Learning & Play

I will provide suitable developmental experiences appropriate to the age and stage of development of each child. I will support and stimulate children’s social, physical, intellectual, communication and emotional development and build learning into everyday activities rather than ‘formal learning’.

Some of the games and activities available

  • Drawing/colouring, crayons, felt pens and pencils
  • Cooking & Baking
  • Painting: finger, printing, stencils, brushes
  • Growing seeds
  • Gluing, collage, model making
  • Crafts & card making
  • Books, story telling, reading
  • Celebrations
  • Seasonal activities
  • Games, puzzles
  • Music, listening to songs, singing, dancing
  •  Baby Sign Language
  •  Heuristic Play
  • Messy play
  •  Sensory play

Within my childcare setting, I actively support the following thing:

  • Sharing and co-operation
  • Respect for self, others and property
  • Good manners and politeness
  • Healthy eating
  • Equal opportunities
  • Child protection


  • Library
  • Local shops
  • Toddler groups
  • Church groups/activities
  • Post Office
  • Garden centre
  • Walks
  • Picnics
  • Soft Play
  • Local Parks
  • Trips to Zoo
  • Beach
  • Toddler groups
  • Farm

Outdoor Activities

We aim to be outdoors as much as possible, all year round. I have a decked and grassed garden which we play in, it is secure and children will be supervised at all times while outside.  We also have an undercover area which allows us to be able to access some outside space even in wetter weather. Some of the things on offer are:

  • Ball Games
  • Water Play
  • Sand Play
  • Picnics
  • Sit and Ride Toys
  • Sensory/messy play
  • Balancing and physical development