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“Go play in the mud: Life’s too short to have clean fingernails” New blog by Becky Caswell, our Strategic Lead: Play & Early Years. Hope you all have a happy, muddy weekend! ;-)
At Eureka! Nursery we're never afraid to get messy, ever. Whether indoors or outdoors, there are always opportunities for our children to get hands on and muddy – it's an essential part of growing up! For this reason, International Mud Day has become one of our favourite annual celebrations.
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Work in an Early Years setting? Becky Caswell, our Strategic Lead: Play and Early Years is taking part in an 'ask the expert' webinar tomorrow. More info here... 
Events > 2015 > July > Stimulating Discovery and Imaginary Play - Ask the ExpertNoMaybeI'm AttendingSee who has RSVPed Hide who has RSVPedAbout this event:Created by Susan HirstTakes place on July 15, 2015 from 3:30 pm to 5:45 pmOnline - the link with instructions on how to join the webinar will… Read More»
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Last day to register as a Maker for Halifax Mini Maker Faire 2015.  We've had some really exciting responses, but there's room for a few more! Go on, you know you want to... ;-)
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To get you into the mood for our Easter event, here's a shiny new blog by enabler Darren all about the magic of storytelling, inc. a few ideas to inspire creative storytelling at home!
Once upon a time, nestled in the hills of West Yorkshire, stood a children's museum by the name of Eureka! It was no ordinary museum, for magic dwelled among the exhibits - characters crawled out of their books and stories, and found themselves roaming the galleries looking for children to play ...
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Looking for childcare over Easter? The Eureka! Den is open from Monday 30 March to Friday 10 April and we've got LOADS planned... Just £31 per day
Join us this Easter! The Den is our holiday club for children aged 5-14 years, located downstairs from Eureka! Nursery. Places cost just £31 per child, per day. We are open during all school holidays and half-terms from 7.30am right through 'til 6pm, and activities include regular outings and ...
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Couldn't make our Home Educators Day back in January? Due to popular demand, we're going to run the event again on Friday 24 April! Places are VERY limited, so book asap if you'd like to join us :)
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Are you a home educator? We're running an other special day for home educators on 18 Sept :D
Join us for Home Educator Day on Friday 18 September 2015. Bubbles, Jitterbugs, Stories and Science – what more could you want? We're running another fun-packed Home Educator day on Friday 18 September 2015, with opportunities to learn about the amazing properties of bubbles, experiment with ...
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We’re celebrating bringing home the Gold from the prestigious VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2015, the highest accolade in English tourism. Eureka! topped the Access for All category for our programme of inclusive facilities and services for disabled children and their families! 
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New on the E! Blog: Schemas - What all parents need to know about children’s behaviour patterns, by Rebecca Caswell, Eureka! Strategic Lead for Play & Early Years... 
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We're a finalist in the VisitEngland awards, Access for All category again - Woohooo! Keep your fingers crossed for us... We'd LOVE to be awarded gold this year :D
Monday 13 April. We've been named as a finalist in the Access for All category of the prestigious VisitEngland Awards for Excellence for the third year running, and we're over the moon! Eureka! was awarded Bronze in 2013 and Silver in 2014, so this year we're hoping for some gold to add to our ...
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New on the Eureka! blog... Our Visitor Experience Director Liz Peniston on getting more girls into science and tech
Did you know that it's British Science Week from 13 to 22 March – an annual celebration of the amazing world of technology, science and engineering? You've probably heard about events and activities happening in Calderdale and right across the country, aiming to inspire the next generation of ...
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We <3 Mums! Happy Mother's Day to all the wonderful Mums out there :)
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We love to play, learn & explore! Award-winning attraction in Halifax.
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We believe that play is essential for helping children and families build relationships, share, laugh, gain confidence and learn together. The team at Eureka! The National Children’s Museum are experts in play and learning. 

We design exhibitions and playful learning spaces, carry out research into children’s wants and needs and develop programmes to support children and families in playing and learning together.