********************************* The Newsletter on the Under-Fives Issue 92 : June 2012 http://www.under-fives.org/ ********************************* Welcome to the newsletter on things to do with young children in Derbyshire and Staffordshire. I hope you find the newsletter useful, but if you wish to remove yourself from our mailing you may do so at http://www.under-fives.org/news.html Contents -------- - What's New at the Web Site? - Shopping Discount Codes - News and Events __________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________ What's New at the Under-Fives Web Site? --------------------------------------- Make and Bake Free make and bake parent and child session. Spend a few hours decorating cakes and making crafts at the Mitchell Arts Centre Cafe team, Hanley. http://www.under-fives.org/activity.html#Art Pre-Schools Congratulations to Parwich's pre-school for improving their Ofsted rating to 'Good'. Visit our newly-extended pre-school page for more early years care in Derbyshire and Staffordshire, with Ofsted ratings. http://www.under-fives.org/preschool.html Christmas Card Fundraising New web address for the Christmas Card fundraising site. Details at http://www.under-fives.org/school-christmas-cards/ __________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________ Shopping Discount Codes --------------------------------- Save money with these sales and vouchers... Magazines for Just a Pound Save money on magaziness. For example, get Marie Clare or English Garden for just £1: that's 75% off. http://tinyurl.com/magoffer BHS Sale and Free Delivery Huge sale across all of BHS, including schoolwear. http://www.dpbolvw.net/click-1845710-10526372 40% Off at Boden Spruce up your wardrobe with 40% off from Boden. http://bit.ly/NshwUv For more special offers see http://under-fives.org/offers.html __________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________ News and Events --------------- Please send us announcements of future children's events. Kids Go Free on Peak Rail's Steam Trains On weekends in July each child can travel free on Peak Railís trains when accompanied by a fare paying adult. Trains operate between Rowsley South and Matlock. For full details see http://www.peakrail.co.uk/ Mayfield School Summer Fair 14th July 2-4 with many games and activities for little ones. http://www.henryprince.staffs.sch.uk/mayfieldschool.html More free early years education for two-year-olds The Deputy Prime Minister has announced that an additional 2,000 two-year-olds will be eligible for 15 hours of free early years education under a new early intervention scheme. http://www.literacytrust.org.uk/ Even Toddlers Succumb to Peer Pressure New research shows that even toddlers have a tendency to follow the crowd. 2-year-olds are more likely to copy actions when they see them repeated by three of their peers, than if they see the same action done by one peer three times. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/news/fullstory_124027.html Children's body fat linked to Vitamin D insufficiency in mothers Children are more likely to have more body fat during childhood if their mother has low levels of Vitamin D during pregnancy, according to scientists. http://www.southampton.ac.uk/mediacentre/news/2012/may/12_84.shtml 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, 2012 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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