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Piccolo’s NEW Just-For-You subscription box

Nutrition tailored to your little one, which changes as they grow.

From milk to weaning worries to cooking for critics, with each new stage, comes new needs. 

Piccolo’s subscription service is a personalised meal plan that is complete, healthy and tailored to your little one’s age, dietary requirements and any eating goals you have for them – delivered straight to your door however often you want.

Piccolo founder, Cat, and baby Scarlett

Ever filled your shopping cart (virtual or real) with an array of baby food products to try, then spent ages researching the infant nutrition ins and outs, assessing and reassessing your choices trying to figure out if you’ve chosen the best meals?

Fellow parents at Piccolo know this all too well and have come to our rescue with the launch of their subscription box. Lockdown changed the way we shop, and this new subscription box is here to make our lives easier.

As experts in infant nutrition, they assemble food boxes based on information you give. Just tell them your little one’s age, dietary requirements and your eating goals for them (read: need help with the broccoli battle, or want to include more variety?)

Supporting your feeding journey, from start to finish

Plus, they’ll keep track of your growing baby’s nutritional needs so you don’t have to – the box will evolve as baby grows older, including dairy, protein and more texture as they’re ready. 

Piccolo has boxes for all stages, whether you want formula milk, a combination of their nutritious, balanced fruit and veg pouches or their award-winning cooking range, made up of baby pastas, stir in sauces and stock cubes, plus some snacks to keep them going.

Here to support you in your family’s feeding adventure, Piccolo will deliver your box as often as you want based on your needs. That’s one less thing on your plate (so to speak).

Prices start at £25 a box with free delivery 

https://shop.mylittlepiccolo.com/custom-box/

Piccolo Organic makes healthy (and very tasty) baby meals, cooking products and snacks to help you get the balance right every day. The brand is partnered with City Harvest and Little Village, and gives 10% of its profits to charity. Available in all major retailers and its online store, as individual bundles and its new, personalised subscription service. www.mylittlepiccolo.com

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Mums will be Made-Up with Lipstick

Bravado Designs Launches New Lipstick Colourway in Ballet and Body Silk Seamless Nursing Bras

Multi-award-winning maternity and nursing lingerie brand, Bravado Designs, is excited to welcome a new limited edition colour this autumn – introducing Lipstick. Available in the classic Ballet and much-loved Body Silk Seamless maternity and nursing bras, Lipstick is sure to become a must-have in any glamourous mum’s morning routine!

Taking the lipstick out of mum’s handbag and into her maternity wardrobe, the limited-edition colour is sure to inspire that confident, ‘new lipstick’ feeling as we approach the festive season. A stunning addition to Bravado’s essential colour options, the standout Lipstick looks truly gorgeous against any skin complexion, offering warming berry blush tones for any new or expectant mum! Keeping mums feeling their very best wherever they are in their journey, Lipstick is sure to take centre stage in any stylish maternity wardrobe. 

A real favourite for expectant mums, the new Lipstick shade is now available in the Ballet Nursing Bra. Ideal for lounging or sleeping, its pull-on styling with no back closure means it’s both super comfortable and easy to wear, with the simple pull-away cups providing light support. Great for day-to-night, the Ballet’s comfort and functionality is truly a maternity must-have, whilst the new Lipstick colourway adds a pop of colour to the classic basic!  

Not forgetting the iconic Body Silk Seamless Nursing Bra, which is also available in the new vibrant Lipstick option. Providing the ultimate seamless, comfortable experience for mamas, the Body Silk Seamless is perfect for everyday wear, moulding to mum’s changing shape thanks to the gorgeously soft 4-way stretch fabric. Virtually invisible under clothing, Bravado’s signature one-handed, easy-open-and-close ‘B’ nursing clips enable the cups to drop away fully for maximum skin-to-skin contact once little one arrives. It’s clear to see why it’s a favourite with mums around the world!

Bravado Designs Senior Marketing Director Jennifer Sparks, commented: 

“Our fabulous new Lipstick colour is the perfect pick for mamas who like to express themselves through their clothing. Bold and sassy, we want every mama to feel empowered with this gorgeous deep colour. Although the core colour options are great throughout any maternity journey, we love to mix it up and add a splash of colour to our collections! The limited edition colour option is truly perfect as we approach the festive season, new and expectant mums should feel fantastic whether they have lipstick in their handbag or in their maternity wardrobe!’

