The Benefits of Playing Outdoors

With our lives becoming more and more consumed by digital technology, it’s becoming increasingly convenient to hand our children an iPad or Xbox to keep them occupied which has resulted in children spending significantly more time indoors. Studies show that a lack of outdoor activity can have a negative effect on a child’s health and…

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Family Benefits of YMCA Day Nursery

Being part of YMCA North Tyneside means we can offer families a number of unique benefits when they choose to place their child within our nursery. These benefits promote positivity and community so that every parent, grandparent or carer, become a part of our organisation as a whole, gaining access to the extensive facilities we…

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Nursery Settling in Process

Here at YMCA Day Nursery we understand that first impressions are not only incredibly important to you, but to your children too. We have taken the time to assess the impact these initial days can have and created a unique settling in process which we hope will provide you with confidence in our staff, and…

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Halloween Stay and Play

We hosted our first ‘stay and play’ for parents and carers to come and see what their children get up to at nursery. We thought it would be fun to hold it on Halloween and have spooky activities for the children and parents to participate in.We had lots of messy activities set out in each…

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A Sensational Experience

Here at YMCA Day Nursery, we have a fantastic multi-sensory room thanks to a generous donation from Thomas Cook Children’s Charity, which has enabled us to install some rather high tech equipment. The building was previously a bank which contained a large safe room on the ground floor which has now been transformed into a…

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