• Here’s How to Build your Best Ever Blanket Fort

    July 2, 2020How to, Parenting, Things To Do

    As lockdown continues, we know how difficult it is to keep coming up with new ideas to avoid boredom at home. Enter the blanket fort, a childhood classic that will occupy and entertain your little ones for days. We know what you’re thinking: the mess, the faff…but what about the peace and quiet that giving your children a little space of their own could bring? Not only will the planning and building process keep your …

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  • Stay at Home with this Printable Bingo Sheet

    July 2, 2020How to, Lifestyle, Real life, Things To Do

    Welcome to week 1000 of lockdown, let’s liven it up with a game of Bingo. This week, we’ve designed this special sheet to make staying at home a little more fun. Whether you’re stuck for inspiration of what to do or looking for a moment’s peace for that first sip of coffee, play lockdown bingo to make this week more manageable.

    Download your Bingo Sheet hereDownload

    Keep reading to find out what we’ve included in our ‘Stay …

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  • Sleep Expert Jo Tantum shares the best bedtime routine for little ones during Lockdown

    June 26, 2020Advice, How to, Information, Lifestyle, Parenting, Real life

    Jo Tantum

    Meet Jo Tantum, Purflo’s resident sleep expert! Paediatric Sleep Consultant Jo Tantum, a previous Purflo customer herself and Mum of 1, has been working with babies and parents across the globe for more than 30 years. Jo was a key speaker at ‘The Baby Show’ for 7 years and a Sleep Expert for Prima Baby Magazine for 8 years. She has also appeared on GMTV, Richard and Judy, ITN news and was …

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  • Stay at Home with this Printable Wordsearch Activity

    June 24, 2020How to, Lifestyle, Parenting, Things To Do

    Every week, we’re bringing you a new printable activity to help entertain your kids during lockdown.This week, we’ve made a wonderful wordsearch, designed to distract your little ones and give yourself some peace – even if it’s only for 15 minutes. 

    All you need is a printer, a pen and a little concentration to find the words we’ve hidden in this fun printable. 

    Click to download the WordsearchDownload

    With love,

    My 1st Years x

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  • Learn their ABCs with this fun printable activity!

    June 11, 2020How to, Lifestyle, Parenting, Real life, Things To Do

    As lockdown eases and schools begin to reopen, nurseries still remain closed. Alphabet activities can be a fun and easy way to help your toddler become more familiar with letters, develop their sound recognition and boost their literacy learning. Playing with a set of alphabet cards is a great way to introduce a little one to reading, encourage them to learn new words and help them to feel more confident when they go back to …

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  • Can you spot the difference in these fun printables?

    June 3, 2020Lifestyle, Parenting, Real life, Things To Do, Uncategorised

    As lockdown continues, you might be starting to run out of ideas to keep your little ones busy. Every week, we will be providing you with a different printable activity to keep things fresh and fun for your little one. Ranging from quick puzzles to educational activities, we hope that these simple resources can support your amazing efforts to keep your children entertained and occupied while you stay home.

    This week we’re kicking off with a …

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  • Picnic at home in 5 easy steps!

    May 21, 2020Advice, Food & Drink, How to, Information, Lifestyle, Parenting, Real life, Things To Do

    This week, we’re bringing you our top tips to enjoy the outdoors indoors with a picnic at home. Lockdown is still in action and unfortunately many of us don’t have access to our own outside space – but you can still enjoy your favourite spring activities at home! This bank holiday weekend, do something different with your extra time and follow these 5 easy ideas to enjoy the perfect picnic at home. 

    1 – Make some …

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  • Keep up your kids’ routine during the quarantine

    April 6, 2020Advice, How to, Information, Lifestyle, Parenting, Real life, Things To Do

    Now that nurseries and schools have closed, you’ve got the kids to look after and most of us are working from home, ‘normal life’ can feel very far away. As hard as it may seem, developing and maintaining a routine for your family is more important than ever. Children thrive in a routine and guidance from UNICEF recommends that parents and children find the middle ground with a flexible but consistent daily routine to keep …

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