How to choose Martial Arts for children

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Martial arts are a great way to keep children fit and teaching them important aspects of discipline and safety. In the UK, martial arts are quickly growing in both choice and standards. Gone are the days when a few clubs would pop up  when a kung fu movie would be popular in the cinema, now Martial arts clubs represent a great was for adults and children to keep fit and develop important life skills. There is, however, some significantly important things to consider when choosing a club. … Continue reading

Top 5 indoor play areas in London!

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We love optimism at EncycloKidia, honest! That being said, occasionally living in the UK does provide us with a sense of resignation to the occasional summer’s day of torrential rain.. Everybody remembers those awful days as a kid when you’re off school and full of energy but can’t go out to play because of the rain. Thankfully there’s a little bit more to do these days, with exciting indoor play centres, full of educational resources and other fun stuff.  This is our round up of the best ones … Continue reading

Top 9 beach holidays with family!

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With the glorious British sun making its appearance, what better way to spend these days than on a beach! Sun, sand, sea and lots of fun… We have lined up the top 9 beach destinations to go with your little ones this summer!

1)Blackpool Sands, Devon This award-winning beach is one of Devon’s most popular attractions. It is in an unspoilt, sheltered bay and surrounded by wooded cliffs. There’s a safe swimming area for children, as well as sandpits and kayaks for hire.

  Learn More- http://www.blackpoolsands.co.uk/

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Top 5 Kid Friendly Restaurants in London!

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This summer shouldn’t be about doing things for your kids, we believe it’s important to do things with your kids! While many museums and galleries are excellent at providing services that can be enjoyed by both parents and children, sometimes restaurants are not so accommodating to the needs of parents and kids.

In this post, we are aiming to identify restaurants that serve good and exciting food for you, but also are happy to cater suitably for your children. We’re keen on kids learning about food and embracing … Continue reading

6 Theatre Shows for Children

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London is well known for its array of musicals and theatre shows- there is something for everyone! Why not take your little ones for a play this half term. Here’s our round up of 6 plays you can watch with your kids!

6. Pitschi

Pitschi is a little Swiss kitten who lives high up in the Alps. Natasha Granger performs this adorable kids’ story about her journey to meet other animals, based on an award-winning picture book by Hans Fischer.

Top 7 Museums to Visit with Children

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With half term break round the corner, why not take the children to soak some of London’s Museum Culture. London has  a plethora of museums with interesting exhibitions for children. Here’s our round up of the top 7 kid friendly museums to visit!

7. Horniman Museum

The Horniman Museum is a  museum with extensive collections of anthropology, natural history and musical instruments. The museum hosts a variety of special exhibitions, concerts, festivals, shows, workshops and activities. The children would love the gigantic overstuffed walrus and the new … Continue reading