Tots to teens

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FUN LEARN­ING:

New at Mim­i­toys is a range of ed­u­ca­tional games that help with read­ing, writ­ing and maths, in­clud­ing a bingo game for up to seven play­ers that will en­cour­age them to recog­nise and match frac­tions, per­cent­ages and dec­i­mals. It’s suit­able for ages seven up­wards and costs €32.95. This Time Ac­tiv­ity Set in­cludes puz­zle cards to help chil­dren vi­su­alise the re­la­tion­ship be­tween dig­i­tal and ana­logue dis­plays, €19.95; www.mim­i­toys.ie

BABY GIFT: BRIGHT SIDE:

Re­gatta’s new chil­dren’s col­lec­tion of­fers a se­lec­tion of bright colours for sum­mer T-shirts, jack­ets, fleeces, and trousers. Light­weight jack­ets have 360 re­flec­tive de­tail­ing to en­sure en­hanced vis­i­bil­ity in poor light and weather con­di­tions. This stretchy soft­shell jacket, €50, comes in var­i­ous colour com­bi­na­tions and sizes from age three; www.re­gatta.com

Dublin Herbal­ists’ 100% nat­u­ral skin­care range in­cludes a Baby Balm with cal­en­dula and laven­der and Deep Sleep Baby Oil. They are avail­able sep­a­rately and also come in a gift box with Mango Body But­ter for mum,€39.95. Stock­ists in­clude The Kilkenny Shop; www.dublin­herbal­ists.ie

TEETHING RE­LIEF:

Teething usu­ally begins around six months and can be a painful time for ba­bies. Nel­sons Teetha is a home­o­pathic teething prod­uct, avail­able as gel or gran­ules, which can be used for the re­lief of symp­toms as­so­ci­ated with teething, sore and ten­der gums, flushed cheeks and ex­ces­sive drib­bling. Teetha, €5.99 is suit­able for ba­bies from three months and avail­able in phar­ma­cies and health stores; www.nel­sons­baby.com

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