Summer Film Fun at the Cinema or at Home

Summer months are synonymous with family moviegoing with many child-friendly blockbusters scheduled for release to coincide with the school break and 2014 is no different – extend the enjoyment of your cinema trip by downloading some of these activity sheets to accompany the film of your family’s choice…

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Have you Been Bitten by the Baking Bug?

Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood are once again back on our small screens on BBC One at 8pm on Wednesdays with the latest series of the Great British Bake Off set to send the nation into a frenzy of flour, eggs and sugar.  No doubt, with the promise of such yummy treats to taste at the end, your children will also want to get into the kitchen as a result and there’s plenty of resources available on the internet to help fuel their enthusiasm whether you’re phobic of an electric mixer or already on your way to being a master baker.

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Lessons from the Centenary of World War One

On August 3, 1914, Germany declared war on France leading Britain to declare war on Germany the following day.  With many events planned throughout the year to commemorate the start of the First World War it’s natural for any budding young historian to be interested in finding out more about the global war that centred in Europe.

Claiming the lives of more than 16 million people, the huge sacrifice the world paid to restore peace is certainly one we don’t want future generations to forget.

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