Make Every Day Count: Celebrating National Numeracy Day in Early Years!

National Numeracy Day is a fantastic opportunity to focus on the importance of numeracy skills in young children. But numeracy isn’t just about memorising numbers! It’s about building a foundation for understanding and applying math concepts in everyday life. The good news? You can nurture these skills throughout your daily routines and activities! Here are […]

App Testing Applications Closed – Thank You!

We’re thrilled with the overwhelming response to our call for app testers for the new Minding Kids platform! A huge thank you to everyone who expressed interest and submitted applications. Due to the high volume of applications, our testing spots have now been filled. Here’s what happens next: 🤩Successful applicants: We’ll be contacting you via […]

Apply NOW to be an APP Insider!

Calling all Minding Kids App Fans! We’re excited to unveil the brand-new Minding Kids App, but first, we need your help! Over countless moons, we’ve been working hard with our developers to create a game-changing app experience for you. We’re confident you’ll love it, but we know change can be tricky. That’s why we’re looking […]

🦋2024 Spring News UPDATE!

A summary of recent childcare news plus resources, updates and behind the scenes at Minding Kids! Wow! Half-way through May already! A busy month for many as we think about the changing seasons, end-of-year school activities, and the exciting possibilities of summer just around the corner. As the weather finally warms up, things are also […]

Shine On Indoors!☔Free Rainy Day Activities

☔Rainy Day Blues Got You Down? Download Our NEW FREE Rainy Day Activity Ideas Sheet and Turn Indoor Time into Educational Fun! The pitter-patter on the roof… the chorus of “I’m bored!”… Yep, rainy days can test even the most resourceful childcare provider. We know the importance of keeping children active and learning, even when […]

🧹Spring Cleaning Fun! Engaging Children in a Sparkling Setting

Spring has sprung! As the days get longer and the weather (hopefully!) improves, it’s the perfect time to fling open the windows and embark on a spot of spring cleaning. But don’t despair, this doesn’t have to be a solitary chore! Involving children in keeping their environment clean isn’t just about tidying toys and wiping […]

🌈Unleash the Power of Sensory Rainbows!

Unlock a World of Sensory Exploration! Building on the success of our Sensory Support Sheets launched earlier this Autism Awareness Month, we’re thrilled to introduce: 🌈The Sensory Rainbow! Every child experiences the world differently. Some children may be particularly sensitive to loud noises or bright lights, while others might crave movement and seek out different […]

Activities for Earth Day!🌎

Earth Day is a fantastic opportunity to nurture a love for our planet but planning engaging activities can feel overwhelming. Fear not, fellow childcare providers! Minding Kids is here to equip you with creative ways to spark curiosity about the environment and introduce the concept of climate change in an age-appropriate way. Empower Young Eco-Warriors: […]

💷New Tax Year: Essential Tips for Childminders!

It’s that time again – a brand new tax year is upon us! Keeping on top of finances is crucial for your childcare business and this year brings some key changes to be aware of: Funded Hours Expansion: Offering funded hours for the first time, or seeing an increase in funded children? Ensure you and […]