are giving away some of their gorgeous dancewear today in our

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Win a gas barbecue and kids garden tool set for summer fun from MyRealGames #KiddychartsSummer

We have another amazing opportunity for you in our summer countdown today from family friendly gaming website who are ‘planting the seed’ for children to enjoy garden based activities this summer. The free to play games website has added a whole host of titles that involve heading outdoors and growing green fingers to its bumpers kids category, available to play online. Our giveaway

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Win an exploration and discovery bundle from Learning Resources #KiddyChartsSummer

We have another lovely summer bundle to share with you on day three of our summer countdown. Love the outdoors this summer with Learning Resources, the home of award-winning educational toys, games and learning aids. Enter the competition below for your chance to WIN an outdoor play bundle, perfect for exploration and imaginative play! Bundle Includes: New Sprouts® Camp Out! – RSP £20 New

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Win gorgeous Bax and Bay Blue Linen Changing Bag worth £169.99 #KiddyChartsSummer

On day two of our summer countdown, we have another gorgeous prize for you – TWO beautifully stylish Blue Linen Bax & Bay cub changing bags to give away worldwide. These retail at £169.99 each and are perfect for the summer, and those lovely days out picnicking with your little ones. It also works as a feeding pillow and carry support too. Bax & Bay produce

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#Win Mini Micro Deluxe Microscooter suitable for age 2 and up now #KiddyChartsSummer

We are kicking you off on DAY ONE for our summer countdown giveaways with THE best thing for active kids this summer. It is a Mini Micro Deluxe scooter from the amazing people at Microscooters, and the best thing about it is that it is now suitable for kids age 2 years and up…. Why? Because is now has an adjustable handlebar allowing children that young

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Forest school is a brilliant way for kids to connect with nature. We have four amazing activities; mud faces, bats and moths, magic wands and a nature scavenger hunt too. Great forest school fun.

Forest school activities: How to reconnect YOUR kids with nature

Forest school is a very popular way to teach kids, while giving them an opportunity to get close to nature, and hopefully rather dirty at the same time ;-) Now, Forest School becomes even more accessible with the publication of Play The Forest School Way, (US/UK) a woodland adventure book. This book is packed full of outdoor activities for parents and children. Ideas include making nature jewellery, constructing a

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#Win Pointless board game for family fun

We have another great giveaway for you today from University Games, who produce some amazingly fun board games for all the family. Pointless is suitable for ages 12+, though we do play with our kids who are 9 and 10 in teams and they are fine with a little help and guidance here and there. Just as with the Pointless show on BBC1, you need

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Win Microscooters, Camera and more in our Summer Countdown #KiddyChartsSummer

It’s back! *runs around with pants on head.* OK. I don’t have my pants on my head, BUT you have to sign up for this, you have the chance of winning £1000s of prizes again on KiddyCharts is our amazing summer countdown where we have 12 giveaways in 12 days. Bookmark this page, or sign up below – go on, you KNOW you want

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What do we think are the best outdoor and water toys for the kids to play in the garden. We've picked them - why not check them out. You are going to LOVE them!

Six of the best outdoor and water games and toys for older kids this summer

It’s time to chuck the kids out into the garden with a few outdoor toys so that you can get a bit of peace and quiet. Alternatively, you might even be mad enough to join in… But what water games and other toys are there that are a little different for the garden, and can give you and yours a bit of good energetic

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Gorgeous mindful adult coloring pages; we have a cat for adults to color in, and a kitten friend for the kids as well. Or you could color both yourself. Nip over to the site and download the coloring pages now.

Cat mindful coloring pages for adults and kids

We are a strong believer on KiddyCharts that relaxing together is something that kids and parents need to do, and should dedicate a little time to whenever they can. This is why we are starting a series of mindful coloring pictures for both adults and kids to work on side by side. Our first theme combines a cat adult coloring page with a kids

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Twelve dancing princesses is a charming story for the kids, and we have some lovely activities to accompany reading it from Storytime magazine, as well as the opportunity to get a free copy of the mag too. Visit the site for colouring sheets, posters, a word search and more now!

