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Physical development in winter

Physical development in winter

When children are given the freedom and space to physically move they begin developing more than just their muscles. Many of our neurological systems need movement in order to develop.

In this ebook you will learn

  • The importance of physical development
  • Ideas for indoor activities in the winter
  • Ideas for outdoor activities in the winter

Spring day trips out and about

Spring Day Trips

Spring is a great time to get out and about. Seasonal changes in our environment are really noticeable and provide great ways to start discussions with your children.

In this ebook you will learn

  • How to make the most of seasonal changes
  • 5 Spring day trip ideas
  • Suggested links to the EYFS framework

GDPR responsibilities for Childminders

GDPR for childminders

GDPR stands for General Data Protection Regulation and replaces the previous Data Protection Directives that were in place. It was approved by EU Parliament in 2016 and came into effect on 25th May 2018?

In this ebook you will learn

  • What GDPR is and how it affects you as a Childminder
  • What to include in a privacy notice
  • Changes you might need to make

How to impress prospective parents

how to impress prospective parents

On average parents will visit 3 different settings before making a decision on where to take their children and who will care for them. How can you make sure you stand out above the other Childcare Providers in your area?

In this ebook you will learn

  • The importance of recommendations
  • How to control your online profile
  • What to consider when parents visit

Reclaim your precious free time

Reclaim your free time

With increasing Ofsted requirements and parents expecting detailed updates of their child’s activities, many Childminders find themselves spending hours completing paperwork.

In this ebook you will learn

  • Tips for increasing efficiency
  • Updating parents without extra work
  • Where to find the free tools to reclaim your time

Wellbeing for Childminders

wellbeing for childminders

Kathy Brodie’s recent web summit had some fantastic talks about Practitioner wellbeing but many of these were focussed on Nurseries. How can we adapt this advice for Childminders?

In this ebook you will learn

  • How to stay fit and healthy
  • Self awareness tips
  • The importance of rest & support

Quality childcare on a shoestring budget

quality childcare on a shoestring budget

The recently released About Early Years report confirmed that quality childcare is continuing to rise in the UK. So how can we make sure our children get the high quality care and education they deserve without breaking the bank?

In this ebook you will learn

  • The importance of outdoor learning and play
  • 5 low cost outdoor activity ideas
  • How to encourage parents with outdoor learning

Using technology to improve the lives of Childminders

Using technology to improve the lives of Childminders

When choosing a career in Childminding, administration tasks are probably way down the list of responsibilities that you’d expect to be taking up your time. Technology like the new FREE foundations app, can simplify your admin
and help you to reclaim your free time.

In this ebook you will learn

  • How to save time and increase efficiency
  • The amount of time, and money, that efficient systems can save
  • How to make partnership with parents easy and convenient

PDF Downloads

Weather Chart

resource Weather chart

Teach children words that describe the weather! Download a free visual here to help you along the way.

Season Chart

Resource Season Chart

Are you teaching children about the four seasons? Use this free seasons resource download to help you.

Alphabet Flashcards

Alphabet Flashcards

Cut out the Alphabet Flashcards and run them through a laminator. Children can then practice writing the letter on the laminated cards too!

Practicing Speech with Children

Resource Cover - Practicing speech with children

Help children to develop their own ideas and learn to express them! We have put together a few top tips.

Practicing Colours with Children

practicing colours with children

Help children to develop their understanding of the world around them with colours! We have put together a few top tips.

Practicing Shapes with Children

practicing shapes with children

Help children to develop their understanding of the world around them with shapes! We have put together a few top tips.

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