Category Archive: Early years

Child Friendly Leeds Sundays | A child’s idea becomes the highlight this summer!

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Child Friendly Leeds Sundays Every Sunday during the summer holidays is a Child Friendly Leeds Sunday. Rumani, one of our competition winners, dreamt of creating fabulous play spaces in the city centre, where… Continue reading

What to do in Leeds this summer? From a huge children’s festival with Cbeebies stars to 100s of activities across the city – Welcome to #ChildFriendlyLeeds

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Leeds city centre will come to life over the summer holidays with a jam packed calendar of activities for families starting at the end of July. Whether you want to relax on a… Continue reading

Do you know the law about ‘private fostering’ and why it means local authorities need to know?

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Do you ever work with children or young people? Do you know the law about ‘private fostering’ and why it means local authorities need to know? To keep children safe we need everyone… Continue reading

When can you start potty training? Interesting read by Little Bunny Bear

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When can you start potty training?    A quick Google search will recommend potty training any time from 18 months. In the UK, most parents start potty training when their child is between… Continue reading

Tutti Frutti present Keepy Uppy celebrating FIFA World Cup 2018 by Evan Placey

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As football fever is set to sweep the nation when the FIFA World Cup starts this June, the much-admired Leeds theatre company tutti frutti is delighted to announce that it will be celebrating… Continue reading

Darker evenings in Leeds – When do the clocks change in UK?

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In case you weren’t aware, the clocks go back on Sunday 29th October. The October clock change signals the beginning of winter and the start of darker  evenings. One of the consequences of… Continue reading

Mental maths? Tagtiv8 brings in the fun through active learning.

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When someone suggested we become ambassadors for Child Friendly Leeds, we jumped at the chance! Any organisation with the aim, ‘We’re working to bring everyone together to make Leeds a child friendly city’… Continue reading

Protect your child from Flu this Winter

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So summer is finally over, the kids are back at school, Bake-Off and Strictly have started up again and we’re all on the countdown to Christmas.   And already the kids have started with… Continue reading

Leeds Book Awards 2017: Winners chosen by children and young people

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Leeds Book Awards Primary Awards May 2017 Leeds Book Awards started in 2009 and has evolved into a successful city wide initiative, run jointly between Leeds School Library Service and Leeds Public Libraries.… Continue reading

The first ever celebration of babies in Leeds has been hailed as a hugely positive event #BabyWeekLeeds

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It’s Monday morning, the early start, the jammed-pack roads and the touch of wind to highlight that Summer is over…October has begun! So last month, from the 12th – 16th September, Leeds hosted… Continue reading