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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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Our guide to tummy 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. Our first guide is all about tummy time.  To get the guide, click the button below. Remember to check our page regularly for …

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The development of fine and gross motor skills

From baby to pre-schooler If you are using your fine motor skills, you are able to coordinate your brain and the muscles in your hands to do exactly what you want. You have muscles in your hands, wrists, fingers, feet and toes. Children are not born with fine motor or co-ordination skills. This is something they need to work on …

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Keeping your children safe during Summer

It’s gradually getting warmer and it won’t be long until the Summer sun is out in full force. The sun’s UV rays can damage skin within 15 minutes of exposure and can take up to 12 hours to become visibly clear on the skin. You may have noticed that you’ve caught the sun the morning after being out in it …

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Real life tools for real life experiences

We know that real, first hand experiences play an important role in all areas of children’s development and we know that real materials offer so much more to children than the average plastic version. For example, children are given real foods to play with in the home corner, real bricks for outside play and wooden bricks for indoor play (much …

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Dementia Action Week – Doing our bit

Since November 2018 children from our Aldridge nursery have been helping and supporting people with dementia. Once a month children attend classes at local dementia cafes and take part in lots of different activities like arts and crafts. Children also take part in a pen pal system. People living with dementia that use the cafes regularly have spoke of the …

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Join in the fun every week

From Friday 31st May we will be running free weekly stay and play mornings for little ones up to 2 years of age at our Aldridge nursery. Pop along and enjoy a coffee and chat whilst your little ones get busy in our sensory and messy play activities (May require spare clothes). No booking required. If our Aldridge nursery is out of …

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