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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

Kids Planet Raising Funds For CEO Sleepout Manchester

Last month’s awards dinner was not only a celebration of our 10th birthday but an opportunity to raise funds for CEO Sleepout Manchester, a charity raising awareness to fight homelessness and poverty.  On Monday 15th October, our CEO Clare Roberts will be joining 100 of Manchester’s business leaders, giving up a night of comfort to … Continued

Kids Planet Know How To Party!

Well, what a night…Kids Planet definitely know how to celebrate in style! In case you missed it, last Friday we held our 10th birthday party at The Mere Golf Resort and Spa, near Knutsford hosted by the hilarious comedian Russell Kane.     The evening, which marked the 10th anniversary since the opening of our … Continued

Local Family Activities In Hoylake

Come rain or shine there’s something for the whole family in Hoylake and the local area. Does your toddler like the beach? Hoylake has that covered! Maybe your pre-schooler enjoys getting creative? Yep, Hoylake has that too! Our Hoylake nursery is opening in November so here’s our mini guide to keeping young children entertained in … Continued

Top Tips For 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

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 https://www.capt.org.uk/child-safety-week

Kids Planet Support 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