Recently, we’ve been seeing a bunch of fabulous examples of nurseries making a great use of their indoor space so we decided to put some of the best ones together. Take a cue from their easy and affordable ideas and transform your setting to be even more kid and Ofsted friendly.
1. A Bright Play Area
The setting – Parsons Green Nursery
Where – London
Our thoughts – Doesn’t this room just make you wish you were back in nursery yourself? A wonderful use of space, light, soothing colours and teamwork inspiring oval tables create a bright, inviting play area for kids of all ages…
See more – Parsons Green Nursery Instagram
3. Customised Displays
The setting – Little Pips
Where – Somerset
Our thoughts – We all love the colourful displays of the little ones’ art. But why not step it up a gear and add pictures of the artists at work and their thoughts on their pieces just like Little Pips did?
See more – Little Pips Instagram
5. Mini Zoo
The setting – Green Grass Nursery
Where – Al Wasel
Our thoughts – Whether it’s a permanent area or just for a themed week, an indoor zoo is always a good idea – it brings children closer to nature and leads to many open-ended activities where kids take the lead.
See more – Green Grass Nursery Instagram
6. Loose Parts Area
The setting – Nursery Nook
Where – Blog
Our thoughts – Junk room or the ultimate fun nook? We reckon the latter. Your little ones will appreciate a break from typical toys and entertain themselves for hours with pots, mirrors, egg boxes and other household items.
See more – Nursery Nook Instagram
8. Self Service Tactile Exploration
The setting – Kingston Nursery
Where – Hull
Our thoughts – Kingston Nursery proves that large mason jars and some basic cooking ingredients are enough for a creative, low-key and fun looking set for tactile exploration and yet another playful corner in your setting.
See more – Kingston Nursery Instagram
10. Creation Station
The setting – Kid Ease Nursery
Where – Swingfield
Our thoughts – Kid Ease Nursery understands the importance of organised space in creativity development. They created this stunning, uncluttered and inviting station where kids can practice their artistry whenever they feel like it.
See more – Kide Ease Nursery Instagram
11. Climbing Blocks
The setting – Giraffe Childcare
Where – Dublin
Our thoughts – These large blocks are not only great for physical development but also a very simple way of entertaining the little ones – whether they’re crawling or running, climbing is always fun.
See more – Giraffe Childcare Instagram
12. Balanced Setup
The setting – Banana Moon Nursery
Where – Dubai
Our thoughts – We’ve absolutely fallen in love with this white, spacious room full of colourful elements. It shows a great balance between playfulness and aesthetics as well as simply leaving space for a comfortable playtime.
See more – Banana Moon Nursery Instagram
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