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The Easter Newsletter is Out – April 2020

I’ve just emailed this months Doncaster Mumbler Newsletter. It’s a round-up of of the stay at home activities and ideas that I have been adding to the Mumbler website over the last week. If you don’t receive it direct to your inbox you can read it here and  subscribe to receive it in the future…

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Easter at home for families

As we near the end of 3 weeks of social distancing and lockdown in the UK, the Easter Holiday weekend is not quite going to be the same, but we can still make the most of it with kids at home. If you need a little inspiration for things to do – and I know…

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An introduction to Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT/ Tapping)

I heard the term EFT or Tapping last week and had no idea what it was! Fortunately Doncaster Mum Danielle, a qualified EFT Practitioner, sent me some more information and I thought it was a technique worth sharing with other Mumblers. Danielle, who has been using the Emotional Freedom Techique (EFT), otherwise known as tapping,…

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Coronavirus A book for children

The much loved and talented illustrator Axel Scheffler has produced a book about Covid-19 Coronavirus just for children – and it’s available as a FREE download. https://nosycrow.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Coronavirus_INS.pdf The Gruffalo illustrator worked with consultant Professor Graham Medley, two head teachers and a psychologist to make sure the book got the messages right, answering questions about quarantine,…

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Doncaster School Nurses eClinics

This is a service which young people aged 11+ can access from the comfort of their own home. RDaSH eClinics is for young people to talk to a school nurse via instant messaging on their phone or tablet. To access the eclinic download the FREE app (search for RDaSH eclinics)  and book an appointment slot….

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Important advice regarding fetal movements

Registering a birth during Covid-19

As a result of the COVID-19 virus and to protect staff and the community as much as possible, birth registration appointments have been suspended until the the end of May 2020. Please note: During this time, you can make a claim for child benefit or universal credit prior to the birth being registered. Click through…

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10 Easter Traditions to Enjoy at Home

This Easter will be one with a difference thanks to Covid-19 and  social distancing, but you can still have loads of fun without leaving the house. Here are ten Easter traditions to do at home with the children, to make Easter 2020 one to remember! 1. Serve breakfast in half an Easter Egg! Everyone wants…

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15 Easter Games and Activities to Play as a Family

Looking for ways to entertain the kids at home over the Easter Holidays? If you want something a bit different from the usual egg hunt, these Mumbler tried-and-tested family games are sure to get the good times rolling. Image source: Activedark.com 1. Glow in the dark Egg Hunt – For an egg hunt with a twist,…

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Egg Decorating Ideas

Whether you need an entry for the Egg Decorating competition, Easter Bonnet parade or just want to entertain the kids, our tried and tested egg decorating ideas may come in handy! These designs are great fun to do with your mini Mumblers and they can be as simple or as complicated as you like! We…

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