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Things to Do!

As the days go by while we are in lock-down we start feeling rather sad as we are missing our friends and families, the hugs and kisses and sharing meals. Try to set up your favourite socializing time with your friends and family on your laptop or phone, a good idea is a breakfast club. […]

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Sports, Education & Health

Trying to keep life “normal” during the lock-down period is very difficult for parents and children.  Our children are our future and we need to take care of their health, safety, fitness and education. First Touch will continue posting tips and ideas to help make it easier to be in lock-down. Some schools are offering […]

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Tennis Balls!!

Another day of lock-down and another day to keep the kids occupied.  So today, First Touch is making use of the inexpensive, fuzzy yellow balls, yes tennis balls.  There are so many games kids could play using a tennis ball – let your imagination go to work. Great for hand-eye coordination, give the kids a […]

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Keep Active

So, we are stuck inside for several days to come and we need to release all the energy inside our bodies, especially the kids.  For adults it is easy to cope, we have our work to keep us busy and we understand why we need to stay in lock-down.  For kids it is difficult, and […]

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Stay Home Ideas

To try to contain the spread of the coronavirus force, we are having to stay home with only very occasional trips out for food, medicine and some fresh air.  By now we should all be aware to keep distance from one another and for those who are a family with kids this is going to […]

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Physical Activities

Having to stay at home is difficult as we are used to move around freely, go to work, shopping, socializing and taking part in physical activities.  We need to schedule our days with time to work, exercise and then one of the biggest challenges is to keep toddlers and young kids busy. To put it […]

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Fun & Games

Self-isolation or having to stay at home is like the whiplash you experience after an unexpected, abrupt halt after cruising at 70 miles per hour.  Working from home is also forcing us all to slow down and it is not all bad once you start realizing all the fulfilling and productive things to be done […]

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Activities to Keep Kids Entertained

With the world lock-down and kids at home, they need to be kept busy and entertained, especially the toddlers and young kids.  Don’t fret, at First Touch we are working on ideas to help come up with a few activities that are sure to keep them busy.  Our aim is to try and prevent kids […]

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Working from Home?

Unfortunately it has come to a point all around the world for people to stay home and work from home – this sounds like a dream, PJ’s all day, slacking off, working from the couch, but it can get bleak and unproductive pretty quickly if it is not approached the right way. In order to […]

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Positivity is Great

During this trying time, we come to realise that life is hardly ever the fairy-tale we hope it will be.  Twists and turns and unexpected curveballs sometimes make it hard to keep our head above water.  It is crucial to try and stay positive during the hardest times and we will realise that we are […]