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What’s going on in Worsley this summer?

We can’t wait for September when our new, purpose-built nursery in Worsley opens! It has a rooftop garden, 7 am to 7 pm opening, as well as brightly coloured rooms with secure outdoor areas providing children with lots of fresh air and outdoor fun. And, there are loads of family-friendly activities and events taking place … Continued

Preparing your child for primary school

  With the summer holidays fast approaching, those of you with little ones leaving nursery ready for primary school in September may be starting to feel anxious on their behalf. At Kids Planet we’re helping our pre-schoolers feel safe and happy about the move to big school. Here are just a few of the activities … Continued

Family fun in Chesterfield and beyond

From animal attractions to indoor play to exploring the world underground, it seems there is lots of fun to be had for all the family in the Chesterfield area. So, whether it’s a preschooler with something to learn or a toddler with energy to burn, here’s our highlights if you’re planning a visit with young … Continued

Happy Mother’s Day

  It’s Mothering Sunday soon and whoever the maternal figure in your family, it’s great to take the time to show how much you appreciate everything they do for you! To make it just that little bit easier, we’ve pulled together some of our favourite, easy craft and card making ideas to help your little … Continued

Eggcellent news – it’s finally Spring!

This year, the spring equinox falls on Wednesday 20 March marking the start of warmer weather, the blooming of flowers, budding of leaves and longer daylight hours, hooray! But have you spotted any of these signs of spring this week? 🐝Bees buzzing in the bushes 🌷 Blossom on the trees 🌳 A field full of … Continued

Help! I’ve got a fussy eater

Babies and Young Children – How to Eat Healthily At Kids Planet we ensure all children are provided with a varied and nutritious diet. We know that it’s essential that they get the right combination of nutrients and calories to enable them to grow and develop.  That’s why at all our nurseries, our food is … Continued

Why choose Kids Planet?

As a family-owned group, we’ve grown over the last decade to become a leading early years provider in the North West. So why choose Kids Planet for your child?  😊 95% of our nurseries are rated Outstanding by Ofsted 😊 We have flexible opening hours for early drop-offs & late pickups. 😊 Our varied and nutritious food is made … Continued

Bringing the old and young together

We live in a society where the care of children and the elderly are increasingly separated be it through distance or time.  As a result, opportunities for these two age groups to interact can be limited. Research shows that activities that include children and older adults in a daycare setting bring great assets, both physically … Continued

Forest School And The Benefits of Outdoor Play

With a 2016 report concluding that 12% of children in the UK had not been to a park or natural environment in the preceding year, we’re proud of the outdoor play areas in our nurseries which provide the opportunity for children to get outside in all weather.  As well as going out on walks to … Continued

Christmas is coming to Chester (and so is Kids Planet!)

Whilst some of us still dream about long sunny days and flipflops, others are well and truly gearing up for Christmas! To celebrate our arrival in Chester and our newest Kids Planet nursery to join the family, we’ve been looking at all things Christmassy for children in Chester this year. There are some fantastic festive … Continued