Issue 41 : December 07
********************************* The Newsletter on the Under-Fives Issue 41 : December 2007 http://www.under-fives.org/ ********************************* Welcome to issue 41 of the Under-Fives newsletter. I hope your preparations for Christmas are going well - below are some ideas for last minute Christmas gifts and discount codes for on-line shopping. Have a great Christmas and a happy new year. Contents -------- - What's New at the Web Site? - Christmas Gift Ideas - Special Offers - News and Events ___________________________________________________________ What's New at the Web Site? --------------------------- More Nurseries in Derbyshire and Staffordshire Find a nursery place for your child in Derbyshire or Staffordshire. http://www.under-fives.org/nursery.html Article Index Previous editions of the newsletters are archived on the site. We now have an index for you to more easily find articles which have been published in the newsletters. http://www.under-fives.org/article.html Artful Splodgers Messy Play Group Lots of art, crafts and messy play for children aged between 18 months and 5 years. At the Fleet Arts Centre, Belper, Derbyshire. http://www.under-fives.org/activity.html ___________________________________________________________ Christmas Gift Ideas -------------------- Here are a few ideas for gifts you can buy over the Internet. Grandparents... A great gift for grandparents is a calendar featuring photos of their grandchildren on every page. This is easy to order over the internet and costs around £15. You can buy calendars from these shops: - Snapfish at http://www.dpbolvw.net/email-1845710-10373609 (go to the personalised gifts section). Snapfish looks more expensive than the other options, but postage is cheap and if you buy two the price comes down. - Extrafilm at http://www.dpbolvw.net/click-1845710-10431308 Slightly less expensive than Snapfish but not as flexible - Vista at http://tinyurl.com/37uoc9 The calendars are cheap at Vista but the postage is expensive. Children... For children, what about a letter from Father Christmas? With "Mailed from the North Pole" on the envelope and personal references, the letter costs £4.99 from http://www.anrdoezrs.net/email-1845710-10367790 Friends For friends try a magazine subscription. This lasts all year and you can save on the subscription price at http://magazinesubscriptions.at/jill?LID=RSS ___________________________________________________________ Special Offers and Discount Codes --------------------------------- Here are the on-line retailers which this week have made discount codes and special offers available to Under-Fives readers. Half Price Shirts from Charles Tyrwhitt Get up to 50% off ladiesí, menís and childrenís shirts at Charles Tyrwhitt. http://clkuk.tradedoubler.com/click?p(14652)a(1129516) Free Delivery at Marks and Spencer Marks and Spencer have sent us code FREEDELV which entitles you to free delivery when shopping online. Just click the link below and enter FREEDELV when you checkout. http://mands.at/jill?LID=EML Free Delivery at John Lewis For free delivery from John Lewis go to http://clkuk.tradedoubler.com/click?p(1231)a(1129516) Half Price Children's Posters and Prints AllPosters are currently offering 50% off many posters and prints. Plus you can get free delivery by entering the promotion HOL999 when you checkout. http://tinyurl.com/349xod 10% Off at Boden with Free Delivery For women's, men's, girl's, boy's and baby clothes. http://tinyurl.com/p6udk 85 Pounds Off at HMV with our Discount Codes HMV has introduced two fantastic deals both of which retail at £109.99 and are available through us for just £24.99 (whilst stocks last). Deal 1: 10 DVD Modern Classics gift set including LA Confidential, Enter the Dragon and Dirty Harry RRP: £109.99 Use Code: VK8849 for 85 pounds off. Offer Price: £24.99. Deal 2: 10 DVD Golden Classics gift set, including Calamity Jane, Doctor Zhivago and Rebel Without a Cause RRP: 109.99, Offer Price: £24.99 with Code: VL5367. http://hmventertainmentshop.at/henryprince?LID=U5 10% Off at Early Learning Centre 10% Off the entire Early Learning Centre site. Use the eVoucher 'PKZ' when prompted at the checkout. http://earlytoysshop.at/henryprince?LID=U5 10% off at Mothercare and half price on toys Mothercare has a huge selection of gifts for kids. There are some great offers too including buy 1 get 1 half price on selected toys. To receive an extra 10% off purchases, simply enter N7T at the checkout. http://childrensproductsshop.at/henryprince?LID=U5 Half Price Toys at Argos Save up to 50% on toys from Argos until 11 December http://www.kqzyfj.com/click-2169617-5472106 For more special offers see http://under-fives.org/offers.html __________________________________________________________ News and Events --------------- To announce your event, or child-related news here, fill in the form at http://www.under-fives.org/news.html Announcements are free and reach our 845 subscribers. Plus the newsletters are available on the web site for our monthly 11000 visitors to read. Lantern Parade Friday 7 December, Ashbourne. Christmas lights turned on and children's lantern parade at 6.30 pm. Fun fair and late night shopping. :ADVERT:_________________________________________________ Think you may have postnatal illness or birth trauma? The support and help you need is at the PNI-UK web site - http://www.pni-uk.com/ PNI-UK: Registered Charity 1105767. __________________________________________________:ADVERT: Environmental Toxins May Limit Fertility in Daughters Mothers who are exposed to certain toxic environmental compounds prior to pregnancy could limit their offspring's fertility, says a new study. The study says that exposure to the compounds called PAHs prior to conceiving and when breast feeding reduces the number of eggs in a daughter's ovaries by two-thirds. PAHs are found in cigarette smoke, car exhaust, fumes from wood stoves and in charred and smoked foods. http://www.sciencedaily.com/ Babies can spot the good, the bad, and the ugly Babies are good judges of character long before they learn to speak, according to a new study. Infants as young as six months preferred characters which helped rather than hindered others in a simple puppet show. Researchers say the findings reveal that humans begin making social evaluations far earlier than previously thought. http://www.newscientist.com/ Baby TV show did not breach rules Channel 4 documentary Bringing Up Baby has been cleared of wrongdoing by media watchdog Ofcom, despite generating 752 complaints from viewers. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/7126534.stm If you would like to read this news as it happens, without waiting for this newsletter, then 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 site or any news feed reader. ___________________________________________________________ Copyright studholme.net, 2007 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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