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Quizzes

Quizzes Who doesn’t love a quiz. Some of these are suitable for kids, others are probably more suited to the grown ups whilst sipping on your cuppa. We’ll post the answers to the quiz on the page the day after the quiz is posted. If you have any ideas for

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KOTR FRONT PAGE
Product

Top Isle of Man Gifts for Kids

There’s a lot out there for kids but maybe you’re looking for something a little closer to home… This guide will give you an idea of some of the things out there for kids which are either made right here on the Isle of Man or is somehow related to

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KIDS ON THE ROCK
Product

My Top Ten Baby/Toddler Products

It’s hard to know what to buy for a baby or toddler and most people will buy things that will be used once or simply never used at all. These are the top ten baby or toddler products I bought and used ALL THE TIME for my little ones. I

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Product

Beachpowder®

What is beachpowder®? Beachpowder was created by Stephanie and inspired by the sandy beaches of the Isle of Man. It removes sand from the skin by absorbing the moisture and allowing the sand to simply fall away. Now some may say, “talcum powder does this”, but beachpowder is made from

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Play Area

The Play Town Role Play Centre, Essendine

Millie and I visited The Play Town Role Play Centre during a recent visit (Jan 2019) back to England to see our friends. We had THE BEST time and I just had to tell you all about it. The Play Town consists of 12 role-play areas with three 90-minute sessions

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Little Jacks Farm and Garden Centre, Bottesford

When we arrived at Little Jacks Farm (July 2018), we went the cafe to have lunch before we went to look around the farm. There was plenty of places to sit and some tables had enough space to park the pram if you need to. They have loads of highchairs

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360 Play, Leicester

360 Play is a family entertainment centre and there are 7 centres across the UK. This blog post is only about 360 Play at Meridian Leisure Park in Leicester. All customers must register with 360 Play (this can be done online or upon arrival) and each family must make a

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Day Out

Wicksteed Park, Kettering

On a beautiful sunny weekend during May (2018), my husband and I took Millie to Wicksteed Park, Barton Road, Kettering. Wicksteed Park is an amusement park which I know I used to go to as a child but seem to remember it was miiiiiiiiles away when really it was only

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Play Area

Weldon Woodland Park

One beautiful June morning, Millie and I went to Weldon Woodland Park (Stamford Road, NN17 3JF) for a walk and a play at the park.   I had no idea where I was going but saw an opening just off Stamford Road and figured that must be it. I found

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Gretton Recreation Ground

Despite a lot of rain the night before, Millie and I headed for Gretton Recreation Ground – head to Kirby Road NN17 3DB and you’ll see a signpost next to the Primary school for ‘Recreation Ground’. This will lead you to the park and a free car park.   The

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LOCKDOWN RESOURCES

Check out our temporary lockdown support page for some home-school resources as well as lots of fun ideas to pass the time and hopefully let you get on with some work or enjoy a cuppa in peace!

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