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Exploring the Benefits of Outdoor Reading with Your Kids

Exploring the Benefits of Outdoor Reading with Your Kids

Posted by Spotty Otter on 5th Mar 2024

Incorporating outdoor learning into your child's routine has been backed by a wealth of educational research, highlighting the numerous positive impacts it can have on children's development. So why not take advantage of this opportunity by introducing outdoor reading sessions with your kids?Connecting with Nature: Reading outdoors provides an invaluable opportunity for children to connect with th …
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Always wear your waterproofs to the play park

Always wear your waterproofs to the play park

Posted by Spotty Otter on 20th Feb 2024

Don't take your kids to the play park in their best clothes, kids need waterproof clothing even for the play park for several reasons. Here at Spotty Otter, nothing brings us more joy than seeing kids having a blast at the park – especially when they're equipped with the right gear! We believe that every outdoor adventure should be filled with laughter, excitement, and endless possibilit …
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Join RSPB'S Big Garden Bird Watch

Join RSPB'S Big Garden Bird Watch

Posted by Spotty Otter on 25th Jan 2024

What is Big Garden Birdwatch?The Big Garden Birdwatch stands as the world's largest garden wildlife survey. Annually, nature enthusiasts, much like yourself, participate, contributing to the understanding of the status of garden birds. The event is scheduled for January 26th, 27th, and 28th this year.You can join the world's largest garden wildlife survey here with RSBB and log the birds you …
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Let's Layer up

Let's Layer up

Posted by Carmy Peach on 15th Jan 2024

Hi, I’m Carmy and I love hiking with my son all year round. The weather can be challenging at times but with a 7-year-old I’m used to a challenge! Read on for my top tips on how to layer up and keep children dry, warm and happy* on those cool, wet, memorable winter walks. It’s all about layering and the essential accessories including socks and gloves, (oh and chocolate!). Most days I …
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