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Under-Fives Newsletter

Best teacher-pupil ratio in Derbyshire and Staffordshire - applications for Henry Prince Primary School now open



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The Newsletter on the Under-Fives
Issue 153: January 2018
http://www.under-fives.org/
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Welcome to the first Under-Fives newsletter of the year - here's hoping for a happy and healthy 2018 for us all.

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What's New at the Under-Fives Web Site?

Best teacher-pupil ratio in Derbyshire and Staffordshire - applications for Henry Prince Primary School now open

Children learning phonics at a pre-school

Compare Pre-Schools

From Allestree to Wirksworth, find and compare pre-schools in Derbyshire and Staffordshire.
http://www.under-fives.org/preschool.html

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Need some Help?

Looking for fundraising ideas or help assembling your flatpack furniture? Maybe a hand-painted mural for your child's wall or jewellery featuring your baby's fingerprint. We've a host of people offering you their unique services at
http://www.under-fives.org/services.html


Events for the Under-Fives

Best teacher-pupil ratio in Derbyshire and Staffordshire - applications for Henry Prince Primary School now open

E-mail your event to jill@under-fives.org and I'll be pleased to publish it here.

Half-term in the farmyard at Chatsworth

Join in the pirate-themed fun on the trailer ride, dare to handle the spiders and snakes, explore the adventure playground and meet all the animals in the farmyard.
https://www.chatsworth.org/

Nature in Focus: Pangolin Day!

17 Feb 2018 from 10 to 3 pm. Enjoy pangolin activities and stories with Nature Ambassadors and the author Rachel Shaw, author of Pipisin the Pangolin. At Derby Museum and Art Gallery.
https://www.derbymuseums.org/

Half Term Happening

19 - 21 Feb 2018, Fun activities at Strutt's North Mill Museum, Derwent Valley Visitor Centre, Birdgefoot, Belper.
http://belpernorthmill.org/

Puppets on Parade

At Nicholson Museum and Art Gallery, Stockwell Street, Leek. Dress up as your favourite fairy tale character or make your own puppets and put on a show. From 3 March to 7 April.
https://www.facebook.com/NicholsonMuseum


Pregnancy and Under-Fives News

Best teacher-pupil ratio in Derbyshire and Staffordshire - applications for Henry Prince Primary School now open

Mums eating a full English could increase Babies' IQ

Eggs and bacon contain the nutrient choline. This is vital during pregnancy but most women do not consume enough of it.
http://www.independent.co.uk/

Bacon and Eggs

Breastfeeding mums should eat spicy foods

Women should eat spicy food while breastfeeding if they don't want to raise fussy eaters, experts insist.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/

Carry babies on left to improve bonding

Mothers should carry babies on their left hand side because it creates a natural social connection, a new study suggests.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/

Babies breathe in a 'dust smog' of dirt when they crawl

But while this cloud of dust and dirt may sound alarming, scientists reassure parents that it is not necessarily a bad thing as it could help infants build up defences against asthma and allergies.
https://inews.co.uk/

Giving kids less toys benefits their development

According to new research, children who are given less toys during playtime play more 'creatively', which can benefit their development.
http://www.goodtoknow.co.uk/

Pregancy really does cause "Baby Brain"

Compared to non-pregnant women, expectant mothers performed worse on tasks measuring attention, decision-making, planning and memory.
http://www.independent.co.uk/


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