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,…

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

Nursery Manager, 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. People aren’t communicating or interacting as…

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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…

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Physical Development at Keren’s Nursery

When it comes to pre-schoolers’ physical development, we leave no stone unturned. Founder Keren Ben Ezra: “We believe that daily outside play is fundamental to children’s mental health as well as their physical well-being.” We chose the locations of all of our nurseries with this in mind, so that children can benefit from as much…

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Bike Week is 8th – 16th June 2019

Bike Week is an annual celebration to showcase cycling. Riding a bike can easily be a part of everyday life and Bike Week’s aim is to inspire people all over the UK to give cycling a try. Physical activity strengthens developing muscles and bones in children. It improves and enhances coordination, motor skills, social skills,…

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Summer Open Days Announced

Announcing our Summer Open Days for Keren’s Nursery Visit us at Hampstead Garden Suburb on July 2nd and Holland Park on July 4th Join us at our Open Days to find out more about our Ofsted outstanding nurseries, and to register your child. 9.30 – 11.30 am, registration essential.Message us or email marketing@kerensnursery.com to confirm…