Leigh's Nurseries Newcastle

Health and Self Care!


Today in Sweetpeas we have been doing some Health and Self care dressing our babies.

To do this we used some dolls and lots different items of everyday clothing. This activity massively promotes independence and can increase the children’s vocabulary using everyday single words. During this activity one of the children got very excited seeing the doll, pointing and saying “baby baby”.

We spoke about what the items of clothing were and we pointed out where  we would put those clothes. The children repeated some of the single words such as “hat” and “sock”. The Sweetpea’s helped dress the dolls with some support. After this one of the children extended our play by pretending to feed the doll using a spoon and then putting the doll into a cot saying “bed”.

Feel free to try this role play at home, you’ll be amazed at their ability!

Lots of love as always!

Leigh and the team xxx

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Newcastle Nursery

Chesters Ave, Longbenton, Newcastle upon Tyne NE12 8QP

0191 259 9299


7.30am to 6.00pm, Monday to Friday

Gateshead Nursery

The Den, Westfield Terrace, Gateshead NE8 4LD

0191 477 1097


7.30am to 6.00pm, Monday to Friday

Heddon Nursery

1 Taberna Cl, Heddon-on-the-Wall, Newcastle upon Tyne NE15 0BW

01661 854001


7.30am to 6.00pm, Monday to Friday