Top Books to Guide Your Little One Through Potty Training

Potty training is an exciting time for your child and yourselves and it’s certainly a step in the right direction of your little one’s growing independence. But it’s fair to say that potty training can also be difficult and stressful. No child is the same so their potty-training routi
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Why Your Child’s Imagination Matters

In a modern world full of screens, distractions and alarming articles about children’s decreasing attention spans, more and more parents are hoping their children will hold onto their imagination and their creativity. For good reason! Here’s why your child’s imagination matters.
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A Charitable Christmas – Some Food Banks to Consider Donating to This Festive Season

Christmas is a wonderful time for fun and festivities but it’s also a time for reflection on giving and a popular time for families to practise gratitude and charity. 2022 has been a difficult year for many, so we wanted to take the time to put together some suggestions on some food b
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Ways to Instil Kindness in Your Children

As parents and caregivers, we understand that we are responsible not just for the physical and mental wellbeing of children but also their values. Children learn many social skills through both their home environment and their childcare, so at Bright Little Stars nursery we care a lot
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Eco-Friendly Christmas Decorations to Enjoy Making With All The Family

As the festive season approaches, what better way to celebrate than by creating eco-friendly Christmas decorations that bring joy to your home and the planet? At Bright Little Stars, we believe in combining creativity with sustainability, making the holiday season even more special fo
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Grow Your Own: Easy Herbs and Veggies to Grow at Home with Your Little Ones

Looking for something new to teach your little ones or maybe something to learn with them? Gardening is the perfect hobby to try out. Not only does it give children a reason to be out in nature, but it also helps to teach them vital skills that will help them in adult life. Gardening
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Yummy Family Recipes for the Whole Family to Enjoy

Nothing quite brings people together like food – and all parents know the importance of early nutrition for a child’s development. We all lead busy lives and understand the gnawing question, ‘what’s for dinner?’ and we have been particularly focused on food and nutrition in our parent
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Benefits of Music in Early Childhood Education

As a parent, we’re sure you’ve noticed the popularity of music classes for children. Nearly all early development or childcare groups make music a priority when interacting with and encouraging children to express themselves. But why is music so important in early childhood education?
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Preparing for Big School

After many years at nursery where the children grew comfortable and confident, it is natural for both parents and children to have some nerves about starting big school where everything is new! We frequently discuss this with parents, so we thought we’d take the time to share our advi
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5 Easy Ways To Reduce Your Child’s Screen Time

We are raising children in the most technically advanced age – and that makes screen time somewhat unavoidable! Of course, some technology can be incredibly helpful for children’s development; television aimed to build their understanding of the world and online activities are fantast
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