Tots to teens
STUDY AID: Higher Nature Concentration Essence is a lemon and lime effervescent drink which contains B vitamins to support mental performance and the nervous system. Costing €9.19 for a tube of 10 tablets, they are recommended by Wholefoods nutritionist Nicola Murphy, during exam time. For snacks she suggests the Protein Ball Co Cherry & Almond protein balls, €2, or Peanut Butter Dark Chocolate KIND bars, €2.29. SUMMER READS: Best-selling children’s author David Walliams is back with the latest instalment of tales about the absolute worst children ever. The World’s Worst
Children 3 contains 10 horrendously hilarious stories, illustrated by Tony Ross and is one of Eason’s top picks for summer reading, along with The
Surface Breaks, Louise O’Neill’s reimagining of the Little Mermaid and Dav Pikey’s Dog Man and Cat
Kid for younger readers.
STARRING ROLE: New Star Wars LEGO sets released ahead of Solo:
A Star Wars Story include Han Solo’s Landspeeder, €29.99, age 7+, with Han and Qi’ra minifigures. To cater for a new generation of film fans, there are also sets from the Original Trilogy like Yoda’s Hut, €29.99, age 7+, with Yoda, Luke and R2-D2 minifigures and a Jedi and Clone Troopers Battle Pack, €14.99, age 6+, from the Prequel Trilogy.
FAMILY GETAWAY: Summer breaks for families at Druid’s Glen include a two night package (from €510) or a three night package (from €705) with bed and breakfast for two adults and two children sharing a family guestroom, a four course meal for two adults on one evening in Hugo’s Restaurant, along with Kids High Tea Club for two children with dinner and supervised activities; www.druidsglenresort.com