Leigh's Nurseries Newcastle

The Great Outdoors!


Going outside offers many benefits in all areas of children’s development and the earlier they get used to being outside, the sooner their love for nature will develop. It is through their first hand sensory and movement experiences that they learn to make sense of the world and develop key connections in their brain.
In order for us to place a greater emphasis on the outdoors in our practice with early years we must understand that the outdoors offers a richness that isn’t available inside. We don’t want to just take out indoor resources and put them outside – we must use the nature around us!
So by planting herbs and other plants we are instilling confidence to help the children understand healthy lifestyles and what it means to get dirty and eat herbs without worries surrounding risk, dirt and germs. The Sunflowers enjoyed making plant pots and bringing the outside inside to gain a deeper understanding of how we look after our environment.
Lots of love,
Leigh and the team xxx

Contact us

Contact Information

Please feel free to contact us to arrange a visit. We'd love to show you what we do!

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