Spread Some CyberKindness

In Children’s Mental Health Week, the message ‘Spread A Little Kindness’ is already, well, spreading, which can only be a good thing. We can only hope that there will now be a surge of kindness following in the wake of this message. But now, in a week when Children’s Mental Health is highlighted, I propose adapting their message for those young people already accessing social … Continue reading Spread Some CyberKindness

Children’s Mental Health Week

Children’s Mental Health Week in the UK is from 6th February to 12th February 2017. This year the aim is to ‘Spread A Little Kindness’.  Whether you are a parent or teacher, child or adult, this aim is something we can all do in our everyday lives. Children look to adults to show them how to behave, so let’s set an example of kindness. Place2Be carried … Continue reading Children’s Mental Health Week

500 words children’s storywriting competition

If you think that children writing is important (see the article on Boys Writing), you might be interested in the children’s story-writing competition currently being run by Chris Evans on BBC Radio 2. There are two age categories – for children aged between 5 and 9 years and for those aged between 10 and 13 years (the cut-off date for these ages being the 17th June … Continue reading 500 words children’s storywriting competition