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Filling, Tipping, Shaking, Pouring!!!!

Recently Tia set up an intriguing invitation to play… which included unusual items the children might not usually come across within their normal day at nursery…A very kind parent had brought in some marvellous multicoloured polystyrene pieces to play with…. So Tia tipped them into a tuff tray and then added different sized tubes, plastic …

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The best snuggles ever!!!

At Jollies we pride ourselves on the strong bonds we have with our children. We just the key person bond that we build and nurture with our little ones. This attachment is so strong and from this secure base Team Jollies can help their babies to truly blossom and strive to reach their full potential. …

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Thank you for being a friend

Our children just adore the friendships they form at Jollies and it melts our hearts to see their instinctive, intuitive kindness when they observe their friends at play and gauge that they may just benefit from an extra little helping hand… xxxx

Our new ‘piggy’ houses

I’ll huff and I’ll puff….Our newest addition to our outside area, our fabulous willow huts, generated much excitement and also inspired some fabulous role-playing as the children immediately spontaneously pretended they were hiding ‘in the piggy house’ from the BIG BAD WOLF!!!!!! Such fun…. We can’t wait to see what’s next to come?! Xxxx

Mission Impossible?!?

(Not for our clever children at Jollies!!) In Beth, Katie and Emma’s room recently the children found it was time to challenge themselves! The grown-ups made a course where the children had to get to the other side, but there were red lines (that looked a little like laser beams!!) in their way. They then …

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We love crafts

We are getting ‘stuck’ into fun and are busy creating this afternoon! (It’s official we stickers!!!!!!! …….. and stencils, and crayons and felt tips and glue and feathers… ). Peeling the backs off of (fiddly!) stickers is a great way to strengthen little fingers and work upon developing fine motor skills… and you thought they …

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A box is not just a box!

Cheeky Monkeys had a special delivery from one of their children’s mummies… a gigantic cardboard box that she had given them to play with and of course they all absolutely it as the possibilities of play were endless!!!!! As soon as Natalie put it on the floor they were all immediately drawn to the box …

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Dinosaurs came to encourage mark making!

today it’s the dinosaurs that are inspiring fabulous writing, drawing and general mark making skills…We think we’re going to be having a ROARSOME time today at Jollies!! xxxx

Our rainbow creative station

We are all about the rainbows here at Jollies today… Our children have a new area to explore which involves the most colourful musical instruments and mark making opportunities! We are looking forward to them releasing their inner and seeing their creativity shine through… xxxx

Mealtimes = a chance to be social

Yum yum yum! Food at Jollies is the highlight for some and boy do they like to eat! The main meal and pudding is at lunchtime lovingly home cooked from scratch! Tea is more of a snack to top them up a bit! Beans on toast is one of there fave meals…..Look at those juicy …

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