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Mental Health Awareness Week

May 16, 2019
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There has been plenty of information in the news and social media about how this week is Mental Health Awareness Week and it is wonderful that we have such an open opportunity to discuss the importance of our mental health

Storal Learning Manager Away Day 2019

May 8, 2019
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At the end of April, our Nursery Managers and team from Central Support gathered in Birmingham for our very first Manager Away Day. After rapidly growing from 6 to 16 nurseries in the last 12 months, these 2 days were

Little Parts, Big Adventures!

February 18, 2019
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The theory of Loose Parts has been exciting us as early years practitioners for many years. You may well have noticed the amount of loose parts we have been introducing into the nursery over recent months (if not years!) –

Celebrating Me

January 21, 2019
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With the start of a new year, there is plenty in the media about a “new year, new you”! Maybe, though, it is more about “new year, more you” and having more confidence in who you already are and being

“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

Stay Active!

July 17, 2018
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Here at Tiny Tots Day Nursery and Pre-School in Basingstoke, we love to get moving and get active! Physical activity has been shown to also promote higher levels of mental and emotional well-being and this is something we have embraced

Keep on Moving

May 22, 2018
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At Tiny Tots Day Day Nursery and Pre-School in Basingstoke, we value the importance of regular exercise for our children. This can be getting outside in the garden to run, cycle and explore or to stretching it out in our

The Sun is Shining! The Weather is Sweet Again

April 17, 2018
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The sun is finally shining, flowers are beginning to blossom and we are so excited to embrace all of the seasonal changes that the springtime brings! The spring season brings with it many opportunities to explore new life in nature,

Eat Better, Start Better

March 17, 2018
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At Tiny Tots Day Nursery, food and nutrition have always been an important part of what we offer and teach the children (and the adults enjoy it too!). We have also recognised how important eating well in the early years