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Welcome to the go-to guide for you and your child in St Albans and Harpenden!!

St Albans, Harpenden and the surrounding villages are some of the most amazing places to live for families, with loads going on for mums, dads, grandparents, nannies and carers to take children to!  

For the last ten years Raring2go! has shared them all with you, from day trips to rainy morning suggestions, in and around St Albans and Harpenden!  This season we have some great local family events, children's activities and parenting features as well as brilliant new craft activities, recipe ideas and games on this site.  You can also have a flick through the online issue or check out other areas if you are travelling elsewhere this holiday!

Please let us know if there is something you are organising that needs local publicity - a school event, some interesting news, community days, family fun days, educational courses - we love to hear from you!  You can also send in your own stories and you never know, they may be published!  To keep updated, please follow us on facebook and twitter or sign up for our monthly newsletter so we'll send you all the details!

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Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales is the perfect step on from Baby Rhyme Time


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Nit Not

Did you know a third of all UK school children under 16 were treated for head lice last year? 

Visit our KidsZone

Our KidsZone is packed full of activities for indoors and out, plus loads of colouring in and activity sheets to download and print off.
Halloween Recipes

Halloween Recipes

Halloween is the perfect time of year to get creative in the kitchen and making food scarily fun! Whether you want to jazz up a slice of cheese on toast or go full out for a party with spooky drinks and disgusting nibbles we have some great Halloween recipes for you right here. The kids will love getting involved - or have a surprise goulish meal!!

Be safe this Bonfire Night

Be safe this Bonfire Night

Be safe this Bonfire Night by making sure that you, pets and your family know and follow the very important Fireworks Code. Have fun if you are going to an event or having friends and family round at home. It includes safety rules for sparklers too! You will also be able to download our Fireworks Code poster to display if you are hosting an event. 

St John Ambulance - Dealing with swallowed poisons

Basic first aid skills can save lives from St John Ambulance - Dealing with swallowed poisons

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Autumn is Awesome with LittleLife

LittleLife is asking you to #packitallin and enjoy and share the awesomeness of autumn. 

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Fender Releases 2 Signature Ukuleles

The two signature ukulele's are in collaboration with Grace Vanderwaal...       

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Review of Rummikub

Find out what one family thought of Rummikub as a family game!                  

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