Brand New Nursery Opening in Winnington, Northwich

  We’re delighted to announce we will be opening a brand new, purpose built nursery in Winnington, Northwich in September 2021. With three separate spaces for children aged up to two years, children aged two to three, and youngsters aged three to five, the 80 place setting will include a  sensory room as well as … Continued

Chester Zoo Summer Stampede

Kids Planet and Kids Allowed are deeply saddened by the recent news regarding Chester Zoo. We are raising money by taking part in a Sponsored Summer Stampede by walking, skipping, jumping, hopping, dancing and moving the distance from our nurseries to Chester Zoo. We will also be taking part in numerous other activities across the … Continued

Parent Key Worker Interviews

With roughly 1.5 million people working for the NHS across the country and 750,000 signing up to the recent COVID-19 call for volunteers, we wanted to talk to some of the many nursery parents we have at Kids Planet who are employed by the NHS about their experiences of the pandemic and working on the … Continued

Mental Health Staff Experiences

At Kids Planet we believe that everyone should thrive in the workplace. We try to be proactive and recognise that having a fulfilling job with purpose and lots of opportunities can be good for our team’s mental health and general wellbeing. We feel that by creating a culture that supports mental health through openness and … Continued

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 introduced Mindful Moments throughout all our nurseries. It is a programme of lessons, stories and games to encourage our children to develop positive habits around mental health, from understanding how their … Continued

Growing your own fruit and veg this Spring

  Why should we grow our own vegetables? It is a fact! Children who grow their own vegetables and fruit are much more likely to enjoy eating it, in early and adult life. It is a great opportunity to encourage a sense of ownership and responsibility for creating and looking after the plot in the … Continued

KP’s Easy Easter Crafts

Decorated Eggs You will need: Some eggs in an egg box A safety pin A toothpick A straw A measuring jug or bowl Pens and other art materials to decorate   1. Sit an egg in the egg box to keep it steady. Carefully tap and make a hole in the top and middle of … Continued

Childcare: The Forgotten Key Worker

Childcare: The Forgotten Key Worker At this challenging time when we rightly applaud our NHS frontline workers, and when we need to pull together to fight the Coronavirus Pandemic, why is it that we are punishing the childcare sector? It’s been reported that childcare is failing NHS workers. That a lack of childcare is forcing … Continued

Latest Coronavirus Infection – Tuesday 17th March

****Updated Advice Related to Coronavirus Infection**** Tuesday 17th March Government measures were stepped up yesterday and we want to update you on how the latest advice affects our setting: Nurseries are not advised to close. Closure of schools and nurseries will disrupt the working lives of parents (some of whom work for emergency services) and … Continued