Issue 7 : January 05
********************************** The Newsletter for the Under-Fives Issue 7 : January 2005 http://www.under-fives.org/ ********************************** Happy New Year. I hope you find this first issue of the 2005 useful. If so, please forward it to a friend. New readers can sign up for regular free copies at To read previous editions of the newsletter, and view the latest news, go to http://www.under-fives.org/news.html Contents -------- - What's New at the Web Site? - For Sale: The Complete Winnie-the-Pooh - Money-Off Vouchers - Children's Book of the Month: Rumble-in-the-Jungle - Events for Children - Other News ___________________________________________________________ What's New at the Web Site? --------------------------- Parwich Parent and Baby/Toddler Group Tuesday mornings 10.00 - 12.00 am. We are a very friendly group and have a wide range of toys and activities for babies and children aged 0-5. http://www.under-fives.org/playgroup.html Stepping Stones Pre-School Ofsted registered and accept children from age 2 (if dry during the day) - age 5. Sessions are Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 9.00 - 12.00. http://www.under-fives.org/playgroup.html Tiny Tunes fun pre school music group Meet at venues in Derbyshire and are available for bookings by nurseries or pre-schools. Suitable from birth to 5 years. http://www.under-fives.org/activity.html Smilee Faces Interactive family play centre. Hawkins Lane, Burton-on-Trent. Features both a baby area and an under-fives area. http://www.under-fives.org/attraction.html Live News If you would like to read under-fives' news as it happens, without waiting for this newsletter, then grab our News feed from http://www.under-fives.org/newsfeed.html It's free and updates you with the latest diving news via e-mail, your web site or any news feed reader. Let me know of any places or activities not yet on the web site by filling in the form at http://www.under-fives.org/form.html ___________________________________________________________ For Sale - Winnie the Pooh: Complete Collection of Stories and Poems --------------------------------------------------------- Duplicate Christmas present. Unopened in slip-case and shrink-wrapped. For sale at £19 or nearest offer (recommended retail price is £29.99). A lovely book and great gift for any young child. (NOT the Disney version.) Fill in the form at http://www.under-fives.org/books.html#rec for more details or to make an offer ___________________________________________________________ Money-Off Vouchers ------------------ Boden First time customers get 10% off their first order (excluding sale items and gift vouchers), with free postage and returns. For children's and adults clothes. ___________________________________________________________ Book of the Month - Rumble in the Jungle [audiobook] ----------------------------------------------------- by Giles Andreae Orchard Books , 2002 ISBN: 1843620375 Audio Cassette Recommended price: £4.99 http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASIN/1843620375/chi-21 Written by Giles Andreae (otherwise known as Purple Ronnie) and narrated by Hugh Laurie, we played this in the car throughout a recent holiday. Unlike the nursery rhyme tapes we never got bored of this one. Each animal in the jungle has its own rhyme and melody. For instance... The ravenous rhino Is big, strong and tough, But his skin is all baggy and flappy, Which means that there's plenty Of room for his lunch, And that makes him terribly happy. The B-side has the poems without the music, followed by the music without the poems. You are invited to guess which song belongs to which animal. Fantastic for car journeys with 0 to 5 year olds. Available from Amazon on-line booksellers at http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASIN/1843620375/chi-21 ____________________________________________________________ Events for Children ------------------- Little Dippers Underwater Swimming Course Designed to teach your baby to love the water, and teach even the youngest water safety techniques. Three sessions over February 18th, 19th and 20th. Contact Kate http://www.under-fives.org/littledippers/ Want to announce an event here? Fill in the form at http://www.under-fives.org/news.html ____________________________________________________________ Other News ---------- Cellphones 'should not be given to children' Recent studies suggesting cellphone radiation may pose a health hazard have prompted UK experts to warn parents against giving mobile phones to young children. http://www.newscientist.com/article.ns?id=dn6872 ___________________________________________________________ Copyright studholme.net, 2005 You are welcome to copy or forward any part of this newsletter, but please include this copyright notice and web address - http://www.under-fives.org/ Previous editions of this newsletter are archived at http://www.under-fives.org/news.html
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