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Renovations at our Aldridge nursery

Throughout the years, lots of improvements have gone on at our nursery. Painting, decorating, moving about, etc. Each time with the view of creating a better childcare provision for our parents and children. This time, it’s a big one! Improvements and building work have been going on at Aldridge for a few months now. We have had new windows throughout …

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Choosing the right nursery for your family

As childcare providers and fellow parents, we know just how important it is to ensure your children receive the best possible care when at nursery. We also know that choosing the perfect nursery for your family isn’t an easy task and can become pretty daunting. You will have a tonne of questions, yet feel like you haven’t asked the right …

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Virtual Nursery Tours

We have made the decision to make our show rounds virtual to limit the amount of people we have in nursery on a daily basis. This is to ensure the safety of our nursery children and staff remains a priority. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.  If you would like to request a virtual tour, please email lucylittlerascals@gmail.com with …

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Packing the Nursery Essentials

Choosing the perfect nursery for you and your little one is hard enough. Let alone worrying about what essentials you should be sending them with. That’s why we have put together a nursery essentials guide. We want to help ease those first day nerves and ensure a smooth and relaxed transition into nursery life. Nursery Bag – To provide a …

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National Storytelling Week at Little Rascals

Last week we took part in National Storytelling week. We explored and read a variety of story books throughout the week. The idea was to choose books that would spark the children’s interests. We would then plan activities based on the stories we had read. The Gruffalo We started the week by reading the gruffalo story. A very popular book …

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Our Kids Club

February Half Term Our February holiday club is up and running week commencing Monday 17th October until Friday 21st February. We have lots of activities going on throughout the week such as arts and crafts, cooking and a science experiment day. Children will also be going on two trips during the week. Our holiday club is suitable for children 4 …

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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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Winter, Spring, Summer and Fall, Little Rascals explore it all.

At Little Rascals we believe outdoor play is an essential part of a child’s development. We encourage children to play outside as often as possible and in all weathers. It is certainly fun in the sun but great when we can splash in puddles! Not only does playing outside help children develop a sense of wonder (which is an important …

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