Issue 35 : June 07
********************************* The Newsletter on the Under-Fives Issue 35 : June 2007 http://www.under-fives.org/ ********************************* I hope you enjoy this month's newsletter. If you have any comments on it, or would like to recommend a children's activity, get in touch. To read previous issues, subscribe or cancel your subscription see http://under-fives.org/news.html Contents -------- - What's New at the Web Site? - Special Offers - News and Events ___________________________________________________________ What's New at the Web Site? --------------------------- Toddler Keep Fit Balance, co-ordination and games with qualified coaches. The Gateway Centre, Grandstand Rd, Derby. http://www.under-fives.com/activity.html :ADVERT:_________________________________________________ Promote your business for children extremely cost- effectively. Over 3000 people visit our web site looking for things to do with their children. Visit http://www.under-fives.org/advert.html or e-mail email@example.com__________________________________________________:ADVERT: Mayfield Road Parent and Toddler Group From newborns to four years old. Derby. http://www.under-fives.org/playgroup.html Lucy Locket's Childcare Childcare in Macclesfield. http://www.under-fives.org/childminder.html Paint a Pot Party A team that brings fun paint a pot parties to your house. http://www.under-fives.org/services.html Music with Mummy Music and percussion for one to four year olds. Jolly Babies class for birth to one. Classes available in Chesterfield, Uttoxeter and Mayfield (Ashbourne). http://www.under-fives.org/activity.html Tots Tune-Time Another musical activity, for 0-2 years and 2-4 years. Stay behind after each class for a cuppa and a chat and to meet other families in the Eccleshall area. All activities are designed to help develop social interaction between children and the people around them. http://www.under-fives.org/activity.html ___________________________________________________________ Special Offers -------------- Half Price Dolls and Free Delivery from Hamleys Enter the code TOPTOYS to get free delivery on orders over 35 pounds at Hamleys. Plus, selected dolls are now half price. http://clkuk.tradedoubler.com/click?p(50847)a(1129516) 50 Percent Off at Figleaves The figleaves.com Summer sale has started with up to 50 percent off on lingerie, swimwear, menswear and more. The sale runs for all of June or whilst stocks last. http://clkuk.tradedoubler.com/click?p(170)a(1129516) 20 Percent Off at Cath Kidstone Get 20 percent off all haberdashery items at Cath Kidston. Enter promo code 20HAB at checkout. Offer ends 16.06.07. http://tinyurl.com/2qw7m3 3 Issues of She for a pound Big savings on magazine subscriptions such as Vogue, What Car and Homes and Gardens? Three issues of many magazines for a pound, including Marie Claire, She and In Style. http://magazinesubscriptions.at/ Free Delivery or 10 Percent Off at Thorntons Chocolates Thorntons have loads of products for Father's day, from a whiskey hamper to a chocolate sports car. For free delivery on all orders over 25 pounds enter the code BYF1 at checkout. For 10 percent off orders over 25 pounds enter BYF2. For 5 pounds off orders over 30 pounds enter BYF3. http://thorntons.at/jill?LID=News For more special offers see http://under-fives.org/offers.html __________________________________________________________ News and Events --------------- To announce your event, or children related news here, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or fill in the form at http://www.under-fives.org/news.html Announcements are free and reach our 657 subscribers. Plus the newsletters are available on the web site for our monthly 3500 visitors to read. Mayfield School Summer Fete Come to a summer fair for a barbeque, children's games, low-cost plants, delicious cakes, children's tombola, face painting, competitions and prizes. Saturday 7 July, starting 12 noon, at Henry Prince School, Mayfield, near Ashbourne. http://www.henryprince.staffs.sch.uk/ Uttoxeter Farmers Market New Farmers Market launches in Uttoxeter on 30 June, 9am to 3 pm in the Market Place. All products sold are grown, reared, caught, brewed, pickled, baked, smoked or processed by the stallholder. So you can talk to the producers of the food and ensure the best for your children. http://www.uttoxeterfarmersmarket.co.uk Free children's activities at Chucklebutties Chucklebutties, Belper, are running free children's activities every weekday at 11 and 2. Different activities every day http://www.chucklebutties.co.uk/events.html :ADVERT:_________________________________________________ Think you may have postnatal illness or birth trauma? The support and help you need is at the PNI-UK web site - http://www.pni-uk.com/ PNI-UK: Registered Charity 1105767. __________________________________________________:ADVERT: Primary School Raises Over 100 Pounds from Web Shopping Henry Prince School asked parents and other supporters to do their online shopping via the school's web link. Over 100 retailers are accessible there, including Argos, Marks and Spencer, e-Bay and the Early Learning Centre. Many retailers provide exclusive offers to the web shop, such as discounts or free delivery. To take advantage of the discounts, go to http://www.henryprince.staffs.sch.uk/shop.htm To create your own on-line shop see http://fund-raising.at/henryprince?CTY=13 Extended paternity leave rejected The government has rejected Children's Minister Beverley Hughes' call to extend paternity leave to four weeks. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk_politics/6733463.stm Babies are watching your language Although they can only babble, babies seem to have keen eye for speech: they can distinguish between different languages simply by reading your lips. This ability lasted only until the age of about 8 months - unless the babies came from bilingual households, when it continued. This suggests that visual cues may help babies avoid mixing up different languages. http://www.newscientist.com/ Scottish children 'more advanced' Scottish three-year-olds have a wider vocabulary and better understanding of colours, numbers and shapes than those elsewhere in the UK, a study has shown. Further analysis needs to be done in order to establish why. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/6740159.stm "Going on a Bear Hunt" author new Children's Laureate Michael Rosen has been made the fifth Children's Laureate, and said he will use the role to be an "ambassador for fun". http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/ If you would like to read this news as it happens, without waiting for this newsletter, then grab our newsfeed from http://under-fives.org/newsfeed.html It's free and instantly updates you with the latest news and events via e-mail, your web site or any news feed reader. ___________________________________________________________ Copyright jillstudholme.com , 2007 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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