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1. Is your little one getting nervous about their first day at school? The First Day at School personalised children’s book is a heart-warming tale that will teach them what to expect when the big day arrives. Accompanied by cute illustrations, all containing your little one’s name, it will familiarise them with formalities like assembly and lunch time, so by the time school comes around, they’ll be full of confidence and raring to go! From £14.30 www.ijustloveit.co.uk 2. T his personalised lunch box, with its eye-catching design, is just too cool for school and will make any child feel special, especially when they see it was created especially for them. £16.50 www.ijustloveit.co.uk 3. You’ve got the personalised lunch box, so how about giving your little one a surprise when they open the lid and find fun-shaped sandwiches. The Lunch Punch food cutter comes in a range of designs, from unicorns and dinosaurs to mermaids and cars, with two cutters per pack. Never serve a boring sandwich again! £10 www.eatwell-uk.co.uk 4. T he soothing sway of the Leaf curv baby rocker will gently rock your baby with a smooth, side-to-side movement that lasts over two minutes. It 82
doesn’t need batteries, just a gentle push. The gliding motion is designed to relax, and the movement is more natural than rocking or bouncing. It can also be locked in a stationary position for feeding or playtime, and it easily pops out of the base for storage or weekends away. £180 www.johnlewis.com 5. I f you’re stuck for fun, educational ideas to keep the children entertained, check out the new monthly Willow + Wild subscription box for threeeight year olds. It’s packed with a variety of nature-related activities focusing on gardening, craft, cooking and creating. It’s the brainchild of Roz Harvey from Heathfield, who gave up her city job last year to develop and recently launch the business. Seeing a gap in the market for subscription boxes that inspire all-year-round learning with an emphasis on nature and the great outdoors, the personalised, seasonal boxes contain all the instructions and materials needed to sow and grow plants, flowers and vegetables, indoors and outdoors. As well as greenfingered activities, different table-top crafts are included every month, as well as an activity book and recipe cards for children and grown-ups to cook and bake treats for the whole family to enjoy. Monthly, threemonthly, six-monthly and 12-monthly subscriptions are available, and can be cancelled at any time. Boxes start from £7.25 per month. www.willowandwildbox.co.uk K U D O S S E P T E M B E R /O C T O B E R 2 0 1 8