Monthly Archives: May 2011

Half-Term Mayhem

With the Bank Holiday weather putting the dampeners on the start of the half-term we thought we could help you out with some free ‘make and do’ ideas from our fab Activity Zone. Grow your own Stalactites and Stalagmites! With our fun … Continue reading

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Bend n’ Build – A New Wax Work

When it comes to clay-model characters, Morph and Chas often spring to mind; the animated duo came to life with the late Tony Hart at the beginning in 1977. Since then we have had Wallace & Gromit, the adorable Pingu … Continue reading

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Fabulous folding fun

With our paper planes flying off the shelves (see what we did there?!) we’ve come up with another paper-tastic idea to keep kids amused. The colourful new Galt Origami set harks back to ancient times when only the rich could … Continue reading

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Peek-a-boo, Peep-o Puppets

We all know and love the game Peek-a-boo and many of us will have with fond memories of Mum hiding her face behind her hands, then popping back into view, saying “Peek-a-boo, I can see you!” It has been a … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Puzzles – Magic Puzzles

While we were all getting excited about the Royal Wedding last week, Oliver Gibson, aged 14 from Cirencester, had another reason to celebrate when he completed one of the world’s hardest puzzles. It is estimated that the 24,000 piece puzzle, … Continue reading

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