Let's pretend! The importance of imaginative play

Let's pretend! The importance of imaginative play

Albert Einstein once said: “Logic will take you from A to B, imagination will take you everywhere.” Sitting back and watching your children engage in pretend play is brilliant, (not just because you get to sit down and drink a cup of tea!) you can see their imaginations in action and watch as they mirror the things that you and the other grown-ups do! It can be quite eye-opening!! They are free to be whoever they want to be, Elsa in her ice castle, a scary monster in an enchanted wood, perhaps they’re taking on the role of a teacher...

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10 FREE family things to do this half term

10 FREE family things to do this half term

Search out spring! It’s very early, but the snowdrops are popping up and the crocuses are saying hello! So why not take the family out in search of other signs that spring is on its way? From the singing birds, to the first little buds on the trees in cities, towns, parks and woods, hidden little signs can be found everywhere... Make a map of your finds, take snaps along the way, wrap up and make a day of it! Get to know your past! Every city and most towns have an array of Museums and Galleries that are free...

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