The Little Futures Blog

Protecting the privacy of your shareable invitations

When you use Little Futures, you entrust us with private information so we can create your child’s invitation (their name and age, plus the date, time and address of the party). It is therefore vitally important to us that your shareable invitations are only accessible to your guests! This post...

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A more traditional half term

Half term, love it (cue children in fancy dress racing out the school gates) or hate it (on the other side of the proverbial fence parents await the stampede) the next two weeks will require various activities to ensure that screen time is kept to a minimum. So what about teaching them some of...

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Launching during lockdown

2020 has been the year or furlough, business uncertainty and loss of customers for many businesses. However, on the flip side the pandemic has given some clever clogs the time to explore their passions and act on business ideas that have been simmering away in the back on their busy minds....

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What To Buy - Children's Birthday Inspiration

At Little Futures we are passionate about changing the way we think about gifting and gifting inspiration. We want to break the chain of buying gifts for the sake of bringing gifts, especially when the outcome is often wasted money and creates waste. We believe that getting a present you...

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Little Futures' Virtual Party Guide

Parents and families are currently having to come up with creative ways to keep their litte’uns on lockdown entertained.  For those whose children have had birthday parties or other celebrations during the last few weeks, planning for that special event has required an extra twist of imagination....

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Little Futures ❤ the NHS: our response to COVID-19

Like everyone, we have been following the course of this global pandemic and the terrible impact it has already had. We hope that you, your family, and loved ones are all healthy. It’s a sad fact that many children’s parties have unfortunately been cancelled. But it is of course the right thing...

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Natwest MoneySense Makes Sense

Can we go back to school? If we had a pound for every time we heard someone say ‘why didn’t they teach us that at school?’ we’d be fashioning some deep pockets. This is perhaps never more evident than when learning about the everyday way we handle our money. The complicated and sometimes daunting...

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Duke and Duchess of Cambridge launch the Earthshot Prize

The Earthshot Prize Forget Megxit, what’s happening in the royal family that really matters? William and Kate have announced a cash prize to incentivise individuals and organisations to come up with solutions to help ‘fix the earth’. Five winners will receive the Earthshot Prize every year...

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Plastic-eating mushrooms to the rescue

Not mush-room for jokes here… We’re being serious, leading scientist from Kew Gardens have recently reported on their research on the State of the World’s Fungi. Composed by over 100 scientists, the first report of its time reveals that plastic-eating fungus could help to tackle the world’s...

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Fiver Party: The US $5 party craze taking the UK by storm

What is a Fiver Party? You may have seen the discussions going around on Mumsnet about the phenomenon of fiver parties. Hailed as a great success in America with the $5 party, the hype soon reached our shores and amongst even the most British of us, the topic of fiver parties has got parents'...

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