Under Fives

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

Under-Fives Newsletter

The Newsletter on the Under-Fives
Issue 120 : January 2014

Welcome to the first Under-Fives issue of 2015. I'm planning to revamp the newsletter but need your help - what would you like to see in it? Bigger pictures? More of them? What about the content, which sections do you like or dislike? Please get in touch.


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

Toddler Talk

Toddler Talk

Toddler Talk now in Derby, Belper, Oakwood, Mickleover and Allestree. Singing, communication, dancing, music and games. Try a class for free.

Under-Fives Events

If you have a children's event you'd like publicised, just drop me an email.

Sing-a-long-a Frozen, Buxton

Join in the full experience with lyrics on screen and sing along with songs from the film. 1 February 2015.

Nature Tots: Muddy Puddle Tots, Carsington

A fun playgroup session for pre-school children exploring mud and the creatures that live in it. Make mud pies, decorations and paintings and find out who is living in the mud. Booking essential as numbers are limited. Monday 2nd February.

Half Term Craft Activities, Sudbury Hall

Craft activities and trail following a recycling theme.

Nature Tots: Wiggly Worms, Matlock Bath

Pre-school children aged 3 and over are invited to fun playgroup session. Just what do worms do? Explore the world of the wiggly worm and make your own pop bottle wormery. Monday 16th February - 10:00am - 11:30am.

Pregnancy and Under-Fives News

30-minute naps may boost infants' learning

Researchers have discovered that babies of the age from nine to 16 months remember the names of objects better if they had a short nap.

Mothers speak less clearly to infants than they do to adults

Speaking more slowly, using a sing-song voice, and using strange words may not, in fact, be the best way to communicate with your child, researchers have revealed. In fact, they say parents should just speak clearly.

New research recommends treating elevated blood pressure during pregnancy

Treating a woman's elevated blood pressure during pregnancy is safer for her and safe for the baby, a new study shows.

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