Grasshoppers Day Nursery children enjoy Pancake Day

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Layers of Learning in Twyford

Children at the Ofsted-rated ‘Outstanding’ Cedar Park Day Nursery in Twyford have been growing and nurturing their own onions.

Growing vegetables gives children plenty of opportunities for learning as Rachael Main, Third in Charge, explains:

“The children have been fascinated...

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Sugar modelling at Twyford Day Nursery

Children at the Ofsted-rated ‘Outstanding’ Cedar Park Day Nursery in Twyford have had a go at sugar modelling.

The team at the nursery on Bridge Farm Road, were inspired to produce the activity after a number of children’s birthdays in nursey over the last month. They extended the topic...

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Home from home at Winchester Day Nursery

Children’s early learning experiences are often centred on the home and domestic life.


At the Ofsted-rated ‘Outstanding’ West Downs Day Nursery on Romsey Road, practitioners have used the home as inspiration for learning in the setting.  They recycled old wooden crates to create...

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Easter crafts and chocolate treats at Cranfield day nursery

Eggstreme fun’ was the motto for Easter week at Cherry Trees Day Nursery on Duncan Road in Cranfield.

Children have been getting crafty enjoying making Easter cards, potato printing as well as reading books on the origins and true meaning of this springtime celebration.

They also...

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Vicar visits Owlsmoor Day Nursery

Easter celebrations are well underway at Greengables Day Nursery on Yeovil Road near Sandhurst as the local vicar dropped in to take part in the activities.

The vicar read a story to the preschool children about the true Easter story and the reasons behind the spring celebrations at this...

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Hair-raising fun at Knowle Green Day Nursery

Rollers and head massages have been in abundance at the Ofsted-rated ‘Outstanding’ Day Nursery in Staines.

The children have set up a ‘Hairdressing Corner’ within the nursery as part of a child initiated activity. This was discovered after some children visited a real hairdressing salon...

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Science week at St Albans Day Nursery

Volcano experiments, lights and reflections all featured in Grasshoppers in St Albans celebration of Science Week.  

The nursery on York Road decided to mark the event in celebration of the time the late Stephen Hawking spent in the city, as a schoolboy.

Experiments included fizzy...

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Lights off at Bedford Day Nursery for Earth Hour

Preschoolers at Lavender’s Day Nursery at Bushmead Avenue in Bedford have marked Earth Hour with a range of learning activities.

The nursery interactive whiteboard was used by the children to research the planet and the reasons why we need to look after it. They looked at how little...

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