Stockist: bravadodesigns.com 

RRP: £26.00

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Should you pack a maths activity in your hospital bag when you go to have a baby?!

When I had a new baby, I can honestly say I never once thought about maths! Shocking, I know, but I didn’t!!!! 😉 

Well, it turns out that perhaps I should have done! Quite possibly, I SHOULD have packed a maths activity in my hospital bag! Well if not in my hospital bag, I should have thought about doing maths things earlier than I did.

Because research shows that the level of maths skills that a child demonstrates at the beginning of schooling are a strong predictor of later achievement. 

But what do we mean by ‘maths skills’? Are we just talking about being able to count? What other skills are important? How will these skills help my child to learn? How do I help my child to master these skills before they start school? And when on earth should I start thinking about all of this stuff?

These are all important questions.

Is maths understanding just about counting?

Counting is probably the most obvious maths skill that we would all think about and it is certainly one that is the easiest to teach our children. The best way to do it is to make the counting relevant to your child. For example, count the stairs as you go up to bed. Count the number of toy bricks your toddler is playing with. Count the number of apples you are putting in the shopping basket. Keep the counting grounded in real life and in concrete examples that your child can see and often touch, and this will help their understanding to grow. It is a gradual process which takes time – so don’t panic if your little one does not seem to be interested or involved in the counting. Just keep it playful and fun.

When should you start to count with your baby?

From day one! It is never too early to start to count with your child. Children are naturally curious about the world, but they need adults to help them to make sense of it. By counting with your baby and your toddler, you are demonstrating a really important skill – and they’ll be learning from you. You don’t need to count everything – that would be very tedious! – but add a bit of counting into your daily activities with your child. Keep it fun, keep it grounded in real objects and you’ll find that your child will soon be counting along with you. They may not understand numbers yet, that’s ok, but every little bit is helping them build their experiences of number.

What other maths skills are important?

There are so many – such as shape, measure, problem-solving, patterns and spatial awareness – and we will look at them in future blogs. 

But, a skill that is closely linked to counting is something called ‘conservation of number’.  This just means that a child is able to recognise that the quantity of something does not change if the same quantity is rearranged in a different order. For example, if you give your child 5 chocolate buttons on a plate, and they count that there are 5 buttons, and then you rearrange the buttons into a different pattern, if they have a good understanding of conservation of number, they will realise that there are still 5 buttons. The number does not change however they are arranged on the plate! Eventually, as their understanding of number grows, the child will just ‘know’ that there are still 5 buttons on the plate without even checking! Another way that a young child might be able to grasp this concept is by realising that 3 apples is the same number as 3 toy bricks. The number 3 is constant even though the object changes. It all seems so simple to us, but to our babies, this is a HUGE concept to grasp and one that will really impact their future understanding of maths.

Until recently, it’s been generally accepted that this skill does not develop until about the age of 7, but recent research is suggesting that this may not be the case – and that even babies have some understanding of conservation of number! If you are interested in the fascinating research behind this you can read more at the website cited below. https://www.parentingscience.com/what-babies-know-about-numbers.html 

You can help your child with their gradual understanding of the conservation of number by bringing this concept into their everyday lives and making it ‘real’ to them. Just remember to keep it playful and light. 

Keep it fun. Play with numbers.

We are not talking about giving your child lessons in maths! This is not about maths worksheets or writing numbers over and over again. This is about bringing maths into play and everyday life. Have fun with it and you’ll be helping your child to grasp this concept.

A child that does not have a good grasp of conservation of number won’t be able to subtract or add well as it won’t make sense to them. So, this is an important foundation to lay for your child whilst they are young. If they understand conservation of number, they will find the more complex ideas of subtraction, multiplication, and addition easier to understand when they get to school. So by doing these simple things on a daily basis from the beginning, you will be helping them to prepare for their learning in the future.

The power of play is amazing, isn’t it? 

The Oliiki programme not only gives you a library of 1000+ simple, age-appropriate activities to do with your bump, baby or toddler, but it also tells you why you are doing them and how they relate to future life learning. That helps build your confidence which helps you know that you are doing the right thing to help your baby develop to their full potential. And the best thing of all, because the Oliiki programme has been written by teachers, parents and education researchers and is grounded in research and evidence, you can sit back and enjoy the play that you are doing, safe in the knowledge that you really are doing the best you can be for your baby. Download it today and take advantage of our 7-day free trial. 

