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Children's wipe clean handwriting practice activity set with dry erase pen

Getting to Grips With Handwriting

Posted 17th April 2018 by Emma

Why can’t I find a good book for practicing handwriting ? This is a question that we often get asked in our shops. The answer is that schools have a lot of leeway in how they teach handwriting so there...

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Children can get to grips with learning their times tables

Times tables activities & games to help children

Posted 9th March 2018 by Joe Stansfield

Help with times tables We are always asked what are the best resources for practicing times tables in our shops by parents and teachers. In fact it's one of our most commonly asked questions with regards to home study. And...

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2 adults stretching a giant blob of Crazy Arron's thinking putty

Our Top 3 Picks from the London Toy Fair

Posted 2nd February 2018 by Joe Stansfield

We've been busy at this Year's London Toy Fair trying out the newest, most exciting educational toys for 2018. While it might sound like a kid's dream day out, playing games, squidging slime and boggling our minds with brainteasers is...

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Creative craft christmas ideas

Children’s Crafty Christmas Gift Ideas

Posted 15th December 2017 by Joe Stansfield

Looking for some creative gift ideas this christmas?  Then look no further, we've got our favourite crafty gifts here for you to take a look at. So whether you've got a budding Picasso or someone who just likes to make...

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Old fashioned gift ideas for Christmas

Posted 7th December 2017 by Joe Stansfield

We love toys here at Fun Learning, especially those we grew up with! So we've got our rose tinted glasses on today to suggest some blasts from the past with a list of  old fashioned nostalgic toys that will always...

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Child playing with magformers

Why are children so attracted (har har) to magnets?

Posted 30th November 2017 by Joe Stansfield

As adults, magnets are something we take for granted, but for children discovering magnets for the first time, it’s something akin to magic. Young children are especially captivated by the idea of things moving by themselves and magnets sticking to...

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