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🧹Spring Clean Your Setting!

The clocks have jumped forward and Spring Time is here! The perfect time to get organised with cleaning chores! Our Monthly Cleaning Schedule has now been revamped and is available in a NEW Digital Format! Edit Rooms / Areas and Tasks to suit your setting Tick off tasks digitally OR print your schedule to complete […]

NEW! Health and Social Care Standards🖇Policy Links

All health and social care providers in Scotland, including childcare providers registered with the Care Inspectorate, are required to meet the Health and Social Care Standards to ensure delivery of high-quality care. Minding Kids has now put together this Policy Links resource to assist you in considering each of the five principles;  Dignity and respect […]

NEW⭐MK App Learning Framework Settings!

Following on from the introduction of new Observation Outcomes to the Minding Kids App, including NEW EYFS and Realising the Ambition options, we have added some NEW Learning Framework Settings! Our App users can now have greater control and simplify the observations section of the app by customising their settings to display only the learning […]

⭐NEW EYFS Outcomes for MK APP!

In preparation for the NEW EYFS Framework which will be statutory for all Early Years providers in ENGLAND from September, we have added new EYFS Outcomes to the MindingKids APP! ✅Link observations and activities for individual children OR for your entire group to the areas of learning and development, whilst considering the characteristics of effective […]

World Book Day – Stories, Play and Craft

This Thursday (4th March 2020) is World Book Day! A perfect opportunity to explore stories, support literacy skills and encourage children to read and enjoy the pleasures of books! If you are looking for some inspiration or new ideas to promote learning through the fun of stories… Visit Kids Club English for songs, teaching tips, […]

Coronavirus UPDATES!

Following a continued suppression of the coronavirus figures, schools in Scotland and Wales are already welcoming back their youngest pupils, and schools across England are expected to re-open in just a couple of weeks. As this will again increase the risk of community transmission as more families come into contact, it is vital that we […]

Manage your week on ONE A4 Sheet!

Keeping organised is essential when you are running childcare service so finding ways to manage your setting that work for YOU is key! Wouldn’t life be so much easier if we could record information all in one place?  These Weekly Organiser Sheets will allow you to: Record mandatory information as required by the conditions of […]

2020/21 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. With lockdown restrictions remaining in place up and down the country and the cold and darkness of winter still upon us, 2021 has been tuff so […]

February FREEbies!

With lots of special dates and festivals this month, don’t forget to download these FREE Activity Ideas Sheets for some fun learning inspiration. Chinese New Year is celebrated on 12th of this month followed by Valentine’s Day then Pancake Day on 16th February! All our FREE Activity Ideas Sheets link to the areas of learning and […]