The Green Bean Collection children’s Magazines are packed with fun and educational activities to entertain the kids! With elements of the EYFS framework, this magazine is ideal for supporting early years learning for young children.
This issue includes arts and crafts, numeracy and literacy practice, puzzles and a brand new story with Green Bean & Friends. Plus, a FREE unique gift for your child to enjoy.
Each magazine includes FREE super summer stickers, great for toddlers, preschoolers and primary school children alike to enjoy decorating their own fun scenes within the magazine.
You can get creative with the kids and stimulate their imaginations with arts and crafts activities, such as making your own finger puppets. Kids will love playing with their favourite characters from the Green Bean Collection! This activity also helps children to develop their coordination, fine motor skills and communication.
If you’re needing some quiet time to cuddle up, our magazine includes a brand new story to share with your little ones - what exciting adventures will Green Bean and friends go on this time?
You can order this fun-filled magazine here:
Children’s Magazines | Magazines For Children, UK | Green Bean Collection
We hope you and your little ones enjoy it as much as we enjoyed creating it!
Take to the skies with our exciting new toy, the Green Bean & Friends ECO Kite – an environmentally friendly children’s toy made with bamboo struts and packaged in a biodegradable bag made from cornstarch.
This brightly coloured kite makes a perfect gift for children’s birthdays or having family summer fun at the beach or the park! The kite comes ready to fly with a 10 metre flight line on a winder. We’ve specially designed the kite to be easy for young children aged 5 years+ to fly, however we do recommend parental supervision for under 5s. If you’re looking for toys or games for children to step away from screens and spend more time outdoors then this is the ideal gift!
Our environmentally friendly children’s toy is made with sustainable bamboo struts, and packaged in a biodegradable bag made from cornstarch. As an ethical and eco-conscious children’s brand, we are working hard to eliminate unnecessary plastic and packaging from our products to protect the environment and reduce our carbon footprint.
The ECO kite comes in several bold, attractive colours, making it perfect as a gift for children. The compact design makes it ideal for taking to the park, the beach, or visiting friends over the summer holidays.
We have carefully designed the kite to be easy for children aged 5 years and above to fly. The kite comes ready to fly with a 10 metre flight line on a winder. Though it is aimed at young children and is a great way to spend time as a family, we do recommend parental supervision for under 5s as a safety precaution whilst using our kite.
In recent years, the TV industry worldwide has begun to recognise there is a greater need for diversity and inclusion in children’s TV programmes. As with books, it is vital for children to see people, families and cultures like their own reflected in the TV shows they watch.
This is essential not only for TV shows to retain interest and loyalty from children but, more importantly, so that children from all backgrounds and situations feel seen and heard. People of different races, genders, physical abilities, cultures, nationalities, religions, sexual orientations, and appearances need to be represented for a fully diverse and inclusive society.
Representing disability in children’s TV programmes
UK video subscription service Hopster completed a report into preschool programmes, Is TV Making your Child Prejudiced?, showed that there is a huge lack of representation for disabilities in children’s TV worldwide. The research found that 16% of children’s TV programmes included characters with disabilities. Of those, over 50% were depicted as a villain or in a “tokenistic” way.
Representing disability in children’s TV shows is essential to promote better disability inclusion and understanding throughout the world. Clearly there is a long way to go in making children’s TV represent children with disabilities living ordinary, or extraordinary, lives alongside non-disabled characters, showing them as fully included in their communities and friendship groups.
Children and parents want greater diversity on-screen
A recent study by YPulse revealed that 74% percent of 13–39-year-olds agreed that more TV shows/movies should star non-white actors/actresses. Of those surveyed, 85% said that TV shows/movies should make an effort to represent all races, and 80% said they wish they saw more BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and people of colour) people in lead roles.
It’s not just children themselves wanting to see greater diversity in the TV shows they watch – parents are actively seeking out TV shows which include diverse characters and themes. The majority of parents are keen to raise children who are aware of people and cultures beyond their own, teaching them to be tolerant and to have an inclusive approach to people who are different from themselves.
💚Outdoor adventures, play time away from screens, and reading fun stories are all great ways to nurture good mental health in children. Children's Mental Health Week empowers, equips, and gives a voice to all children and young people in the UK.
At Green Bean Studios we’re passionate about supporting children’s mental health and wellbeing.
Download your free resources for schools and families and find out how you can
take part to raise vital funds and awareness for children’s mental health:
Come rain or shine, Green Bean is always ready to get out in the garden and care for the plants, with a trusty trowel, a watering can, and of course you will find Beany wearing that very stylish pair of red wellington boots.
Gardening is a great tool for teaching kids about the environment and the life cycle of plants. Not only is it a rich learning experience, but gardening and working with nature has been proven to promote good mental health for children and adults alike.
This year, as Green Bean Studios continues to develop their range of ECO and outdoor play retail lines, we are delighted to be selling our Beckett Bee Mix – 100% eco-friendly Bee Seed Mix containing a specially selected mixture of annual flowers will attract and feed your very own Beckett Bees! As part of our ongoing commitment to sustainability, the seed mix packaging is biodegradable and vegan friendly.
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Melissa Brannlund is the features writer and editor, for Green Bean Studios.
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