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How we deal with… Rewards

How we deal with rewards at nursery
“What gets praised gets repeated.” How do we praise good behaviour in order to encourage repetition? At Dizzy Ducks our experience tells us that routine, clear rules and… https://dizzyducks.co.uk/blog/2016/04/how-we-deal-rewards/

Fabulous homemade fish balls

Homemade fish balls that the children will love!
We all know how hard it can be thinking of new, well balanced dinners. Here is the fish balls recipe that we know the children love, we see lots of plates when this is served.… https://dizzyducks.co.uk/blog/2016/03/fabulous-homemade-fish-balls/

A parent's guide to drawing and painting

article from our ccm
A parent’s guide to drawing and painting Between the ages of two and five years old, children love to make marks and draw pictures for their family. I’m sure many of you have a… https://dizzyducks.co.uk/blog/2016/03/parents-guide-drawing-and-painting/

Scrumptious spicy sweet potato soup

Well balanced meals that the children will love
We all know how hard it can be thinking of new, well balanced dinners. Here is a soup recipe that we know the children love, we see lots of empty bowls when this is served.… https://dizzyducks.co.uk/blog/2016/02/scrumptious-spicy-sweet-potato-soup/

Playdough made FUN

How to make playdough with your children
Once a week at nursery, we make our own playdough with the children. It’s easy to make and a lots of fun for the children as they love getting messy and feeling the different… https://dizzyducks.co.uk/blog/2016/02/playdough-made-fun/

Delicious dinners that the children love!

New, healthy and yummy meals which the children will love
It can be so difficult trying to think of new, healthy and yummy meals to cook. So we thought we would share one of our delicious recipes that we know the children love!  … https://dizzyducks.co.uk/blog/2016/01/delicious-dinners-children-love/

The importance of communication for your child's development

An article from our latest CCM
The importance of communication for your child's development  The most basic and powerful way to connect to another person is to listen. just listen. perhaps the most important… https://dizzyducks.co.uk/blog/2016/01/importance-communication-your-childs-development/

Creative ideas for celebrating New Years eve at Home!

Having a family night in this New Year’s eve, but not sure how you can keep the children entertained and awake to see the New Year in? Well we have just the thing for you!
Having a family night in this New Year’s eve, but not sure how you can keep the children entertained and awake to see the New Year in? Well we have just the thing for you!  … https://dizzyducks.co.uk/blog/2015/12/creative-ideas-celebrating-new-years-eve-home/

Rainbow Cookie Delight!

how to make rainbow cookies
We hope you love these cookies as much as us! Ingredients 175g softened butter 50g golden caster sugar 50g icing sugar 2 egg yolks 2 tsp vanilla… https://dizzyducks.co.uk/blog/2015/12/rainbow-cookie-delight1/

Rainbow Cookie Delight!

how to make rainbow cookies
We hope you love these cookies as much as we do! Ingredients 175g softened butter 50g golden caster sugar 50g icing sugar 2 egg yolks 2 tsp… https://dizzyducks.co.uk/blog/2015/12/rainbow-cookie-delight/

Crafting WITH the Kids

Giving tips to parents to keep their children entertained
How to make your toilet roll snowman? Paint a toilet roll tube with white paint. Glue on googly eyes and buttons. You can also paint on the eyes and buttons if you prefer.… https://dizzyducks.co.uk/blog/2015/12/crafting-kids/

Dizzy Ducks turns 10!

Journey of Dizzy Ducks over the last 10 years
“As I waved off my colleagues and headed off on maternity leave in July 2003, I had every intention to return to my finance job in the city. My daughter Abbie was born in… https://dizzyducks.co.uk/blog/2015/11/dizzy-ducks-turns-10/

Fun Outside this Autumn

Fun Outside this Autumn - Leaf Maze and Nature Walks
Leaf maze With all of the leaves cluttering up our gardens at the time of year, you can put them to good use by creating a leaf maze. Children will develop problem-solving and… https://dizzyducks.co.uk/blog/2015/11/fun-outside-autumn/

Love for the terrible twos

Helping you understand children's development
When my girls were two, they definitely suited the phrase ‘Terrible Twos’, that whole period has been ingrained in my memory ever since! If you are a parent of a two-year-old,… https://dizzyducks.co.uk/blog/2015/05/love-terrible-twos1/


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Buttsbury

A free flow nursery with great outdoor facilities.
Features include Homely and friendly atmosphere
Free flow and natural approach
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Great Burstead Before & After School Club

Based in St Mary Magdalene Church Hall in Billericay, our club is a fun, engaging, and calming environment. Somewhere for the children to relax before and after school.
Features include Large secure garden
For children +4 years
7am to 7pm out of school care
Pick up from St Peter's, South Green, Sunnymede and Quilters Schools
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Hainault nursery

A large bustling nursery with great outdoor space and facilities
Features include Experienced team who speak multiple languages
Warm and friendly atmosphere
Spacious, light, airy rooms
Beautiful secure gardens
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Harlow

Spacious base rooms, situated in Harlow Leisure zone.
Features include Secure outside play area
Creche facility available
Spacious, light, airy rooms
Full days, half days and sessions available
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Mayflower

A large bustling nursery with stacks of space and heaps of fun!
Features include Healthy Eating 5* Award
Secure garden areas with outside classroom
Sensory room
Supervised trips to local area
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