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You’ll never be short of activities with Keren’s Busy Jar

Keren’s Nursery “Busy Jar” Filled to the brim with ideas for different activities designed to support parents and children. The aim is to encourage children to work independently, or as a family unit, using age-appropriate tasks. These activities encourage a range of independent and family play. Some are pure fun designed to spark creativity. Others…

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Forest School Activities At Home

Our Hampstead Garden Suburb Manager, Marlene Costa has some brilliant ideas for recreating Forest School activities in your own garden or outdoor spaces close to home. In these five lessons, you’ll find out how to make a bracelet from simple crafting materials and natural items found in your garden, make a nature stamp, natural paint,…

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Our Hampstead Garden Suburb branch is the first nursery in Barnet to sign up to Barnet’s Dementia Friendly scheme

Nursery Manager at our Hampstead Garden Suburb Nursery, Marlene Costa used to work with people with dementia and knows just how much they suffer from being isolated in normal times, let alone now. “We’ve all noticed so many changes in the last six months, not least amongst the most isolated, older members of our community.…

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The past few months have taught us as educators to be more innovative than ever, but where do we go from here?

There’s a new style of teaching in town Newsweek has reported that Reggio Emilia schools are among the best in the world and the method is gradually being adopted by some of the most innovative pre-school and primary schools around the world. Keren explains why her award-winning nursery chain Keren’s Nursery, has firmly embedded the innovative…