The Anti-Screen Revolution

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

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The Many Benefits of Cooking With Children

We teamed up with Steph from @thekiddiekitchen to bring you a blog detailing the benefits of getting your little ones in the kitchen! This blog includes a free downloadable recipe for some healthy cookies! Perfect to entice your kids away from the screen!

How To Create A Beautiful Play House for Kids

Our guest blogger, Ashley Quinn, wrote us a lovely article explaining how she transformed an old Wendy House into a beautiful play house for her kids. We are firm advocates of the benefits of outdoor play!

Our Top Picks for 4 5 6 Year Olds

At Jaques of London, we have made it our mission to design toys and games that are packed full of educational and developmental benefits for children. Learning through play is beneficial for kids as it is fun, engaging and has...

The Important Facts That You Should Know About The Anti Screen Revolution.

What is the Anti Screen Revolution?   The Anti Screen Revolution is our campaign for more real play, and less time spent on screens. We believe that real play is packed full of benefits for childhood development and too much...

The Many Benefits Of Gardening for Kids That May Change Your Perspective.

At Jaques of London, we advocate the benefits of real play and less time spent in front of screens. Check out our Anti Screen Revolution Campaign. In this blog, we discuss the benefits that gardening has for kids including comments from real parents about their experiences of gardening with kids. Share your views over on Instagram or Facebook. 

Summer Holiday Outdoor Games

A selection of 3 classic summer outdoor games that will keep your kids entertained for hours. The perfect summer games for family fun, quality time spent together and time away from the screen.

D.I.Y Obstacle Course

In the final part of our series of blogs around outdoor play and exercise, this blog is all about obstacle courses. Check out the benefits of regular exercise for your kid's development and some of our ideas for creating your own obstacle course at home.

Exploration Stations - Outdoor Play Areas

As part of our outdoor fun and games series of blogs, we have compiled some fantastic ideas for creating exploration stations for your little ones. Fun and easy activities providing the perfect opportunity for time away from the screen and family fun!

Family Sports Day

Most kids and families will be missing out on the annual summer sports days in schools this year. We thought it would be a lovely idea to mark the summer with your very own sports day at home! We have included tips and tricks to make a super fun and easy sports day as a family.

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.

Alice in Wonderland Themed Picnic

To end our series of Picnic blogs, we decided to draw on Jaques of London's historic connection to Alice in Wonderland and help you to plan an Alice in Wonderland theme picnic! The whole family can get involved in planning this special picnic and it is a great incentive to draw your kids away from the screen!

Game Ideas for Family Picnic

As part of our Picnic Month theme this week, we have compiled suggestions for some super fun garden games which are easy to make and set up. We have included 4 classic games, including Tin Can Alley, and fully downloadable tips and tricks for setting up your garden games! The perfect opportunity for screen-free family fun.