How to keep your child’s mind stimulated during the school holidays

How to keep your child’s mind stimulated during the school holidays | noah's forest friends

The school holidays have arrived, and suddenly you’re faced with the challenge of keeping your child entertained every day! It can be tempting some days to let them sit in front of the TV or on their tablets for a few hours, but this can lead to ‘summer learning loss’. Studies have shown that children […]

Keep learning during the summer holidays with these fun educational activities!

Keep learning during the summer holidays with these fun educational activities! | noah's forest friends

We love the summer holidays; endless hours of sunshine, playtime and new adventures to be had! While it’s important to use this time to unwind from a term of hard work, it’s also vital that children still keep on top of basic skills such as numeracy and literacy, especially after the disruptive year we have […]

Imaginative Play, Their Way: Outdoor Edition

Imaginative play, their way: outdoor edition | noah's forest friends

Spending time outside is essential to the growth and development of your child. Creative and imaginative outdoor play provides your child with a safe place to get moving and allows them to be completely themselves without worrying too much about making a mess! This completely carefree play will see their confidence soar. If you have […]

What is Free-Range Parenting, and How Does it Benefit Children?

What is free-range parenting, and how does it benefit children? | noah's forest friends

Free-range parenting was launched into the spotlight by Lenore Skenazy, who encouraged her nine year old son to find his way home alone via the subway in New York. Her decision caused a lot of controversy, with many labelling her as a ‘bad mum’ at the time. However, free-range parenting is becoming increasingly popular within […]

Step Inside the Animal Kingdom: A Fun Way to Introduce Educational Play!

Step inside the animal kingdom: a fun way to introduce educational play!

Children and animals go together like strawberries and cream! They love nothing more than reading animal story books, pointing out the ducks and squirrels that they see on daily adventures, and visiting petting zoos. Animals are guaranteed to keep your little ones entertained for hours, but what if we told you that they can make […]

Introducing Grapat!

Introducing grapat!

A Catalonia-based family-run business, Grapat is passionate about allowing children to find the magic in the everyday. Grapat was founded by two parents, who saw how much joy their young daughter was finding in everyday objects. Kitchen cabinets, tea towels, books – you name it! These objects, found in every home, allowed their daughter to […]