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National Week of Play 2022: Protecting the planet through play

At a time when there is – rightly – a growing focus on the need to take urgent action to safeguard the future of our planet, helping young children to build a lifelong relationship with the natural world couldn’t be more important. Making eco-sustainability both meaningful and fun can help even the youngest children learn…

It’s National Children’s Gardening Week 2022

Children love growing plants and love being involved in the garden but they’re often impatient, wanting to see instant results. National Children’s Gardening Week aims to capture children’s enthusiasm at a time when results are immediate. National Children’s Gardening Week takes place annually in the ‘warm’ week at the end of May.     There…

Help save the bees with ‘No Mow May’

Here at Lewisham Children & Family Centres we love our bees! A great way to encourage bees into your garden is to get involved with this years “No mow May”. It’s also a great way to get away without mowing your lawn for a month! Just letting your lawn grow for a month creates a…

Bᴇɪɴɢ Tᴏɢᴇᴛʜᴇʀ Mʏ Bᴀʙʏ ᴀɴᴅ Mᴇ

Bᴇɪɴɢ Tᴏɢᴇᴛʜᴇʀ Mʏ Bᴀʙʏ ᴀɴᴅ Mᴇ – 𝗻𝗲𝘅𝘁 FREE 𝗽𝗿𝗼𝗴𝗿𝗮𝗺𝗺𝗲 𝗼𝗳 𝘀𝗲𝘀𝘀𝗶𝗼𝗻𝘀 𝘀𝘁𝗮𝗿𝘁𝘀 𝗶𝗻 𝗙𝗲𝗯𝗿𝘂𝗮𝗿𝘆  – 𝗱𝗼𝗻’𝘁 𝗺𝗶𝘀𝘀 𝗼𝘂𝘁 FREE virtual 5 week post-natal support programme for families developed by the Early Years Alliance FREE sessions include: • Brain development and sensory play • Early language and communication • Positive mental health and the outdoors…

Outdoors Explorers

Would you like to foster a love of nature in your child, and have fun outdoors in all weathers and seasons? Join our experienced early years educators for an exciting series of 5 free outdoor learning sessions for children aged 18 months to 4yrs in the heart of our local woodland for children and their…

Wild Winter Activities

The Wildlife Trust has some fantastic activities for you and your family this Winter. Take a look at their 12 Days Wild Activities to keep little hands busy and help wildlife in your area. At this time of year, birds can struggle to find food. Check out our handy tutorial on YouTube that shows you how to…

Half Term & Family Learning Festival Oct 2021

Family Learning Festival is a national celebration to mark and inspire a love of learning in family life! With events taking place across the U.K. and online, there’s something for every family to enjoy. Find out What’s On near you, or be inspired by some of our favourite activities to do while at home or out and about! This…

12 Outdoor Activities for Pre-school Children

Autumn offers a rich bounty of inspiration for exploring and imaginations. Chances are if your children are in an early years setting, they’ll be doing lots of activities related to Autumn and getting them outdoors with some Autumn-inspired activities will continue this learning at home. It doesn’t matter if it is a sunny September, an overcast…

Little Explorers Routines and Play

We hear lots  about routines when we have children. Whether it’s how to get your baby into a good sleep routine, managing your toddler’s toilet training or how to introduce solids, we can feel that there are so many routines to keep up with. But having some routines in your day can really help you…

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