In case of emergency fit your oxygen mask first before assisting others

If you manage, own or run a nursery, pre-school or other type of Early Years Setting, I can tell you three things about you: You love children – they make your heart warm and fuzzy, you love the sound of their laughter, you can tell at 50 paces if they need the bathroom, you know […]

From Faffing Around to Getting Stuff Done

We all know that feeling when there is just so much stuff. There are days when all the best organised plans just don’t work. Picture the scene. I am in the office in my nursery with my Deputy Managers. It’s Monday at 10:30 – our senior meeting. We do this every week. It’s important time […]

Every child is an artist; so how do we nurture their creativity?

When I was four years old, I was a fantastic artist. You could ask me to draw anything: real, imaginary, or a mix of the two, and I would just get on with it. I would use anything available that makes marks. Things like: chewed-up biros – in those days they had a death cap […]