Under Fives

Things to do with Babies, Toddlers & Young Children in Derbyshire and Staffordshire

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The Newsletter on the Under-Fives
Issue 114 : July 2014
http://www.under-fives.org/
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Welcome to the Under-Fives Newsletter - hope you are enjoying the summer - the events section below has some suggestions for places to go with your children during the holidays.

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What's New at the Under-Fives Web Site?

Football Bambino

Football Bambino

Football for littles ones at Newton Solney near Burton-upon-Trent
http://www.under-fives.org/activity.html

All my own work

All my own Work Ltd

Artwork fundraisers for preschools and toddler groups using children's artwork te print mugs, tea towels, coasters, bags and more items for the organisation to sell to parents.
http://www.under-fives.org/services.html


Special Offers

Save money with these vouchers and discount codes.

70% Off at Boden

Boden's sale continues with now up to 70% off.
Go to Boden

Figleaves

£10 off at Figleaves

Lovely lingerie and nightwear at Figleaves. Spend £40 and get £10 off with code SAVE10, until 21 July. Or get up to 70% off at their Outlet link.
Go to Figleaves

Figleaves

Half Price on Sun Stuff at Boots

Stay safe in the sun with half price on selected sun protection and aftersun. Or use our code to get 10% off when you spend £60 at Boots: JULKW60. Go to Boots

More special offers at http://www.under-fives.org/offers.html


Events for Children

If you would like us to list your event, please email jill@studholme.net.

Pirates from Atlantis Panto

Pantomime at Matlock, 7pm 19th July.
http://www.thegrandpavilion.co.uk/

Animal Magic!

Event aiming to promote responsible pet ownership and wildlife awareness. There will be a fun dog show run by West Hallam Animal Charities for you to enter with your dog, fly-ball and dog agility demonstrations plus have-a-go sessions along.
http://www.derbyshire.gov.uk/

Kids Go Free at Wedgewood Museum

Kids Go Free throughout the Summer Holidays at the Wedgewood Museum. Print off a voucher at their website and take it with you on the day. Up to 3 children can be admitted free of charge with every 1 full paying adult. 21st July - 5th September 2014
http://www.wedgwoodmuseum.org.uk

Summer Pond Dipping at RSPB Coombes Valley

Hire a net and grab a spotter sheet and see what you can find. Great fun for all the family. Until Sun 31 Aug 2014
http://www.rspb.org.uk/

Maize Maze - The Scarecrows Wedding

Maze is celebrating the publication of The Scarecrows' Wedding, the new picture book from the creators of The Gruffalo. Written in Julia Donaldson's glorious rhyme and illustrated in glowing colour by Axel Scheffler. The stunning maze design recreates the front cover of the book. There will also be a mini maze in the shape of a flower. The shorter maze will be ideal for families with younger children, those less able or those who simply fancy a sedate stroll - at National Forest Adventure Farm. Until Sunday 7 September
http://www.adventurefarm.co.uk/

Summer Family Day

Craft activities, workshops, displays and shows for all the family at Museum of Cannock Chase. 3 August from 12 to 4.
http://www.wlct.org/cannock/museum/

Teddy Bears Picnic

Fun day for all the family. Take a stroll to feed the ducks (we will provide the food) then back to the adventure play area for a play and a picnic with a very special guest! Donít forget to bring Teddy! At Greenway Park, 10 August.
www.staffordshire.gov.uk/environment/eLand/Countryside/OpenSpaces/OpenSpacesGreenwayBank.asp


Pregnancy and Under-Fives News

Steroid asthma inhalers restrict children's growth

But not by much. On average, a reduction of around half a centimetre per year was seen, compared to children taking a placebo or other asthma medication.
http://www.nhs.uk/

Spoons lead to inaccurate medicine doses for kids

Using a spoon to measure medicine for children can lead to potentially dangerous dosing mistakes, a study claims.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/

Let children go barefoot, study says

Experts now believe that even sensible trainers and shoes are detrimental to a growing childís foot
http://www.express.co.uk/


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