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25th May 2022

Easy Tips For Fruit Picking With Children

Today we want to focus on one activity in particular that you can do in the garden with children – picking fruit. If you have fruit bushes and trees in your own back garden this is a fabulous opportunity to show children where their favourite snacks come from. And if you don’t, there are plenty of fruit farms and public parks that harvest the UK’s most common fruits and vegetables every summer. 

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25th May 2022

Sustainability Activity of the Week: Water Bubble Art

Playing with colour is always a good activity for children as it stimulates their senses and allows them to hone some motor skills and creative thinking. This easy activity can be quite messy, so we would recommend doing it outside.

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20th May 2022

Teaching Children About the Importance of Bees

Bees are a huge part of our ecosystem, and their value to our crops and flowers cannot be overstated. As we look towards World Bee Day on the 20th May 2022, we are going to talk about bees and how you can teach early years children about these helpful little creatures. 

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19th May 2022

How to expand your digital capabilities without breaking the bank

Technology – specifically nursery management software – can often play a significant part in helping settings to achieve their expansion goals, not to mention being a key productivity driver.
But just how can you bolster your nursery’s digital capabilities without spending a fortune – and reaping the return on investment you signed up for?
Our senior customer success manager, Nikki Walsh, recently shared her thoughts with NMT. If you missed the original article, catch up below…

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19th May 2022

ParentZone is the proud sponsor of this year’s Early Years Summit on Speech, Language and Communication

We are delighted to announce that ParentZone is sponsoring the upcoming 2022 Early Years Summit on Speech, Language and Communication. The Early Years Summit is a fantastic week-long event for Early Years practitioners and educators where leading experts share their knowledge and insights on important topics. There is an excellent line-up of 24 expert speakers…

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18th May 2022

Sustainability Activity of the Week: The Daffodil Experiment

At this time of the year daffodils are commonplace across the UK. In May and June they will begin to seed, and this is the perfect time to pick them and use them for a fun early years science experiment!

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11th May 2022

Sustainability Activity of the Week: Salt Water Art

One great sustainable activity idea to try with children this week is salt water art. You may have seen this trending in recent weeks on Tik Tok and Instagram, and we are here to show you how easy this activity is to do!

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9th May 2022

April Roundup 2022

Welcome to the Connect Childcare Monthly Roundup. Each month we deliver a selection of resources and updates to help bring you closer to Connect Childcare. Please feel free to share with your colleagues and invite your networks to join our mailing list.

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