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1 Oct 2017

5 Tactics and Tips to handle a Temper Tantrum

What are tantrums? Temper tantrums range from whining and crying to screaming, kicking, hitting, and breath holding. They’re equally common in boys and girls and usually happen between the ages of 1 to 3. They are a normal part of a child’s personal, social and emotional development. Why do children have tantrums? Tantrums are a child’s way of […]

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1 Oct 2017

Because Science!

Children entering school already have substantial knowledge of the natural world, much of which is implicit…. Contrary to older views, young children are not concrete and simplistic thinkers…. Research shows that children’s thinking is surprisingly sophisticated…. Children can use a wide range of reasoning processes that form the underpinnings of scientific thinking, even though their […]

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13 Sep 2017

How to explore Phonics at Home!

Parent involvement helps to extend learning outside of the classroom and gives children the ability to put what they learn inside the classroom in to practice. We love getting involved in different phonics activities at school and I’m sure your children would love to practice their developing skills with you at home, showing you what […]

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13 Sep 2017

Introducing Baby Led Weaning

Baby-led weaning is an approach to introducing solid food where a baby is allowed and encouraged to self-feed solid finger foods instead of receiving purées via a spoon. BLW is not about weaning babies off breast milk or formula, but is solely about weaning them onto solids. (Although, anytime we introduce food, we are in […]

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13 Sep 2017

10 Tips to deal with fussy eating and some recipe ideas

I am sure you have all had one of those days where you come home from work and cook a delicious meal for your family and you’re excited to sit down and eat together but unfortunately, it doesn’t go to plan. Your little one is kicking up a fuss and won’t eat their food and […]

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12 Sep 2017

Welcome to Hummingbird Early Learning

Our centres are designed to offer age appropriate environments for babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers, and are accredited by the Pre-School Learning Alliance of the UK. At Hummingbird, we offer care for children between 3 months and 6 years old. Our all-new after school activities programme is another great way to ensure your child is getting […]

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