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A Making Time of the Year

Making the Children’s Year is crammed full of creative things to do with your hands all year round, with lots to do during dark afternoons and rainy days indoors. We’ve picked out a taster for you to try, a Candle Lake, sure to bewitch small people, while brightening up your day too.

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What is home?

The current political climate is encouraging people to retreat into their comfort zones, to reject the foreign or unknown, so it may seem odd to be promoting an ideology that looks to the local.

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Parenting Toolkit workshop

Caroline Penney will bring her wisdom as a parent, grandma, family therapist and lifelong parent-educator to run a parenting workshop in the magical Secret Garden at Stroud’s Museum in the Park on Saturday 17th November.

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Natural Storyteller catches a Moonbeam

The Natural Storyteller has been awarded a Gold Medal in the 2018 Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards! Launched in 2007, the awards are intended to bring increased recognition to exemplary children’s books and their creators, and to celebrate children’s books and life-long reading.

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The Christmas Tomte

Snow is falling on Pettson’s farm, and Christmas is approaching. Findus, the talking cat, tells Pettson that he is excited about the Yule Tomte visiting and bringing gifts. Oh dear, thinks Pettson, How can I explain that the Yule Tomte may not visit cats?

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