Puddleducks Nursery

About the client

Puddleducks is a children’s nursery in Liss, Hampshire. They offer a range of child care services including breakfast and after school clubs.

The project brief

Puddleducks have been established for over 25 years, but needed to take the step of moving online to keep up with modern marketing.

The website had a few simple objectives: describe the services, the age ranges which are catered for, show where the nursery is and offer a range of registration and information forms for download.

Puddleducks wanted a fresh, fun design. Nothing too serious or corporate!

How I met the brief

For the design, I took inspiration from typical colours and patterns you’d find in a nursery setting. The puzzle pieces in the footer and the little ducks across the website were chosen to communicate the idea of “fun”.

The development for the website was very typical of a small CMS. I built on WordPress as usual, and used the combination of a plugin and some custom code to allow Puddleducks to easily upload PDF documents to the website. These PDF downloads display in selected areas of the website and allow parents to view up to date schedules for the nursery.

The website is mobile compatible so there should be no need to update the website for some time – perfect as Puddleducks wanted a website which would “just work”.

Notable features

  • Funky design.
  • Easy to use admin interface for uploading and displaying PDF files.
  • Responsive code for tablets and smartphones.

Words from the client

I am really pleased with the website and will highly recommend you to others.