Balance bikes give kids confidence on two wheels, teach them to ride before the can pedal, and should eventually mean they don’t need stabilisers. But how do they actually work?
Somehow we’ve survived two years in the parenthood trenches. As hard as everyone said? Probably. Exhausting? Definitely. Enjoyable? Big-time. Would I change a single thing? Hell no!
Here’s the third in our series of 101 outdoor activities for families. From treasure hunts and festivals to skimming stones and cooking outside, there’s something simple and fun for every family!
All you need to play Pooh Sticks is a stream, a bridge and a couple of twigs. It’s a brilliantly daft game that’s great fun for kids and overly-competitive adults (I know this one because I am one).
The Gruffalo Poncho Towel does the awesome job of drying your toddler without you having to get your hands wet. All they need to do is run around!
It’s no secret that in the UK we’re pretty rubbish at getting kids outside. And I had an interesting chat with an interesting bloke yesterday that make me realise I’d love to work with other outdoorsy parents to change that – who’s with me?
The Original Konfidence Swim Jacket is packed with removable floats and lots of other cool features that help water-loving toddlers take their first strokes towards becoming full-on swimmers.
Bug hunts, water balloons, den building, mud baths, footballs and more – here are 7 simple ways to entertain toddlers in your garden this winter.
A lot of people hate the idea of ‘putting kids on leads’ but if a set of toddler reins keeps my son safe, encourages him to walk and gets him outdoors more – I’m all for it!
With smartphones, tablets, endless TV and the coolest gadgets in the world at their fingertips, it’s easy for kids to forget the outside world exists. So we need to show it to them!