As Ann-Marie Dibiase explains;

“Mathematical experiences for very young children should build largely upon their play and the natural relationships between learning and life in their daily activities, interests, and questions.” 

Very young children learn mathematical concepts through play. They learn through experience. They learn through their daily life activities

 They depend on you at this stage to help them learn, as you can see, doing tiny things can make a massive impact.  If you want some help with things to do, the Oliiki programme is here for you! Download it here and take advantage of our 7-day free trial.   

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5 ways to get some structure into your days with a new baby

“Before the baby came, I used to achieve so much in a day; I used to be able to look back at the end of the day and know that I had been productive and I’d got things done! Now I just seem to get to the end of the day, the house is a mess, I’m shattered, and I’ve achieved nothing!” I could add the name of the person that said this to me, but actually, I’ve heard it so many times from so many new mums that it could be any new parent and it might well be YOU right now!

Having a new baby throws all your old ways up in the air. 

Suddenly the simplest of things becomes a challenge.

It’s when we’re in the midst of this muddle that it all becomes tough

So I wanted to give you a couple of things to help you if you’re deep in new-baby land right now, or if you are pregnant and having a baby soon, these Tiny Wins could really help you in the first stages of having a baby. And if your baby is a bit older now and you still find that there aren’t enough hours in the day, then these tips might help you make some more structure and space in a slightly chaotic world!

Tip 1: Cook early, Cook too much!

Make the evening meal as the first job you do when your baby goes back to sleep in the morning.  Choose something quick and something that can sit in a pan and just be reheated. Casseroles, bakes, chilli, curry and stew are fabulous as they can easily be reheated (and eaten one-handed if necessary!) when you’re ready.

You will thank your organised self for doing this every night when you come downstairs after putting the baby to bed and find a little present of a meal waiting for you!

To be even more thankful to your organised self, make more than you need, pop it in a pot and freeze it, just remember to label it (I do remember serving many a supper mystery when I had tiny babies!). That way, on REALLY tired days or when you aren’t feeling fabulous, there will still be a lovely bit of magic waiting for you to bring you a smile!

Tip 2: Think in blocks of time

Before my first baby was born, my sister told me that newborn babies work in blocks of 4 hours, and checking with my midwife friend Darcey Croft from Mothermind ( https://mothermind.io/), she tells me that babies need to feed every 4 hours. So, think of your time in 4-hour blocks and know that in that time your baby needs to feed, sleep and play. In the beginning, they’ll spend most of the time eating and sleeping, but over time, that will totally flip and they’ll spend the majority of the time playing and a lot less of the time sleeping or eating.

Thinking like this gives you structure to the day and just helps!

Tip 3: Toys and playthings

Your baby doesn’t need many toys. Things from around the house are fabulous toys for your baby. I found being a bit organised with the playthings really helpful. So, collect together a basket or box or two and fille them with things from around the house that would be safe for your baby to explore and play with. Then create different kinds of play baskets. You might, for example, have a texture basket and include all sorts of things with different textures. Or you might want to have one that’s full of natural things and include things that are made of wood; large, smooth pebbles; shells, etc.  You could have a noisy basket, or a red one. Really, the options are endless! Each basket doesn’t need many things in it. 

When you organise things into baskets, it means you can mix up the toys and things that your baby plays with which keeps things interesting for them. 

Try to include a cardboard baby book in each box if you can. Take time to settle down and read the book to your baby. Remember that they love to hear the same book, again and again, so don’t worry that they’ve heard it before!

Tip 4: Get clear on what your baby needs to learn or practice next

When you get clear on what your baby needs to learn and practice next, you’ll help them build the skills they need to move on with their development.Taking the time to understand your baby’s development needs will help you feel confident that you are giving them all the skills they need to develop and reach their full potential. It will also make you much more intentional about the play that you are doing with them and more intentional in the way you interact. 

This can be a tricky thing to do if you don’t know about child development. The Oliiki app is here to help you do this simply and easily using things you have around the house. As you share the simple activities with your bump or baby, you’ll realise the learning they’re gaining from the play you are doing and you’ll be learning more and more about your baby’s development which in turn will make you feel confident that you ARE doing the very best you can for your baby! You can download the Oliiki app here, and if you’ve got the app already and found it useful, why not tell a friend… you never know – you could really make their day!

Tip 5: Look for the Tiny Wins each day!

