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...]

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...]

Bright Kids Group achieves Millie’s Mark accreditation at all settings

We’re delighted to announce that all three of our settings have achieved Millie’s Mark - a national accolade that recognises commitment to paediatric first aid. We undertook the training at our three settings – Crabbs Cross, Studley and Northfield. And it means that now 100% of our staff are paediatric first aid trained. Millie’s Mark is named after Millie Thompson, who tragically died after choking on food at nursery in 2012, when she was … [Read more...]

Special Mementos Made for Mother’s Day

Children at the three Bright Kids nurseries have been getting creative and making special mementos for Mother's Day. At the Studley setting the children produced different gifts to give to mums, grandmas and aunties, to show them just how much they are loved. Tina Davis, deputy manager at the nursery said: “The children created some lovely gifts for their mums – and each age group produced a different gift. So, the younger ones made a love sign, … [Read more...]

Red Nose Day Antics for Bright Kids

Fun was had at the three Bright Kids nurseries as children enjoyed a range of activities for Comic Relief. Children at the three settings dressed up in red to mark the day, which raises money to help people living difficult lives across the UK and Africa. Since its launch in 1988, Red Nose Day has become something of a British institution. It’s the day, every two years, when people across the land can get together and do something funny for … [Read more...]

Craft-tastic Celebrations at Crabbs Cross

Children will be getting busy with their craft making skills as they celebrate St Patrick's Day and Mother's Day. Two exciting craft mornings will be held at the Bright Kids setting in Crabbs Cross when children will be enjoying activities ranging from cooking and gardening to jewellery making and dancing. The first craft morning is on March 17th when youngsters will be learning all about Saint Patrick – the patron saint of Ireland. Katie … [Read more...]

Costume Capers for Crabbs Cross

Parents have been busy making costumes ranging from pirates to princesses to celebrate World Book Day. Staff and children at the Bright Kids Nursery in Crabbs Cross dressed up as their favourite story characters, and enjoyed a range of activities based around the book Pirates Love Underpants. There was a treasure hunt in the garden where children followed the clues to a chest, which was filled with LED lights to make it glow. The treasure was a … [Read more...]

Oodles of Noodle Fun for Studley Children

Chinese New Year celebrations are taking on a new twist at the Studley setting as youngsters get messy with some noodle play time. Children at the Bright Kids Nursery in Briarwood, The Slough have been getting messy with the spaghetti-like food as they celebrate the start of the year of the Rooster. Deputy manager Tina Davis said food is taking a central part of the Chinese New Year celebrations at the nursery. “The children love sensory play … [Read more...]

Chinese Celebrations at Crabbs Cross

The year of the monkey is ending, and children at the Bright Kids Nursery in Crabbs Cross are preparing to welcome in the year of the Rooster. Youngsters at the setting in Evesham Road have already been busy making dragons to celebrate the Chinese New Year. From tomorrow there will be food tasting taking place, which will include a range of traditional Chinese dishes including noodles, wontons and egg fried rice. Katie Buckley, deputy manager and … [Read more...]

A Bird’s Eye View at Crabbs Cross

Another year has flown by and it is time for the RSPB's Big Garden Birdwatch. This year youngsters at the Bright Kids Nursery in Crabbs Cross will be spotting the feathered friends as they fly into the garden at the back of the setting. Pre-school children at the nursery have been preparing for the event with an eye-spy bird week, trying to find different birds in the garden. They have also made feeders, hoping to attract more birds to the … [Read more...]