FREE Fun Learning Links

We are now halfway through week 2 of national school closures due to the Coronavirus Pandemic. How are you all doing? We hope you and your families are safe and well. 💖 If you are open and providing care for key worker children you may find that you are now catering for a wider age […]

NEW Coronavirus – How can I help? HOT TOPIC

The coronavirus pandemic is impacting our world more than we could have ever imagined. As childcare providers we have a responsibility to help minimise the risk,  and protect and support children and families. MindingKids has now created a dedicated HOT TOPIC page with links to advice, guidance and resources to support childcare providers plus ideas […]

Supporting Children during COVID-19

During this very difficult time, we must not forget how children are feeling. Whilst little ones may not truly comprehend the situation that is unfolding around us, they will still pick up on our own anxieties and may feel confused  and unsettled by huge changes to our daily routines. Listening to the news or to […]

FREE Coronavirus Parent Information Sheet

On 30 January 2020, the World Health Organisation declared the outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) a “Public Health Emergency of International Concern”. To help minimise the risk and protect our children and families, it is important that we follow government advice and ensure hygiene procedures within our settings are strictly adhered to. This FREE Coronavirus Parent […]

Story Packs for World Book Day!

This Thursday (5th March 2020) is World Book Day! Recognised by over 100 countries, World Book Day is a celebration of books, authors, illustrators and reading. A perfect opportunity to explore stories, support literacy skills and encourage children to read and enjoy the pleasures of books! Designed by Kids Club English to compliment popular children’s […]

NEW Risk / Benefit Posters!

As childcare providers we are expected to provide stimulating experiences and support learning through play. In addition to offering a wide range of activities that will benefit children’s development, we must also assess and minimise any risks so as to keep children safe from harm. Our new Risk / Benefit Posters will help you do […]

Contingency Plan – What’s your Plan B?

Whilst we may not wish to think about it, we must consider what would happen in the event of the closure of our setting due to an emergency, or unforeseen circumstances. Whether the closure is expected to be short term, for a pro-longed period of time, or on a more permanent basis, in addition to […]

Winter 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. WoW! We are almost half way through February already and settling into the year 2020! A big HELLO to all our new visitors, and a huge […]

The MK App – Try it for FREE!

Looking for a simple solution that will help you manage your childcare business? The MindingKids App could be your Perfect Companion! Save Time Meet Requirements AND Improve Parent Communication CLICK HERE to learn more about the features and benefits of the app in our UPDATED GUIDE! and HERE to TRY the APP for FREE! Following […]