Blog » Month: December 2019

The 12 Tech Tips Of Christmas For Parents

Guest blog from The E-Safety Office   With Christmas looming, it is a busy time for parents buying presents and making sure that they will have happy faces on Christmas Day morning. Whilst traditional toys such as Lego, board games and character figures are still popular, there is an increasing number of interactive toys which…

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10 Ideas for Family Days Out After Christmas in and around Wharfedale & Craven

If you’re looking for ideas to get out of the house and for the kids to burn off some energy once the Christmas celebrations are over, we have listed our ‘Top Ten’ day trip ideas which are within an hours drive of Wharfedale & Craven.  We have included indoor and outdoor activities in case the…

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OWLS: Supporting a bereaved child during a special occasion

The absence of a loved one who has died can be felt all the more acutely when special occasions such as anniversaries, birthdays, religious holidays, Father’s Day and Mother’s Day come around. A family-focused occasion like Christmas can be particularly difficult, but don’t be tempted to ignore it or play it down: providing children with…

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Santa’s Grottos – No booking required

Do the kid’s need to find out if they are on Santa’s nice list this Christmas? We all know the kids love a trip to see Santa so if, like mine, your kids have been nagging to pay him a visit we have put together a list of all the drop-in sessions running in and…

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Enjoy a stress-free Christmas!

Does the mere thought of Christmas fill you with panic and stress?  Don’t worry, help is at hand! ‘Tis the season to be Jolly……. Christmas is a lovely time of year.  All the yummy food, the gift-giving, the look on your children’s faces on Christmas morning, the celebrations with friends and family.  But it can…

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Go, Go Go to see Joseph and his Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat!

NEW Family tickets to see Joseph at Doncaster Dome this December The Perfect Christmas Theatre Experience: Joseph and The Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat If you’re looking for a festive family theatre experience, Bill Kenwright’s brilliant production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s sparkling family musical returns to the Doncaster Dome this December. Starring the hit…

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Children’s Christmas TV

The Christmas Films are starting early this year so here’s a handy guide, split out by day, time and channel – set the Sky Plus, it could buy you a lot of time…. 🎄Saturday 14th December 🎄 The Goonies – 3.35 pm: Channel 5 Nativity – 5.30 pm: BBC2 Disneys A Christmas Carol – 5.15 pm:…

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Card Factory: Wharfedale & Craven Mumblers Top 10 Personalised Christmas gifts

We ALL know how hard it can be for to find the perfect gift for those #ungiftable family members, friends or colleagues! Finding something within the budget which is not just another piece of “tat” adds to the pressure even more. I love to watch a recipients face when they genuinely LOVE the gift I…

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