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World book day

2021-03-29T14:37:48+00:00March 29th, 2021|

World Book Day  All the children at TCCL have had fun exploring their base rooms chosen book/s, for world book day this year. Our Toddler room chose the book; I Went To The Zoopermarket by Nick Sharratt. Where all the products bought have a fun animal twist to them. Our Preschool room chose several books; [...]

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Food or Art?

2016-05-18T07:14:59+00:00May 5th, 2016|

The Very Hungry Caterpillar is a wonderful story for teaching nutrition, counting, science (the stages of a butterfly) and the days of the week.  You can see our toddlers painting, using the fruit that the Very Hungry Caterpillar eats - (one apple, two pairs, three plums, four strawberries and five oranges) mixed with natural yoghurt [...]

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Prince George visits TCCL!

2016-04-01T12:24:35+00:00April 1st, 2016|

It has been our biggest secret, and in planning for months, but today, April 1st, TCCL has been delighted to welcome Prince George for a show-around.  The talented-toddler was effusive in his praise, saying that I loved playing with the other children, but I did think that Sue's curtsy was a bit ropey. We look [...]

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“Every nursery should have a qualified early years teacher” – Save The Children

2016-03-30T20:59:01+00:00March 30th, 2016|

You may have seen the stories in the news today, following the publication of Save The Children's report 'Lighting Up Young Brains' in which the charity recommends that Every nursery in England should have a qualified early years teacher to help toddlers develop skills like speech and language.... You can read more about the report and [...]

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Mud, mud….

2016-03-27T08:45:34+00:00March 27th, 2016|

.... Glorious mud! Our mud kitchen is proving a popular addition to the garden.  The mud kitchen context and materials result in the children engaging in an incredible variety of actions - they fill, pour, mix, stir, scoop, splash and share.  There is no limit to what they can 'cook' - we have had some [...]

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