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⭐NEW! – EYFS Learning Log

Ready for the NEW EYFS 2021 Statutory Framework?  Our NEW EYFS Learning Log will assist with monitoring, assessing and recording the development progress of children in relation to the learning and development requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS 2021).  Based on the Development Matters guidance, this new resource takes the focus away from […]

📅 2021/2022 Academic Activity Planner

Do you like to plan along with the SCHOOL YEAR? As the summer holidays approach, many of us will already be thinking and planning ahead for the next school term.  Use this handy Activity Planner to prepare and set out topics and themes for the entire academic year! Includes a useful list of special dates […]

Holiday Care Contract & Forms

As the end of the school year approaches you may be looking to organise attendance and fill spaces over the summer holidays.  Providing Holiday Care Sessions can be an excellent way of topping up your income… Fill spaces that would otherwise lie empty whilst term time only children are not in attendance. Offer extra hours […]

Supporting School Readiness – Emerging from the Pandemic

As childcare providers, we have an important role to play in supporting children and families prepare for starting school.  With many restrictions and safety measures still in place, it remains difficult for schools to offer their usual transition and settling in procedures so it is especially important that we do what we can to support […]

2021 Spring News UPDATE!

Our seasonal news updates summarise the latest childcare news plus which Minding Kids resources have been added or revised so you can easily keep on track and up to date. Although the weather has been somewhat autumnal, we are in fact approaching the end of Spring and HOPEFULLY the end of coronavirus restrictions too! The […]

⭐FREE Childminder Checklists READY!

Updated and improved for 2021 our FREE Childminder Checklists are now READY!  For providers in ENGLAND we have revised and updated our EYFS Childminder Document Checklist and our EYFS Legislation & Guidance List READY for the NEW 2021 EYFS Statutory Framework! 👉CLICK HERE for the NEW EYFS Childminder Checklist For providers in SCOTLAND we have […]

👏Celebrate International Nurses Day

👩‍⚕️Today is International Nurses Day!👨‍⚕️ Celebrated around the world on the the anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth, International Nurses Day is a day to give thanks to all nurses for the incredible work that they do. The Coronavirus pandemic has highlighted how hard nurses and healthcare staff  work to look after us in times of […]

🆓FREE Coronavirus Visitor Notice!

As restrictions ease and inspections resume, we may begin to welcome more ESSENTIAL visitors to our settings. It is important that we make clear our policy on visitors and ensure that everyone is aware of the safety measures in place. Download this FREE Coronavirus Visitor Notice to display at the entrance of your setting: Remind […]

⭐NEW! Realising the Ambition POCKET CARDS!

If you are registered in Scotland and care for babies and young children then this NEW resource is for YOU! Minding Kids has now put together Realising the Ambition Pocket Cards as quick and handy reference tool to the national practice guidance! Consider INTERACTIONS, EXPERIENCES and SPACES that help to shape learning for babies, toddlers and young children, […]