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, Newton Abbot and Kingsteignton.

Opening in August the new Kingsteignton Nursery is situated next to Kingsteignton School, Heron Way.


Humpty Dumpty Childcare was 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.

For more information on the new Kingsteignton Nursery please call 01803 866414.

Select a nursery to find out more.

Latest Activities and News

This week the children at Newton Abbot we have been looking at growing things you can eat. The children have planted some more seeds, this time Cress. We have also been busy making our very own caterpillars who could eat our Cress. ... See MoreSee Less

Our little chefs in the toddler room at Dartington have been making colourful cupcakes following on from their learning journey, we are now exploring colours in different textures that we can see, smell and taste! Yum! ... See MoreSee Less

Last week’s book of the week at Newton Abbot for the pre-school children was ‘The Gingerbread Man’. The children helped to make their own gingerbread men. They have also made a big Gingerbread man with different materials. ... See MoreSee Less

The Dartmouth class children have been making some Caterpillar bread. This involved mixing, stirring, measuring and learning how matter can change. Just making bread helped the children’s mathematical skills and developed their fine and gross motor skills. The children were all very proud of their cooking skills. They then loved adding some butter and enjoyed eating a slice of Caterpillar bread! ... See MoreSee Less

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