Very Intelligent Princess

Thought of the Week

Play is the highest form of research. By playing we discover and find out things.

VIP Blog

This is where we like to share ideas for games and activities that VIPs will enjoy.

The blog is also going to be where we can invite like-minded organisations and individuals to send in their own suggestions.  We also comment on other like minded organisations the world only, who are involved in similar messages as VIP.

If we can inspire youngsters to play simply yet creatively, we can stimulate hobbies and interests in each and every one, that stay with them, as they grow and enter into the big commercial world.

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11 Dec

Thought of the Week

Play is the highest form of research. By playing we discover and find out things.

04 Dec

Thought of the Week

A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination and instill a love of learning.

28 Nov

Guest Post:

Education Cannot Wait

Education Cannot Wait   An estimated 75 million children are in need of support in education. There are either missing out or in danger of missing out on education. Where there are country crises, education appeals receive less than 2% … Read more »

27 Nov

Thought of the Week

Education is the most powerful weapon for changing the world.

21 Nov

Guest Post:

The Truth about Christmas

What does Christmas mean to us now? Is it simply an opportunity for children to get as many presents as possible and for adults, a season to eat far too much and realise how poor they are come January….?   … Read more »

20 Nov

Thought of the Week

We can’t help everyone, but everyone can help someone.

14 Nov

Guest Post:

Facebook & YouTube

Sean Parker, an early investor in Facebook spoke out this week about the truth behind the creation of Facebook. He explained that the founders knew exactly what they were creating and the fact it would become addictive. He commented “God … Read more »

13 Nov

Thought of the Week

I am glad I had a childhood, before technology took over.

The Somerset owned shoe company was formed in 1825 by a family of Quakers. The original Clark brothers were called Cyrus and James and were great at accelerating their production and range but no good on finances and future predictions.  … Read more »

06 Nov

Thought of the Week

Potatoes are to food what sensible shoes are to fashion. Potatoes are an important part of the diet and so are sensible shoes in fashion.

31 Oct

Guest Post:

Gender Identity

In 1989 when the Gender Identity Development Service opened in London, it got 2 referrals in the first year. The director of the service (Gids) Dr Polly Carmichael said it was a nerve racking decision for a clinical psychologist to … Read more »

29 Oct

Thought of the Week

A woman’s guess is much more accurate than a man’s certainty. A woman has a talent to read situations.

24 Oct

Guest Post:

Top Christmas Toys 2017

These really are a great idea. Hatchimals – when you rub the heart on the egg, the egg turns from purple to pink and then hatches into one of 70 collectible Hatchimals.  There are even some surprise rare ones to … Read more »

23 Oct

Thought of the Week

Toys are children’s words and play is their language.

17 Oct

Guest Post:

Dietary Patterns in Children

Are there profound differences in dietary patterns between European children and UK children?   Recent studies show, that if a soft drink is made available during meals OR no parental role models are present, these factors affect which type of … Read more »

16 Oct

Thought of the Week

Before you worry about the beauty of your body, worry about the health of your body

10 Oct

Guest Post:

New Steps     In August, this year Mothercare were slammed for their Nature Explorer collection for girls featuring floral patterns and slogans using words like ‘confetti’ and ‘sparkle’.  Their Space Oddity collection geared towards the boys, showed planets and … Read more »

09 Oct

Thought of the Week

I would rather trust a woman’s instinct than a man’s reason.

03 Oct

Guest Post:

Lammily a go go

Lammily go from strength to strength   Lammily dolls are continuing to develop their figures and clothing on a fast level.   Their range of clothing is innovative and inspirational. Your Lammily girl doll can be an artist, professor, firefighter, … Read more »

02 Oct

Thought of the Week

The human body is the best work of art.

26 Sep

Thought of the Week

Practise like you’ve never won, Perform like you’ve never lost.

26 Sep

Guest Post:

Rugger

RUGGER   Today on the news it was stated by academics that “Tackling and scrums should be banned in school rugby, to protect children from the risk of concussion and later brain damage”. They urged the UK’s chief medical officers to … Read more »

Written by Maurice Sendak in 1963, the classic drawings and words of ‘Where The Wild Things Are’, have been read to an enormous range of children all over the world and is translated into 32 languages.   The book was … Read more »

18 Sep

Thought of the Week

I am following my dreams, to prove my nightmares wrong. Remember to think about the good things in life, not focus on the bad things that could happen.

12 Sep

Guest Post:

Lady of the Flies

Lord of the Flies …All Girls   The 1954 novel Lord of the Flies by William Golding is to be adapted by Scott McGehee and David Siegel.  They have signed a deal with Warner Brothers to remake the novel but … Read more »

11 Sep

Thought of the Week

We did everything adults would do. What went wrong? This is a line from Lord of the Flies

05 Sep

Guest Post:

A digital Childhood

Digital Childhood and the IPad Generations   Children and their preferred choices of entertainment has certainly changed in the years. The new generation use the internet considerably more than the TV and OFCOM has reported that the usage of online … Read more »

04 Sep

Thought of the Week

Cars did not kill off horses. Digital publishing will not kill off books. Books are still very much in demand, even when you can read online everything.

20 Aug

Thought of the Week

Its not about the facility; its about changing kid’s lives. The facility is just the tool. The actual activity is not the main focus, the focus is how the children learn and develop through it.