It’s National Storytelling Week

Storytelling and your Toddler Storytelling and your child. We all know how important it is to read to your child and this week is dedicated to storytelling.  Have you got a favourite book? Storytelling isn’t just about reading but also narrating a story, children love to hear stories about what you did as a child,…

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What Dads need to know about Doulas

A doula can help support your partner during your birth and make your baby’s arrival a beautiful, memorable experience for the whole family. Doulas and Giving birth More and more women with varying birth plans are enlisting the help of a doula and for good reason. Studies have linked trained doulas with a lower risk of…

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Mission Impossible Game for a Raining day

Yarn Laser Maze Treasure Heist Age: 3 years+ Objective: See if your child can get to the “treasure” on the other side of a hallway maze. Sometimes it’s not possible to get out and your child gets cabin fever. This game helps with their mobility and agility, testing their balance and co-ordination How It Works: Unwind a skein of yarn…

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Make Do and Mend Workshops in Bute

Fyne Futures through funding from Zero Waste Bute are running FREE workshops  in our Re-style Shop in Montague Street, Rothesay, each Tuesday for 4 weeks starting Tuesday 2nd February from 2-4pm We will be covering: How to Alter a Seam How to sew on a button Hemming with an Iron Hemming by Hand  …

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Homestart Majik’s guide to cooking with your children

    Looking for something practical to do with your little ones? Cooking with your children offers you a great opportunity to have great fun and some bonding time.  Whether it’s a rainy day (unfortunately we get that a bit too much here in the west coast!) or your looking to fill in an afternoon during…

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Bookbug Baby

Babies love songs and rhymes and they especially love the sound of your voice. Even before birth your child is tuning in to the sounds of the important people in their lives – mum, dad, big brothers or sisters, granny, granddad – the voices they hear most often. The Scottish Book Trust has released the Bookbug Baby CD…

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