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Preloved Advent Day 12: Swap'n'Shop with Action for Children

#PrelovedAdvent is all about us giving back to you guys for being so great throughout the year, but we also want to give you guys the chance to give back too. Why not take part in Action for Children's Swap'n'Shop and reduce waste after Christmas, and raise money for a great charity?

2017-12-11 15:00:55By Holly Fitzgerald

Preloved News

Preloved Celebrates Roald Dahl Day

To celebrate Roald Dahl Day, the Preloved Team have put together their favourite Roald Dahl books and why they love them.

2017-09-13 12:18:06By Holly Fitzgerald

Hints & Tips

How to Make School Uniforms Last Longer

School uniforms come in for some heavy wear, so our friends over at Love Your Clothes have got some tips to keep them looking fresh term after term.

2017-09-05 10:45:13By Love Your Clothes

Inspiration

12 Ways You Can Add Pink to Your Child's Room

So your child likes pink. That's okay! It'll all be fine. Let's think practically about this. This obsession will likely last until teenage years, when they'll want to plaster their walls with posters of their favourite musicians, films, love-lusts. Realistically that's, what, 10 years of their life? We've put together some ideas on how to add pink and avoid going overboard.

2017-03-18 00:00:04By Natalie Reynolds

Inspiration

Fuss-Free Ideas to Keep Children Entertained at Weddings

Ceremony and speeches are the most difficult things to sit through if you are a child. Similarly, weddings where children are present can be tricky to navigate, especially if they are small but mobile. There are loads of great ideas out there on how to keep children entertained on your wedding. Here are our favourites.

2017-03-11 00:00:45By Natalie Reynolds

Hints & Tips

Thinking of Buying a Pram? Read our 5 Top Tips First!

Buying a pram is like buying a car…well…sort of. Both markets are overcrowded and over-priced, which makes decision making very difficult. Rachel has extensive experience when it comes to researching the baby products market.

2017-02-09 00:00:24By Rachel Savage

Inspiration

11 Ways To Repurpose a Crib

Cribs are one of those items of furniture that serves its purpose for a limited amount of time. Once your children have outgrown them, they generally cannot fulfil another function; cue the repurposed crib.

2016-12-30 00:00:18By Natalie Reynolds

Inspiration

Boxing Day - A Day to Reuse Your Boxes!

Rachael tells us about the origins of Boxing Day and shares some ideas on what to do with the surplus of boxes that you will likely end up with the day after Christmas.

2016-12-24 00:00:35By Natalie Reynolds

Inspiration

Play kitchens and alternatives to plastic play food

Children love role play. They especially like to carry out activities that happen in the home. With mum and dad carrying out an equal amount of chores at home, it is no wonder that play kitchens are a hit both with girls and boys. Keep reading for some fun ideas to create a play kitchen and how to steer away from plastic food.

2016-12-19 00:00:10By Natalie Reynolds

Inspiration

11 DIY Toys You Can Make This Christmas

While Christmas is the time of gift giving, it does not necessarily mean gift new, gift plastic, gift expensive. Resourceful parents have populated the internet with an array of DIY toys that keep children entertained. Keep on reading to find out how to make them!

2016-11-30 00:00:01By Natalie Reynolds