Ideas and Information pack for parents- week of 1st Feb 21

Hi all, here is this week’s pack of ideas for parents of children with SEN. Please feel free to share it as widely as you like! CLICK HERE FOR MORE


Great Workshops available this weekend!

The South London Gallery has some fantastic FREE online workshops coming up this Sunday for families. See the information below: Sunday Spot Online: Sunday 31st January, 2-2.45pm & 3-3.45pm Join artist Pablo Paillole for an interactive collage workshop. Perfect for children aged 3-12 and their parents or guardians. We will use a broad range of visual references from mail-box adverts to magazine cut-outs – anything you
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Ideas and Information pack for parents- week of 25th Jan

Hi all, here is this week’s pack of ideas for parents of children with SEN. Please feel free to share it as widely as you like! CLICK HERE FOR MORE


Mindfulness activities for early years children

These session plans use Happy: A Children’s Book of Mindfulness by Nicola Edwards, illustrated by Katie Hickey ( Little Tiger Press Group ) to introduce early years children to the concept of mindfulness. The session plans can be delivered through a mixture of online sessions and home learning ideas. For example, the book could be read by a practitioner during a live or pre-recorded video and then the
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Workshop for Arabic speaking families

We would like to let you know there will a workshop for Arabic speaking families, organised by Southwark Children’s Centres (Peckham Rye and Nunhead locality). This workshop is aimed at Arabic speaking families who live in Southwark and have children aged 0-5years. To explore with families what matters to them and their children during this COVID 19 Pandemic Outbreak What children’s centres could do
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Home Learning help for complex children

Cherry Garden School are making an Ideas and Information pack each week for parents who are doing home learning with their child with complex needs.  Here’s the link to the first one: you should be able to just click on the video links to play them, and there’s a small box in the corner to expand them. CLICK HERE TO GET STARTED [LINE] Also,
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Christmas Reading from World Book Day

We have new reading recommendations with our top Christmassy stories for all ages. Bring the Christmas spirit to life and pick out a story to share with the family here – revisit some familiar favourites, or discover some new characters! Whether you’re reading around the Christmas tree, or filling up stockings with booky treats, we’d love to see you share some of your favourite reads with
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How to Help Parents and Children Overcome Anxiety During COVID-19

2020 has been a tough year for everyone, and especially for parents with children. Families are facing difficult decisions, and many of us have had to reinvent our families habits and routines. Dealing with so many unexpected changes can easily take a toll on our mental health. In fact, anxiety levels have doubled this year as a result of lockdown measures and restrictions. And there’s something
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Spark a love of reading book list

It’s Christmas time and to celebrate, Hungry Little Minds asked 12 brilliant authors, poets and illustrators to recommend their favourite children’s books in which they felt represented. The authors suggested the first book where they saw themselves on the page – or learned something about representation. We received some brilliant entries from authors including the Children’s Laureate Cressida Cowell and the fantastic illustrator and
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Now I feel like there is somebody to take care of me too

The impact of the pandemic on families with disabled children has been extremely challenging. On top of everything, families have had to deal with children’s routines being disrupted and associated issues with sleep and behaviour that challenges, for example  – as well as coping with their own and their children’s mental health and wellbeing. At the start of the pandemic the length and emotional
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