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

How to keep your baby’s teeth healthy and decay free

As decay rates in some areas of the North West of England are more than twice the national average, we asked Helen Clint, an NHS dentist and Educational Supervisor in Liverpool about why baby teeth are so important and what are her best tips for looking after them.    Baby teeth matter and it is … Continued

KIDS PLANET ACQUIRES KIDS ALLOWED

BGF-backed Kids Planet has acquired North West-based Kids Allowed in a deal which makes it the UK’s third biggest nursery group. Kids Planet now has 52 nurseries across the North West and Midlands and provides care to nearly 6,000 children. The business was founded in 2008 by CEO Clare Roberts and her father John, who … Continued

Returning to work after having a baby

Returning to work after a period of maternity or paternity leave can be tough. Whilst you might look forward to finally finishing a hot cup of tea, there’s going to be some decisions to make and routine changes to consider. Here are our Kids Planet top tips for making the return to work as smooth … Continued

What is the EYFS and how do we prepare your children for school?

  At Kids Planet, we have an excellent reputation for the quality of our 3-5 years group. We deliver the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) and help prepare your child for school. But what is the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)? The EYFS is a statutory framework setting out the standards for each child’s development … Continued

#KeepWarmWarrington

We’re kick starting 2020 by launching our #KeepWarmWarrington appeal to help those less fortunate in Warrington. Over the next couple of months, our nurseries across Warrington are looking for people to drop off their unwanted winter jumpers at one of our nursery collection points. The appeal hopes to see every jumper collected, distributed directly to … Continued

Over £600 raised for Ronald McDonald House Charities

Kids Planet Preston have raised £616 for the Ronald McDonald House Charities. For the past 30 years the charity have supported families by providing free family accommodation just a stone’s throw away from their child’s hospital. Speaking about the event, Community Fundraiser, Alice Beck said: “On behalf of Ronald McDonald House Charities UK, I just … Continued