Why is it important to engage your child with creative play? Well, experts in Child Development say that through creative and imaginative play, our little ones grow emotionally, socially, intellectually and physically—that’s a lot of easy wins just by picking the right toys.
If somebody asked you what the most popular Halloween decorations are, you would probably include pumpkins near the top of the list! A carved pumpkin with a candle flickering inside is the quintessential Halloween accessory. Halloween might be a little different this year but we believe you should still dig out your costumes and celebrate indoors with your family.
It is only 10 days until the most scary night of the year! With traditional trick or treat taking more of a backseat this year, enjoy this spooky season in the comfort of your homes with our at home Halloween activities! Alongside engaging in traditional family board games with a tonne of sweets, you can still showcase your best Halloween costumes and take part in a variety of spooky kid-friendly ideas!
It is half term, which means that kids are full of beans and your to-do list is bursting at the seams. Keep your kids engaged with interesting activities this week with the help of our free downloadables.
For Universal Music Day on the 10th October, Jaques of London is going to explore the magical world of music for kids! Music is treasure trove of learning opportunities, one with bundles of benefits. In this blog we are going to delve into how early exposure to music can set a tone for life.
It’s just over 11 Weeks ‘til Christmas—if you can believe it! In the run-up to the Festive Season, Jaques will be announcing a Top Toy every week giving you lots of tips and tricks about the benefits the toy has on your kids’ development!
Autumn is officially here! The leaves are turning to beautiful shades of orange and red. The nights are drawing in. The weather is losing humidity. Boots are coming out of wardrobes and preparations for pumpkin picking are in place. With the majority of traditional autumn events, such as Trick or Treat, Halloween Parties and Bonfire Night gatherings, being cancelled we decided to share with you our top games for family fun indoors this autumn. So, gather some treats, your family...
Here at Jaques of London, we LOVE the planet and care about our impact on the environment. This blog is a celebration of National Badger Day 2020 as well as discussing our responsibility towards nature and the environment.
Thursday 1st October 2020 marks National Poetry Day 2020! Find out more about this special day and why we celebrate it. You will also see our top recommendations for poetry and toys!