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Making Bath Times Fun

Date: February 15, 2017 Author: Bumpkins Team Categories: Parents' Tips and Tricks, Toddler Tips

Making Bath Times Fun The bath tub can be a great playground for watery adventures. Here are our suggestions for upping the fun factor at bath times! Use a bath time song to create a special bath time routine, which will make bathing easier for your child. Turn bath time into play time. Simple toys…

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Eating Out

Date: December 14, 2016 Author: Bumpkins Team Categories: Parents' Tips and Tricks, Toddler Tips

Eating Out Our handy tips will help make sure that you are not relegated to the kitchen and you do enjoy your meals out with small children in tow. 1) Do your research – try to find family friendly restaurants. 2) Try eating in shifts – one parent can eat whilst the other entertains. 3) Avoid…

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My Road to School

My Road to School

Date: July 13, 2016 Author: Bumpkins Team Categories: #TheBumpkinsDifference, Learning Through Play, Parents' Tips and Tricks, Pre School

My Road to School – Helping you to prepare your child for school Our pre-schoolers enjoy following “My Road to School”, our own version of the Government-supported initiative which helps prepare children in readiness for starting at school. All three and four year olds are entitled to Government-funded places, up to 15 hours during term time or the…

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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 – 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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Family First Aid

Date: February 24, 2015 Author: Bumpkins Team Categories: Parents' Tips and Tricks

Whether you are expecting, have just had your first baby or have lots of children already, it’s always a good time to learn about family first aid. Even if you have done a course in the past, the information and advice is constantly being updated so refreshing your knowledge regularly is a must. Knowing what…

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The Recycled Playroom

Date: November 13, 2014 Author: Bumpkins Team Categories: Parents' Tips and Tricks

In a world where branded mass-market toys light-up, sing and pretty much play all by themselves; it is easy to see why making toys for your little one is becoming popular. Not only is it friendly on your bank balance, recycling those unwanted household items into toys is good for the environment too. Less waste, more fun! There is also a huge sense of…

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Spotlight on Attachment

Date: November 3, 2014 Author: Bumpkins Team Categories: Parents' Tips and Tricks

Are those blissful days of leaving your baby asleep in their Moses basket while you pop to make a hot drink long gone? Do you now dread needing to use the bathroom? For many parents, there comes a time when their baby cries each and every time they leave the room. With hindsight this is…

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Focus on Baby Apps

Date: October 21, 2014 Author: Bumpkins Team Categories: Learning Through Play, Parents' Tips and Tricks, Things to make and do

Modern life has never been so busy, our time has never been so in demand and our technology has never been so brilliant! With tablets now becoming a normal part of school life and many apps designed for babies and toddlers, our little ones are destined to be technological whizzes before they are out of…

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Your slow cooker isn't just for main courses!

Your slow cooker could be your best friend – even in warm weather!

Date: September 5, 2014 Author: Bumpkins Team Categories: #TheBumpkinsDifference, Parents' Tips and Tricks

Has your slow cooker been banished to the back of a cupboard? Forgotten about amidst the summer heat? Is it patiently waiting for those cold winter nights before it can star once again on your kitchen worktop, churning out soups, casseroles and Sunday roasts? Think again! Slow cooking is perfect for family life all year…

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