Bright Kids go colourful for Children in Need

Children at our Crabbs Cross and Studley settings have been helping to support Children in Need. We had a fancy dress day on Friday 15th November where staff and children donned their best bright, colourful and Pudsey themed outfits and collected donations for this amazing cause. They also participated in lots of fun Pudsey and yellow themed activities, including a cake bake and we all had a great day raising funds! Well done everyone! … [Read more...]

Bright Kids Crabbs Cross Celebrates 18 Years of Childcare in Redditch!

We’re celebrating our Crabbs Cross setting’s 18th birthday this month! Children, staff and parents past and present joined us on 30th August for a Greatest Showman themed party, with entertainment and circus skills from Professor Pepperpot, cake, a sweet cart, soft play and party food. We first opened our doors in September 2001. The following year we also started offering out of school care and have gone from strength to strength ever … [Read more...]

Nursery workers step out together in support of mental health charity

Staff from our Crabbs Cross setting put their best feet forward on Sunday 24th March as they trekked around Arrow Valley Lake to raise funds for MIND. The charitable team of 10 pulled on their walking boots, dressed in blue and clocked up 5 kilometres to support the charity that offers information and advice to people experiencing mental health problems and campaigns to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding. The team … [Read more...]

Bright Kids Celebrate World Book Day

Staff and children at our Crabbs Cross and Studley settings had a great time celebrating World Book Day on Thursday 7th March. From Where's Wally to princesses, a Gruffalo, Mary Poppins and Bert, the Queen of Hearts, dinosaurs, firemen, pirates and many more, there were fantastic costumes as far as the eye could see!   … [Read more...]

Bright Kids Group Owner Named Business Person of the Year 2019

We are so proud to announce that Bright Kids Group Owner Tricia Wellings has scooped the Business Person of the Year title in a prestigious local award. Tricia picked up the accolade at the glitzy Touch FM Pride of Stratford Awards ceremony, held at the Crowne Plaza on Friday 8th February. Tricia launched her flagship nursery, Bright Kids Studley, 20 years ago, in January 1999. Since then, she has expanded the business exponentially and … [Read more...]

Join in the festivities at Crabbs Cross’ Christmas Bazaar

Christmas is coming early at Bright Kids Crabbs Cross! Staff and children are gearing up for their annual Christmas Bazaar, which will take place on Saturday 8th December, from 11am to 1pm, at the nursery on Evesham Road. There will be plenty of Christmas cheer on hand, including hot pork baps, mulled wine for the grown-ups, cake stall and other refreshments, a raffle, tombola, family bake a cake and Santa will be dropping in to visit … [Read more...]

Superhero Nursery Tots Raise Funds for Children in Need

Youngsters at our Crabbs Cross setting held a fundraising week in support of Children in Need. They took part in a variety of fundraising activities, including covering Pudsey in pennies, dressing up as Superheroes for a themed party and making and selling biscuits. Crabbs Cross Nursery Manager, Anita Shepherd, said: “We all had a great week, joining in with lots of fundraising activities, dressing up and baking biscuits to raise funds for … [Read more...]

Spooktacular goings on at Bright Kids Nursery

Youngsters at our Crabbs Cross and Studley nurseries got into the festive ‘spirit’ and enjoyed more treats than tricks at their Halloween parties today! Staff and children alike dressed up in ghoulish costumes, took part in a spooky outdoor bug hunt, created pumpkin art, baked spooky cupcakes and danced to Halloween themed party music, amongst other slimy activities. Crabbs Cross Nursery Manager, Lorraine Ashford, said: “The children … [Read more...]

Nursery tots welcome a host of critters to celebrate World Animal Day

Youngsters from our Crabbs Cross nursery got up close and personal with some slithery, creepy crawly and furry visitors last week as they welcomed ZooLab into their setting, ahead of World Animal Day on 4th October. ZooLab is the UK’s leading animal handling experience and lifelong learning company. The children enjoyed listening and getting involved in the story of the Zagaro – based on a well-known children’s story, the hero is a ZooLab … [Read more...]

Green-fingered nursery tots visit local florist to enhance learning

Green-fingered youngsters from our Crabbs Cross Nursery visited The Nursery Shop florist last week to support their learning. A group of children collected some beautiful flowers to display around their rooms and use as part of the nursery’s Curiosity Approach – which encourages children to use their imaginations and explore different ways of using everyday items. The flowers will be used to make potions and perfumes, floral displays and … [Read more...]