Having a new baby is a time of firsts. There are SO many things that we’ve just never done before or had any experience of. It’s really easy to get overwhelmed and feel a little bit like a failure. Here at Oliiki, we know that a confident parent is a great parent and therefore in everything we do we aim to build your confidence. The biggest piece of feedback we get from parents who use the Oliiki app is that they feel so much more confident when they start using it with their baby. One of our big things is to look for the Tiny Wins each day. Please note that Tiny Wins have capital letters because they are SO important! Finding them will make a massive impact on your day and the wonderful thing is when you start focusing on them, you’ll find them all over the place! So, make a thing of looking for your Tiny Wins each day and taking note of them. I promise it’ll make a massive difference!

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Infantino Unveil Parent’s ‘Happy Hour’

National survey reveals that morning play is parents happiest time of the day! 

Forget the 5pm happy hour of the past, parents have hailed early morning playtime as their happiest hour of the day, with 40% of parents choosing 9-11am as their best parenting hours! Wake up, between 6-8am, was ranked second place, with 18% of parents choosing the morning cuddles as the winning moments of every day! 

However, for 17% of the 300+ parents asked in the survey said bedtime (and the hours that follow) was their happiest. No judgement here – we all know after a busy day being mum and dad, we all need to rest and recoup for the next one! 

It’s important to celebrate the good times, but it’s also essential to recognise that it is not always easy. There are certainly some challenging hours too! There was no clear leader here though with bedtime (23%), dinner time (21%) and wake up (20%) all being flagged by some as a challenging time. It just goes to show it is different for every parent! 

Supporting its ongoing mission to provide smartly designed products for 24/7 ‘Happy Parenting’, global brand Infantino were thrilled to chat to parents to better understand the daily routine and how they can ensure they support parents throughout the ups and downs of the day. 

“I am not surprised that morning play is such a happy time for the majority of parents, it presents a wonderful time for bonding and watching baby’s incredible development through play is just joyous” said Nivi Bhide, Marketing Director at Infantino Europe. 

She continued: “Our ethos from day one has been to support parents around the clock on their parenting journey, by providing them with smartly designed, affordable and innovative products their children will love using. We look forward to continuing to support parents 24/7, during happy times as well as the challenging moments!” 

Infantino is committed to offering parents all the products they need to ensure 24/7 ‘Happy Parenting’. Catering for newborns to 36 months, Infantino’s leading and multi award winning product range covers Sleep, Eating, Bath time, Play and Travel. From the hugely popular Sensory Toy Range, to a fantastic collection of carriers, nightlights, and hero products such as the Grow with me Gym and Ball Pit; Infantino offers the one stop shop parents can rely on.  

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Picking up Good Vibrations… For the Best Night’s Sleep!

Brand new innovation lands in the UK promising a NapNap Like No Other! 

Arriving in the UK this Autumn, the NapNap sleep mat is set to revolutionise little ones’ sleeping routines from day one. The completely unique sleep aid features a soft surface, soothing vibrations and calming white noise – all in one compact design. 

Recommended by paediatricians and used in neonatal departments around the world, NapNap is built on proven science and meticulous engineering, offering safer and calmer sleep for all babies, even those with complex or disturbed sleeping routines. 

NapNap truly is a sleep aid like no other thanks to its entirely unique vibration technology. The gentle vibrations run through the mat mimicking the safety of the womb, providing comfort when little ones need it most. The cleverly developed design offers 6 modes of vibration to ease troubled sleep routines, it also helps to settle little ones with colic and during tummy time. 

If this wasn’t enough, the highest vibration mode offers ideal support and relief during pregnancy for tired and restless legs! 

NapNap is compact and lightweight, perfect for safe sleep at home or on the go. It can be placed in a crib, pushchair or simply anywhere little dreamers need to catch 40 winks. What’s more, it is so soft and flexible, little ones can even be wrapped within it for a cosy cuddle, ideal for snuggling into a carrier too! 

The impressive two-hour charge lasts up to 15 days, meaning its vibration and white noise capabilities can be accessed at a press of a button when little ones are put down for a nap, offering familiarity and security, even away from home. NapNap has also been thoughtfully designed to automatically shut off after 20 minutes.

With NapNap Parents can be rest assured it’s super hygienic too, the 100% organic cotton cover can be easily removed, and machine washed, whilst the water-resistant interiors make cleaning quick and efficient. 

