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Flying with Children for the First Time?

Flying with children for the first time can be an exciting experience — one that everyone might remember for the rest of their lives. But, it can also be a stressful time when routines get disrupted and boredom sets in.  If you’re heading away to sunnier places this summer,  here are our top ten tips … Continued

Men in Childcare. Spotlight on….Jason Holmes, Acting Manager at Kids Planet Urmston

At Kids Planet, we pride ourselves on valuing our employees and recognising their hard work.  We’re particularly proud of having a number of male practitioners working within the group who provide positive role models and different outlooks and styles to working with children.   This month we’re spotlighting on our Acting Manager, Jason…    A little bit … Continued

Stay Safe in the Sunshine!

Whether you’re loving or loathing this hot weather, here’s a quick reminder how to stay safe in the sunshine!

Child Safety Week 2018

Child Safety Week 4-10th June 2018 raises awareness of the risks of child accidents and how they can be prevented. Latest figures reveal most injuries in children under five are sustained at home so we’ve highlighted just a few suggestions to keep your little ones safe. For more information, visit

Mental Health Awareness Week

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week, and here at Kids Planet, we are proud to support the wellbeing of both our children and staff. We recently introduced myHappyMind to all our nurseries. Its award-winning programme of lessons, stories and games encourage our children to develop positive habits around mental health, from understanding how their brains work … Continued

Weaning – Top Tips!

WEANING – GETTING STARTED! It’s a big step for your baby and can take time and patience but sometime between 4 and 6 months of age, you’ll see start to see the signs that it’s time for your baby to try some real food. If you’re just starting out, we’ve put together our top weaning … Continued

Time To Get Outside!

HELLO SPRING!                        We’re very proud of our nursery gardens and outdoor play equipment and love being outside in all weathers.  But, at this time of year, as the days are longer and the sun comes back out to play, it’s especially nice to get … Continued

Bedtime Book Review

Regardless of age, we all know that snuggling up with a book before bedtime is a lovely way to settle down and calm the mind.  And for some children, that bedtime book provides much-needed comfort as they fall to sleep. But, if you’re fed up of reading the same bedtime story, again each night, we’ve … Continued

WORLD BOOK DAY  – Thursday 1st March

  Thursday 1st March is World Book Day and 2018 marks the 21st year of celebrating books, illustrators, authors and reading across the world. But why is reading to babies and children so important? We can’t wait to celebrate your favourite books and stories next week. Keep an eye on our social media pages for … Continued


SHROVE TUESDAY – TUESDAY 13th FEBRUARY It’s that time of year again when the frying pan comes out, and we all go crazy for pancakes! Shrove Tuesday, or Pancake Day as it’s more commonly known, is the traditional feast day before the start of Lent and a time of fasting.  It was the last opportunity … Continued