Hints & Tips

Kids Activities for the Summer Holidays

School's out for summer! The beginning of the summer holidays is the most exciting time of the year for kids, but what happens once the novelty has worn off? We've put together some ideas to keep your kids entertained this summer.

2018-07-27 15:18:14By Adele Gardner

Hints & Tips

Top 10 Picnic Tips | How to Have the Perfect Picnic

July is National Picnic Month and the weather is just perfect for it, so here are our 10 top picnic tips!

2018-07-26 13:50:58By Holly Fitzgerald

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


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