Learn to stitch activity kit

Boredom busting activities for grandkids

Designer, author, mother and grandmother Juliet Bawden from Creative Colour chooses some of our products to entertain her three year old grandson to give you plenty of ideas and inspiration. 
Miko and Cookie in the Summer Sale

Miko and Cookie in the Summer Sale

This year, our Summer Sale features our much-loved Miko the Panda and Cookie the Cat.
Packing for days out

What to pack for family days out [free checklist]

If you’ve ever planned a fabulous day out, but then spent the morning frantically throwing everything you think might possibly need into a bag, this post is for you. Includes free checklist!
Ponytail with leopard hair band

Kids' hair hacks you need to know

Kids' hair hacks you need to know, from Disney-inspired hair styles to DIY hair clips.
Teddy Bears picnic

How to have a teddy bears picnic

Today’s the day the teddy bears have their picnic! If you’re looking for a super cute and easy activity to do one weekend, indoors or outdoors, you can’t go wrong with a classic teddy bears picnic.
Nature Trail insect viewer

11 ways to get your kids into nature

Now that we’re officially in British Summer Time, there’s never been a better time to switch off the screens and get outside. Here are some ideas and inspiration to help re-engage your kids with the great outdoors.
Coral Reef jigsaw puzzle

The joy of jigsaw puzzles

We’ve got puzzles of all shapes and sizes, for all ages and tastes. Here are just some of our favourites.
Christmas decor for less

Christmas decor for less: 3 DIY ideas

Creating your own decor while thrifty and effective, is also a fantastic way to get everyone involved in the festivities. Here are three different ways to decorate your home this season, DIY style!