Explaining Coronavirus to Children

As the reality of staying home begins to hit for many children, and the realisiation that this is not in fact an extended holiday (much as we are trying to make it fun!), the ‘why’ questions become more frequent.  But just how do you explain what’s going on in the world right now, without causing…

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The Toy Shop 20% Discount Code

The Toy Shop 20% Discount Code FREE DELIVERY – when you spend £40, or £3.99 for orders under £40 Discount code “GETCRAFTY”. It gives customers 20% off any arts and crafts product in this section: and will be valid until next 27th March 2020.    Web  Join us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter

Keeping Positive During Coronavirus

Keeping Positive During Coronavirus- Listen to your grandparents generation. This fabulous guest blog about keeping a positive attitude was sent in by a Mumbler Nana- Linda Oldridge. Here she shares her advice about maintaining a positive attitude. Easier said than done ? We are being bombarded on an almost hourly basis, with all the awful…

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20 Family Meals From Tinned and Frozen Ingredients

20 family meals from tins and frozen ingredients Covid-19 has brought lots of uncertainty to families in the UK and we know that more people are being asked or choosing to self-isolate. Inevitably, many of us are thinking of ways to prepare ourselves and protect our loved ones. Many parents worry about how they’ll feed their…

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Free Online Education Resources

FREE online education resources School closures will no doubt come, and though schools will send some work home no one can know how long the kids will be off school. For any parents worrying this list was put together by the home ed community. FOR ALL AGES BBC Learning – This site is old and no…

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101 Things to Do with Kids at Home

101 Things To Do With Kids Indoors (and your own garden) If you’ve decided to spend more time indoors this week – then this blog is for you! With current events in mind, we thought it was a good time to share some ideas for fun and easy things that you can do with kids…

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Indoor Activities for Babies and Toddlers

Indoor Activities for Babies and Toddlers   Not being able to get out and about because you need to stay at home, for whatever reason, can make the days feel long.  And if you have young children, the hours can begin feel like days.  So what can you do to help maintain your sanity (and…

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Corona Virus Explained – Practical Advice for Parents

Coronavirus Explained – Practical Advice for Parents Stay home if you have a fever or a cough – that’s the latest coronavirus advice from Prime Minister Boris Johnson as of  Thursday March 12, 2020. Here at Mumbler, the LAST thing we want to do is spread panic. So we’ve tried to explain Boris Johnson’s statement…

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What’s on This Weekend 14th/15th March 2020

Saturday 14th March 2020   STEM on Saturday to Celebrate British Science Week 10am – 2pm Stockport Central Library, Wellington Road South, SK1 3RS Call into Stockport Central Library this Saturday for this FREE STEM activity drop in.  There will be an opportunity to have a go at some coding activities with Coderdojo and visit…

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Mother’s Day 22nd March 2020

This year, Mother’s Day is on Sunday 22nd March.  If you’re looking to treat your own mum ,treat the mother of your children or to drop a big hint to someone who might be wanting to treat you, here are some of the options locally for celebrating. Happy Mother’s Day, from Stockport Mumbler xxx  …

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