Childcare and Nursery Education in Devon


Humpty Dumpty Childcare is a family-owned group of children’s day nurseries in South West Devon. We have nurseries in Dartington, Dartmouth and Newton Abbot.


Founded by Connie in 1989 (who remains in charge today), we have proven experience in providing quality childcare and nursery education.

Reasons to choose us:

✓ Family-owned and managed business, since 1989.

✓ Graded ‘Good’ by Ofsted, with ‘Outstanding’ features.

✓ An ethos that encourages creativity, independence and imagination.

✓ Food menus that realise the importance of childhood healthy eating.

✓ Highly recommended by parents.

Our Nurseries

We have three bright and spacious children’s day nurseries in Dartington, Dartmouth and Newton Abbot. Each nursery has been rated as ‘Good’ by Ofsted, with many ‘Outstanding’ features.

Select a nursery to find out more.

Latest Activities and News

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Dartmouth pre-school children have been busy exploring coloured rice this morning. They have been experimenting with the rice using a variety of containers and even made a unicorn cake.🎂 ... See MoreSee Less

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Some of the pre-school children helped blend some frozen berries for pudding today. We counted the number of spoons of yoghurt needed. The children each had a turn to pour the berries into the blender, mix in the yoghurt and turn on the blender to see the change it made to our mixture. We discussed the colours of the fruit together and whether the mixture was hot or cold. ... See MoreSee Less

13 hours ago

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The children at Newton Abbot have been painting butterflies. They did so by painting one side of the paper, folding it in half, and pressing down to print the other half of the butterfly on the paper with perfect symmetry. They all did well at following the instructions given to them, as evidenced by their fantastic artwork. ... See MoreSee Less

Today, the children have done a great job of learning the alphabet. ... See MoreSee Less

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