Check out these fun resources to help your child learn more about Australia and the Aussie way of life, down under.
Check out our 6 top tips to help children establish healthy routines and encourage good habits to STICK at the start of a new school term.
The benefits of early reading seem endless to us at Banjo HQ. But what are the stand out benefits? Why do we believe it is so important? 2 min read.
Helping kids deal with frustration is a daunting task. Check out our top tips for helping kids process their emotions when they are feeling overwhelmed.
The final instalment of Banjo’s holidays at home: India! Attempt our Ganesha drawing challenge, become a mendhi designer and try to spot all the tigers in this beautifully illustrated brain teaser!
5 top tips on how to kick start your kid’s love of literacy and encourage reading and writing before the start of a new school term.
Check out our top 10 gift ideas for children between the ages of 5-8. From football fanatics to keen chefs & active explorers, we have you sorted.
This morning, Banjo is celebrating the joy of independent booksellers by sharing a delicious mango and passionfruit doughnut with Vanessa Lewis co-owner of the multi-award winning children’s booksho…
Developing a growth mindset from a young age is essential. Learn about four important growth mindset qualities and how Banjo can help your child with this.
Print out these four fun Canadian themed printable activities to keep the kids entertained over the summer holidays!
With the rise of staycations this summer, we know how crucial it is for parents to glean practical advice and top tips for car travel with kids. 2 min read.
89% of mumsnet testers said they would recommend Banjo Robinson to a friend or family member. Check out what else they had to say about Banjo’s magical missives in this blog post! The perfect gift for…
Teaching kids problem-solving skills can build their resilience and independence, whatever their age. Check out our six step process. 2 min read.
This morning, Banjo is thrilled to be sharing a pot of tea and a Bakewell tart with the marvellous Sophy Henn. Find out all about her new book Pizazz!
8 top tips for camping with the kids! Planning a staycation this summer? A trip to the beautiful british country side? We have you covered. 2 minute read.
In this guest blog, we get a sneak peek into a day in the life of a Brighton postie, Nick, who tells us all about delivering proper, paper post in his community.
This week Banjo is sharing an enormous chocolate fudge brownie (and ice cream) with Serena Patel, author of Anisha, Accidental Detective.
Print out these four fun Chinese themed printable activities to keep the kids entertained over the summer holidays!
With many of us changing our plans for the summer holidays, we’re starting to think about how to occupy the kids now that home school will soon be behind us. Here are 7 creative activities which are…
This week, Banjo interviews children’s author and one of our writer’s in residence, Sylvia Bishop. Find out about Sylvia’s inspirations and her new book!
Check out our guest blog with Leonie Shearing, a children’s book illustrator. She discloses 7 top tips for getting creative with the kids at home!
We’re looking for a Head of Product/Senior Product Manager who will report into our CEO, Kate Boyle, and work alongside our amazing team to ensure our product lives up to our ambition.
Guest blog by myTamarin. 2 min read. Figuring out what to do about childcare over the summer holidays is challenging at the best of times. But following on the heels of Covid-19, this summer is goi…
Banjo is in Brazil this week. Immerse yourself in the fun of this exotic land with four free printables; fun activities to complement your next letter!
We are proud to announce that Banjo Robinson is a Mom’s Choice Awards Gold Recipient; ranked among the best in family friendly media, products and services.
Are you missing the festivals this year? Here’s your quick guide to recreating Glastonbury at home for the kids (and for you!).
Good morning! Today I’m sharing some very sticky lemon drizzle cake with Zoë Armstrong, author of Find The Spy.
A note from our Founder and CEO, Kate Boyle, along with eight actions to improve Diversity, Equality and Inclusion at Banjo Robinson.
In this guest post, one trained teacher reflects on her lockdown home school. What can she bring from her classroom to her kitchen table, and how will her kids respond?
Mongolia is famous for delicious pancakes, the bactrian camel and LOTS of dinosaur fossils! Check out our 3 new printables to bring Mongolia to life, at home!
No matter who you want to celebrate on Sunday 21st June, we have your kids covered. Check out our Father’s Day and Special Person’s Day kits!
Banjo’s newest feature- little interviews conducted by the cat himself, featuring a range of interesting guests! First up, one of our fabulous Writers in Residence, Anna Kemp!
By MINDFLIP Practicing mindfulness activities from an early age can be of huge benefit to children (and their parents!). Habits formed when young will inform behaviours as they navigate…
Introducing our brand new series, Holidays at Home! Check out these six immersive activities for a whistle-stop tour of New Zealand with Banjo…
At Banjo Robinson, we believe that any child who is old enough to have a conversation, is old enough to talk about race and racism.
We all want to encourage our kids to write creatively. Here are 6 tips to get even the most reluctant writers inspired to pick up a pen.
Every year, National Share-a-Story Month celebrates the importance of stories and the power of storytelling. The theme for 2020 is The Planet We Share and the cats at Banjo HQ have put together a list…
Banjo HQ suggests 6 fun and innovative ideas for parents and kids to make the most of their lockdown long weekend at home!
Hello and welcome to our first illustration lesson with Ruki, the Chief Creative Cat at Banjo HQ. Ruki has made a step-by-step guide on how to draw our favourite cat pal Banjo Robinson! She’s also r…
‘Banjo matters’ – what value do his letters provide? Teacher and writer, Liz Golden, highlights the educational and emotional benefits of Banjo Robinson.
Banjo Robinson was delighted to be featured in recent CNBC article ‘Hot Spots of Innovation in the time of Corona Virus’ written by Catherine Clifford. Clifford identifies Banjo as one of three start-…
Check out the glowing review of Banjo Robinson in The Independent. Heidi Scrimgeour how Banjo is a great resource to help entertain kids during lockdown!
If you need to find a new and innovative way to get kids interested in reading, this could be it!
9 homeschooling tips for working parents and carers – easily digestible advice that will make WFH and homeschooling easier for families during lockdown!
The ULTIMATE guide to keeping your kids entertained during lockdown. 100’s of ideas including exercise, arts&crafts, math, english, geography, dance – you name it! A detailed compendium of useful link…
Here at Banjo HQ, we think it’s important to celebrate stepmothers today, on Mother’s Day, and every other day of the year. We also talk a lot about what family means. All of ours are different- and e…
It looks like we made it- the most depressing months of the year are officially behind us. It’s March already and thoughts are switching to Easter as the supermarkets fill up with chocolate eggs. C…
5 Top Tips We’re all flooded with articles about the global Corona Virus outbreak and, as a parent or carer, it can be hard to know where to begin. Here are 5 top tips to protect children from co…
Anna Kemp & Sylvia Bishop join Banjo Robinson as the voice of Banjo. All personalised letters will be written by these well known and well loved children’s authors!
Cinderella, retold is a fresh take on the classic tale that we are all familiar with. In Banjo’s letter he reverses the negative stereotype of stepmothers, that pervades society. A Letter from Banj…