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How to get your copy of My Mum

How to get your copy of My Mum

We are getting ready to publish thousands of children's My Mum drawings ahead of Mother's Day. Here's how to get your copy of the special pull-out:

"We need to get children back to school asap"

"We need to get children back to school asap"

The disadvantages of lockdown now outweigh the benefits for youngsters, says doctor and TV presenter Dr Ranj, and they must be given some normality.

Fewer pupils get first choice secondary

Fewer pupils get first choice secondary

The disruption caused by Covid-19 means fewer pupils have been offered spaces in their first choice secondary schools.

'Phenomenal' demand for school uniform

'Phenomenal' demand for school uniform

Confirmation all pupils will return in March has led to huge demands for new uniform says one Kent supplier with many supermarkets out of stock too.

World Book Day in lockdown

World Book Day in lockdown

How can children collect £1 book tokens and where can you snap up free books? Here's everything you need to know about World Book Day in lockdown:

Prestigious Gold Blue Peter badge for Tony

Prestigious Gold Blue Peter badge for Tony

A brave little boy from Kent is being given a prestigious Gold Blue Peter badge alongside celebrities Marcus Rashford and Greta Thunberg.

Toys to help learning

Toys to help learning

If you're children are doing more playing than academic work as we near the end of home school, there are still huge benefits to their learning:

30 parks and play areas in Kent

30 parks and play areas in Kent

Is there a park, play area or woodland nearby you've not yet tried? Here's 30 in Kent currently open to visitors...

Climate change art competiton launches

Climate change art competiton launches

Is your child passionate about the planet? This competition, where winners' work will be shown to world leaders, may be the ideal lockdown activity.

Days left to send us Mother's Day drawings

Days left to send us Mother's Day drawings

There are just days left to send us your children's Mother's Day drawings for inclusion in our fantastic My Mum supplements. Learn more here:

50 things to do with the kids at home

50 things to do with the kids at home

Not sure how to keep the kids amused during half term? Here's 50 suggestions of things to do for anyone in need of fresh inspiration...

Plea to parents to 'follow the rules'

Plea to parents to 'follow the rules'

Stay local, do not travel and don’t mix households is the message to parents ahead of next week's February half term break.

Are your online rules right for your child's age?

Are your online rules right for your child's age?

How do you monitor screen time and internet use at home? From toddlers to teens we share some age appropriate expert online safety tips.

Teacher's phonics videos attract viewers UK-wide

Teacher's phonics videos attract viewers UK-wide

A reception teacher who began making phonics and maths videos to help his tiny pupils learn at home is now being watched as far away as Ireland.

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Sports stars share experiences for children's mental health app

Sports stars share experiences for children's mental health app

Gary Linekar is amongst the sports stars lending their support to a children's mental health app launched by a Kent charity and Gills footballer.

Free singing classes for youngsters in lockdown

Free singing classes for youngsters in lockdown

A performing arts group is supporting children's mental health by offering free singing classes, which has proven benefits for wellbeing.

Draw or photograph life in lockdown

Draw or photograph life in lockdown

Youngsters are being asked to photograph or draw what brings them joy in lockdown for a new social media challenge.

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