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It’s mid-May and we’ve just had a hailstorm! We love being outdoors throughout the seasons and our changeable weather plus the energy levels of children mean that flexible clothing is a must for comfort. The key to comfort is wearing layers of clothing that can be easily taken off or added as the weather and activity demand. Our top fabrics and quality manufacturing offer outstanding performance and reliability.
Worn next to the skin, gentle, non-itch base layers fabrics wick away moisture to avoid the discomfort of a clammy feeling and the chilling that occurs when it’s left to dry on the skin. Over base layers, a cosy fleece...
The National Camping and Caravanning Week runs from Monday 25 May to Sunday 31 May and the main theme for 2015 is 'Get Kids Camping'. The Camping and Caravanning Club has conducted research into the positive benefits of camping in tents, caravans or motorhomes on children's practical abilities, confidence and energy levels.
It will share the results during NCCW and publish a report on the club website. This latest research follows on from findings of it's Real Richness rsearch announced in 2012. Back then it discovered that 8 in 10 campers feel camping brings you closer as a family and 96% of kids said they felt happy when playing with...
'With a traditional, longer cut that helps to protect the upper legs and seat from wet weather, the Regn Kappa rain coat offers exceptional functionality for both outdoor and everyday use. These bright and practical coats are made from soft and stretchy PU coated polyester fabric that is comfortable for active youngsters to wear. Offering 100% protection from wind and rain thanks to its impressive 5000mm water column, every item in the PU collection has been designed to offer no compromise when it comes to staying warm and dry outdoors. Advanced features such as welded seams and a...
Win a Cute Torr Rain Jacket - Yellow/Nautical Blue from Kozi Kidz
The Torr jacket is perfect for spring and summer - a lightweight waterproof jacket which packs into its own pocket and is available in trendy yellow, navy & lilac.
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Photo - Family picnic at Bellever Woods, courtsey of of Dartmoor NPA.
Celebrate our national treasures!
Spring is here and summer holidays will be on us before we know it so it pays to start making plans now to make the most of family fun. Every summer, the UK's annual National Parks Week celebrates some of our most stunning, treasured landscapes. This year it runs from Monday 27 July to Sunday 2 August but you don't have to wait until then to get outdoors!
Summer is a great time to get outdoors and explore our incredible National Parks. And there is no better way to get a sense of how to enjoy those landscapes than through...
Photo courtesy of Sigge
Top ten tips for walking your dog in the countryside
At Kozi Kidz, we love dogs and, in particular our own dear Sigge who loves to join us on adventures outdoors. As dog lovers, we are very concious of the need to be responsible owners and always aim to follow best practise in the country with our family pet.
By law, dogs must be controlled so that they do not scare or disturb livestock or wildlife. On open access land, they have to be kept on short leads from 1 March to 31 July and all year round near sheep. Close supervision is also required on public rights of way.
- Never allow your dog onto fields...
Photo courtsey of RSPB Images
This summer, thousands of wildlife lovers will go back to basics and spend a night in nature's home under the stars for the RSPB's Big Wild Sleepout. For the third time the charity will encourage people to sleep out in their own gardens or outdoor space to get close to nature and discover which creatures share their homes.
The event will take place over a weekend (7 - 9 August) and happy campers of all ages are encouraged to take part in this fun and memorable activity. From the adventurous who will be building and sleeping in dens and shelter, to the traditional sticking to tents or caravans, to those...