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Barnardo’s calls for Bromley childrens’ groups to join The Big Toddle

PUBLISHED: 07:00 14 March 2018

Children in London joined by one of the Teletubbbies for last year's Big Toddle for Barnardo’s. Picture: Barnardo's

Children in London joined by one of the Teletubbbies for last year's Big Toddle for Barnardo’s. Picture: Barnardo's

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Children’s charity Barnardo’s are organising this year’s Big Toddle, which last year saw Bromley nursaries and children’s groups raise almost £3,000.

Toddling their way towards a national sum of £265,350, more Bromley groups took part in the 2017 fundraiser than any other borough.

An extensive number of under-fives groups from the borough joined children across the UK for the sponsored walk last year, and the chairty is once again calling for local nurseries and families to take part in this year’s Big Toddle, from June 18 - 24.

For the second year in a row, the fundraising walk is being run in partnership with CBeebies TV show Teletubbies.

This year’s theme is nature, with lots of opportunities for creative dressing up as animals, insects, flowers or even jungle creatures.

Groups who sign up have access to exclusive nature-themed early years learning resources, and there are free nature-themed downloads on the Teletubbies website.

Lynn Gradwell, director of Barnardo’s in London, said: “The Big Toddle is a great opportunity for under-fives to have fun with friends and families and raise money to help disadvantaged children, and I want to say a big thank you to everyone in Bromley who helped make such a difference in 2017.

“Bromley is full of fantastic parks and green spaces so I hope local groups will embrace this year’s nature theme and get imaginative with fancy dress. “Barnardo’s has some great resources to help everyone taking part, and by getting involved you can help us support vulnerable children, young people, parents and carers in London and beyond.”

Charlotte Hill, Teletubbies’ brand director, said: “The Teletubbies love nature and spending time outdoors in Teletubbyland, which is filled with beautiful flower covered hillocks, hopping rabbits and a blue sky sprinkled with white fluffy clouds.

“We want to encourage very young children to explore and love nature just as much as the Teletubbies do – so we’re delighted to be partnering with Barnardo’s for a second year running.”

Those who register will receive a Big Toddle pack full of information and fundraising ideas.

Go to www.bigtoddle.co.uk or call 0800 008 7005 to register or find out more.

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