Older baby room (around 16 months to 24 months)


Our Older Baby Lounge

Our Older baby Lounge (Little Acorn) is a safe, nurturing, natural environment providing lots of opportunities for our little ones to explore, learn and reach milestones. By participating in lots of sensory activities such as loose part play in our heuristic area and messy activities to explore using our sences such as courflour play, a range of food play, sand / water play just to name a few.

We follow the care plans of each individual child in our care, which incorporate a  home from home transition, Our Older baby lounge has an inviting little stroy area where we introduce Stories, Nursery Rhymes & our babbling babies/ Talking Tots communication groups. The Older Babies have sleep mats that allow our little ones to regulate their sleep and nap times throughout the day, Children become less resistant to rest when the confines of cot bars are gone.

 A Daily diary will be given to each child when starting in our older baby lounge. These provide daily communication between the parents and the room staff including information such as Activities,

food intake, nappy changes and sleeps throughout the day.

Staff ratio is 1 adult to 3 children, for children from around 16 months – 2 years. Children will form close bonds with their key person during their care. Babies have the opportunity to explore the garden daily and go for walks in the local environment. They also have the opportunity to spend time with older children, as a family environment would be. Making friends and forming bonds while learning using their senses.

Play Days Academy Ltd is a professionally maintained day nursery that complies with the EYFS guidelines and is registered with Ofsted. We have a fully qualified staff that are fully DBS checked and extensively checked according to our Safe Recruitment Policy.


Infant Childcare Nursery in Glen Parva Leicester

Play Days Academy Ltd and our staff are duty bound to follow guidance, policy and procedures in line with the local safeguarding children partners.

To find out about our nursery fees and enrolment procedure, please read our prospectus. You can also call us on 0116 2788 782 or send an email at play.days.academy@outlook.com. Our childcare nursery in located in Glen Parva Leicester and is most convenient for parents who live or work in Wigston, Enderby, Oadby, Narborough, Whetstone and LE2 Postcode.

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Nursery Reviews

This is an amazing nursery.after getting off to a bad start with another nursery we were very hesitant about letting him try another.but i can't praise everyone at playdats academy enough for eveything they have done to settle our son in.he loves it here and even with his lack of communication skills they have been fabulous.he now knows some makaton (we are also learning with him).staff are amazing,friendly,patient and so nurturing to the children.and the revamp looks amazing with such a home from home feel. this nursery definatly puts the childrens needs and individuality as their first priority.

Nicky Walter

Since the new people took over the change in my daughter is phenomenal she's so happy everyday that she comes .Her speech has improved beyond recognition and so has her confidence. After the refurb the place is fantastic it's equipped with everything you could wish for The staff are fantastic nothing is too much trouble And there is always fun /educational activities going on Can't recommend this place enough will be very sad when my child leaves to start primary

Lorna May smith

A lovely fresh and bright new nursery set on the edge of the Leicestershire countryside.The children are stimulated and educated through play and the outdoors whatever the weather. It has a lovely "home from home" feel, with friendly staff who treasure your little one as much as you do.

Sharon Mckinnon-Mitchell

I wasnt sure how my "clingy" 1 year old would adapt to nursery but now she waves us off and cant wait to go! Everyone is so understanding of all the children and have really bought my girl out of her shell. She loves mixing with other children now, Although she doesn't need to be in nursery i am so glad i decided to let her as she seems to be learning a lot more and becoming very talkative!

Weezer Yo

My kids absolutely love this place. People working here,are very friendly, funny and i know that i can trust them to leave my 2 kids with them. It's like a second home for my kids. Thanks for everything you are doing for them . xxx

Michaela Misakova Adamcova

Absolutely fantastic nursery, my 4 year old son loves it here. Management and Staff are amazing with him (he has communication problems and awaiting results of assessments) . Also after extensive revamp the place looks so homely, fresh, clean and inviting....

Lisa Martin

Amazing nursery, my twins love it here and are excited just going through the gate. Staff are very friendly and approachable. Nursery is very clean and amazingly set out. My twins never want to leave when I pick them up.

Shaney Mercedes Brown

My daughter loves playdays Acadamy. It has a home from home feel and the staff are amazing with the children. My daughter has learnt so much and made lots of friends.

Lorna-and Nick Farmer

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