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 113 : June 2014

Welcome to the Under-Fives Newsletter. Get in touch and tell us about any classes you've been to with your little ones.

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


Baby Yoga

More baby yoga classes are now on the site, including a free trial class offer, at

Special Offers

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

25% off at the Ethical Superstore

Cheapest online for a wide range of Fairtrade and organic groceries, fashion, baby products, etc


60% off at Figleaves

Further reductions at Figleaves end of season sale.
Go to Figleaves

Lloyds Pharmacy

10% / 66% off at Lloyds Pharmacy

10% off everything at Lloyds Pharmacy, plus 66% off perfume from tomorrow: YSL, Ghost, D&G, Juicy Couture...


Half Price at Thorntons

Summer Classics at half price to £10 Summer hamper.

Events for Children

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

Lilley Pond Singalong

Dance, sing and shake your thing with acclaimed singer-songwriter and professional musician Mark Lilley at Chucklebutties, Wed 9 July from 11 am.

Summer Family Day

Craft activities, workshops, displays and shows for all the family at Museum of Cannock Chase.

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.

Pregnancy and Under-Fives News

Exposing baby to dust reduces allergy risk

Exposing babies to a dust mite could significantly reduce the risk of developing allergies including asthma and eczema as they get older, according to new research.

Give kids water not sugary fruit juice, parents advised

The main sources of sugar for young children are soft drinks and fruit juices. Sugar accounts for around 14-15% of their daily energy intake. New report recommends it should be just 5%.

Offer vegetables early and often to fussy toddlers,

Children can learn to eat new vegetables if they are introduced regularly before the age of two, suggests a University of Leeds study.

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