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The Butterfly Effect Project

April 11, 2019
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In March we began The Butterfly Effect project with the pre-schoolers at The Honeytree Day Nursery in Portishead. The purpose of this project was to provide the children with the following learning opportunities: to collate ideas and thoughts on the

Parents in Partnership

March 25, 2019
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When babies are born, they have billions of brain cells! These cells are not yet connected into the networks required for thinking, playing and interacting and so their relationship with their main caregiver/parent is key in helping to develop these

Little Parts, Big Adventures!

February 18, 2019
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The theory of Loose Parts has been exciting us as early years practitioners for many years. You may well have noticed the amount of loose parts we have been introducing into the nursery over recent months (if not years!) –

Celebrating Me

January 21, 2019
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With the start of a new year, there is plenty in the media about a “new year, new you”! Maybe, though, it is more about “new year, more you” and having more confidence in who you already are and being

Cosy Christmas

December 19, 2018

Christmas can be such a magical time, especially for children, who are filled with a sense of wonder and excitement about the season. Nothing can beat watching children’s faces light up at the sight of Christmas surprises and treats! In

“Children are made readers on the laps of their parents.”

October 18, 2018
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This week is National Libraries Week! In the nursery and pre-school, we are big advocates for reading and sharing these experiences together. We have a large focus on early literacy skills as part of our everyday provision, providing a variety

Risky Business

September 19, 2018
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All humans are ‘hardwired’ to take risks from birth, whether it is taking a first breath, a first roll or a first step. Children have an enthusiasm for making their own choices, investigating and exploring, questioning and experimenting and this

Graduation and Summer Fete at Honeytree Bristol!

July 18, 2018
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On Saturday 14th July we held our graduation and summer fete at our Bristol where we invited the families of our wonderful children to visit our recently refurbished setting. The children who are leaving for school had a graduation ceremony where

Honeytree Fest at Portishead

July 13, 2018
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On Saturday 7th July we held Honeytree Fest at our nursery in Portishead where we invited parents to visit our wonderful setting. We were lucky enough to have a hog roast donated to us which provided us with yummy pork