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Tough Tots – Raising Resilient Children

What is resilience and why is it important? Children that are resilient have life skills that enable them to cope in a variety of situations. They are able to find solutions to problems through perseverance and persistence. Resilience builds self awareness skills, self esteem and boosts motivation. In children, it is the ability to bounce back from situations that have …

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Homemade Play Dough

Play dough can be expensive when you’re buying it ready made. Plus, you can never really tell what’s it in. That’s why at Little Rascals children make their own from scratch. It’s really simple to do and they never tire of it. There are just four ingredients that you will need, all of which are safe, simple and easy to …

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Salt Dough Christmas Decorations

Do you want to add some personal touches to your Christmas tree this year? Why not get the little ones to help. Our salt dough recipe is fun, safe and easy to follow. All you need is: ✨ 1 cup of flour ✨ 1 cup of water ✨ Food colouring/paint ✨ Pencil and string Mix both ingredients together (adding small …

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Family Cottage pie – Download our recipe card today

Winter is definitely amongst us and it’s getting considerably colder by the day. We have put together a winter warmer recipe the whole family will enjoy. It’s easy peasy. We have even done some price comparison so you don’t need to spend a bomb on ingredients! Serve with your favourite vegetables and you’ll have a dish to warm the cockles …

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Discount on childcare fees for all NHS staff members

From November 2019 we will be offering all NHS staff members a 5% discount towards their childcare fees as a way of saying thank you for all the hard work, dedication and care that is shown within your professions. We know that the children in our nurseries have had their fair share of hospital and doctors visits over the years, …

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Spooky Costume Contest

On Monday 28th October, we run a spooky costume contest on our Facebook pages. To enter, parents had to like our page, post a photo of their little one, share our post and encourage family and friends to like their comment. The winners were chosen based on the amount of likes they received on their photo. We had two spooky …

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Homemade bread rolls – Download our recipe card today

Autumn is definitely in full swing now, the leaves are starting to fall and the rain doesn’t seem to be slowing down anytime soon. Why not have a go at making some fresh bread rolls whilst you’re indoors with your little ones. It’s easy peasy. We have even done some price comparison so you don’t need to spend a bomb …

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More nurseries are trialing toy free incentive

It has been just over a year since we made the decision to scrap plastic toys in our nurseries. We have seen first-hand the impact that offering children real life tools, resources and raw materials has on their learning and development. We know that this decision comes with many benefits. Not only are we providing children with real life experiences, …

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Our guide to sensory time

We have put together some simple yet useful downloadable guides about all things baby. We hope our guides will provide you with some useful tips and tricks that will help you to encourage baby’s skills and development. This guide is all about sensory play. To get the guide, click the button below. Remember to check our page regularly for more …

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