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How To Make Homemade Playdough

Summer Activity: How to make homemade playdough. When it comes to keeping the kids entertained and busy over the summer months, few things will ever beat ‘Playdough’. Although you can always buy playdough in a toyshop or even a supermarket but making it can be relaxing and you can even get the kids involved with

Fun Activities to do with your Baby

10 Stimulating and Fun Activities to do with your baby. When It comes to the first years of a child’s life it’s a key time for learning. Infant-development experts believe that activities that we engage our babies in can stimulate their learning in many ways possible. Here are 10 fun ways to help your baby

20 Fun Things To Do In Ireland With The Kids This Summer

Did we say fun things to do in Ireland? Summer is here and we are very excited about it, so let's have a look at 20 fun things to do in Ireland with the kids this summer! Enjoy Free Museum Events in Dublin & Mayo Check out the free family events at the National Museum

Helping Your Kids Sleep in Warm Weather

Tips on helping your kids sleep in warm weather. As the evenings and late nights are getting warmer, it’s never easy for children to sleep in warm weather. Between taking naps during the day to getting so uncomfortable with the heat that by the time bedtime arrives it’s impossible for them to settle down for

Protecting Children From Heat

                  Children don’t sweat as much as adults, so they find it harder to stay cool. When its hot, you should make sure that children and babies drink enough fluids to keep them hydrated and learn to act fast when protecting children from heat. Heat exhaustion: Heat

Keeping your Children Safe in the Sun

Now that Summer is here, it is important to keep your children safe when in the sun. Babies and Children have very sensitive skin and they are at high risk in getting Sun-burnt. Below are some steps in reducing the risk and keeping your children safe when out in the sun and heat. 1: Preventing

New Regulations of School Age Childcare Services

By Little Harvard Do you know about the new regulations of school age childcare services? From the 18th of February 2019, childcare services providing care to school-age children must register with the Child and Family Agency (Tusla) and obey with the Child Care Act 1991 (Early Years Services) Registration of School Age Services) Regulations 2018.

10 Playgrounds to Explore in County Dublin this Summer

By Little Harvard There are many great playgrounds throughout Dublin area, north and south. While some are better than others, there has been a vast improvement in recent years with many playgrounds being revamped and modernised. Play is an important part of children’s social, emotional, cognitive and physical development, as well as creativity and imagination, so here is

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

How to Help Children to Beat the Winter Blues

Winter can be a long season in Ireland. The cold temperatures, wet days and shorter days are a difficult combination, and it means spending more time indoors. While people react differently to the winter months, some can suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder. SAD is a form of depression that follows a predictable course. Symptoms emerge