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Spooky Hanging Spider Webs

Here is a fun and easy Halloween Craft for the kids using popsicle sticks and yarn/wool! They are easy to create, and they also make great Halloween decorations for the festive season. Here’s what you will need: Popsicle Sticks Glue Paint (Halloween Colours, Orange/Black/White) Yarn or Wool (Orange/Black/White) Scissors Optional Spider Stickers   Instructions: Glue

How To Get Your Children To Read More

Reading is vital for your child's development, so let's have a look at some tips on getting children to read more. Some children love to read, in fact sometimes it can be hard to tear a book out of their hands. But it can also be difficult to motivate a child who doesn’t love to

Herb Gardens For Children

Spring is finally here (fingers crossed the temperatures will rise!), so there is no better time to get outdoors with the kids and have some proper fun! Little Harvard came across these two ideas for herb gardens for children, and we thought you would enjoy learning a bit more. Here you can find out how

Healthy Snacks for Toddlers

Little Harvard came across this great article on snacks for small children, so we would like to share it with you! Trying to get everyone ready and out the door in the morning can be stressful for the whole family, even more so if you have to pack a selection of snacks for your toddler

How to support children when getting back to school

School has started and the kids are back to a routine. For many children and parents, getting back to school is a great time of the year, but this transition can be stressful and disruptive for some families for quite a while. Anxious feelings are normal and expected when kids are going back to school.

Supporting Your Child’s Health During The Cold Season

– By Little Harvard Cold and flu season it’s a parent’s worst nightmare, so Little Harvard would like to share with Parents our research about how to support a child’s health during winter. We can help our children stay healthy and strong during the cold season by incorporating proactive and positive immune boosting habits into their

Accessible Childcare Scheme 2017 For Ireland

By Journal.ie via Little Harvard Minister for Children, Katherine Zappone, has today announced the creation of over 5,000 new childcare places after securing increased funding for the scheme. The government said hundreds of childcare centres will benefit from the grants aimed at increasing capacity for children of school-going age. A national awareness campaign has been

New Childcare Plan To Give €80 A Month To Parents Of Under 3’s

By The Irish Times Via Little Harvard All parents will be able to avail of new childcare subsidies from September including a €80 per month allowance for children aged between six months and three years of age. Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Katherine Zappone launched a new website – affordablechildcare.ie – to provide information