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The Newsletter on the Under-Fives
Issue 103 : June 2013
http://www.under-fives.org/
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What's New at the Under-Fives Web Site?

More Music Sessions

All toddlers like music so why not take them along to have musical fun with other children? We now list 18 different music groups being held in Alsager Ashbover, Basford, Belper, Bonsall, Burntwood, Chesterfield, Darley Dale, Derby, Doxey, Duffield, Eccleshall, Fradley, Hammerwich, Hilton, Lichfield, Little Eaton, Market Drayton, Matlock, Mayfield, Measham, Newcastler-Under-Lyme, Ripley, Stafford, Stone, Stretton, Swadlincote, Tittensor, Uttoxeter and Werrington
http://www.under-fives.org/activity.html

Rate a Venue or Activity

We've added an option not only to review a venue or activity, but to rate it out of 5 as well. Use the comments form at the bottom of each page to let us know what you think of the places you have been
http://www.under-fives.org/


Events for Children in June and July

Please send announcements of future children's events to jill@studholme.net

Summer Fair

This Saturday, 28th June, Summer Fair at Mayfield School (nr Ashbourne). Loads to do for under-fives plus teas, home-made cakes, fabulous vegetables for sale grown by the children, plants from 50p, beer tombola (and other prizes), bbq. From 12-2.
http://www.henryprince.staffs.sch.uk/

Fairy Weekend

Fairies have escaped into Biddulph Grange garden. Follow their trails through the garden to track them down. Then sit round and listen to some fairy tales. Sat 28th and Sun 29th, 11 to 5.30.
http://www.visitstoke.co.uk/

Derby by the Sea

The seaside is coming to Derby from the 25th July to 1st Aug. Relax on the beach with an ice cream, have a game of mini golf or enjoy a traditional Punch and Judy show. From 10 to 5 at Derby Market Place.
http://www.visitderby.co.uk/whats-on/events/derby-by-the-sea

Time Travellers Go...Kings and Queens

Let the kids get stuck into history by taking part in a range of regal activities at Bolsover Castle, hearing about some of England's most notorious monarchs! Castle Street, Bolsover, Derbyshire - S44 6PR. Mon 29 Jul - Fri 2 Aug 2013
http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/

Beatrix Potter's Life

At Tatton Park, 1-5 pm until the end of August.
http://www.tattonpark.org.uk/

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News

Breast is best for a brainy baby

Breast milk boosts brain development in babies by up to 30 per cent, according to a new study. Children exclusively fed breast milk for at least three months have up to 30 per cent extra growth in the key parts of the brain which control language, emotion and understanding, say scientists.
http://www.qt.com.au/

Why grammar really is child's play

Toddlers "babble" grammatically, according to new research.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/

Babies know when their mother is about to hug them

Babies as young as two months know when they are about to be picked up and stiffen their body in preparation, according to new research.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/

UK becomes first country in world to approve IVF using genes of three parents

Britain is set to become the first country in the world to allow a controversial IVF technique that produces embryos with DNA from three people in an attempt to rid some affected families of serious genetic disorders.
http://www.independent.co.uk/

Babies recognise each others' moods

Babies know when other babies are behaving badly. Now if only they could scold each other...
http://www.popsci.com/


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