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😎Holiday Time!

MindingKids is taking a short break from Monday 25th July until Tuesday 16th August.  Please excuse us whilst we take some time to re-charge our batteries and enjoy some family time.  All resource downloads and the MindingKids App will remain available during our break however, any emails or messages may not be responded to until […]

FREE Summer Bucket List – Plan your holiday fun!

It can be hard to think of activities to keep children busy over the long summer holidays. Why not involve children with this FREE Summer Bucket List! Before long your list will be bursting with so many things to do that the challenge will then be to fit it all in! Use the completed example for inspiration then […]

NEW Risk / Benefit Assessment – Employing Assistants

Whether you already employ staff or are considering taking on an assistant you must take time to carefully consider the risks and benefits. Confirmation that you have carried out a risk assessment is often required when adding an assistant to your registration. As an employer you are required by law to protect your employees from […]

NEW Beach Risk Assessment! – Summer Safety Outdoors

😎With the Summer Holidays already here, or just round the corner, many of us may be planning some special outings, visits or outdoor experiences. Whether you are considering a trip to the park, a walk in the woods, a picnic or a day at the beach, it is vital that you take time to consider […]

👀NEW Visual Timetable!

Set out a clear routine for the day or schedule activities for the week ahead with this NEW flexible visual timetable resource! Visual timetables can benefit ALL children so many ways and are an excellent visual support tool for SEND children. Using visual cues can help children to understand routines, provide motivation, support transition and […]

🚀Out of this World Activity Ideas!

5 . 4 . 3 . 2 . 1 . 💥BLAST OFF!… Get Ready to EXPLORE Outer Space this July! On 2nd July we celebrate World UFO Day 🛸…do you believe?? 👽 And on 20th July Moon Day🌑, commemorating the first moon landing in 1969 when American astronaut 👨‍🚀 Neil Armstrong became the first man to […]

NEW 2022 / 2023 Academic Activity Planner!

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, themes and activity ideas for the entire academic year! Includes a useful list of special dates and festivals and room to write down birthdays […]

NEW Learning Walk Plan!

Be Ready to Showcase Your Setting and impress your inspector with this NEW Learning Walk Plan! Inspections can be an extremely nerve wracking experience making it difficult to demonstrate the high quality care service you provide. To ensure your inspection visit goes to plan you need a well thought out strategy so as you are […]

Supporting School Readiness

Starting school is one of the most significant milestones in a child’s life. As childcare providers, we can help children to prepare for school and reassure families in a variety of ways… Our Supporting School Readiness HOT TOPIC is packed with ideas and links to resources that will help relieve anxieties and equip children with […]