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Here is a collection of our own blogs, reviews of days out / eating out / family activities, interesting articles and anything else that we like the look of!

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Crawley Mumbler Summer Holiday Activity Sheet

The Summer Activities sheets were REALLY popular last year so I’ve updated for this year.  Once again, this free downloadable activity sheet is packed full of ideas for things you can do this summer with your Mini Mumblers – a lot of these are FREE and there is a mixture of things to do at home and…

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Summer Reading Challenge 2018 – Mischief Makers

This year’s Summer Reading Challenge is Mischief Makers; celebrating the 80th anniversary of the much-loved comic, Beano. Your child can help Dennis, Gnasher and friends explore Beanotown to find the mysterious buried treasure – with tons of fun along the way! Children aged 4-11 years (or above and below) can join this year’s Summer Reading…

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Action Medical Research

Hello, we’re Action Medical Research. We’re the leading UK-wide charity funding vital research to help sick and disabled babies, children and young people.   Around one in nine babies born in the UK needs some form of special care at birth as a result of a difficult birth, a life-threatening condition or because they were…

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Easy recipes to bake with the kids

If your little ones fancy doing some baking, these are Mumbler’s three favourite recipes to do with the kids.   Hedgehog Rolls – PREP: 20 MNS  REST: 60 MINS  COOK: 15 MINS Image & recipe from Good Food Magazine Ingredients 500g pack brown bread mix (you can buy from the flour or baking section of most…

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End of school year gifts

Well, I’m not sure how but it’s nearly the end of the school year already (…and I’ve already seen the odd countdown post for Christmas – what!!!). Children and all educators across of the country will rejoice whilst, lets face it, lots of parents are slightly terrified about the thought of keeping these little ones…

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How to keep your little ones cool when the temperature is soaring!

How long have we been waiting for this – the sun has got his hat on and he is FINALLY coming out to play! After months of complaining about this long cold winter it’s now time for the real moaning to start, in the words of the early noughties rapper Nelly; “It’s gettin’ hot in ‘ere……

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Open Farm Sunday

LEAF Open Farm Sunday is the farming industry’s national open day. Visit a farm on Open Farm Sunday on 10th June 2018 and discover the world of farming. Find out about the story behind our food and how farming affects our everyday lives. It is a fantastic opportunity for everyone, young and old, to discover at…

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St Catherine’s Hospice Midnight Walk 2018

Support me and hundreds of other walkers on 9th June as we walk 7, 13 or 20 miles under the stars to raise money to help St Catherine’s Hospice care for local terminally ill people. Getting fit is one of my ongoing goals – unfortunately my love of all things chocolatey tends to hamper my…

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Could you be the next owner of Crawley Mumbler?

Crawley Mumbler is up for sale, and I’m looking for a driven, high achieving, local mum to take the reins. Could that be you? Running a Mumbler franchise is a brilliant opportunity to be part of the ultimate “parent-preneur” business (winner of the Working Mums 2018 award for ‘Best Family Friendly Franchise’) that can be…

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Get a free Happy Nappy with Water Babies!

Register your child for swimming lessons with Water Babies, and you will receive a free Happy Nappy (worth £10.99) when you mention Crawley Mumbler!   Importance of Baby Swimming As well as teaching potentially lifesaving skills, baby swimming is the perfect exercise for little ones, since water allows muscles to move freely while being supported…

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