When lockdown put an end to award-winning children's author Christina Gabbitas' planned events and visits to schools, she felt she needed to organise something positive. Using her connections from her charity Children’s Literature Festivals, she set up a competition for children and their teachers to submit poems about life during the pandemic. Lockdown Life is the result.
Every year the Toy Retailers Association announces what they think will be the most sought after toys and consumers are advised to buy early to avoid disappointment. The DreamToys list is the UK’s most authoritative predictive list of what will be hot this Christmas. Selected by a panel of retailers and industry experts, the list is independent of toy manufacturers and makers.
Parents looking to stock up on baby essentials this autumn need look no further, as Lidl has announced its Autumn baby event which starts Thursday 22 October, 2020.
Myleene Klass joins TV Medic Dr Philippa Kaye, with parents and nursery school professionals to launch a video series for the 2020 childhood flu campaign, Share Good Times Not Flu. Parents have their questions answered about the flu vaccination and tackle the common myths around eligibility, natural immunity and COVID-19.
Amazon’s annual Prime Day event is back in time for the festive season, taking place on 13 and 14 October, 2020. The two-day shopping event delivers Prime members incredible savings and deep discounts on over one million deals globally across every category.
Celebrating the start of Black History Month, the inspiring true story of Baroness Floella Benjamin's arrival in London from Trinidad as part of the Windrush generation is this evening’s CBeebies Bedtime Story (Thursday 1 October), read by Professor David Olusoga.
As part of the 16th World School Milk Day 2020, Dr Hilary Jones calls on schools and nurseries to ensure that their pupils access the free healthy milk to which they are entitled. Up to 7.5 million primary school kids could be missing out.
Back to school: the real symptoms to look out for in children according to research from the COVID Symptom Study app
For the sixth year running authors are supporting BBC Children in Need with Children in Read. This year there are books from over 200 authors to bid for and the auction is live now. Anne Coates is offering her four book series in Lot 20.
BBC Newsround unveils exciting new changes to its format to offer more kids more news in more places.
Graceful Changes – Ethical Baby & Toddler Clothes Rental Subscription Service tried out by Hannah Smith-Hughes.
To mark National CBD Day, 8 August 2020, smart dietetic thinking from Dragonfly Biosciences, makers of the evidence-backed, seed to shelf, quality CBD oil – DragonflyCBD Oil – is launching the first-ever CBD formulation with vitamin D.