The Newsletter on the Under-Fives
Issue 103 : June 2013
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All toddlers like music so why not take them along to have musical fun with other children? We now list 18 different music groups being held in Alsager
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Events for Children in June and July
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This Saturday, 28th June, Summer Fair at Mayfield School (nr Ashbourne). Loads to do for under-fives plus teas, home-made cakes, fabulous vegetables for sale grown by the children, plants from 50p, beer tombola (and other prizes), bbq. From 12-2.
Fairies have escaped into Biddulph Grange garden. Follow their trails through the garden to track them down. Then sit round and listen to some fairy tales. Sat 28th and Sun 29th, 11 to 5.30.
Derby by the Sea
The seaside is coming to Derby from the 25th July to 1st Aug. Relax on the beach with an ice cream, have a game of mini golf or enjoy a traditional Punch and Judy show. From 10 to 5 at Derby Market Place.
Time Travellers Go...Kings and Queens
Let the kids get stuck into history by taking part in a range of regal activities at Bolsover Castle, hearing about some of England's most notorious monarchs! Castle Street, Bolsover, Derbyshire - S44 6PR. Mon 29 Jul - Fri 2 Aug 2013
Beatrix Potter's Life
At Tatton Park, 1-5 pm until the end of August.
Breast is best for a brainy baby
Breast milk boosts brain development in babies by up to 30 per cent, according to a new study. Children exclusively fed breast milk for at least three months have up to 30 per cent extra growth in the key parts of the brain which control language, emotion and understanding, say scientists.
Why grammar really is child's play
Toddlers "babble" grammatically, according to new research.
Babies know when their mother is about to hug them
Babies as young as two months know when they are about to be picked up and stiffen their body in preparation, according to new research.
UK becomes first country in world to approve IVF using genes of three parents
Britain is set to become the first country in the world to allow a controversial IVF technique that produces embryos with DNA from three people in an attempt to rid some affected families of serious genetic disorders.
Babies recognise each others' moods
Babies know when other babies are behaving badly. Now if only they could scold each other...
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