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Exploring Outdoors at Bumpkins Nursery

Date: March 3, 2019 Author: Bumpkins Office Categories: #TheBumpkinsDifference, Bumpkins News, Bumpkins News, Great Outdoors

Exploring Outdoors Exploring outdoors is an essential part of life at Bumpkins, and the children have been outside making the most of this beautiful sunshine we’ve been blessed with and exploring their surroundings. These outdoor activities tie in with their Early Years development too – observing what they see around them and helping the children…

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Nature Rangers

Date: January 23, 2019 Author: Bumpkins Team Categories: #TheBumpkinsDifference, Bumpkins News, Bumpkins News, Free Range Fun, Great Outdoors, Learning Through Play

Nature Rangers Sessions at Bumpkins Pre-School What are Nature Ranger Sessions? Bumpkins Nature Rangers offer our children the chance to try more adventurous activities. Under adult supervision they can take part in activities such as climbing trees and also natural art. Based on the Forest School ethos, we will run our own Nature Rangers sessions…

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Easter Holiday Activities Around Whaddon

Date: April 4, 2016 Author: Bumpkins Team Categories: #TheBumpkinsDifference, Great Outdoors, Things to make and do

There’s plenty of fun activities on over the Easter school holidays for young families in the area around Whaddon. Here’s our Bumpkins pick of things to do this Easter.  Click the title of the event to find out more details! The Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt is on every day this week until Friday 8th April,…

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Create Baby Hedgehogs from Clay and Twigs

Baby Hedgehogs Made from Clay and Twigs

Date: April 1, 2016 Author: Bumpkins Team Categories: Free Range Fun, Great Outdoors, Learning Through Play, Things to make and do, Toddler Tips

Children love spending time outdoors. At Bumpkins, we have Nature Ranger activities, which are about looking at the world around us and collecting natural resources. This Easter, the babies collected sticks outdoors. We made these wonderful baby hedgehogs out of the clay and sticks. ‪ We are sure you could try similar at home. We used air-drying…

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The Bumpkins Hens

Hens at Bumpkins, Enjoy Fresh Eggs

Date: March 11, 2016 Author: Bumpkins Team Categories: #TheBumpkinsDifference, Farm, Food Fun, Free Range Fun, Great Outdoors

The children love to meet the Bumpkins hens! The great outdoors is a very important part of life at Bumpkins, and we are lucky to have access to large areas of grassed meadows, fields and an all-weather surfaced garden. We even have Bumpkins hens on site. The children love feeding them and you can even…

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Room Names at Bumpkins Nursery

Date: February 15, 2016 Author: Bumpkins Team Categories: #TheBumpkinsDifference, Farm, Free Range Fun, Great Outdoors, Pre School, room by room

The Bumpkins Difference is all about offering your child exceptional care during their time at Nursery. We’re based on a working farm in Whaddon and love the great outdoors. Even on a cold day, we’ll wrap your children up in coats, hats and gloves so they can run, jump and skip outside. So when it came…

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Spotlight on… Nature Rangers at Bumpkins

Date: December 11, 2013 Author: Bumpkins Team Categories: Bumpkins News, Great Outdoors

The Bumpkins Nature Rangers was set up to enable all children to have direct contact with nature. Evidence and research highlights the fact that in our ever changing society children are spending less and less time playing outside and this has huge implications on their overall well being and development. Nature Rangers enables the children…

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