THE CHILDREN WENT TO EXPLORE THE SNOW IN THE PLAYGROUND OUTDOORS.

Our children and staff enjoyed playing outdoors this winter is the soft fluffy snow. Staff used lots of shared sustained thinking whilst communicating with the children about the snow. How it feels, how it looks, is it cold?, fluffy, crunchy, wet, white etc…. A group of children decided to build a snowman with their friends […]


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TEDDY BEAR PICNIC ON THE 2ND JUNE 2014

                                             On the 2nd June we had an eventful day. The children and staff dressed up in teddy bear related clothing. We had two CRB checked face painters. Children and staff  had their faces painted with teddy bear paw prints, Spiderman, rainbows and lots more. Our Kitchen staff made an amazing healthy feast for […]


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Look at our new additions to our outdoor area……

  We are always striving to improve and be the best  nursery . We welcome parents suggestions, feedback and comments.  We have made a cosy secure reading garden with story chairs. We have made our own story sacks for the children. Theses are bags with your child’s favourite story book. It will also have artefacts to help tell […]


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  Look what fun we had at our Nursery Easter Party on Saturday 12th April 2014 The children really enjoyed our Easter We had  special visitors from Disney who came to join our party, Micky and Mini Mouse. We had lots of crafts and activities for the children to enjoy with their parents and nursery friends. […]


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Outdoor learning Holiday Club

The children have been really enjoying our outdoor learning holiday club this Easter holidays  14th April – 25th April 2014. They have been having fun toasting marshmallows. They have been finding sticks and logs and decorating them with lots of colours of paint, Mini beast hunts and much more. Our Holiday club is £16 per […]


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Little Ducklings are Upgrading.

               02/04/14 At Little Ducklings were currently upgrading our premises . Were having CCTV cameras fitted at nursery in doors and outdoors. This will be a great asset to our nursery and will safeguard all children and staff. We have been upgrading our outdoor area also. We have added a raised garden area […]


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Our Sponsored sports morning for Children with Cancer charity..

      March 11th 2014. Our children have had an action packed morning doing aerobics, sack race, Egg and spoon race, Balance assault course and much more.  Staff role modelled all the activities and encouraged all the children to join in. All money received from donation will be going towards Children with Cancer Uk […]


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World Book Day

Our children today have been enjoying world book day in fancy dress. We have had pirates , princesses , super boys , a zebra and much much more. The day has been filled with activities such as bringing the children’s favourite books to life, lots of craft activities such as making bookmarks and lots of […]


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Our New Holiday Club Is now Open

The aim of our Forest School is to give children the chance to explore and experience the natural world through practical activities using the outdoors to promote confidence, independence and self-esteem. Using the varied natural resources in the woodland and the children’s interests to stimulate imaginative, creative and investigative activities. Children really enjoy experiencing the […]


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National Bookstart week Celebrations..

Little Ducklings celebrated National Book Start week with a special Teddy bears picnic event on Monday 24th June 2013 at 11.45am. The theme for this year’s National Book start day was Fairy Tales. We had a very special visitor from The Mayor of Barnsley with his own Teddy bear. We also had a visit from […]


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