Twelve Dancing Princess activities with Storytime

This month Storytime has some free printables based around the beautiful tale of The Twelve Dancing Princesses, where a brave young soldier finds out how they wear their shoes out every night! The Twelve Dancing Princesses features in this month’s Storytime, along with The Proud Peacock, Stig of the Dump, The Mouse Deer and the Tiger, and much more! To get this issue for

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how to talk to kids about money so they will listen

How to talk to kids about money so they listen

“And at the start of the fiscal year the economy retracted, which lead to a downturn in…” is exactly not how to talk to kids about money! Get on their level, make it interesting to them and relevant, and I promise you have made your job a whole lot easier. How to talk to kids about money so they listen. Find an interest, something that

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#Win MyArts Sand Shaker from Revell

We love a good giveaway on KiddyCharts, and in particular a crafty one. Today we have a MyArts Sand Shaker from Revell to give to one lucky reader. Sand Shaker offers girls and boys ages 5 and up numerous creative possibilities with coloured sand. You can conjure up fun colourful sand pictures on paper using the self-adhesive motif templates. Simply pull away the protective film for the first

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Over 30 fathers day gift ideas from KiddyCharts. Be sure to make one of these great crafts for your LOs Dad.

30+ Fathers Day gifts for toddlers to make

That time of year is upon us again… It is time to celebrate Dads – yay! With over 30 Father’s Day gifts for you and your LO to choose from, there will be something fun here to make, which will be loved and cherished. We all know by now that pretty much every day is “Children’s Day”, and that Mother’s Day is always well

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Share your precious moments with the kids for a chance to win one of five digital cameras, and Cadburys chocolate buttons. Closes 6th July.

Share precious moments with your kids to win Cadburys chocs and Cameras! #TasteLikeThisFeels

Did someone say Chocolate? Yes, I know, we did. And you can win some now – this video from the lovely Anna from Hey Mummy and Channel Mum shares some of those precious moments that we love with our kids. Those little ones, that perhaps you wouldn’t think at first would mean so much, but somehow they really really do… How to Enter All you

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Freelancing is an interesting business to be in - but we don't work for free; we offer wonderful skills, and we deserve to be paid for them.

The truth about FREElancing exposed! #NationalFreelancersDay

I just discovered that it is National Freelancer Day today – I had my head down working and it very nearly passed me by. FREELANCER That’s what I am; both as a blogger and in social media too. It is a liberating job, and has been a wonderful way for me to work so that I can see my kids grow up. And they are doing

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#Win Bangle Blitz bundle worth £40 (2 available)

We love a bit of sparkle on the KiddyCharts blog, and we have a lovely Bangle Blitz bundle worth £40 to give away to two lucky readers today: Bangle Blitz Neon (RRP £9.99), Bangle Blitz Glam (RRP £19.99), and Bangle Blitz Glitzi Girl (RRP £19.99). Perfect for all of those kids that like to glam up with their own creations, and let their imaginations

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Mess free Father's Day card. Make dad smile with one of these cards. Make it today.

Father’s Day card craft : Mess free activity for babies

Mess free guarantee with this fun Father’s Dad card craft! Are you looking for a Father’s Day card craft activity for your baby or toddler without worrying about messy hands or clothes..? Then our mess free Father’s Day card craft is the solution!   By using a freezer bag babies and toddlers can have finger painting fun without the mess. So look no further

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20+ Doll activities and printables round up for kids to have lots of fun

Doll activities and printables round up

We are sure your kids have a doll or two lying around somewhere in the house so today we are sharing 20+ Doll activities and printables round up to make your kids want to play with their dolls even more. 1. Fun Baby born doll activity sheets for your little ones from KiddyCharts (pictured bottom left and bottom left on square image) 2. Grab these Baby

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Delicious and easy recipe for Lamb Burger with beetroot and halloumi. Fantastic for the summer, whatever the weather! Impress your friends.

Lamb burger with beets and halloumi

It’s summertime, hopefully the weather is playing ball. But whether (pun intended!) it is or not – summertime still means one thing… Get the BBQ out – even if you have to stand under a brolly, while the food is sizzling! Or, I can let you into a secret for this recipe… it’s a burger with the taste and flair of a great BBQ

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Baby Born activity sheets for kids

Baby Born activity sheets

Need a fun printable to relax with? We’ve got just the thing for you, as we are sharing a lovely set of Baby Born activity sheets with you today. Baby Born activity sheets number one There are many tangled lines in this printable activity sheet, but only one connects the two bears. Can you find which one it is? Baby Born activity sheets number

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Fathers day poem free printable

Fathers Day Poem

We have got something really special for you for Fathers day, a lovely printable with a Fathers Day poem from the heart. This little poem shares some Father’s Day Thoughts, and will most certainly make a wonderful gift to be treasured for years to come. Dads truly are awesome. It really does not matter what type of parenting families choose, there is usually a special bond between

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Alice through the looking glass activity sheets

Alice through the Looking Glass activity sheets

We were really excited when we heard that Alice in Wonderland is getting it’s sequel and we are even more excited to be sharing these Alice through the Looking Glass activity sheets with you today. We have got a lovely selection of activity sheets both you and your kids will really enjoy. Character bookmarks If you or your kids are avid readers, these Alice

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Do you love the Goosebumps books? Here is a tutorial for Goosebumps Slappy from the books and the movie; something great for Halloween and beyond. Scare your friends now!

