Have you ever stopped and noticed the number of nurseries with brightly coloured walls and plastic toys? Is it really decoration, or distraction?
Primary colours are often a favourite, bringing bright splashes of colour to the children’s rooms, however research shows that more often than not these can be overwhelming for children. A neutral colour scheme is believed to enhance young minds, allowing children to develop further and get more from their learning activities.
Neutral colours on the walls can create a calming and nurturing environment where your child can focus on learning through play, instead of being side-tracked by any bright distractions around them.
The theme continues with some nurseries choosing bright plastic toys. Read more about why Tops Day Nurseries prefer to use non-battery powered, wooden toys, click here.
Keep an eye out during your visits to your local nurseries whilst you’re searching for childcare, and see if they offer bright coloured walls and bright plastic toys.
You may be surprised by how many do!