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...]

Chinese New Year Fun at Northfield

The Year of the Rooster is about to begin, and children at the Bright Kids Nursery in Northfield are preparing for the festivities. Chinese New Year begins this weekend and youngsters at the Northfield setting are already putting their creative skills to good use by making Rooster masks, that they can wear next week. Sandra Thomas, senior nursery nurse, said they have a range of fun activities planned for the children. “All four rooms will have … [Read more...]

Studley Party Like It’s 1999

It was in January 1999 that the first Bright Kids Nursery opened it's doors, and now staff at the Studley setting are planning an exciting party. Characters ranging from the Frozen princesses to the Lion King animals will be helping the nursery celebrate it's eighteenth birthday. Plans are in place for the milestone party, which takes place on January 18th, with staff deciding they are going to transform the nursery into a Disney Land for the … [Read more...]

Eighteenth Birthday Celebrations for Studley Nursery

Celebrations won't end in January at one Studley Nursery as staff and children prepare to mark the setting's eighteenth birthday. Some of the festive decorations will stay up in preparation for the event – on the 18th of January, when a party will be held to celebrate the occasion. Since January 1999 the nursery has provided the community in south Warwickshire with top-notch, childcare set in over an acre of land. Manager Charmaine Leach said … [Read more...]

A Sparkling Season at the Studley Setting

Sparkling decorations and exciting parties have lit up the Bright Kids nursery in Studley throughout the festive season. The children have all enjoyed parties, which included a visit from Father Christmas where every child received a present. There were also party games, including pass the parcel and music statues, and a range of delicious party food was on offer for all to enjoy. However, children have also learnt the important story about why … [Read more...]

Novelty Christmas Knits Raise Funds for Charity

Winter woollies were out in force at a Bright Kids nursery when staff and children donned their jolly jumpers to raise money for charity. Christmas Jumper Day saw some colourful cardigans and party pullovers out in force as the Crabbs Cross setting raised funds for Save the Children. The national event always falls in December and Lorraine Ashford, deputy manager at the nursery, said the event isn't just for fun, but teaches the children an … [Read more...]

Studley Students Brush Up on Interview Skills

Maths and science books were put aside for a day as pupils at a Redditch school studied interview techniques in a bid to give them the edge in the world of work. Students at Studley High School spent the day with possible future employers – which included Emma Beard and Sam Mulhall from Bright Kids Nurseries. Emma and Sam were there to build up the already good relationship they have with the school, and to advise students on interview … [Read more...]