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Use of dummies for your child

Dummies also known as soothers or pacifiers, are used to soothe your baby. They consist of teats made from silicone or plastic. Dummies are designed in such a way that it encourages your baby the same way as breastfeeding. However, the use of dummies … [Read More...]

Exploring ICT

Babies and ICT

Here at daisykins nursery the babies had the opportunity to explore a nursery rhyme app on a computer tablet. The babies used their fingers to touch the functions on the screen, they pressed an icon and watched with amazement as to what happened. The … [Read More...]

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The Wheels on the bus

Children at daisykins nursery favourite song is Wheels on the Bus. They ask for this song during song time and children from a young age join in the simple but effective actions. The nursery rhymes incorporates repetitive words which gives children … [Read More...]

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Great dais Pre School Newsletter April 2014

Dear Parents/Carers, We would like to keep you updated and we think the most effective way would be to write a termly newsletter. As this is a first, any likes or dislikes would be valuable. Firstly, as you will all have noticed, we have two … [Read More...]

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Sports Relief 2014

Daisykins nursery children got active and  fund-raised for Sports relief, they joined their friends and parents at a local Athletics Sport track for a morning packed of sports games. Children in Great dais Pre School got into their key groups and … [Read More...]

Looking after Bo

Play time with Bo

The children in Great Dais Pre School and Toddler room had a very exciting afternoon playing with our Daisykins hamster Bo. Bo is a much loved pet and the children all have the opportunity to take her home for sleepovers and to fill in a diary about … [Read More...]

Tummy Time

Tummy Time Tips

Tummy time is one of the most important stages of a baby’s development. This is because the skills and strength that your baby develops while lying on their tummy helps them to lift their head and glance around, roll over, push up with their arms, … [Read More...]

St Patrick's day collage

St Patrick’s day collage

Children in the baby plus room at Daisykins had a brilliant time getting messy and creating their St Patrick's day collage. The practitioners set up a variety of different green materials, such as paint, ribbon, pipe cleaners, pens, wax crayons, … [Read More...]


Nursery Practitioner Job

We are looking for a qualified enthusiastic Nursery practitioner to join our Outstanding nursery. Applicants must hold a Level 2 or Level 3 qualification in Childcare/ Early Years. Successful applicants must: Ensure that daily paperwork such as … [Read More...]

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Shapes in the garden

The children in Pre-school all had lots of fun learning about shapes through an outdoor play experience. Different sized and coloured shapes were hidden in the garden area and then an exciting game was created by practitioners, where children had to … [Read More...]

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Surviving our Ofsted inspection

Following a tougher Ofsted inspection it is more important to be ready and prepared for an inspection at any time. It can be a very daunting and stressful time, but how can we overcome this? Ofsted Inspectors twice graded Daisykins nursery in Rugby … [Read More...]

Jack and Jill went up the Hill

Jack and Jill went up the Hill

A classic nursery rhymes that all generations enjoy especially the young ones here at daisykins nursery. This song tells a simple story about a boy and a girl called Jack and Jill who went up a hill to fetch a pail of water.   … [Read More...]

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Daisykins Nursery is twice Outstanding

Our Nursery in Rugby has twice been graded Outstanding by Ofsted. Children here at daisykins are always put first and the Ofsted inspector recognised practitioners hard work and dedication in ensuring children reach their full potential. Daisykins … [Read More...]


Peter Rabbit had a fly upon his nose

A fun action song that is deeply enjoyed by children at daisykins nursery.The children are able to join in with the simple actions and enjoy the story of the song. Singing songs with children is a great way for children to develop an understanding of … [Read More...]

Messy Fun

Getting around-Painting footprints

Children in toddlers had a very messy afternoon creating there colourful footprint collage. Toddlers have been looking at transport for their current topic due to their keen interest in cars. To display another form of transport the children’s … [Read More...]