DINOSAUR SMASH!!!!!!!!

August 23rd, 2017

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Preschool children spent the morning finding different ways to hatch their dinosaurs from their eggs ( large ice cubes with small dinosaur inside).  Some children  used their hands, some tried a variety of tools, one child suggested to pour warm water over his egg and some took them outside to smash on the ground.

It was great fun!!! Lots of learning took place and children talked about what they could see happening.

 

Meet Melman!

May 23rd, 2017

Children and staff were very excitted to welcome Melman the rabbit to our setting! Melman is very friendly and is enjoying exploring his new home

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Humberstone Day Nursery have been rated OUTSTANDING by Ofsted

January 18th, 2017

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Following our Ofsted inspection on 23rd November 2016,  we are proud to announce the quality and standard’s of our Nursery is OUSTANDING in all four areas inspected.

Effectiveness of the Leadership and Management

Quality of Teaching, Learning and Assessment

Personal development, behaviour and welfare

Outcome for Children.

Please read our inspection report for detailed information

Humberstone Day Nursery Children take part in Forest School

October 19th, 2016

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Forest School was run by a trained leader from Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust. The programme ran for six weeks, the aim of the Forest School was to build up children’s skills, abilities and confidence week by week, through practical hands-on activities in the outdoors. It gave the children the chance to explore, learn and discover at their own pace in a safe and supportive space.

Humbestone Day Nursery Celebrates World Book Day 2016

March 14th, 2016

The children and Practitioners at Humberstone Day Nursery dressed up to celebrate World Book Day. The children shared their favourite stories with each other.

 

Muddy fun in our Mud Kitchen!

August 27th, 2015

Our mud kitchen, in our nursery garden provides an incredible range of opportunities for the children’s learning. Children are early explorers, scientists and artists from a young age.

Children learn to co-operate and share their ideas, plan together and help each other. When the children are playing in our mud kitchen, the most amazing conversations between children occur. They may recall a real life muddy event, they will use imaginative words to describe the muddy textures and sounds and it’s the perfect opportunity to make up stories, songs and rhymes before, during or after their muddy experience! 

The mud can become anything from a cup of tea with 2 sugars to breakfast, dinner, a birthday cake with grass sprinkles or magic potions.

A range of actions are involved from pouring, blending, smoothing, scooping, sieving, picking, chopping as they learn to manipulate different tools in the mud.

Humberstone Day Nursery children,love their Mud kitchen, here some photos of them having fun!!

 

 

 

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Humberstone Day Nursery helped raise money for Children In Need

November 21st, 2014

The staff team, children and parent’s at Humberstone Day Nursery teamed together to raise money for Children In Need on Friday 17th November. Dressing up in pyjamas for the day and our delicious cake sale was a  great sucess indeed.Thank you to everyone for their support.

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Fancy Dress Day At Humberstone Day Nursery

March 12th, 2014

                                                                                                                                                                                           The children and staff dressed up to raise money for the Crackerjack Childrens’s Trust. Crackerjacks Children trust  are a national charity committed to offer help and assistance to any child, or their family, who suffer from a severe disability.


Valentines Breakfast at Nursery for children and their loved ones.

February 18th, 2014

 

 

The children at Humberstone Day Nursery enjoyed having their breakfast with their loved ones, on Friday 14th February for Valentines day.

Humberstone Day Nursery Pre School Unit Visit local Sure Start Centre to learn about caring for their Teeth

February 18th, 2014

The children at Humberstone Day Nursery were invited to visit the local Sure Start Centre, to learn about caring for their teeth. A story was read to them about a crocodile and his teeth. All the children were given their own tooth brush and tooth paste to take away with them in a goodie bag. A demonstration was given,  on how they should clean and brush their teeth at home. The children had the opportunity to role play as dentsits. This was a great learning experince for them, as the children were very excited to use their new brushes at home .