Healthy Breakfast Ideas

When Action on Sugar analysed 126 kinds of cereal, 92% of cereals marketed toward children still contain high or medium levels of sugar and more than one in two kinds of cereal are at least medium in salt, with Malt O Meal Marshmallow Mateys containing 0.5g per serve – equivalent to eating 1 ½ bags… Read more »

The Importance of Teaching Children about Sustainability

Teaching our children about sustainability enables them to respect and appreciate their natural environment. At Energy Kidz, we pride ourselves in preparing our children for a world that is yet to be imagined and it’s important to us that we teach the children within our care to look after that world. By educating children about… Read more »

The Science of Play

As we celebrate British Science Week and get fully immersed in the WHIZZ, POP & BANG of all our fun-packed activities which we’ve lined up, we took a moment to think about the science of play. All too often the value of play is overlooked and some don’t recognise how fundamental it is to our… Read more »

Starting the Conversation: Gender Equality

The early years of a child’s life are imperative to learning and development. These are the years that children develop their fine, motor, gross and cognitive skills, but it’s also where they develop their identity: who they are, what they believe in and the morals they live by. These are all shaped by the environment… Read more »

Children’s Mental Health Week 2022

This week we are supporting Place2Be’s Children’s Mental Health Week. As we have all had to navigate through a challenging time over the past 18 months, our younger generation is no different. ‘1 in 6 children and young people have a diagnosable mental health condition.’ – (Place2Be Study, 2022) Good mental health is integral in… Read more »

Time to Talk Day

There has never been a more prominent time to ‘get talking.’ At times when we have been cut off from friends, family and colleagues it is more important than ever to reach out to people and encourage chat around mental health. We are a society where all too often we ask ‘how are you?’ when… Read more »

Parents Mental Health Day

Throughout the pandemic, as parents and carers, we have had to adapt to change quickly, and with little warning. Some have had to work from home, whilst also homeschooling and some have brought children into a very different world, yet have been expected to always be in control. Even before the pandemic, parents/carers often put… Read more »

New Year, New reflection activity for the whole family!

“Knowing others is wisdom; knowing the self is enlightenment.” (Lao Tzu) At the start of the New Year, we often take time to make resolutions and reflect on the previous year – with that being said, can you make it your resolution this year to develop not only yours but your children’s self-reflection skills? Did… Read more »

How to Set Goals with Children

Goal setting for children and adults alike is an excellent skill to develop and helps to give us a sense of purpose. Goal setting with children also helps them improve their confidence and build their self-esteem. As industry leaders, we want every child within our clubs to succeed in life, be effective problem solvers and… Read more »