The Newsletter on the Under-Fives
Issue 119 : December 2014
First things first - a Happy Christmas to everyone. I hope everything goes well for you.
- What's New for the Under-Fives?
- Special Offers and Voucher Codes
- Events for Under-Fives
- Pregnancy and Under-Fives News
A small friendly pre-school in a beautiful rural village, providing education and fun for children from 2 to school age. Free funding for all over 3s and eligible 2 yr olds..
Adult and Child classes within a private heated pool. Maximum 2 adult and 2 children per class, children aged between 1 - 4 welcome. Derby
First Friday of the month, 9:30am to 10:15am for 18mths to 4yrs. Lichfield
Some more codes and offers to ease Christmas shopping.
You can now get up to 60% off at Boden and Mini Boden with the code AF01. Next day delivery.
Go to Boden
Save £5 when you spend £50 on selected Fragrance from Boots with code: UKFRAG5
Go to Boots
Up to 45% off DVDs and clothing, plus reductions on other merchandise. Still time to order for Christmas if you are quick.
Go to the BBC Shop
The Argos gift voucher is back. Free £5 voucher when you spend £50. Last dates for Argos Christmas delivery:
6pm 22nd December.
Go to Argos
Continental Heritage Collection now Half Price. Plus spend £40 or more you'll get a free box of Classics worth £14. Just enter the code NRSK at the checkout.
Go to Thorntons
50% off gifts and free next day delivery on orders before 6pm with code JOLLYQUICK.
Go to BHS
From Monday 22nd December, The Body Shop Up to 50% off Winter Sale starts online. PLUS! Get 30% off non-sale items with code: 14586! This offer runs until Tuesday 6th January 2015.
Go to Body Shop
If you have a children's event you'd like publicised, just drop me an email.
Christmas in Chatsworth Farmyard
From now until 4 Jan. Crafts, nativities, magic.
Santas Winter Wonderland
At Tamworth snow dome.
Drayton's Magical Christmas
Until 31st Dec, over 21 rides and attractions and the chance to meet Father Christmas in Thomas Land.
Father Christmas's Woodland Wardrobe Crisis
Until Sunday 21 December, the wildlife creatures of Coombes Valley (Bradnop) have offered to help Father Christmas by washing his famous red suit before Christmas Day, but they have lost his clothes through the wood. Help Father Christmas find his clothes ready for Christmas.
Santa and His Reindeer Arrive at Bluebells
Until Sunday 21 December. Fancy dress, nativity animal petting, Christmas market, games, mince pies, santa's grotto, children's fairground rides, all at Bluebell Dairy, Spondon, near Derby.
Santa's at Chucklebutties
Visit Santa in his Grotto on Sunday 21 and Wednesday 24 December 2014. Present for every child, and enjoy a glass of milk and a biscuit with him. Plus Santa's Pyjama Party Saturday 20 December 2014, 5.30-8pm and Tots Breakfast with Santa Tuesday 23 December 2014, 9-10am.
Until 21st Dec plus selected Friday evenings at Lower Drayton Farm
Smoking banned in cars when children are present
From October 2015 anyone who smokes in a car where a child is present will be fined £50
More breastfeeding 'would save NHS millions'
Proven key benefits - and potential savings - associated with breastfeeding a baby include a reduced risk of bowel infection (gastroenteritis), lower respiratory tract infection (bronchiolitis), middle ear infection (otitis media) and an uncommon, but serious, condition called necrotising enterocolitis (bowel tissue death). Breastfeeding also brings benefits to the mother, such as a reduced risk of breast cancer.
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