Our Start Up Story - Learning from our mistakes.

This week has been a hard one. We started selling via Not on The High Street at the beginning of May and we've been having good week on week increases in our sales. It's made life busy with lots of trips to the post office. Orders seem to pop up late in the...

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Our Start Up Story - A Year (or so) In.

Yes, we've only just launched our website, but we are actually about a year into our journey as a small business. There have been many meetings at the kitchen table and many late night emails between Anne-Clare and I over the last year - creating prototypes, coming up with ideas...

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Indoor Treasure Hunts for Rainy Days

Let your little one follow the clues and find their own way to the treasure. Simple tokens show them the way... This treasure hunt is ideal for preschoolers - no reading required, but still loved by older children too and the clues can be used over and over again. We...

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Favourite Quiet Time Activities: No.1 - Beading

We are all for simple activities that little ones can do by themselves with little input from an adult - for younger children you may need to sit nearby but for older children it's great to have something up your sleeve for when they come to you with those two...

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Our Start Up Story - The Beginning

Hello.With our first blog post it seems an ideal time to introduce ourselves.We are Anne-Clare and Alexis and together we are Cotton Twist.Our aim is to free party bags from plastic and to create back-to-basics craft kits which will keep little fingers busy and inspire imaginative play. No one wants...

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