The children really got into the Olympic spirit this month. We printed the Olympic rings and painted world flags.
A real snapshot in time. These pictures are so beautiful.
Panicking about travelling abroad with your little ones, this summer? Our Senior Manager, Heather Clark, has recently returned from her first family holiday abroad with her two nursery-age children. Here are her top tips for all Harpole Day Nursery parents.
Dear Parents As you may already be aware, we have begun to move away from documenting your child’s development in ‘Profiles’ (the folders we normally show you at parents evening) and have begun using an online system called Tapestry to
Another nursery favourite from the brilliant Dinner Lady cookbook. We’ve adapted the quantities (the dinner lady version calls for over 5kg mince!) Rachael, our cook, also does a version with Quorn mince for our little vegetarians and that’s fab, too!
I remember making mud pies with my sisters in our back garden. We had a Rhuss tree and used to mash up the tiny rust-coloured furry balls from the seed heads into our potions. I can still remember the distinctive
I don’t know if you remember a few years ago when there was a big hoo-hah in the media about how dreadful it was that nurseries were being asked to teach maths to babies? The headlines were sensational and implied
What a fantastic September weekend we enjoyed at nursery! Face painting by our very own Deputy Manager, Kelly Brooks, storytelling by Karen Rogers, cake stall from nursery cook, Rachael Savage and crafts enjoyed by lots of children. Here are some
Some photos of the children making ‘Gruffalo Crumble’ with Naomi in the sensory garden.
What a lovely time of year, this is. Strawberry picking is an annual event at Harpole, as we can walk through the village, up the hill to the farm. We do our best to limit the number of strawberries eaten