Issue 68 : May 2010
********************************* The Newsletter on the Under-Fives Issue 68 : May 2010 http://www.under-fives.org/ ********************************* Welcome to the May issue of our newsletter. Thanks very much for subscribing; I hope you find it useful. Please tell us about places you have been or activities you have done. Did your children enjoy themselves? Let us know? Should you wish to be removed from our mailing list please go to http://www.under-fives.org/news.html Contents -------- - What's New at the Web Site? - Special Offers - News and Events ___________________________________________________________ What's New at the Under-Fives Web Site? --------------------------------------- Lunar Liftoff Ashbourne's family entertainment centre is now listed at http://www.under-fives.org/attraction.html :ADVERT:_________________________________________________ Baby Sensory offers wonderful sensory experiences for babies and adults to enjoy. From fibre optic lights shows to glowing bouncy balls, bubbles, bells, rainbows, tickly feathers, puppets, silky scarves and water play; the possibilities for learning are endless. http://www.under-fives.org/activity.html#sensory or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more details __________________________________________________:ADVERT: Messy Play Learning through creative play. Art activities for 18 months - 4 years. Derbyshire http://www.under-fives.org/activity.html __________________________________________________________ Special Offers and On-Line Discount Codes ----------------------------------------- 25 Pounds for switching Electricity supplier Use the Energy Helpline to find the cheapest electricity and gas supliers. If you switch to Scottish Power they will give you 25 pounds cash back. Free Chocolates at Thorntons When you spend 15 pounds from the 17th to the 23rd May Thorntons will give you a box of Thorntons Milk Classics (335g) worth £6.50 free. Just click the link below and enter code CLT2 at the checkout. Ethical Superstore Free delivery on orders over £60. 10% off TVs at Woolworths 10% off all TVs…including those already reduced. Get Lego Rewards Get points everytime you buy lego and receive money off For more special offers see http://under-fives.org/offers.html __________________________________________________________ News and Events --------------- Please send us announcements of future children's events. Toddler Crash Course Swimming Lessons 1 - 4 June Bakewell swimming pool, 4-4.30 pm 1 - 3 June Wirksworth swimming pool, 10.30-11 am New campaign to involve dads in children’s learning Fathers' Story Week (14-20 June) aims to encourage father figures to play a greater role in their children's learning. Schools, preschools and nurseries can sign up to download free resources including lesson plans and ideas for engaging dads. http://www.fathersstoryweek.org/ Controlled Crying Harms Baby's Brains Leaving young babies to cry themselves to sleep can harm their developing brains, a parenting expert claims. Dr Penelope Leach says recent scientific tests show high levels of the stress hormone cortisol develop in babies when no one answers their cries. Dr Leach suggested unattended extreme crying bouts of 30 minutes or more could be damaging to babies. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/education/8636950.stm Sugar drops 'ease baby jab pain' Babies should be given something sugary before a jab to reduce pain, researchers say. Newborns are less likely to cry if given a few drops of a sugar solution before immunisation. For more news and events announcements grab our newsfeed from http://www.under-fives.org/newsfeed.html It's free and instantly updates you with the latest news and events via e-mail, your web browser or any news feed reader. ___________________________________________________________ Copyright studholme.net, 2010 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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