Officrèche Blog

Search for Snowdogs – have fun while you learn

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Spotting Snowdogs is a new sport in Brighton and Hove. It’s like Pokemon Go in real life with something to touch and enjoy, writes Sarah Booker Lewis. For children of all ages it is a wonderful learning experience with added excitement when you come across a giant colourful dog in an unexpected place. When they […]


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5 ways to use left over Easter eggs

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If your children have been inundated by the Easter Bunny this year, you might be tempted to either gift some of the chocolate, or store it away for a rainy day. The fact remains you won’t want them to eat it all in one go, so here are 5 ways to use left over Easter […]


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A Day In The Life of Mikki

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Day in the life of a nursery practitioner Hi ya, I’m Mikki. I work in the Green room with Emma & Georgina. The Green room is the environment for children aged 18mths to 30mths. In this blog I am going to tell you all about a typical day of mine.


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Guest Post: The Importance of Outdoor Play

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I hate to see single use toys.  You know the kind of thing; a café set or treehouse with figures in that can be just that.  We have them, but they seem such a waste of resources and imagination.  I much prefer lego (or some-such) that might come presented as a café, but can be […]


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5 Halloween crafts

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Halloween is a fantastic opportunity to get crafty, there are so many inexpensive ways to create fun projects that children will love! No two will ever be exactly the same and we have no doubt that the children will love making one or all of these crafts. Handprint spiders So simple and yet so effective!! […]


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5 things to craft with your child

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Children love to be kept busy and active, just as much as we like a peaceful 15 minutes, below we’ve given our top 5 craft activities.


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The ‘under two’s

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Crying, splattered food, dribble, and endless amounts of jiggling up and down…….. Welcome to the world of working with the under two’s! I’m Tara -the deputy manager and baby room leader at Officrèche. I have worked with children under the age of two for the past four years, and despite it being what I would […]


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