As I joined my first year of high school I was so nervous, but excited by the fact I was going somewhere new and could make lots of new friends. In primary school I was confident,had friends and did l…Read More
By Sarah Lewis, Kidscape Representative for the South West and Peer Mentoring Lead
Life is hard for so many of us right now, for so many reasons. Tough that there is so much uncertainty and so much c…Read More
As teachers, not only have we been thrust into the world of virtual teaching, but we have had to pay more attention to the wellbeing of our students - without seeing them at all! We have all been conc…Read More
For those of us with school age children the lockdown period has had many highs and lows. The tears when the schools closed their doors for an indefinite period of time, the sense of bewilderment as w…Read More
When schools shut we made a promise to families and schools to keep sharing a NEW Kidscape and Elmer activity each week through our social media platforms.
If you've missed any, you'll be pleased to…Read More
Can you complete Elmer's Maze?!
It's Elmer's birthday and his friends have planned the bestest party in the jungle.
Can you help Elmer find his way to the birthday party?
Make a Milk Bottle Elmer!
Create a whole herd of Elmer's out of plastic milk bottles
Children are fascinated by colour, and this simple activity can be easily set up without needi…Read More
Elmer's Dice Game
This game is suitable for two or more players. Each team should choose
a picture and take turns to roll the dice. Match the number to
the specific colours, and colour …
The online world is an amazing place for young people to be creative, chat with friends and find useful information.
Your child might be spending a lot more time online at the moment, and that's u…Read More
He's been supporting our London ZAP workshops since February 2019.⠀
I was bullied when I was at school, so deciding which charity to volunteer with was easy. Bullying is something I care…
Elmer's Mindful Colouring Sheet
Elmer's mindful colouring sheet is a super relaxing and calming activity which also encourages children to explore their creative side while building on fin…Read More
This month, as part of their ongoing partnership with bullying prevention charity, Kidscape, Qustodio ran a survey and series of focus groups, to better understand attitudes to technology amongst teen…Read More
By Deborah Somerset, Safeguarding and Wellbeing Expert.
Parenting can be an amazing experience, but not without its challenges. One of these challenges will be that you have to have difficult or sens…Read More
The Sleep Charity provides sleep support to families who have sleep issues as well as training to professionals.
Top Tips to Support Troubled Sleep
- Try to keep to a consistent bedtime/…
In Elmer’s Walk, Elmer takes his time to appreciate the world around him while all
the other animals are rushing about.
Take your own walk around your home or garden and observe a…Read More
By Kidscape Ambassador, Cleo Demetriou
What have you found most difficult?
I have found it super difficult during this lockdown period not seeing my pals. The little things like going for lu…Read More
Make your own Elmer mask
Make a family of Patchwork Elephants with our printable Elmer mask.
We know you will have lots of fun printing, tracing, making and decorating. Simply choose to pai…Read More
Hide and Seek is one of our all-time favourite games.
Here’s a fun and colourful twist on the original game and a version to get the whole family involved, you can play the Elmer's Hide and Seek Gam…Read More
By Kidscape Parent blogger, MG Vaciago
When I realised that the schools were going to be closing due to the coronavirus, my initial thoughts were, “I am not a teacher, what do I know about History, …Read More
By Zoe Clews
It’s a sad truth that on average, one child in every classroom in the UK experiences bullying on a daily basis. That’s one child in every lesson in every school experiencing misery on…Read More
This week it's time for your family to get creative in the kitchen.
These adorable Elmer biscuits are super enjoyable and quick to make with the family. You can use this recipe to teach your ch…Read More
Everyone loves to receive a greetings card, either through the post or delivered by hand. In this super connected world that we all live in it's worth reflecting that the greetings card is still co…Read More
This week you can share happiness and love by making your own rainbows out of handprints or small pieces of paper to brighten up your window, or you can colour in our Elmer and the Rainbow worksheet.… Read More
Coronavirus could trigger a screentime pandemic or a surge in awareness of digital wellbeing. The choice is in our hands.
We are living in unique times. As the world literally shuts down, more pre…Read More
Kidscape and Elmer understand that these are uncertain times for families and we wanted to let you know that we'll be with every step of the way!
We recognise that with schools closing, parents are …Read More
Kidscape are excited to announce their partnership with Newport County AFC, and we are delighted to add that Josh Sheehan will join us as an Ambassador for our charity.
Our Kidscape CEO Lauren Seage…Read More
Written by Kat Fuller, Kidscape Parent Support Adviser
The Kidscape team will do all we can to provide advice and support for children and families during these uncertain times.
Kat our Parent Supp…Read More
The Dulverton Trust have provided funding for delivery of the Help with Bullying programme to children, families and schools throughout South Wales. Over the next year, funding from The Dulverton Tru…Read More