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10 ways to help your children read information books

Getting children reading… Many of us have amazing memories of childhood…


Stickers - a waste of time????

Stickers – they are everywhere and children seem to love them. We are…


Building Toys

Building Toys - Creative Play that reaches for the sky!

From first building blocks, right up to intricate model making, building toys…


We Love Dinosaurs

Dinosaurs Rule!

For many of you, dinosaurs ruling are very much part of every day life. Whilst…


How do I entertain children on a long journey?

Planes and trains? A long journey can be a wonderful time to spend with a…


Whirligig Toys - Stacking Animals

Balancing Acts

The older I get, the more I seem to be falling over – my sense of balance…


Fidget or Focus?

So – fidget spinners, fidget cubes and the ever popular Thinking Putty…


"We're bored!" The Joy of Half Term!

‘We’re bored!’ It is a phrase that I remember all too well…


Through the eye of a needle - how to get your child into sewing

I’ll put it out there – I’m a secret sewing nut! I have…


Children Designing Automata

Whirligig has always loved automata – fascinating machines that make…