Advice for Parents

Learning Maths Through Play

Children are learning all the time and play is a natural way in which they develop their skills. Allowing children the time to play and explore helps them to understand the world and everything around us, and in doing so regularly, they can increase their knowledge and awareness of how things work.  It’s our job [...]

2020-02-07T11:21:51+00:00 February 7th, 2020|Advice for Parents|0 Comments

Cheap January Activities For Kids

January can be a tough month for a lot of people. After what seems like the most expensive month of the year, many parents are left wondering how to keep the kids busy on a budget when January rolls around. However, fear not - we’ve got your January covered here at Barncliffe Day Nursery. There [...]

2020-01-24T10:19:56+00:00 January 15th, 2020|Advice for Parents|0 Comments

The Benefits Of Outdoor Learning

It may be turning chilly outside, but the outdoors is one of the best places to explore. From simply wandering out into the garden or going for a walk through the woods, outdoor learning can present so many benefits to your child. Wrap them up warm, pick a suitable spot and see what you can [...]

2019-11-25T08:43:08+00:00 November 25th, 2019|Advice for Parents|0 Comments

Halloween Craft Ideas For Kids

Decorating the home and giving it a spooky feel always gets the kids excited for October 31st. To keep the little ones creative in the evenings and weekends leading up to Halloween, why not get out the crafts and create some little masterpieces? Whether it’s creating decorations or helping out with pumpkin carving, there are [...]

2019-10-18T07:31:08+00:00 October 18th, 2019|Advice for Parents|0 Comments

Autumn Activities for Kids

Summer is officially on its way out and it’s time to say hello to autumn. Just because the season is changing doesn’t mean you have to stop having fun! The kids might be back at school but there are still plenty of weekends and half-terms to fill up with activities. Whether you are looking for [...]

2019-09-11T09:47:55+00:00 September 11th, 2019|Advice for Parents|0 Comments

How to Encourage Your Child to Read

Reading is one of the most important factors when it comes to children’s education and development. The importance of reading cannot be emphasised enough when it comes to young children, so it is essential that parents and carers make reading a high priority in their children’s lives. From increasing vocabulary to developing imagination, there are [...]

2019-08-14T09:56:58+00:00 August 14th, 2019|Advice for Parents|0 Comments

Cheap Summer Activities for Kids

Keep Kids Busy this Summer  Summer is officially here, with the sun finally showing itself in England. The summer holidays are right around the corner and it can be difficult to find activities for your little ones to keep busy with that don’t break the bank. Six weeks can be a long time to fill [...]

How to Celebrate Father’s Day

Father’s day is fast approaching, and it can be difficult to figure out exactly how you should celebrate. With June 16th just around the corner it is time to start planning how you and your little ones can treat the father figure in their life. Everybody is different, though there are a few things we [...]

Kids Gardening: A Guide to Gardening with Children

The 25th of May sees the start of national children’s gardening week, a perfect excuse to show your little one the ropes when it comes to the outdoors! Getting your kids gardening is a great way to bond and teach them a valuable life skill, while also having fun. There is so much to observe [...]

Easter Egg Hunt Ideas

Easter is almost here, so it’s time to get that egg hunt ready for your little ones. Traditionally, an egg hunt is a game where decorated, chocolate and plastic eggs are hidden around a location for children to find. Real eggs are usually boiled or blown and then decorated with paint and dye, hidden alongside [...]