Days out this summer. . . 2019

15th July 2019

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Trying to keep the children entertained for 6 weeks during the summer holidays can sometimes be very difficult. Going to the same play park, seeing the same people and playing with the same toys can get very tiresome for children and adults. Luckily there are lots of fun days out during the summer in London or around the local areas so we have listed some of the best ones here so you know whats going on.

In London. . .

Underbelly festival (5 April – 29 Sept) –
includes circus, comedy, cabaret and kids shows.

West End Kids week (Month of August) –
Free tickets for 5-16 years, get in quick as its popular

Totally Thames – festival on the river (1-30 Sept)

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Urban, pop up, beaches

The beech at Brent Cross (Brent Cross shopping centre)
Enfield Market (18-17 July)
London Royal Docks (27 July – 30 Aug 2019)
Ruislip Lido – natural all year round beaches

Lambeth Country Show – Brockwell Park (20-21 July)


And locally. . . 

Hitchin Lavender Fields – Open (9.30-5pm)

Tales for tots – Wardown house Museum
Story telling session for 0-4 years (check for dates and times)

Williows farm summer spectacular (20 July – 1st September)

Mead open farm – summer of fun (22nd July – 30th Aug)

Audley End Miniature railway, summer fairy and elf festival (20 July -8th Sept)
Booking recommended

Natural History Museum Tring – Dinosaur diets workshop
Various dates throughout the summer.

Play in the park, Aylesbury (7 Aug at  11am – 4pm)

Live at the park, Aylesbury (24 Aug)

Colonel Custard – magic show
Market Square Aylesbury (25 July)

Croxfest (September, Check dates)

Photography walks and nature activities –
30th July at Rickmansworth Aquadrome (book a time)
22nd Aug at Cassiobury Park (book a time)

Bug hunt – Rickmansworth Aquadrome (23rd June – 1pm -3pm).
Meet at cafe in park (please

River dipping – Croxley Common Moor (4 Aug, please book a time)

Buggy bugs – Rickmansworth Aquadrome (7th Aug, please book).

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Toilet training

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Staying safe in the sun

1st May 2019

Having pets

24th April 2019

Easter crafts

15th April 2019

Spring crafts

9th April 2019

Family safety week – staying safe at playtime

5th April 2019

Family safety week – staying safe when you’re out

4th April 2019

Family safety week – staying safe at mealtimes

3rd April 2019

Family safety week – staying safe at bathtime

2nd April 2019

Family safety week – staying safe at sleeptime

1st April 2019


20th March 2019

World book day

7th March 2019

Fussy eaters . . .

19th February 2019

10 years’ service

17th July 2018

Sheryl Kinnison – An insight to a day in the life of a Nursery Chef…..

7th March 2018

Firework Safety – a handy help on the DO’s and DONT’s around the festive season.

26th October 2017

What does being “school ready” mean?

5th October 2017

Claudia Winkleman’s Fancy Dress Campaign Success: A reminder of safety at Halloween.

2nd October 2017

The End of Maternity Leave: a poem for Mummy

20th August 2017

Daybreak nurseries – Staff averages….

18th August 2017

10 Years Service

27th July 2017

Experienced Staff Perspective – March 2017

8th March 2017

Returning to work.

7th November 2016

Children’s Nutrition!

4th October 2016

Getting ready for school

22nd August 2016

Transitioning interview with Jo #wearemumstoo

19th August 2016

First time pregnancies

5th July 2016


29th June 2016

Fathers day #wearedadstoo

17th June 2016

Behaviour management

20th May 2016

Managing the Nursery – through the eyes of a new Mum

4th April 2016

Being a new mum

29th February 2016

Going back to work

2nd February 2016

The importance of play.

12th January 2016

Two year checks: understanding the EYFS

30th November 2015

Characteristics of effective learning: understanding the EYFS

23rd November 2015

Specific areas of learning: understanding the EYFS

16th November 2015

Prime areas of learning: Understanding the EYFS

9th November 2015

Developmental matters : Understanding the EYFS

2nd November 2015

Statutory framework : understanding the EYFS

26th October 2015

Early Years Foundation stage : understanding the EYFS

19th October 2015


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