Monthly round-up

Here’s our monthly round-up of activities at Little Ladybirds, providing just a small snapshot of what we got up to in April.


Babies enjoyed taking parts in lots of messy activities, including playing with rice krispies, flour, sand, and water.

They also explored various sensory play activities with touch and licking ice lollies definitely their favourite!

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New owner

Andrea Townsley’s award-winning nursery group is the new owner of Little Ladybirds Day Nursery in Preston Farm.

Little Ladybirds becomes the third nursery in Andrea’s group, with the 51-year-old married mum-of-three already owning two successful nurseries in Durham.

She opened Clever Clogs Belmont and Clever Clogs Bowburn in 2007 and 2011, respectively. Both nurseries are also rated as outstanding by Ofsted.

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Outdoor time

March brought lots of dry weather so that meant lots of outdoor time for the children, as well as marking lots of great days, such as World Book Day and Comic Relief. Here’s our monthly room-by-room summary:


Babies enjoyed tasting oranges, lemons and limes and feeling the textures. It resulted in lots of funny faces.

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