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Bonkers for conkers

Posted 2019-10-07 10:35:23

As the leaves on the trees change colour and fall to the ground it’s clear that Autumn has well and truly arrived.  We have all enjoyed observing the seasonal changes at nursery and on our country walks.  A few children brought in large bags of acorns and conkers which were spread around the nursery gardens. They have been used to make potions at our sand kitchen and as currency in the home corner.  At Kinder Lodge we received a delivery... read more

Outdoor adventures

Posted 2019-09-23 20:58:47

The Summer may be drawing to a close, but the last of warm weather gave us the perfect backdrop for the preschooler’s first country walk out on the Verulam playing field. The children heard the story of Dragon hill and learnt how a red dragon came to be buried under it after an altercation with King Arthur.  Then they visited the Volcano which has fortunately laid dormant for many years and after that headed over to the Fairy Woods in... read more

New beginnings

Posted 2019-09-15 19:37:18

As first weeks of term go this has certainly been one of the best we can remember.  We have been very impressed with how well the new children have settled into the nursery and grateful for how much parents have helped us by making quick drop offs.   For our younger children the focus of the first few weeks is to help them feel safe and secure in the nursery environment, for them to develop the confidence to explore the... read more

Easy Cook Playdough Recipe

Posted 2019-05-08 16:33:29

This easy to make playdough recipe has been our favourite for years. We think it is the best, simplest recipe because it's quick, cheap, lasts for a long time and you can customise the colours. Handy when you get through a lot of playdough like we do at the nursery!You’ll need:2 cups of water2 cups of plain flour1 cup of salt2 tablespoons of vegetable oil 1 1/2 tablespoons of cream of tartarA few drops of food colouringSteps:Add all the ingredients into... read more

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Posted 2019-04-17 11:12:30

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