What we have been up to…

Recruitment Open Day

Do you want to join our team? We’re holding a recruitment day on the 28th May 2015 between 10-2pm at Big Life Nurseries, 21 Slade Lane, Longsight, M13 0QJ We’re looking for Deputy Nursery Managers, Nursery Practitioners and Team Leaders.… Read more


We all remember our favourite story as a child, that one book that used to allow us to drift off in to different place and time and let our imaginations take over. Reading stories with your child is really important… Read more


Sometimes mealtimes can be stressful with children but at nursery we create a fun and happy time for your child to enjoy and learn about their food. Here are some tips around how we do it. At our nurseries the… Read more

A trip out

On the 21st January our 2-3 year olds visited Manchester Transport Museum because one of the children had seen an interesting bus on their walk to nursery. They told us all about it and so we went to have a look… Read more

Play Dough Recipe

Children enjoy making things and they can gain confidence by doing so. At nursery we have lots of fun with play dough that provides tactile learning experiences which can stimulate a child’s imagination. Try this recipe for fun at home!… Read more

Why is outdoor play so important?

Jumping, running, climbing, swinging, racing, yelling, rolling, hiding, and making a big mess – is what being a child is all about! And what better place to do all these things then the great outdoors! Children need the opportunity to… Read more