The free-to-use website has launched a resource centre containing hundreds of free print off and colour in sheets for children. Themes include activity pictures, animal pictures and outdoor and fantasy pictures alongside educational and seasonal designs.
All mums, dads and teachers have to do is get their children to colour in the sheets and upload a photo of the pictures to the new gallery on www.netmums.com
There are five prizes of £100 vouchers to be spent at Smyths Toy Superstores.
Jill Harland Netmums’ editor in Northern Ireland said: “These days almost everything aimed at children is about marketing or selling to them, so we wanted to create a back to basics but fun activity which is completely free and lets their imagination run wild.
“Children love to be creative and expressive so we’ve ensured our new colouring-in sheets have themes to excite every child. The entries so far show how much the children have enjoyed taking part and teachers tell us it is an activity the whole class feel involved with.”
The competition is open until midnight on March 31 and there is no limit to the number of entries a parent or teacher can send.
Founded in 2000 Netmums is the UK’s largest women’s website. Twice the size of any other parenting site, Netmums is the only one with more than a million unique users each week.
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The site hosts more than 150 local websites, 2,300 bloggers and 500 national meet-up groups for mums, making it the UK’s top place for parents. And Netmums is the also only parenting site to provide professional round the clock care to its users.
Each year over three and a half million parents are supported by Netmums specially trained teams of parenting experts, including staff from Relate, Women’s Aid and the Family Rights Group. The site also provides free one-to-one support for more than 30,000 of the UK’s most vulnerable mums each year.