********************************* The Newsletter on the Under-Fives Issue 74 : November 2010 http://www.under-fives.org/ ********************************* Welcome to the November newsletter. I hope you find it useful, but should you wish to stop receiving our messages please unsubscribe at http://www.under-fives.org/news.html Contents -------- - What's New at the Web Site? - Special Offers in the run up to Christmas - News and Events __________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________ What's New at the Under-Fives Web Site? --------------------------------------- Musical Fun We now list Music groups for the under-fives in Alsager, Ashbourne, Ashover, Belper, Blythe Bridge, Bonsall, Cheddleton, Chesterfield, Darley Dale, Eccleshall, Lichfield, Little Eaton, Matlock, Mayfield, Measham, Ripley, Stretton, Swadlincote, Uttoxeter and Werrington. http://www.under-fives.org/activity.html#Music :ADVERT:_________________________________________________ Pyjama Drama franchise manager opportunity available. Call Penny on 08456 191064 for details. For more on Pyjama Drama see http://www.pyjamadrama.com/ __________________________________________________:ADVERT: Fun Tots Play Group In Uttoxeter is one of the many playgroups now listed at http://www.under-fives.org/playgroup.html Childminders More childminders in Derbyshire and Staffordshire are now listed at http://www.under-fives.org/childminder.html __________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________ Special Offers and On-Line Discount Codes ----------------------------------------- Some vouchers and discounts below to help you in the run up to Christmas. Also, don't forget our page of good books for children: free delivery and reduced prices from Amazon. http://www.under-fives.org/books.html or http://astore.amazon.co.uk/chi--21 Free Gifts at the Body Shop Online Free 200ml Jolly Orange Body Butter when you spend £25 plus buy 3 get 1 free on Stocking Fillers. Both until noon 22nd December. http://bit.ly/bodyshop10 10 Pound WH Smith Voucher with a Magazine Subscription Spend £35 on magazine subscriptions and get a £5 voucher to spend at WHSmith.co.uk. Spend £50 and receive a £10 pound voucher. Save money on magazines and get vouchers to spend on other gifts. http://tinyurl.com/magoffer 50% off at Marks and Spencer High street giant M&S has launched another up to 50% off sale across selected lines. Expect discounts on women's clothes, lingerie, nightwear and kid's clothes. http://mands.at/jill White Company: 10% Off Get 10% off bed linen, great children's clothes and gifts at the White Company. http://bit.ly/whiteco For more special offers see http://under-fives.org/offers.html __________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________ News and Events --------------- Christmas Fair Starting the Christmas season, Mayfield school (Ashbourne) has their Christmas Fair this Saturday between 2 and 4 pm. They invite you to join them for Santa's grotto, games, Christmas gifts, raffle with dozens of prizes including tickets to children's attractions in Derbyshire and Staffordshire. http://www.henryprince.staffs.sch.uk/p_xmasfair.html Number Talk Is Important Before Preschool Psychologist says young children's math skills improve when parents talk frequently about numbers. The findings underscore the important role that caregivers can play in children's early mathematical learning, just by counting objects. http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=117953 Painkillers in pregnancy can affect fetal testicles Women who take mild painkillers such as aspirin and paracetamol during pregnancy are slightly more likely to have boys with undescended testicles, a study from Denmark has reported. http://www.newscientist.com/ ___________________________________________________________ Copyright studholme.net, 2010 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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