Childcare in

Tooting

Childcare across two Tooting nurseries:

  1. Little Beans Tooting

  2. Growing Beans Tooting

Little Beans Tooting

- Boutique Nursery -

 

*Spaces available*

 
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About 'Little Beans' Tooting

As a boutique nursery, Little Beans Tooting incorporates the full EYFS curriculum and is much more than box ticking – it’s about being outdoors and creating a home from home that makes children feel happy and safe. 

 

Little Beans has fully trained child carers, which look after children from 6 months to 2.5 years old, 7:30am-6:30pm Monday-Friday, minimum 10 hours per day (Caroline is flexible about these timings, please ask) – and our intake is small so there’s always plenty of us to go round. 

Little Beans Tooting is:

 

  •     ✓Fully OFSTED registered (EY2504025)

  •     ✓A member of PACEY

 

I’m happy to discuss fees once you are ready. Childcare vouchers welcome. We also welcome children with special needs.

Being Outdoors

  • At Lucky Beans activities outside, learning and developing in nature is hugely important.

  • We spend as much time as possible outside playing, doing activities and sports of all kinds to promote a healthy lifestyle and to help children develop their natural curiosity, independence and resilience, along with a knowledge of nature’s rhythms.

Cherish every day...

We love being creative!

Our babies have so much fun! We know that babies and toddlers have different needs, so we always ensure everything is tailored specifically to your child’s needs. 

We believe that an important life-skill for children is teaching them to nurture other living things, so we grow lots of things like fruits, herbs and vegetables to use in our cooking. 

Typical Timetable

7:30-8:30

Breakfast & free play

10:00-10:30

Morning snack time

12:00-12:30

Nap time & Planned activities

3:00-4:30

Library, Adventure Box, Spanish

5:30-6:30

Free play & home time

8:30-9:00

Circle time & group time

10:30-11:30

Outdoor time (park, games, baby groups)

1:30-2:30

Free play

4:30-5:00

Tea time

9:00-10:00

Childrens choice of activities & naps

11:30-12:00

Lunch

2:30-3:00

Afternoon snack time

5:00-5:30

Activity & Outdoor activity

Meet The Managers

Jenneh Kore

Nursery manager

Camille Richards 

Deputy manager

 

Growing Beans 

Tooting

- Nursery and Preschool -

 

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About 'Growing Beans' Tooting

Growing Beans is a child care nursery and preschool in Tooting, Mitcham Road with a difference. 

 

Taking children aged 3 months - 5 years and combining the best of traditional Nursery learning, we have a brand new, fantastic space in Tooting. Our nursery boasts new learning and developmental techniques based on Forest School principles. 

Ofsted Number:  RP561210

Our child carers in Mitcham Road have a childcare philosophy that incorporates the full EYFS curriculum. This is about much more than box ticking – it’s about being outdoors, playing sport and creating a home from home that makes children feel happy and safe. 

 

Our fully trained staff, look after children from 7:30am-6:30pm Monday-Friday, minimum 10 hours a day (we are flexible about these timings) – our intake is small so there are always plenty of us to go round.

 

I’m happy to discuss fees once you are ready. Childcare vouchers and government funding are welcome. We also welcome children with special needs.

We also have after school care available on request.

Ages: Little to Bigger Beans

Pinto Beans

0 to 18/24 months 

For our littlest beans we offer the premium home away from home experience. Each and every child is offered personalised individualised care depending on their specific needs. We understand that these formative months require extra care and attention and therefore strive to provide an environment that our young learners feel loved, nurtured and encouraged. 

Broad Beans

24 to 36 months

As our beans grow we introduce new activities, challenges and themes promoting personal growth and self-confidence. We provide a stimulating environment with hands on sensory experiences including gardening, dress up, nature outing and more. We offer a supportive environment in which children  bond with each other and our child-minders creating a familiar family. 

Runner Beans

36 months plus

Our biggest runner beans prepare for life beyond nursery. We aim to challenge and inspire through homework activities, introduction to languages and maths. We assess the specific development of each child and provide an enriching learning experiences continge-nt upon their individual interests. We encourage leadership, self-confidence and friendship making so that each child goes to school confident and self assured. 

Learning

  •  ✓Circle Time – we use singing and finger rhymes to develop children’s vocabulary

  • ✓Free Play – with nudging and encouragement, this allows the children to explore their own interests and instincts

  • ✓Messy Play – working with water, cornflower etc. to discover textures and shapes 

  • ✓Story Time – by following along with the pictures they begin to grasp the fun of written words

A Typical Baby Day... 

Our babies have so much fun! We know that babies and toddlers have different needs, so we always ensure everything is tailored specifically to your child’s needs. 

 

Care at Growing Beans Tooting is holistic so we also spend lots of time reading stories, playing music and singing songs with our babies. There are lots more planned activities and games on offer. For example, play ball, ballet, Spanish and a singing and action class run by adventure box. We follow different themes each month and do a wide range of arts and grafts, sports, outdoor games and more. 

A Typical Baby Day...

7:30-8:45

Breakfast & Brush Teeth

8:45-9:00

Nappy change 

9:00-9:20

Story time/Sing along time

9:20-9:45

Messy play

9:45-10:00

Snack time and Water

10:00 - 11:00

Park/ Playground/ Structure Activities (based in the  theme of the month)

11:00-11:30

Free play

11:30-12:15

Lunch

12:15-12:30

Nappy changing

12:30-2:30

Singing songs & reading stories

2:30-2:45

Nappy change

2:45-3:00

Snack time and Water

3:00-4:00

Structured activity (based on the theme of the month)

4:00 - 4:30

Puzzle/ Block play/ Story time

4:30-5:15

Supper/ Brush Teeth

5:15-5:30

Nappy change

5:30-6:30

Free play/ Sing along

A Typical Toddler Day...

7:30-8:45

Breakfast & Brush Teeth

8:45-9:00

Nappy change 

9:00-9:20

Story time/Sing along time

9:20-9:45

Messy play

9:45-10:00

Snack time and Water

10:00 - 11:00

Park/ Playground/ Structure Activities (based in the  theme of the month)

11:00-11:30

Free play

11:30-12:15

Lunch

12:15-12:30

Nappy changing

12:30-2:30

Singing songs & reading stories

2:30-2:45

Nappy change

2:45-3:00

Snack time and Water

3:00-4:00

Structured activity (based on the theme of the month)

4:00 - 4:30

Puzzle/ Block play/ Story time

4:30-5:15

Supper/ Brush Teeth

5:15-5:30

Nappy change

5:30-6:30

Free play/ Sing along

Meet The Team

Olga Hidalgo

Nursery Manager 

Annaleise Donegan

Deputy Manager 

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