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Halloween Arts and Crafts

Not taking the little ones trick or treating this year? Why not have have a go at this selection of simple and budget friendly yet really fun Halloween activities instead. We guarantee your children will have fun getting crafty this Halloween! Clay Pumpkin Handprint Here’s what you need: 2 cups flour 1 cup salt 1/2 cup warm water Paint In …

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Our Kids Club

The Kids Club Our October holiday club is up and running week commencing Monday 29th October. We have lots of activities going on throughout the week such as arts and crafts, cooking and sports. We are also running 2 trips during the week, children will got to the cinemas and Funky Monkeys play centre. Our holiday club is suitable for …

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Behaviour management at Little Rascals

We believe that children and adults flourish best in an ordered environment in which everyone knows what is expected of them and children are free to develop their play and learning without fear of being hurt or hindered by anyone else. We aim to work towards a situation in which children can develop self-discipline and self-esteem in an atmosphere of …

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How does a deposit free place sound?

Did someone say deposit free? That’s right! Between Monday 17th September and Wednesday 31st October, if you book a nursery place with us you’ll get it completley deposit free! When enrolling your child with us, we require all fee paying parents to pay a £50 upfront deposit on induction, this is to secure the child’s space whilst he/she is in …

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Darlaston’s new garden!

As promised, we said we would keep you up to date with the goings on in our new garden. Well, it’s finally complete and we couldn’t wait to share it with everyone. We have added two tunnels right in the centre of the garden that children can climb through and even climb over. We have a new seating area where …

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Our top tips for children starting school

We are very sad to see our pre-school children leave. We have made some lovely memories over the past year and have cherished watching them grow and develop into the wonderful children they are today. Every child that attends Little Rascals becomes an individual and no two children are the same. Each one making their own mark on us as …

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Traveling with children

Are you going on holiday this summer? Would you like some tips to help keep the children entertained whilst traveling? Whether you are traveling by car, plane or train, children can easily become bored. Here we have put together a few tips that will help keep the little ones entertained for longer than 5 minutes (we hope!) when on those …

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What is school readiness and why is it so important to us?

Children are born ready to learn. For many, their parents are their very first teachers. Others come to nursery and spend a lot of time with our practitioners.In most cases the practitioner becomes the secondary carer. Together child and practitioner will form a special bond. The practitioner will help a child to excel in all areas of development. Nursery may …

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Our top Summer hacks

Summer is officially here and we’ve put together a list of our top Summer hacks to help see you through these warm months. Baby powder Next time you take the kiddies to the beach, take a small bottle of baby powder with you. This will work wonders when trying to get that sticky sand off their feet and legs. Cupcake …

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NDNA Practitioner of the year awards 2018

In June, we nominated Hannah for the Practitioner of the year award. Hannah has been with us for quite some time now. She is very appreciated within our team, she is willing, kind and loved by all. She works hard in her position and she always does her best to meet the needs of the children she cares for, for their parents …

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