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Water play for babies

Date: June 16, 2014 Author: Bumpkins Team Categories: #TheBumpkinsDifference, Parents' Tips and Tricks, Things to make and do

If water isn’t on your list of regular baby and toddler activities then you are missing out on something amazing. Free, fun and fantastically versatile, water can draw out chuckles from even the tiniest of tots. Most water activities can be adapted to suit all stages; great if you have more than one child at…

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Rainy Day Activities

Date: May 25, 2014 Author: Bumpkins Team Categories: Parents' Tips and Tricks, Things to make and do

Finding activities to keep your children occupied during the holiday when the ‘Great British Weather‘ strikes (think torrential rain, and snow in June!) can be a seriously draining experience. The combination of boredom and cabin fever can make even the most well-behaved children turn into screaming monsters and trying to placate them is enough to…

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Things to do with a baby and an older child

Date: May 21, 2014 Author: Bumpkins Team Categories: #TheBumpkinsDifference, Things to make and do

Things to do with a baby and an older child Having your first baby is an amazing experience and most parents find themselves able to be completely baby­-centric as they only have one child on which to focus. However, when you have your second child, it’s not so simple and you’ll find yourself having to…

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Things to Make and Do: Six Spring Messy Play Ideas

Date: February 22, 2014 Author: Bumpkins Team Categories: #TheBumpkinsDifference, Learning Through Play, Things to make and do

Messy play might not be everyone’s idea of a good time because, as the name suggests, it is inherently very messy! But toddlers and babies love it and it is great fun, once you get into the swing of it. It’s also fantastic for their cognitive development and developing those fine motor skills. Touching, feeling…

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10 Valentine’s Day Crafts for Toddlers

Date: February 12, 2014 Author: Bumpkins Team Categories: Learning Through Play, Things to make and do

Valentine’s Day Crafts to Enjoy With Your Toddler Valentine’s Day is a great excuse to get out the boxes of bits and bobs and start crafting with your children! Here are some lovely ideas to keep you inspired! Baking is always lots of fun; children love getting their hands dirty and there’s nothing quite like…

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10 Christmas Crafts for Toddlers

Date: November 26, 2013 Author: Bumpkins Team Categories: Learning Through Play, Things to make and do

Christmas Crafts for Toddlers Here are our Bumpkins suggestions for some simple Christmas crafts to enjoy with your toddler   Now it’s time the trees are popping up in the shops (and some keen houses) let the creative juices flow and get the children interested in Christmas by crafting.   

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halloween crafts at Bumpkins Nursery - near Royston

Halloween Crafts at Bumpkins

Date: October 24, 2013 Author: Bumpkins Team Categories: #TheBumpkinsDifference, Things to make and do

Halloween Crafts at Bumpkins We couldn’t wait to share this with you – it is Steph’s first display at Bumpkins – for Halloween. Just click on the picture above to see it properly! The pumpkins and the hand and foot prints for the brush are just lovely – we are very proud of the Baby…

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