Blog » Month: September 2019

Olympic Atheletes become Ambassadors for Active Fusion

Two Olympic athletes have become ambassadors for a Doncaster charity passionate about supporting young people to become more physically active. Active fusion, based at The Point on South Parade, help drive physical education forward in nurserys and schools in our area, run holiday camps every school holiday and set #ActiveTeams virtual challenges to get organisations…

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10 Activities Children can do with Conkers this Autumn! 🌰

We were out for a walk in our local park at the beginning of September and stumbled across some early conkers on the floor! As Autumn arrives they’re everywhere…we have great fun collecting them in various locations and our house becomes full of them! There are lots of ideas of crafts, games and even a…

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Forest Holidays

A Forest Holiday is the ideal setting for your UK family break. Whatever you want or need, from travel cots to bicycle hire, from pre-booked activities to movies in your cabin, we’ve got it covered. All you have to do is gather your family and enjoy your break in the forest. It’s perfect for getting the…

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RLC Rockets Cheerleading Squad – Introduction to Cheer

RLC Rockets brand new ‘An Introduction to Cheer’ is a 5 week course starting on 7th October 2019. Your child will learn the basics of cheerleading including stunt, tumble, dance and jump technique all whilst making new friends, building confidence and gaining new skills in a safe sporting environment. Book here  Introduction to Cheer –…

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Places to go and pick a Pumpkin this Halloween near Doncaster

I noticed that events page is bursting with places to go and pick a pumpkin or carve one near Doncaster, so I thought i’d summarise them here… Eastfield Farm, Tickill (12th October to 31st October 2019) The farm will be open to pick your own pumpkins from Saturday 12th October to Thursday 31st October, 10am-5pm…

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Mumbler Reviews: Play Avenue – Role Play Centre, Messingham

***Sponsored Review by Play Avenue*** Play Avenue is a brand NEW safe and spacious indoor role play setting in Messingham, Scunthorpe, designed to fuel imaginations. Myself and the mini Mumblers were invited along to see what we thought. The best way to tell you how good Play Avenue is is through our photos! You can…

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Baby Bunnies raise funds for Children’s Heart Surgery Fund

I met up with lovely mum Nichola from Baby Bunnies recently.  Nichola holds an annual Garden Party every year at Doncaster Deaf School (we’ve been for the past couple of years and it is a really lovely event, tea, cake, entertainment for the little ones and free taster sessions in lovely surroundings). Each year Nichola…

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Register to take part in an exciting research project with family lives

I have been contacted by family lives, a charity launching a new home visiting project in our area, which aims to give South Yorkshire pre-schoolers the best start in life. The new project, which aims to prepare disadvantaged preschool children for school is being launched by the charity in partnership with South Yorkshire Futures and…

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Children’s Imaginations Come Alive in the Woods

***Sponsored Advertorial blog by Hill House School*** At Hill House School, we believe that the great outdoors is one of the most important classrooms for our Nursery and Early Years pupils. That is why, through our very own Forest School, we provide unique, hands on outdoor experiences to encourage enriched and independent learning. Led by…

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Mess Around South Yorkshire comes to Doncaster from October 2019!

***Advertorial blog for Mess Around South Yorkshire*** Hello Everyone! I’m Alanna and I run Mess Around South Yorkshire and I’m really excited to be bringing my messy events to Doncaster from October 2019! What makes us different? Well you won’t find monotonous weekly sessions here, instead we offer monthly themed events with loads of exciting…

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Roald Dahl Day – Last minute costume ideas

Our school isn’t dressing up this year, but if you have just dug out the letter, telling you that it is dress-up day at school on FRIDAY, here are a few last minute costume ideas! This year is all about Matilda so the first idea that springs to mind is an obvious choice! Download a…

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Halloween for Doncaster Families 2019

Are you looking for the best things to do this halloween in Doncaster with the little ones? I’m compiling the halloween and October half term listings, which are live here. There is so much going on for families in and around Doncaster. Watch this space for our Mumbler round-up of the best activities and events….

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UCI Bike Race 2019 – What’s on for families across Yorkshire?

  ***Sponsored blog by Yorkshire 2019 *** The UCI Road World Championships are coming to Yorkshire from the 21st to the 29th September 2019, with two major races scheduled to start in Doncaster. Key locations to view the racing include the brand-new state of the art Doncaster Cycle Track at the Doncaster Dome, Doncaster Racecourse,…

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Doncaster Mumbler Awards – ALL Nominations

There were so many businesses and individuals nominated in the Doncaster Mumbler Awards – although we had to have a shortlist for the final vote, I wanted to recognise each and every person on the list below. You were nominated because your customers think you are great! Teacher/Child Practitioner of the year – Sponsored by…

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Edwards & Walker FREE Book Swop!

Many of you will know that the Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is no longer available to children in Doncaster. This was a fantastic project and a cause close to my heart. We at Edwards & Walker opticians have decided to launch a new Book Swop in time for Roald Dahl Day this year! I’m the…

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NCT Nearly New Sale – This Weekend

The NCT (National Childbirth Trust) Nearly New Sale will once again return to the Doncaster Deaf Trust on Saturday 7th September. Bag lots of bargains at this popular event. The first 150 people through the door will recieve a FREE goody bag too. Stalls will be packed with clothes, toys, nursery items and prams to…

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Vote now in the Doncaster Mumbler Awards!

Thank you to everyone who nominated! The Doncaster Mumbler Awards celebrates the very best of the parenting community in Doncaster. The shortlist is here and it is now time to vote!   Mumbler’s Favourite Children’s Retailer – Sponsored by Lakeside Village Boggledybook Children’s Book Store Just a Little Something, Thorne Mia Bella, Conisborough The Pud…

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