********************************* The Newsletter on the Under-Fives Issue 93 : July 2012 http://www.under-fives.org/ ********************************* The school holidays are nearly upon us, when many activities cease for the summer. Help is at hand with holiday clubs though - see below for some ideas, and if you are running holiday sessions let us know. I hope you find the newsletter useful, but should 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? --------------------------------------- Free TinyTalk Baby Taster Sessions: Ashbourne and Matlock What does your baby have to say? Let them tell you. Free taster sessions with Jemma in Ashbourne on Fri 3rd Aug, Wed 8th Aug and Fri 7th Sept, and in Matlock on Fri 3rd Aug, Fri 10th Aug and Fri 7th Sept. http://www.under-fives.org/activity.html YogaBugs Holiday Club Fun children's yoga at Gym and Tonic, Uttoxeter in August. For children from 3 years old. http://www.under-fives.org/activity.html#Sports TinyTalk Baby Signing Summer Classes: Mackworth, Oakwood and Duffield Help your baby communicate before they can talk. Classes for newborn-2 year olds. Each class lasts for an hour with singing and signing plus social time afterwards for mums, dads and carers to have a drink and a chat and the babies to have a play. Each week learn a few new signs on a theme such as mealtime, family, animals or going to the park then practise the signs as we sing along to well- known nursery rhymes. Throughout August in Duffield, Oakwood and Mackworth with Becci. http://www.under-fives.org/activity.html#Sign __________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________ Shopping Discount Codes --------------------------------- Save money with these sales and vouchers... Serenata Flowers - 10% discount code Use code mmC987ds when you checkout for 10% off. Plus, many bouquets now reduced. http://tinyurl.com/sflowers 50% Off at Boden Spruce up your wardrobe with 50% off from Boden. http://bit.ly/NshwUv Wickes - 10% Off Use code WKSAFFDE2 for 10% off until Sunday. http://tinyurl.com/cfugfx9 For more special offers see http://under-fives.org/offers.html __________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________ News and Events --------------- Please send announcements of future children's events to firstname.lastname@example.org Mayfield School Summer Fair 14th July 2-4 with many games and activities for little ones. http://www.henryprince.staffs.sch.uk/mayfieldschool.html 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/ Saving Childcare Costs Money-Saving Expert have a good article on saving childcare costs covering free childcare for 3-4 year olds, childcare vouchers and childcare tax credits. http://www.moneysavingexpert.com/family/childcare-costs Talk To Your Baby tips for parents The National Literacy Trust has launched a new hints and tip sheet for parents called 'Change & Chat' to promote talk and communication at nappy times, a crucial opportunity for early talk. http://www.literacytrust.org.uk/ Number of mothers over 40 trebles in two decades The number of women giving birth in their forties has trebled in past two decades, with surge in older mothers last year, official figures show. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/ Autumn babies more likely to hit 100 Good news for autumn babies: those born between September and November are more likely to live to 100 than those born in other months of the year. At least that was the case if you were born a hundred years ago. http://www.newscientist.com/ 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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