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Painting with Invisible Ink

Date: April 1, 2016 Author: Bumpkins Team Categories: Learning Through Play, Things to make and do

Painting with Invisible Ink We had plenty of ideas for British Science Week at the end of March. Painting with invisible ink is fun and so easy to do! Mix fresh lemon juice and water in a bowl, and use a paintbrush to paint a secret picture on a fresh sheet of white paper. (Older children can…

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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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Working at Bumpkins

Working at Bumpkins

Date: June 25, 2015 Author: Bumpkins Team Categories: #TheBumpkinsDifference

Supporting children with their development and ensuring they thrive in a safe and happy environment is what working at Bumpkins is all about. Our qualified and highly skilled team provide quality care to make sure your child has the opportunity to reach their full potential. Working with the Children Our Bumpkins team are wonderful role…

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We’re recommended on DayNurseries.co.uk!

Date: May 13, 2015 Author: Bumpkins Team Categories: #TheBumpkinsDifference, Bumpkins admin

We’d like to say a huge thank you to all parents, past and present who have submitted a review of Bumpkins nursery to daynurseries.co.uk. It really means a lot to us that you’ve taken the time to write something and we’re so pleased with your kind words! “I cannot say enough good things about this nursery……

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7 ways a nursery can help when you have a new baby.

Date: April 29, 2015 Author: Bumpkins Team Categories: #TheBumpkinsDifference, Parents' Tips and Tricks

When you have a new baby, you might feel like you should keep your older child at home with you. Indeed it is lovely to spend time as a whole family but letting your toddler or pre-schooler spend time in a nursery when they have a new baby brother or sister is a great idea….

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Children and animals

Children and Animals – staying safe.

Date: March 31, 2015 Author: Bumpkins Team Categories: #TheBumpkinsDifference, Parents' Tips and Tricks

At Bumpkins Nursery we think that children and animals can go together beautifully. However, it’s important to teach children animal safety from a very young age. Keeping animals as pets is a lovely way to encourage affection, companionship and fun for your child. The loving relationship children develop with a pet will become a wonderful…

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What’s on over half term?

Date: February 14, 2015 Author: Bumpkins Team Categories: Learning Through Play, Things to make and do

Even if you don’t have school age children you’ll probably still be affected by the half term holidays. Groups and classes either stop for the week or are infiltrated by bigger children! The good news is that if you’re working during half term week, the rush hour traffic is usually better! Of course Bumpkins Nursery…

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keep warm and dry with an indoor picnic on rainy days

Rainy Day Activities for Children

Date: January 25, 2015 Author: Bumpkins Team Categories: Learning Through Play, Things to make and do

When the weather outside is frightful, with rain, wind, sleet and snow putting a dampener on your outdoor plans, it’s wise to have some back up ‘rainy day activities’ ready to go. Venturing to indoor soft play, eating out or a trip to the cinema soon get costly. If playing in the garden or at…

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Thank you cards

Sending Thank you Cards

Date: January 14, 2015 Author: Bumpkins Team Categories: Learning Through Play, Things to make and do

When the festivities are over, the leftover turkey has been eaten and the Christmas decorations are packed away, there is still one fun part of Christmas remaining. Sending a thank you card or letter from your child for the presents they received is a lovely tradition to keep. Not only does it teach children to…

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