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World Frog Day

World Frog Day

Posted by Spotty Otter on 20th Mar 2023

Learn more about World Frog DayWorld Frog Day is an annual celebration celebrated on March 20. Unlike other animals, not all of us love frogs for their looks, appearance, and most importantly, their croak. Most often they are tiny creatures, small in body, and will make us scrunch up our faces. Frogs are amphibians that can be found both on land and in water. They are considered to be predators an …
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World Down Syndrome Day 2023

World Down Syndrome Day 2023

Posted by Spotty Otter on 13th Mar 2023

What is Down Syndrome ?Down syndrome (or Trisomy 21) is a condition in which a person has an extra chromosome. Chromosomes are “packages” of genes in the body. They determine how a baby’s body forms and functions as it grows. Around 1 in every 800 babies will be born with Down syndrome. Down syndrome occurs naturally – there is no known cause. Down syndrome usual …
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World Book Day 2023

World Book Day 2023

Posted by Rachael Sligo on 1st Mar 2023

Our Northumberland National Park Ambassador Rachael is a Mum of two girls, a Primary School English Lead and a children's illustrator, she's a busy lady! Rachael has shared with us a lovely blog post to celebrate world book day 2023.       Celebrating World Book Day on Thursday the 2nd Of March doesn’t need to be an indoor activity. Now is the perfect time to g …
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​Five Free Family Days Out in the Lakes

​Five Free Family Days Out in the Lakes

Posted by Stephanie Bowler on 8th Feb 2023

Our Lake District National Park Ambassadors @thefamilyramblings have put together a great list of 5 free places to visit with your kids in the Lakes. We know the Lake District is a very popular half term destination. So if you're heading to the mountains this February and want to plan a cheap (you might need to pay for parking) day out, take a read!&nbs …
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