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...]

Olympic hopeful delivers Thai boxing masterclass to holiday club

An Olympic hopeful stopped by to visit our Crabbs Cross holiday club children to put them through their paces this week. George Rowand, aged 13, gave the children a Thai Boxing masterclass on Monday 30th July, as a thank you to his former nursery as we are sponsoring him in his bid to reach the Paris Olympics in 2024. George, who is due to start at St Augustine’s Catholic High School in September, attended our Crabbs Cross Nursery and out … [Read more...]

Half Term Fun for Bright Kids

Children were taking charge of their own fitness last week by picking up some personal training skills at a holiday club in Crabbs Cross. Those who took part in the half term holiday club at the Bright Kids nursery had the chance to design their own fitness class, where they came up with their own exercises and led a group. The bad weather meant planned trips to outdoor sports venues had to be cancelled, but the group had lots of fun at the … [Read more...]

Studley goes to Infinity and Beyond

Darth Vader and his Stormtroopers wouldn't have stood a chance in Studley last week as youngsters at the Bright Kids nursery learned all about space and science at an exciting holiday club. The young fans of Star Wars had the chance to dress up and role play as their favourite characters from the films, and take part in Star Wars-based activities. With lightsabers at the ready they made their own solar system out of papier mache and UFOs out … [Read more...]

Cooking Up a Feast in Northfield

Flavoursome fun has been had at one Bright Kids holiday club as children have been putting their culinary skills into action. Youngsters attending the Wigwam Out of School and Holiday Club have been learning about restaurants and cooking this week, and have even been out on a trip to see local eateries in action. The club, which is based at Wychall Primary School in Northfield, set up their own Wigwam Restaurant and the children had fun creating … [Read more...]

Space Adventures in Studley for Half Term

The Force will be strong in Studley from tomorrow as youngsters go to infinity and beyond in an exciting holiday club. Children, aged 4 to 11, will be enjoying activities based around the theme of space at the Bright Kids Nursery in Studley. The activities will see youngsters using their arts and crafts skills to make rockets, and UFOs will be created out of paper plates. They will also make other space related objects using a variety of … [Read more...]

Action Packed Fun for Half Term

Sports stars will be created at a holiday club next week when children get the chance to put their fitness skills into action at a Bright Kids nursery. Youngsters at the Crabbs Cross setting will be able to enjoy a range of exciting activities and day trips based around the theme of sports. Possible activities planned for the week include a bowling competition at Rubery Bowling, a football match and a trip to Imagination Street to have a go at … [Read more...]

Hubble Bubble Halloween Fun at Crabbs Cross

Young witches, wizards, vampires and skeletons descended on a Bright Kids nursery for some action-packed Halloween parties. The Crabbs Cross setting has been enjoying a series of parties to mark the spooky annual celebration, which takes place on October 31. On Friday morning the holiday club had their party where children dressed up as a range of creepy characters and played games. Katie Buckley, deputy manager and preschool leader, said: … [Read more...]

Sun safety at Bright Kids

The sun is shining and children love being outdoors in the warm weather – but that doesn't mean youngsters have to suffer from sunburn. The next few weeks are set to be hot and, as children return to nursery, staff at the three Bright Kids settings have everything in place to ensure youngsters stay safe in the sunshine. According to the NHS, babies and children need to have their skin protected between March and October in the UK. Tina … [Read more...]

Children prepare to celebrate Beatrix Potter’s 150th birthday

Her stories have inspired generations of children and now fans across the country are preparing to celebrate Beatrix Potter's 150th birthday. At Bright Kids Nursery in Crabbs Cross youngsters and their parents will be taking part in the event on July 28th with a number of events inspired by Beatrix's characters such as Peter Rabbit, Mrs Tiggy-Winkle and Jemima Puddle-Duck. Not only will the children and staff be dressing up as their favourite … [Read more...]