Hints & Tips

How to Get Your Kids Interested in Wildlife Conservation

With the summer holidays fast approaching, check out our top tips on how you can get your kids interested in wildlife conservation and help the declining British wildlife.

2018-07-12 16:15:41By Holly Fitzgerald

Hints & Tips

4 Easy Chocolate Recipes To Make With Children

With the school summer holidays coming up, now's the time to plan what you can do to keep the little ones entertained. Why not while away an hour or two making some delicious chocolate treats that the children can help to create.

2018-07-06 09:12:23By Tina Hidderley

Quick Reads

Why More People Are Buying Second-Hand Kids Items

A survey of 1,650 mums and mums to be has found that 89% were opting to buy second hand to save money on all important purchases, with 23% buying exclusively second hand.

2018-07-01 17:13:52By Amy Lockley

Local & Community

Q&A: Author of Rag Doll Lost - Pauline Emsley

Everyone knows that, here at Preloved, we're all big fans of everything upcycled, as is Preloved member Pauline Emsley, author of the book Rag Doll Lost. Pauline's book is perfect for inspiring little ones to think about reusing and recycling so we sat down and had a chat about her and the book!

2018-06-07 10:17:06By Pauline Emsley

Inspiration

DIY Foosball Table from an Old Shoebox

If you want to try DIY but you feel like you aren't that handy, have a go at this simple DIY Foosball Table with a super fun result! I have made a fair share of DIY projects and I must say this one is one of the easiest.

2018-03-12 15:32:41By Mark from Foosball Zone

Local & Community

Swap'n'Shop Your Unwanted Gifts for Action for Children

Unwanted Gifts, we all get them, do something good with them.

2017-12-28 00:00:53By Holly Fitzgerald

Local & Community

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