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Cosy Christmas

December 19, 2018

Christmas can be such a magical time, especially for children, who are filled with a sense of wonder and excitement about the season. Nothing can beat watching children’s faces light up at the sight of Christmas surprises and treats! In

“Children are made readers on the laps of their parents.”

October 18, 2018
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This week is National Libraries Week! In the nursery and pre-school, we are big advocates for reading and sharing these experiences together. We have a large focus on early literacy skills as part of our everyday provision, providing a variety

Risky Business

September 19, 2018
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All humans are ‘hardwired’ to take risks from birth, whether it is taking a first breath, a first roll or a first step. Children have an enthusiasm for making their own choices, investigating and exploring, questioning and experimenting and this

Power of Parents

August 16, 2018
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Power of Parents We have long since recognised the power of parents at Ickle Pickles Day Nursery and we are very excited that over the coming months we are planning new ways to engage parents in the nursery and their

The natural environment

July 17, 2018
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It has long since been understood that using nature and natural materials can encourage children to use all of their senses and engage in close observation. Here at Ickle Pickles Day Nursery in Iwade, we have recently been bringing lots