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Playdough Fun

Playdough We often get asked for our playdough recipe. Here’s one that we use regularly from the BBC! You will need: 8 tbsp plain flour 2 tbsp table salt 60ml warm water food colouring 1 tbsp vegetable oil Steps: 1. Mix the flour and salt in a large bowl. In a separate bowl mix together … Continued

Tax Free Childcare

Tax Free Childcare Tax free childcare; helping working parents with their childcare costs. For many working parents, childcare costs can play a large role when planning a return to work, or considering their career options and working hours. Now that childcare vouchers have closed to new entrants, we are reminding you that help is at … Continued

Father’s Day in Reading

Fathers Day in Reading  Fathers Day in  Reading…we love to get to know our families and host regular events throughout the year. Our next event is this Friday, 14th June to celebrate Father’s Day. Tiny Turtles and Scampering Squirrels Tiny Turtles & Scampering Squirrels are hosting a Fathers Day tea. Dads, granddads, uncles, mums, sisters, … Continued

Eid Celebrations

Eid Celebrations! Each room at our Reading Nursery celebrated Eid in their own way… Tiny Turtles Our youngest children had a music and movement session, listening to some cultural music, dancing and using instruments. They have been doing activities exploring colours. We’ve experimented with coloured rice and painting/decorating moons and stars. It’s also been a … Continued

Nursery Food Menu for Summer 2019

Nursery Food Menu for Summer 2019 Our onsite cook, Rana Marshall, who achieved the Food Standards Agency ‘five stars’ is has just released our nursery food menu for Summer 2019. The menu, which works on a three week rotation, is packed full of fruit, vegetables, homemade delights and so much variety! Mornings… For breakfast, children … Continued

John Warren voted in the Top 10 Most Influential People in the Early Years

We are absolutely delighted that our Early Years Consultant, John Warren, has been nominated as one of Nursery Management Today’s Top 10 Most Influential People.  John Warren works with us at The Wigwam Reading Nursery to make sure we are continually improving and providing the very best learning opportunities for children. John works with us … Continued

Nursery near Reading town centre

Summer has arrived at our nursery near Reading town centre! The children have been on holiday at our nursery near Reading town centre… We’ve had a wonderful week at The Wigwam Nursery in Reading as the children explored their interest in planes. From the garden we were able to spot some plans flying overhead and … Continued