Corner Childcare Centre is a not-for-profit
nursery located in Baillieston, in the East
End of Glasgow.
babies to toddlers to after-school care, we
offer a safe, secure and happy place for
your children to play and learn.
"Look deep into nature and then you will
understand everything better." Albert Einstein
How many people can fondly recall their
childhood play, disappearing for the day and
only returning for dinnertime? Of mornings
spent building dens, or afternoons spent
damming the local river?
New research has found that:
42% of children have never made a daisy chain
32% have never climbed a tree
50% of children aged 7 – 12 are not allowed to
climb a tree without an adult present
25% of children have never rolled down a hill
72% of adults played outside rather than
indoors compared with 40% of children
(Play Scotland and Play England statistics)
There are a number of different reasons for
this downward trend, including lack of
appropriate play areas, parental fears over
safety, and increasing access to modern
technology, but we are hoping we can address
this for Coconut Corner children and start a
lifelong love affair with nature.
On a Tuesday and Thursday our chimps head to
either Drumpellier Country Park or local
forestry commission woodlands for their
outdoor nursery. The days are spent building
dens, climbing trees, hiding, going on bug
hunts, and all manner of imaginative play.
is no extra cost for this and all
equipment is included. Our full range
of waterproof clothing means bad
weather isn't a problem.
For more details keep an eye on the facebook
page, or feel free to contact
The woodland nursery was made possible
with support from players of People's