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Introducing Wesley & George

Playful toys and décor that spark creativity What are you doing mummy? Can I have a turn mummy? Questions I hear every day from my little boys and the best proof of how inquisitive our little ones are. It’s this curiosity that drives Wesley & George to carefully source the most playful décor, furniture and toys that create an engaging…

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Self Isolating – A Child’s Perspective

My son is in year 5 at Primary school; last week a member of his class bubble tested positive for Covid-19 and the class were sent home to self-isolate for 14 days. We’re half way through it and we have had some ups and downs (the technical term is that we have been riding the…

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Mission Christmas 2020

VIKING FM’s MISSION CHRISTMAS 2020 HAS LAUNCHED! Viking FM’s charity, Cash for Kids, has launched Mission Christmas 2020, aiming to help thousands of disadvantaged children across East Yorkshire, Northern Lincolnshire and the Yorkshire Coast regions. With an increase in poverty brought on by the impact of Covid this year, so many more children will be…

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Choose Care – Could you help by working in Adult Social Care?

A campaign has been launched by East Riding of Yorkshire Council to increase the number of people considering a job in adult social care. Choose Care was initially set up by the council at the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak to help people who needed support. The campaign was successful in recruiting people to work…

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This Months Newsletter is Out – November 2020

I’ve just emailed out this months Mumbler monthly newsletter – November has some stay at home activities and ideas to get you through lockdown #2 and a look at what’s on for families this Christmas 2020. If you don’t receive it direct to your inbox you can read a copy here.  If you’d like to…

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Christmas Craft Ideas

Making things with your children is a great way to have fun as a family and Christmas provides lots of opportunities. Your masterpieces can also double up as good presents!  We have tried and tested lots of the below and will try a few more over the coming weeks! Salt dough decorations – Easy and lots…

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Lockdown – Rainy Day Ideas to keep the kids entertained

Staying at home – Top 10 wet weather day ideas 1) Wallpaper drawing  One of my favourites is to get a roll of cheap wallpaper or any leftovers you have and roll it out across the floor.  Give the kids their pens/pencils/crayons and let them all fill in a section with their drawings.  This is…

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Family Attractions & Outdoor Places Open in Lockdown #2

National Lockdown in England runs 5th November to 2nd December 2020, but this time public parks, gardens & playgrounds that are staying OPEN (for daily, family exercise). The guidance states that exercise should be done locally wherever possible, but that you can travel to do so if necessary. Here’s a list of the places which…

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Introducing Bebies!! Be the first to know about this revolutionary sleep toy

Bebies has been created by parents for parents. We want to encourage children to sleep better. Our sleep toys have been specifically created to help soothe and relax little ones whilst providing them with the comfort they need at nap times. We’re a local couple living in Hessle, East Yorkshire, who love their sleep. After…

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Saramique Studio – Paint at Home Parcels for Lockdown

Saramique Studio in Hessle – pottery painting at home during lockdown Saramique Studio has been providing pottery painting and pottery making experiences to the region since 2016 and were delighted to be shortlisted finalists in the Mumbler 2020 awards for Best Local Family Attraction! Paint pottery at home with Saramique Studio – The online store…

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