“As a person who is in the ‘field of children’ and spends time in nurseries and pre-schools all over the country I found it particularly difficult to choose the perfect setting for my 3 year old son. Monkey Puzzle Tatsfield and staff have proven to be professional, nurturing, fun and well rounded in their educational approach. I particularly like their focus on independence and self-help skills, learning through play both indoors and outdoors, as well as school readiness skills academically and socially. My husband and I couldn’t be happier with our choice of setting for our son!” Caryn – Mother of Child

“My little boy shouts “yay” and claps his hands as we drive into the car park. This has to be any parents’ dream for childcare. I’m starting to think he would rather be at nursery than at home with me!” Nichola

“Really helped my daughter to settle in through her transition. Very professional in their advice. Great balance between warmth and professionalism. The whole atmosphere is very welcoming. Children seem really happy.” Emily

“Friendly staff who have the children’s best interests at heart. Great facilities and grounds which enable learning and play. I like the informal feel of the nursery and the fact that everything is provided from food to nappies and sun cream.” Jade


“My son started Monkey Puzzle just after he turned one and remained there for 1 1/2 years and I couldn’t have been happier. They have an exceptionally nurturing environment. All of the staff are incredibly warm and my son bonded well with a number of them. He often returned home with pieces of artwork or chatting about what he played with. They have a lovely, very well maintained, outside play area which they use most days, and a kitchen on site with a chef where the food is prepared.

I appreciated how adaptive they were to drop-off/pick-up times. On occasions, they looked after him at short notice which I was exceptionally grateful for. Every parent is regularly updated on activities and progress, with additional photos/paintings. I even received a report to take for his 27 month NHS review.

I would have no hesitation recommending this nursery to anyone, especially for that home-from-home environment. Sadly my son is moving on, but we will always have fond memories.” Toni B – Mother of child