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Starting Nursery

What to expect - and how to prepare - when your child starts nursery
19/09/2019
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Jane Gleasure
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Parenting

The Hungry Caterpillar

A nursery favourite book 'The Very Hungry Caterpillar' turns 50 years old and the RHS Gardens in Wisley are celebrating in style...
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Jane Gleasure
Parenting

Healthy Eating Week - Fun and healthy snack ideas

It's healthy eating week and we know it is always a struggle for parents to find healthier meals and snacks to treat their children during days off school, out and about and at home; especially if your child is a fussy eater. So we have pulled together a few simple ideas which are both healthy and fun for you and your kids to squeeze in some more healthy snacks.
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Parenting

Food for Thought

According to an article by Harvard Medical School, the first two years of a child’s life is when the adult foundations of the brain are laid down, and once made the connections cannot be undone. How the brain begins is how it stays…So, while they are little we must do everything we can to help boost children’s brain power - and where better to start than the food they eat.
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28/05/2019
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Jane Gleasure
Child Development

How Children Learn

At birth the brain has all the 12 billion nerve cells it will ever have however during early development, connections or pathways form between the cells called synapses are built and these connections that form make up the mental process known as learning.Millions of these connections form during the early years, some of which will be pruned off through not being used while others will develop in more complex ways by being used frequently.
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4/4/2019
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Jane Gleasure
Education

Montessori Activities at Home - Part 4

We believe in the principles of Montessori education and encourage you to employ simple activities at home with your children to see the benefits for yourself. The concentration, joy and pride in their faces is so worth it. So this is our fourth month of montessori at home and we would love to know how you got on with the last few months!
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27/02/2019
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Jane Gleasure
Activities

Montessori Activities at Home - Part 3

In the third part of our series, we will explore activities that might come in handy if you are stuck inside while the weather is bad. We all know children need to focus that energy when they are indoors, so why not try the following:
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25/01/19
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Jane Gleasure
Activities

Montessori Activities at Home - Part 2

So this is our second month of montessori at home and we would love to know how you got on with last months! This month we have a couple of simple ideas to try in the kitchen, great for keeping them busy while you're cooking!
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Montessori Activities at Home - Part 1

We, at little people nurseries, believe in the principles of Montessori education and would encourage you to employ simple activities at home with your child and see the benefits for yourself. The concentration, joy and pride in their faces is so worth it.
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23 October 2018
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Jane Gleasure
Activities

The Importance of Tummy Time for Babies

Babies need time spent on their tummies it helps them to develop their back and neck muscles needed for future movement. Babies who are laid on their backs all day do not get a chance to develop these crucial muscles in the same way. Regular tummy time works to increase babies' movement skills and confidence needed for crawling and also helps to develop their coordination and balance and babies that engage in regular time on their front each day are generally able to roll, crawl, sit, stand and walk earlier than babies that do not.
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