NEW Academic Activity Planner – 2019/2020

We are fast approaching the end of the school year…time to start thinking about the next one! If you like to plan along with the SCHOOL YEAR, you can use this handy Academic Activity Planner to prepare and set out topics and themes for the entire year ahead! Includes a useful list of special dates and […]

Spring News Update!

Our seasonal news updates summarise the latest childcare news plus which MindingKids resources have been added or revised so you can easily keep on track and up to date. So it is Spring…I think! After a scorching Easter my heating has been back on and I can never really decide on which coat I need. […]


Do you have all the necessary documents in place for your childcare business? Are you confident that you are following the latest legislation? Running a busy childcare service is by no means easy and neither is keeping on top of your paperwork. Here at MindingKids we understand how hard it can be to keep organised […]

FREE Earth Day Activity Ideas Sheet!

Today is Earth Day! Celebrated in more than 192 countries each year on the 22nd of April, the main aim of Earth Day is to spread awareness of environmental issues in an attempt to reverse environmental destruction and stop global warming. It is vitally important that we all do what we can to help stop […]

SPRING-SPIRATION! – Baskets of Spring & Easter Resources!

SPRING IS HERE!  A time to try new things, take advantage of better weather, get active outdoors or explore nature. Looking for some ideas?  We can provide some SPRING-SPIRATION!… Explore Nature, Minibeasts and Animals… Minibeasts Activity Pack – Bursting full with activities to keep children busy, get them outdoors, and learn all about minibeasts, lifecycles, habitats, […]

NEW – The Very Hungry Caterpillar Activity Pack!

Perfect for Spring Time The Very Hungry Caterpillar Activity Pack complements the story by Eric Carle and is packed full of resources to help children learn about food, days of the week, the butterfly lifecycle, colours and numbers, whilst also developing fine motor skills, literacy skills, social skills and understanding of the world. Includes ALL of the following: […]

Promoting Healthy Lifestyles – World Health Day

This Sunday is World Health Day! On the anniversary in which the World Health Organisation was founded, World Health Day is an opportunity to draw attention to global health issues and to recognise that all human beings have a right to health and well being. This year’s campaign focuses on Primary Care and aims to […]

NEW – SHANARRI Rainbows!

Following on from our very popular Development Rainbows and by request from our fantastic members and customers, we are delighted to announce the arrival of the… SHANARRI Rainbows! THE PERFECT TOOL TO MONITOR AND SUPPORT THE WELLBEING OF ALL CHILDREN IN YOUR CARE. The SHANARRI Rainbows have been created to help you to consider various influences and experiences […]

HOT TOPIC – Safeguarding & Child Protection

Keeping children safe is undoubtedly the leading responsibility for all childcare providers. We have a duty to protect children from harm and must do what we can to minimise risk. Are you up to speed with child protection legislation? Are you confident you do all you can to keep children and families safe?  Be SURE […]