Managing Director of NapNap UK, Sarah Cooper, commented:  ‘We’re so thrilled to bring the revolutionary NapNap technology to the UK in 2020. The product has already proven to be a saviour when it comes to unsettled sleep, making life so much easier for little ones and parents alike. A sleep aid that combines white noise and vibration is genius and their popularity overseas clearly shows how much of a game changer it really is. I can’t wait for families in the UK to really experience what NapNap can do!’ 

Sure to become their new favourite sleep aid, babies can look forward to a snooze like no other. With gentle vibrations to soothe them to sleep and embedded white noise to create the calmest atmosphere, the NapNap sleep mat really does have it all! 

RRP:

Stockist: https://www.napnapmat.com

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Bendies – The Super Cute Innovation that Will Reduce the Use of Plastic

Brand-New Reusable Straws help young families keep the oceans clean

The team at SweetDreamers are thrilled to announce the launch of an exciting new product line that will support the brand’s ongoing mission to help protect the planet that our little ones will grow up in. Introducing Bendies, a fun collection of character pouches containing two reusable silicone straws for little ones to use time and time again. 

Made from food grade silicone, Bendies straws are odourless, completely tasteless and 100% safe. These durable straws can be used for hot and cold drinks alike, so whether it’s a hot chocolate or cooling juice, Bendies is the handy side kick that all kids will love, helping them to combat the wasteful use of plastic! 

Each Bendies pouch comes with one fat straw (perfect for milkshakes and smoothies) and one angled thin straw (ideal for normal drinks). Once little ones have used their straw, they can wash it, or pop it in the dishwasher and then return it to its handy zip up pouch for next time. Coming in a handy zip up pouch, Bendies have an attachable strap so they can be secured to school bags, backpacks or even around your wrist, so they are perfect for drinking on the go!

Best of all, for every pack of straws sold, Bendies will donate a percentage of the profit towards The Ocean Clean Up. The non-profit environmental organisation is developing technology to extract plastic pollution before it can reach the ocean. So, a Bendies fan is saving the planet in more ways than one! 

Commenting on the launch of Bendies, Lynda Harding, Founder of SweetDreamers and creator of Bendies said:

“As a brand on a mission to reduce our carbon footprint we knew we wanted to do something to encourage the youngest generation to start thinking about plastic waste. Having heard that over 8 billion plastic straws pollute the world’s beaches we felt sure Bendies offered an immediate solution and hopefully a simple change that families could make. We really hope our fun Bendies characters will inspire little ones to think twice before choosing plastic.” 

RRP: £8.99 | Available from https://sweetdreamers.co.uk and Amazon UK 

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Potty Training Made Easy with Potette

Cheeky Rascals is delighted to announce the potty-training experts at Potette have expanded their resources to further support parents through every step of the potty- training journey. Offering an abundance of potty-training tips and tricks, expert advice, reward charts and the award winning Potette range, the new website offers parents everything they need in one place, at the click of a button.

The award-winning 2 in 1 Potette Plus is already a favourite with parents for good reason, the hygienic and easy to use portable potty and toddler toilet seat in one helps little ones as they transition from learning to use the potty, to toilet training and up until they are confident enough to use the bathroom independently.

Passionate about supporting parents Potette have developed a downloadable guide – the super helpful 14-page potty training booklet is the ultimate support for parents to take them through every stage. Including expert advice from Susan Wallace (Settled Petals), the guide helps parents identify the right time to start potty training and what’s needed, as well as how to begin the process and even tips for travel.

Having thoughtfully developed their Potty-training support programme, alongside the detailed guide, parents can now download an essential reward chart, helping to support positive reinforcement and a certificate to celebrate the completed journey.

Potette Plus truly is the ultimate potty training essential, the easy to use design simply folds away to fit in most changing bags or under a pushchair, making it ideal for building little one’s confidence with potty training, wherever they may be!

The lightweight design cleverly stores up to 3 disposable liners, which feature a disappearing turtle design, making training fun for little ones. Further to their practicality, the liners also turn liquid into gel, helping to prevent any unnecessary leaks and spillages.

As little ones progress, the 2-in-1 Potette Plus can be used as a clever training seat, ideal for transitioning toddlers learning to use any toilet. The legs become handles, which securely sit over a toilet seat for easy use as the child grows and develops. Toilet training has never been easier!

