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Parents in Touch is an information, education and resources website for parents (including home educators) and teachers. We help with many aspects of education and parenting, including the provision of over 7500 worksheets to help your child. We also review the best of current children’s books and child and family related products, and keep you updated on educational news and developments.

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REVIEW: My Little Learner

  My Little Learner provide colourful and exciting learning products aimed at pre-school and Reception aged children. We were kindly sent a personalised learning mat with a name and shapes on one side and lines for tracing on the back with a colourful jungle themed border. Along with this we received a triangular pen and a set of colours and shapes flashcards. Learning Mat – £4.50 The Learning Mat is A4 sized and your personalised mat comes with your chosen name and a set of shapes for your child to trace around on one side. The mats simply wipe clean

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REVIEW: Just One Board Game – Board Game Club Blogger

This month we have been playing Just One as part of the Board Game Club Blogger! In the box you get: 110 cards, 7 easels, 7 erasable marker pens and an instruction manual. Just One is a fun party game where everyone plays together to try to guess a word. To Play: Shuffle the cards, randomly draw out 13 cards and place them face down in the middle of the table, these form the deck you will play from and the rest can go back in the box. Each player gets an easel and a marker pen and you will

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REVIEW: The Good Toy Guide from Fundamentally Children

Buying presents can often be really hard work, especially when you have children to buy for of different ages and interests. The Good Toy Guide from Fundamentally Children has produced a fantastic guide to help you along the way. The guide covers ages from 0 to 9+ and they are divided up in to four sections so you can focus on small groups at a time. An ‘alternative gifts’ section gives you some brilliant ideas for presents such as subscriptions or gift vouchers for events and experiences. The toys have all been tested by children, which is fantastic as they

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REVIEW: Rubiks

A new survey has revealed a third of all parents would choose the Rubik’s Cube as a stocking filler for kids this Christmas. The survey, which had 2,000 respondents, also included chocolate and stationery as top stocking solutions. The Rubik’s Cube is instantly recognisable and has been a popular toy in homes since the 1980’s. Now enjoying a revival along with the introduction of some exciting new handheld games, we have been fortunate enough to be able to test them out, read on to find out how we got on! Rubik’s Edge At first glance this looks like the original

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REVIEW: Geogo! Board Game from Oaka Books

Geogo! is an educational map reading board game in association with Ordnance Survey aimed at key stage 3. The aim of the game is to collect 6 different skill award counters before any other player and then return to one of the two O.S. HQ’s found on the corners of the board. Inside the box you get: one playing board, 4 x counters, 2x dice, 4 x 10 skill award cards, 2 x double sided O.S. map inserts, 2 x O.S. 50,000 scale map extracts, 2 x 25,000 scale map extracts, 1 x 1:50,000 legend, 1 x 1:25,000 legend, 60

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