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The Bears Are Back

The Bears Are Back

This week Little Bears in Wanstead Village, Little Bears on Wanstead Green, Little Bears in East Village and Little Bears in Elephant Central all reopened their doors to the first phase of children returning after the stricter phases of lockdown. An exciting time for...

Returning To Nursery

Returning To Nursery

We are delighted to be able to welcome our Little Bear's back to nursery, albeit with a number of a changes in place to help keep our staff and children safe. We have put together the following guide to help parents return their children to nursery. Download the guide...

Tips for Parents and Little Bears at Home

Tips for Parents and Little Bears at Home

As we continue our social distancing and children continue to spend long periods of time at home, the Little Bear's team have pulled together a collection of activities for families and children to do at home. Learning through chores As you are aware learning through...

8 Signs Your Child Is Ready For Potty Training

8 signs that your child may show to say they are ready to start potty training. – Your child can stay dry for around 2 hours– Your child asks to be changed– Your child asks to use the potty/toilet– Your child's poos are regular– Your child asks/takes an interest in...

Benefits Of Sensory Play

Benefits Of Sensory Play

Sensory play is a large part of all child development. At Little Bear's we have a strong focus in this area and us such have installed sensory rooms or areas in our nursery settings. Little Bear's In East Village has recently revamped the sensory area in the under 2's...

The Importance Of Outdoor Activities

The Importance Of Outdoor Activities

“Open space allows children to be physically active and challenge themselves so they sleep and eat well and form healthy habits that will stay with them for life.” Play Strategy For Scotland 2013 Children need space to be children; to run, jump, climb, race and create...

The Importance of Play

The Importance of Play

The importance of play is often overlooked, but not only does structured play provide an excellent platform for learning but it establishes bonds, develops communication, active learning skills and allows children to explore the world around them through...

Little Bear’s On Wanstead Green Wins Award

Little Bear’s On Wanstead Green Wins Award

The Little Bear's team is delighted to confirm that Little Bear's On The Green has been listed in the Top 20 London Nursery Group Awards 2018 by daynurseries.co.uk. "We are overjoyed to be included in the Top 20 and see this award as recognition for a great team...

ParentZone & iConnect

ParentZone & iConnect

The Little Bear's management team is thrilled to announce the roll-out of iConnect and ParentZone across the Little Bear's Nursery settings.The Award-Winning and super safe software will enable key workers to create and update a child's development report and record...

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