The Anti-Screen Revolution

Making Real Play A Real Priority

Our mission is to support families to create healthier habits without technology through the magical power of real play.

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Love Parks Week 2020

12th July 2020 marks the beginning of Love Parks Week 2020. It is the ideal opportunity for family fun away from the screen. Our local parks and green spaces were crucial during lockdown to maintain physical and mental health. There are numerous benefits to outdoor play for both kids and adults. So, take the time to visit your local park this week and appreciate our beautiful green spaces.

Learn with Board Games

Did you know that traditional board games have many benefits for children, both educationally and personally? Board games are widely available to be purchased OR you could design and make your own personalised versions of traditional board games! Board games are an opportunity for screen-free, family fun and have been a firm family favourite for generations. Play a board game today and see how it can double as a learning toy!

Home Learning Lesson Ideas

As part of our Home School series of blogs, we have created 3 learning resources for you to try with your little learners. We have included 1 Maths activity, 1 writing activity and 1 reading activity. They have been crafted by our team of primary school teachers and aim to make homeschooling a little bit easier for you!

Set Up Your Home School

This blog will provide you with lots of tips and tricks for helping your children with their schoolwork. Most children will not be returning to the classroom until September and, therefore, require homeschooling with their families. Our series of blogs this week aim to make homeschooling a little bit easier!

Children's Art Week 2020 - 29th June to 19th July 2020

Monday 29th June 2020 marks the beginning of Children's Art Week 2020. It is split over 3 weeks, ending on the 19th July 2020. It is the perfect opportunity to have some screen-free fun and quality time together as a family. You will find downloadable painting activities for babies, toddlers and primary school children in this blog.

Paper Arts and Crafts Activities for Kids

Read this blog to download instructions on how to complete fun paper arts and crafts activities. Perfect screen free fun for all the family.

Paper Animal Craft Activities for Kids

Unleash your child's creativity with these fun and easy paper animal craft activities.

Jaques of London advocate the benefits of 'real' play, moving away from the age of screens! We have been producing Traditional Toys and Games for over 220 years. 

Our easy and straightforward paper animal craft activities will provide hours of fun and allow your child to express themselves through their artwork. 

Join the Anti Screen Revolution and complete these fabulous paper craft activities. 

 

Creative Number Sense Fun Maths Game

For more family number fun, this crafty classic is a must. So easy to make, these numbered hand-prints also make a wonderful memento to keep even after playing and learning has finished. Keeping track of your child's progress as you...

Fraction Flowers

Maths can be one of those subjects that many children just find hard to get to grips with - and many adults too! Luckily, fraction flowers are a beautiful, eye-catching way to play with numbers and are perfect toys for...

Homemade Cup Calculator Game for Kids

Playing maths games with children can be a wonderful way to spark their creativity, help them spot patterns as well as inspiring them to have fun with numbers while learning their value. But educational toys for kids don't have to...

Garden Games Ideas

Spending time on the TV might look like an option but do not forget that kids need to exercise their muscles and spend some time on the sunlight as well. 

Educational Scavenger Hunt at Home

An at-home twist on a classic game.