What a job!
My Registration allows me to care for a maximum of six children under the age of eight, of whom
only three children can be aged under five. Of these only one maybe under the age of one but I also have 2 assistants
who both can care for the same amount of children .
I may also care for children over 8 as long as it does
not adversely affect the care of the younger children.
My normal opening hours are Monday through Friday from
7:00 a.m. - 7:00 PM
I offer both full and part time care, before
and after school care, term time only or holidays only and can also cater for shift workers.
I provide 2 healthy
snacks and a healthy, homemade cooked lunch. Breakfast and evening meal may also be provided at extra cost and by prior
agreement. I can cater for different dietry requirements
My home is child orientated with safety gates,
plug covers etc. and meets OFSTED and Fire Services regulations.
It is a non-smoking household.
My garden is fully enclosed with a lockable gate and we have Artifical grass so we can play all year round
and have a large under cover area with large Blackboards and all has been safety approved.
have a covered sand-pit, paddling poolin the summer, large wooden playhouse, ride on cars and trikes, prams, pushchairs
and child-sized chairs and table.and lots of other garden games and toys.
We also make full use of a number of parks
and play areas that are close by.
There are many play and learning activities to suit all needs, ages and stages
of development for both indoor and outdoor play.
These include Lego, K'nex, Brio Train Set, Puzzles,
Games, Craft Materials, Drawing, Dressing Up Clothes, Educational Activities, Dolls, Cars and Garage, Dolls House and Musical
Instruments. I have a wide range of Books.
For younger children and babies there are play
gyms, shape sorters and many other things.
Whilst your child is here we do so many things:
We play with
Playdough, Clay and with sand and water. We get messy with cornflour and water, Gloop, shaving foam and mud.
We look at books. We learn about different people and cultures. We learn to recognise letters and numbers and
words. We copy the stories in our play and best of all we love to cuddle up together and listen to stories.
We paint, draw, pretend to write, cut out and glue. We make collages and prints. We learn to use scissors and
to be creative.
We sing songs and make music, we listen to music from different countries, we dance and learn new
We make instruments and make music with them.
We make friends and learn about sharing, taking turns
and respecting people, we learn to mix with children who may be older or younger than us. We learn about the rules and
how to say "Sorry" if we upset someone.
We go to the Parks and local Play Centre. We visit the
Library, Toddler Groups and Messy Play Groups. We find out about our local environment and to be safe when we cross
the roads. We go on Nature Walks and learn about the seasons.
We go to the shops to buy fresh vegetables
for our lunch which we can help to prepare. We share meals together and try foods from different cultures. We
celebrate Birthdays and Festivals from around the world. We learn about eating healthy food and keeping our bodies healthy.
We learn about hygiene and how to wash our hands after using the toilet and before touching food.
outside. We run and jump and climb and ride and explore. We grow things in the garden and learn how to care for
them, we dig and find all kinds of animals and insects in the garden. We use our imaginations and make pretend.
work with the local childrens centres they run lots of groups that we go to.
We learn that after we have done all
this our bodies will need a rest to recover!