Author: Billy Szkoda

Why a stick is not just a stick in your child’s world

When is a stick not a stick…? When with a little imagination, it can be a fishing pole, a spoon for stirring a potion, a magic wand or even a balance beam for snails! Research has shown that in loose

Making Praise Powerful

Praise can be a powerful tool to use… as long as it is done in the right way. At KTB Kids, the use of praise which is both powerful and empowering for our children, is part of our emotion coaching

Monthly Mindfulness Matters

Mindfulness matters to all of us at KTB Kids. In fact, it is so important, our staff don’t operate without it! We launched our in house Mindfulness programme back in 2018 which all our nursery practitioners are encouraged to take

Why a nutritious lunch is key to a successful afternoon’s learning

Here at KTB Kids, our bunch just loves to lunch! That’s because we put an immense amount of effort into providing freshly prepared, nutritious and tasty food we can be proud of and which our children love to eat. Breakfast

Emotional literacy – why your ‘naughty’ child may just need to learn to read their feelings

In the words of educator Jessica Stephens, ‘there is no such thing as a bad kid – just angry, hurt, tired, scared, confused, impulsive ones expressing their feelings and needs the only way they know how’. At KTB Kids, our