The Benefits Of Laughing With Your Child

The Benefits Of Laughing With Your Child

Laughter is so important. It can aid sleep, alleviate stress, offer pain relief and make you feel brighter. The sound of children laughing genuinely is one of life’s most beautiful sounds. When children laugh, it can be uplifting for anyone listening to it, and it...
Cuddles jumps for joy at outstanding Ofsted report

Cuddles jumps for joy at outstanding Ofsted report

The children at Cuddles Day Nursery Parkstone have been joining staff in jumping for joy at the news of the “Outstanding” Ofsted report received at the beginning of the year. This is the highest possible rating from the Office for Standards in Education,...
How To Make Heart Shaped Valentine’s Biscuits

How To Make Heart Shaped Valentine’s Biscuits

Children love making biscuits and these are perfect for Valentine’s Day. If all goes well, you could use the recipe again for Mother’s Day next month… Ingredients: • 250g butter (at room temperature) • 100g caster sugar • 1 lemon (for its zest), grated • 350g plain...
How can sand and water develop your child’s brain?

How can sand and water develop your child’s brain?

You might think of sand and water activities as just child’s play, but did you know this is actually teaching your kids the basics of subjects like science, engineering and maths? Your child might think they’re just pouring, building and knocking things down,...