Founder of Cheeky Rascals, Selina Russell commented,

‘We are so pleased to see Potette expand its resources for parents taking on the potty- training journey. We know that this transition can be challenging for families, so we are delighted Potette has the answers parents are looking for. The Potette Plus portable potty is such an essential for this experience as it takes little ones from day 1, right up until they are using toilets independently. Potette is a must-have for little ones learning the basics at home or even out and about!’

Visit the website here – https://potette.co.uk

About Cheeky Rascals: Cheeky Rascals has been sourcing innovative baby and nursery kit for 20 years. Started as a kitchen table business by mum of three, Selina Russell, Cheeky Rascals now sells direct to parents via its online store www.cheekyrascals.co.uk and to some of the best-known retailers in the country including Mothercare, John Lewis, JoJo Maman Bébé to name just a few.

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Getting Five Stars is no Walk in the Park

Smart Games, the worldwide leader in multi-level logic games is thrilled to unveil its latest brain busters, sure to captivate minds and promise hours of fun for children aged 6 upwards and adults alike! 

Watch the magic unfold before your very eyes with the SmartGames Shooting Stars puzzle game. Can you stack the blocks to recreate the image shown in the challenge? This may sound easy, but you need to watch out for the shooting stars as they change colour when you turn the blocks! Suitable for ages 6+, this five-star magical game is truly unique and a real first for the brand.  With 80 challenges to complete from easy to expert, children and adults will be boggling for hours! 

Each set comes with 4 double-sided blocks with coloured stars and a booklet of challenges and solutions. Like all SmartGames, Shooting Stars promises to encourage learning whilst having fun; and this game will stimulate many cognitive skills, including spatial insight, problem solving, logic, planning and flexible thinking. 

Another highly anticipated new addition to the Smart Games collection is ‘Walk the Dog’, sure to be a hit with all the dog lovers. 

Who let the dogs out? Can players keep their pooches on a short leash and steer clear of trouble with other dogs and cats? Try not to get tangled up, this fun game might not be a walk in the park. Suitable for ages 7+, logic and deduction skills are needed to solve the 80 challenges, from easy to expert.

Commenting on the arrival of the two new games, Karen Clarke, UK Brand Director at Smart Toys and Games said: “We are thrilled to unveil our two new games this Autumn. Shooting Stars has a truly unique play mechanic and is such fun, although a little frustrating at times as players become transfixed for hours as they try to complete the challenges without the stars changing colours! We are confident that Walk the Dog will be a real hit with families in the UK as we are a nation of dog lovers and this game is so enjoyable, although no easy walk in the park!” 

RRP: £17.99 | Stockist www.smarttoysandgames.co.uk

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Lockdown Won’t Stop Santa – Virtual Father Christmas Keeps the Magic Alive

The ultimate festive experience in the safety of your own home

Santa’s Grotto might be closed for business, but now families will have the chance to bring Father Christmas to their own living room, or even an elf at their door, in a fully interactive virtual experience.

This year, despite social distancing, Santa will be spreading the magic of Christmas with Zoom calls and FaceTime as Virtual Father Christmas. The new project has been launched by the founders of leading entertainment businesses, which have seen devastating losses throughout the pandemic. 

Mrs Claus has been training Father Christmas in the latest technology so he doesn’t miss a moment of festive cheer, Ho Ho Ho-ing his way through virtual mince pies as he wishes boys and girls across the UK a very Merry Christmas. 

Families can book personalised video calls and messages with Father Christmas or in person, socially distant visits from his elves. As part of every interactive package, children will receive their very own personalised invitation from Father Christmas himself; a wonderful keepsake that can be treasured forever. The full product list is available here.

Virtual Father Christmas has been launched as a joint venture by two of the UK’s market leaders in the Event and Entertainment industry. RubyLemon and Event Staff Scotland, who previously booked entertainers and staff, from fire breathers to stilt walkers, and have seen their business crumble under social distancing measures. Now they are using their expertise in entertainment to bring some sparkle back into the festive season.
Lisa Sansom, founder of RubyLemon and Virtual Father Christmas said: “This time of year should be about wonder, joy and hope for everyone. We wanted to make it easier to bring that Christmas magic home, making sure no kids (or adults!) missed out on a trip to Santa’s Grotto.”
£1 from every sale of the Virtual Father Christmas personalised video call packages will go to the Make-A-Wish Foundation through the Work For Good platform. The Make-A-Wish Foundation help’s to create life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses all across the country. Their one true wish made a reality at a time when they need it most.