Childminding

My opinion around returning to school and early years settings

The Government have declared it is safe for schools and early years settings to open their doors to more children from 1st June 2020, but ever since the announcement was made, there has been a huge amount of debate about if this is the right thing to do, or not. Guidance for schools was issued …

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The Froebel Experience: Part Two

The links between Froebel and Registered Childminding and ME! This is my second blog connected to my visit to Keilhau, Germany for the rediscovering Froebel trip organised by Community Playthings and the school at Keilhau. Although I have now resigned as a registered childminder, I am still very much an advocate of registered childminding – …

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Laminated words, box labels and other things

Following on from the Early Years 2012 conference – and the question posed by Helen Bromley about the use of laminated words – I have been giving some thought to my personal view on the use of laminated words and other laminated things within my childminding setting. However before I start – I should remind …

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Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd July

Although not working this weekend and so no children, it was very much a childminding weekend! I met up with friends from the childmindinghelp forum and of course when childminders get together, we can not avoid the subject of childminding! I traveled with my friend Carol to London, catching the 6:37am train to Marylebone and …

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