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Say no to soft play, aka more kids than you’ve ever seen in one windowless room! A brand-new café concept for families is set to trial in Cheltenham this October with the launch of a unique week-long pop-up event dedicated to bringing families together through creativity, offering daily activities focussed on helping family members of […]

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If you were under the impression that the Gloucester Resource Centre’s (GRC) Scrapstore was just for organisations, I’m here to tell some great news. Any parent can become a member! As an individual you can sign up for ‘Individual Scrapstore Membership’ for just £7 a year. For your membership you get access to the Aladdin’s […]

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After reading an article by Kenneth R. Ginsburg about The Importance of Play in Promoting Healthy Child Development and Maintaining Strong Parent-Child Bonds, I feel the need for Free Play and quality family time is more important now than it’s ever been. Although the article was written back in 2007, a lot of it’s points […]

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The the term Free Play is probably going to crop up from time to time in my posts, and your probably wondering “what is free play?” So, with the help of some professionals, this article will explain what free play is. According to the Play and Playground Encyclopaedia, Free Play is: “Unstructured, voluntary, child-initiated activity that […]

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Myself and Andy are so excited to be sharing our very first pop-up event at the Wilson Gallery with wonderful Kate Starky, founder of the award winning blog CheltenhamMaman.  For us this event is a way of introducing the concept of Play to you fabulous Cheltenham folks, and we hope that you like it. Our aim […]