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How Can Children Stay Safe While Navigating The Online World?

23/04/2021

Around 20% of teens have met up with an online friend in person....Here we share some tactics for keeping your child safe online.

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20 Ways to make your child’s next virtual play date extra fun!

26/02/2021

Running out of ideas for zoom games? We've pulled together a list of fun activities your little one will love.

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How are you decorating your home for Christmas?

30/11/2020

With Christmas just around the corner, all around the country people will be putting up their trees...

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Where are the best places for outdoor play in the UK?

24/08/2020

We've looked at cities and towns across the UK and see where has the most family-friendly outdoor space...

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Board Game Bust-Ups

10/07/2019

Ever wondered which board games are most likely to end in an argument?

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The Big Toy Appeal

09/01/2019

We partnered with The Salvation Army to give the gift of play this Christmas.

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All Grown Up

03/12/2018

Ever wondered what your favourite childhood characters would grow up to be?

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Meet The Entertainer Team

30/08/2018
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Tesco Direct website is closing on 9 July

23/05/2018

As you may have read, the Tesco Direct website is closing on 9 July. The Entertainer has sold toys through Tesco Direct over a number of years.

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How much pocket money are children earning?

21/05/2018

When it comes to the topic of pocket money, it’s natural for parents to have a lot of questions. Should you give your children pocket money? If so, how much? And what should they have to do to earn it?

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Throwback Thursdays: Rubik's Cube

16/01/2018

That brain-teasing puzzle which has caused much head scratching for children and adults alike.

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How quickly do your kids open their Christmas presents?

08/12/2017

New research shows 58% of children spend less than two minutes between opening presents on Christmas Day...

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