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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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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Raising Independent Children

Developing and encouraging independence in the early years’ stage is vital for integration into school and of course, for life. The concept of independence and its importance is included in the national Early Years Foundation Stage guidelines. These state that “every child should learn to be resilient, confident and self-assured.” Our role as parents and…

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