Though designed for children with learning and communication difficulties, The award-winning BBC TV series, Something Special, is enjoyed by parents and children of all ages and abilities. Justin Fletcher’s clever combination of Makaton alongside Mr Tumble’s funny slapstick makes the licence fee worth it.
The Something Special ‘Where Are You Now Mr Tumble’ DVD is out now and we hope it is in our Christmas Stocking.
For more information about Makaton and to buy the DVD, visit: www.makaton.org/
The Dettol No-Touch Hand Wash System automatically senses your hands when underneath the nozzle, stopping the need for contact. Just the right amount of anti-bacterial soap is then dispensed on to your palm to kill 99.9% of bacteria, helping to stop the spread of bacteria even as is it dispensed. Available in Hydrating Cucumber Splash, Cleansing Green Tea and Ginger and Refreshing Grapefruit Essence
Dettol No-Touch Hand Wash System 250ml £9.99
(which includes dispensing base, one refill and x4 AA batteries)
Three varieties of refills 250ml are available from £2.99 each
The Graco DuoDiner 2-in-1 highchair and booster seat, converts to a sit at the table booster when a child is ready to move out of the highchair. Suitable for children aged 6 months to 3 years old.
PURE Twilight, is a digital radio with lullabies, light show and night light. It also offers dawn simulation, mood lighting, reading light and four independent alarms.
Why most child cycle seats are made in black or grey is bizarre, but Cambridge entrepreneur, Juli Abensour is looking to rectify this safety schoolboy error with Vizzkids. The Vizzkids high visibility child cycle seat cover makes the wearer more noticeable to road users under any light conditions.
The new SEW-3030 from Samsung, is a wireless baby monitoring system, with a high resolution 3.5 inch video monitor, rechargeable batteries and portable camera.
Traintastic Chuggington: That’s the Ticket is another stocking filler that goods to grab this Christmas. Wilson, Koko and Brewster still learning to become working trains is the backdrop to eight more adventures from the high-tec choo choos.
From Monday 22nd November, supermarket Asda will be having a Big Toy Rollback, knocking a whopping half price off of popular toys. The roll back will last until 12 December. www.asda.com
Boots Baby are continuing their baby offers into December, including deals on essentials such as nappies, wipes and Sanctuary Gifts. www.boots.com
Little Crab Designs now have more than 60 different designs for children’s bedroom walls. www.littlecrab.co.uk
Until December 10th, you can get free postage when you order Mummy Mitts and Bubby Mitts. www.mummymitts.com
A new range of baby clothing called LoveDee Baby, and designed by two London sisters, Devenia and Diane Brown is now available to buy. The first collection is from birth up to 18 months with prices starting at £6.95. www.lovedeebaby.co.uk
Tesco and Andrex are launching limited edition puppies, to support the UK’s leading children’s cancer charity CLIC Sargent Tesco Charity of the Year 2010. Retailing at £3.99, £1 from the sale of each puppy will be donated to CLIC Sargent, helping to reach the charity partnership’s goal to raise £5 million to fund CLIC Sargent Specialist Children’s Cancer Nurses who help children with cancer spend more time at home and less time in hospital.