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The Butterfly Effect Project
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
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!
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!) –
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
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.”
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
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!
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
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