Category Archive: Play

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

@snappleeds – a competition for young people, by young people on Instagram #SnappLeeds

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@SnappLeeds was an idea by Cameron, Godwin, Joe, Samuel and Simon from Abbey Grange Academy, who wanted to create an enjoyable experience for young people ‘through an interactive picture taking activity in and… 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

The Arium is delighted to bring you its February Fun Fair this half term in Leeds

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The Arium is delighted to bring you its February Fun Fair this half term, Saturday 10 – Sunday 18. There’ll be free fairground rides in our event space, children’s story-telling sessions, a book… Continue reading

Enchanting entertainment at the Rainbow Factory this Christmas – Scrooge’s Christmas Carol

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Storytelling wonderland the Rainbow Factory is staging a brand-new Christmas production – Scrooge’s Christmas Carol (written, composed & performed by: Bruce Sharp & Lydia Toumazou) Yesterday, the Child Friendly Leeds team were delighted to… Continue reading

New wristband challenge to get Leeds primary school children active

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Primary schools across Leeds are getting set to boost their pupils’ motivation for physical activity as they launch a new competitive wristband challenge in partnership with Leeds Beckett University and Leeds Active Schools.… 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

First Baby Box Programme in Yorkshire launches at #BabyWeekLeeds

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What a week!  A blog by Roger Carter, NHS Digital. It’s rare that I get the opportunity to take the time out to really envelop myself in a subject that ticks all the… Continue reading

Enjoying the holidays (the old fashioned way)

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Around 20 (well maybe 30) years ago, when I was a kid growing up, the summer holidays were a time to look forward to. The sun always seemed to shine, we could play… Continue reading

Move More, Sit Less this summer once more!

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A new Change4life campaign encourages children to be more active. The 10 Minute Shake Up is a Disney inspired campaign and we hope our partners and Leeds children and families will get involved.… Continue reading