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Recycling Week 2020 - Recycled Indoor Arts and Crafts for Kids

Our blogs this week have been dedicated to Recycling Week 2020. We lovingly prepare our blogs with you and your little learners in mind. Included in this particular blog are 3 FREE downloadable instructions for some arts and crafts activities repurposing unwanted materials.

Help The Planet With Our Recycled Arts and Crafts Projects For The Garden!

Read this blog to find out how you and your kids can get involved in Recycling Week 2020 with some fun arts and crafts ideas for the garden! Celebrate planet earth with creative screen-free fun!

Celebrating Wooden Toys for Recycling Week 2020

Now in its 17th year, Recycling Week – organised by WRAP – aims to remind us of the importance of recycling.  Not only do Jaques believe that wooden traditional children’s toys are wonderful, but our traditional and vintage toys are delivered hand wrapped in paper, with cardboard packaging for this very reason—every single one of them has been designed with the next generation in mind.

5 Roald Dahl Books That Your Kids Will Love

On the 13th September 2020, it would have been Roald Dahl’s 103rd birthday! To mark this, we decided to dedicate our blogs this week to this prolific children’s author. In celebration of Jaques’ Roald Dahl Week 2020, we collated a list of our Top 5 Roald Dahl books!

Fun Arts and Crafts Activities for Kids to Celebrate Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl would have been 103 years old this year! In light of Roald Dahl Day (Sunday 13th September 2020), we are dedicating our blogs this week to this legendary author. Check out our ideas for fun arts and crafts activities for kids.

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!

Teach Key Numeracy Skills with Shut the Box

In recognition of children returning to the classroom this month, we are compiling a selection of blogs with downloadable educational resources for you to use with your kids at home. Our Shut the Box game is PERFECT for children in Year 1 and Year 2 - read on to see how it helps them with their maths skills.

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 a host of opportunities for development and growth. Our range of toys contains numerous benefits ranging from developing fine motor skills to learning to spell common words. Read on to see our top 5 picks for 4, 5, 6 year...