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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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Book a Saturday visit at your preferred nursery

For safety purposes we have been unable to have visitors in nursery since we reopened. However, we will be opening our nurseries to visitors on the following dates: Darlaston: Saturday 15th August Aldridge: Saturday 15th August EVENING VISITS: We may be able to offer you a visit during the week. These will take place in the evenings when our nurseries …

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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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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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