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Children often like to bring their own items into nursery, and how staff handle this is important, says Working Mum
Blackdown Pre-school in Surrey experimented with a colour-matching game to help develop children’s fine motor skills.
Inspection days are stressful for practitioners, but they can be a worry for parents too - since they have a part to play, and poor results can themselves affect quality, says Working Mum
The transition to formal learning needs to be handled with sensitivity to help children and parents adapt, says Working Mum.
The knack of making parents feel their children are loved and cherished has much value, says Working Mum.
Regular days out can offer wonderful experiences for children beyond the nursery, but some parents may need reassurance.
When monitoring children for attendance, allowances must be made for individual circumstances, says Working Mum
High staff turnover is not only a concern for management - many parents see it as a warning sign, says Working Mum.
Dressing-up and theme days too often seem like hard homework for parents with little gain for the children, says Working Mum.
Thoughtful support from a nursery team can make a real difference to the toilet training process, says Working Mum.
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