Art therapy to benefit Great Ormond Street Hospital children

Great Ormond Street Hospital, Scottish charity the Teapot Trust will start providing art therapy, which is proven to be effective in reducing anxiety and helping ill children to communicate their feelings. The Teapot Trust was set up in 2010 and now delivers art therapy in medical environments in six Scottish cities, supporting those suffering from […]

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New evidence is supporting the campaign for the tax free childcare scheme

The recent publication of the government paper “Evidence to Inform the Childcare Commission” has now confirmed many long standing assumptions of both parents and childcare providers in the UK. There are three that really stand out; most mums go out to work, these mums need top quality childcare, and this childcare needs to be made […]

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25% of children in the UK come close to serious injury or death before leaving school

New research that was released today has revealed what parents do in order to stop their kids suffering from horrific accidents. Almost one quarter of parents, 24%, have said that their child had a close call before they left school. Two thirds, or 67%, said that that have had to jump in to prevent a […]

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Be a real safety hero for the 2013 Child Safety Week

CAPT, or the Child Accident Prevention Trust, is calling on all those professionals who work with children and their families to become a Safety Hero during this years Child Safety Week which runs from the 24th-30th June. Professionals who work with children can now download, for free, resources dealing with Child Safety Week from www.childsafetyweek.org.uk/. […]

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Celebs are lining up in support of the ‘charit-tea’ campaign.

During the month of April, people from right across the UK can enjoy their favourite chocolate treat, along with a cup of tea, and raise funds to support the families who have sick children receiving care in hospital. The campaign, called ‘the Sick Children’s Trust Big Chocolate Tea Party’ is encouraging people to host their […]

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National Doughnut Week is a sweet way to raise funds for children’s charities

National Doughnut Week, the hugely popular fundraising event, is returning in 2013 and will run from Saturday to Saturday the 11th-18th May, and aims to raise dough for the Children’s Trust. This great event is now in its 22nd year, and has so far raised more than £755,000 for various children’s charities, and has sold […]

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