Category: Child Development

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 …

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Many parents choose our nurseries because of our exceptional commitment to languages For Ivrit speakers, each of our branches has at least one full-time Ivrit-speaking member of staff. For all children with English as a second language, (ESOL) we regularly …

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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 …

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At Keren’s Nursery, we embrace animal companions whenever possible. We have two regular four-legged visitors; Buzz the Maltese-breed dog and Digby, a Norfolk Terrier. Both bring a whole host of benefits to the children at the nursery. They are both …

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As teachers, we often see that children need their downtime by the time the school holidays arrive. Time off to kick back and avoid the usual rush of nursery and school life. Time to just be. As a parent myself, …

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Now that the days are longer, and in the most part, drier too, we encourage families to walk to and from the nursery. Coming to and from nursery on foot is an opportunity for children to be physically active by …

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Some children find night time and darkness difficult. Keren offers her top tips to counter these anxieties. This article first appeared on www.KensingtonMums.co.uk Have fun and play with your child in the dark to counter any associations of fear. Make …

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Don’t we all wish to have creative, independent, innovative and self-confident children? Being a mum and an educator led me to believe that as parents we should observe our children and allow their creative processes to evolve naturally.