JOIN IN THE FUN ON PLAY DAY!

Whatever you’re up to this summer make time for a spot of play on Play Day. To find out how to get involved visit the Play Day website, we’ve pulled together a few  ideas on our Pinterest board to get you in the mood for play.

Pledge a gift for FRED

11535911_974097879301459_7788613453155734874_nWe’re getting behind Fathers Reading Every Day (FRED) by sharing details of the Fatherhood Institute’s  crowdfunding campaign to get dads into the reading habit by simply reading a bedtime story to their children. A bedtime story with Dad supports children’s wellbeing, promotes attachment, literacy, communication and language development. To watch the campaign video, read more about the campaign and to pledge click here.

Fathers’ Story Week 15 – 21 June

BFB_Facebook_FathersDay_504x504_0415We’re helping to spread the word about Fathers’ Story Week which starts 15th June and runs right up until Fathers’ Day on 21st. The annual ‘taster event’ organised by the Fatherhood Institute has been urging schools and early years settings up and down the country to get involved.

There are some great resources are available here to help you engage Dads and father figures during that week. For some additional stories click here. For articles and gift ideas for fathers day browse our page on Pinterest below.