Goosebumps Slappy make up tutorial #GoosebumpsParty

We have a great tutorial today, perfect for anyone who loves the Goosebump books; we have a free printable that is going to tell you how to create a likeness for Goosebumps Slappy. Slappy is one of the most loved villians from the Goosebumps series (Amazon UK / US), and a key protagonist in the Goosebumps DvD. He is a ventriloquist’s dummy, who R. L.

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Teaching money to kids from an early age is not only wise, but it saves a lot of time when they are teens! The most important lesson for them to learn isn't necessarily what you think it might be...

The most valuable lesson in teaching money to kids

I have always believed that it is really important from an early age to make sure we are teaching all about money to our kids; helping them to explore the value of cash. Not with a view to creating mini tycoons, but to help them understand that people, and in particular, their parents work to provide for their families, and earn money to be able to

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How to go on a bug hunt

We’ve got something exciting for all the mini-beast lovers out there! We are sharing a lovely set of printables that will give your kids all the know-how on how to go on a bug hunt. Explore your garden this summer with these printables. Will your child be an ant spotter, or a ladybug seeker? There are a whole lot of bugs all around us

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#Win Midi Flyte Case scooter for kids travel fun (RRP £69.99)*

It is coming up to holiday season, and we have a perfect gift for the kids for those travelling days; to make them more fun for them, and a lot easier for you. We are giving away a Midi Flyte case scooter which ingeniously combines travel with play to change every journey into something magical. We are offering a case to one lucky winner on

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Enjoy this tasty beef wellington recipe. Great for a Sunday roast, or for an impressive dinner!

Beef wellington

It is showy. It is simple. Impress your family and friends. It is not as difficult as you may think to make this delicious recipe. Why not mix up your Sunday lunches, by serving beef wellington instead of the usual Sunday roast. Great for dinners too! Yum. Print Yum Beef wellington Prep Time: 15 minutesCook Time: 1 hour, 10 minutesTotal Time: 1 hour, 25

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#Win one of five Friendsbooks to encourage kids to love writing

Friendsbooks are a wonderful new concept from FoxMaster Publishing; a way to encourage kids to enjoy writing again by getting them to write about some of their most important memories. The books provide a real world way to play, write, draw and learn about themselves and their mates with a fill-in-the-blank approach to writing a diary. They offer an original new way for children

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How to teach finance to your toddler. Make your children money savvy! Start today

Teaching kids about money: Getting your toddler to understand

Teaching kids about money – make your toddler finance savvy It’s never too early to ensure your children appreciate the value of money.  Not that your child should know the ins and outs of your mortgage, but rather that most things in life come with a monetary value. When I was little my father played a trick on me, he showed me a bright

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Baby Annabell cute sheep colouring pages

Sharpen your colouring pencils or crayons as today we are sharing two Baby Annabell cute sheep colouring pages for you to print and for your little ones to color. Colouring is great for all ages as it can prove to be a good fine motor skill practice for the little ones and a stress relieving activity for older kids, and with colouring sheets as

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#Win six month subscription to Readly giving you access to all the magazines you ever dreamed of! (two available)

As a blogger, I sometimes get really, really cool stuff to do. Contrary to popular belief though, bloggers do pay for things. In fact, we pay for a lot of things. Particularly the stuff that we really love. Readly is something that I have been paying for every month because it is brilliant. For only £7.99 a month I get access to over 1,500 magazines covering

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Get messy and have fun with your baby! This sensory finger painting activity for babies is tasty fun too!

Baby sensory finger painting

Baby sensory finger painting with food – a fun activity for baby Sensory finger painting is a great way to introduce your baby to art and painting at an early age. As babies love exploring with their mouths, today we have made edible finger paint, so there is no need to worry when they try to eat it! Warning: this is messy, but that

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