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Acomb Childcare

Activities & Toys

Qualifications & Experience
Fee Structure
Activities & Toys
Out & About
Food & Provisions
All About Me
Jungle Gym
Other Information
Links Page
Local links - Tynedale area


 Here are an example of the activities and toys that will be provided
Arts and Craft
Painting, drawing, colouring, printing, playdough, stencils, jewellery making, graphix projector, hair braiding,  collage and sticking

Story Time
Books all levels reading ability and interests
Rhymes and action songs, story tapes, puppets
Music CDs, variety of musical struments


 Imaginative Play
Dressing up, cooker, play food, tea party, vacuum cleaner, telephone, shops, medical kit

Lego, duplo, megabloks, stickle bricks, wooden blocks, toolkit

Baby dolls, dressing up dolls, doll’s cot, high chair, soft toys, character dolls

Play Sets
Farm, Noah's ark, zoo, trains, garage, emergency vehicles

Baby/Toddler Toys
Soft toys, rattles, baby gym, activity mat, activity centres, stacking toys, shape sorters, pull/push along toys, ‘Funky Footprints’ play mat

Jigsaws & board games for all ages, abilities and interests
Computer games, word games

Domestic Activities
Shopping, preparing food, cooking

Out Door Activities and Toys
Bicycles, sit ‘n’ rides, 5 in 1 rocker, basket ball, scooter, football, tennis set, hula hoop, pogo stick, swingball, see saw, pop up tent & tunnel, skipping ropes, skittles, juggling balls, water play, kite, planting seeds, play house.
Jungle Gym incorporating slide, swings (including baby swing), monkey bars, monkey swing, tic-tac-toe module, climbing wall & sand pit.

For older children I plan to introduce various themes into our weekly routine. 
Themes will be introduced in a number of ways including: art and craft activities, books, videos, dolls/puppets, songs, rhymes and music, toys, imaginative play, physical activities and everyday observations at home and during outings.
Example themes that may be used:

  • Numbers
  • At the Seaside
  • Shapes
  • Night and Day
  • Letters
  • My Family
  • Colours
  • Weather
  • All About Me
  • Keeping Healthy
  • Senses
  • Around the World
  • Seasons
  • In the Countryside
  • Animals
  • Transport