Why Creative Play is Important for Children

Engaging in creative activities within art, music, and movement provide your child with opportunities to explore interests and express themselves. This post shares some Fennies favourite activities that you can recreate at home, which are not only important for development but lots of fun!  Art  Creating art allows children to explore their imagination and practice a wide range of skills that are not only useful throughout life but crucial for learning. For example, elements of problem-solving, communication, […]


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Fun Physical Activities for Kids to get Active at Home

Children can have an overwhelming amount of energy, constantly running, jumping, and exploring the world around them. Sasha lets us in on a few tips on how to put that energy to good use by encouraging physical activity that builds life-long healthy habits and confident problem-solvers.  Each activity has the intent to encourage and improve at […]


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Tips on Transitioning From Bottle to Cup

Moving away from a bottle to a cup can be a tricky time for both children and parents. Bottles can often be a comfort, particularly when baby is ready for sleep. Understanding why this transition is so important and being armed with some tips to help will be useful.  Top tips for moving from bottle […]


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5 Physical Development Activities You Can Do At Home
5 Physical Development Activities You Can Do At Home

Physical Development in the Early Years plays a crucial role as children grow. During this time, children will learn how to develop movement, handle new objects and start to gain an understanding of their body, promoting positive self-care routines. At Fennies, we encourage children to be active throughout the day and you can support this […]


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How to Enhance Your Child’s Learning & Development Through Effective Interactions

How to Enhance Your Child’s Learning & Development Through Effective Interactions The extent to which children progress depends hugely on the level, timing and quality of adult interactions. Effective communication paves the way for developing crucial skills and positive relationships in later life by building confidence and positive social bonds. These active interactions can elevate […]


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Mental Wellbeing: How Lockdown Can Affect Social Anxiety

Fennies are proud of how our children have returned to nursery and settled in after the unprecedented period of lockdown. However, we have recognised that some of you may have some concerns surrounding social anxiety in your little one. First of all, what is separation anxiety? Separation anxiety can occur when a child feels unsafe […]


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