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Category: Supporting children’s emotional wellbeing

How does mindfulness let staff and children hop, skip and jump into nursery every day?

The car broke down, your partner forgot to take care of a urgent errand, the kids left their lunchboxes at home and you can’t find the letter to call the doctor back.And then, you go into work and your day

Mindfulness in a nursery – creating calm, not joining the chaos

We all bring our lives to work sometimes – the stress, the anxiety, worry and often bad mood too, but what if your ‘office’ is a room full of babies and toddlers, looking to you as their role model for

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

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