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29th July 2021

What are some of the challenges facing smaller childcare settings?

Our CEO, Chris Reid, recently shared his thoughts with ChildCare Club surrounding how the right technology can help childminders, after school clubs, and small-scale nurseries streamline operations, and recoup more precious minutes in the day. If you missed the original article on p32-33 in the e-magazine, you can catch up below… No matter whether EY…

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27th July 2021

Take the quiz on the EYFS Reforms – Win a spa break for 2

The Early Years Sector has been hard hit over the past 18 months – from having to deal with a range of issues such as financial pressures, falls in attendance, and staffing shortages, to name a few. But while we’re all now getting our ducks in a row ready for the new September term, with…

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20th July 2021

Life at Connect with Caitlin Holmes

Connect Childcare – Staff spotlight Here at Connect Childcare, each and every one of us is passionate about the Early Years (EY) sector and about developing management software that improves the lives of children, globally. In order to shine the spotlight on our wonderful team, we’ve created an employee Q&A series, enabling our readers to…

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20th July 2021

How to work in partnership with your nursery

Not only is it important for your child to have a strong relationship with their nursery teachers, it’s also vital that parents and guardians are able to as well. That bond is crucial when making sure your little one is getting the best possible care and development opportunities. Fathima Abdullah, mum-of-one and test engineer here…

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20th July 2021

Top five messy play ideas

From jumping in puddles to making mud cakes, messy play – or sensory play – is much-loved by children. As well as being oodles of fun, it also carries learning and development benefits – helping tune youngsters’ fine motor skills, encourage them to express creativity and follow their curiosity. Our colleague, Charlotte Woods, recently rounded-up…

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20th July 2021

Five tips on how to support your child with their ‘big emotions’

Emotions are complex for all human beings, but when it comes to early years children – who may not have the words or knowledge to express or deal with them effectively – it’s important that parents are there to support them in recognising and handling them.Our product marketing manager, Beth-Ann Sher, recently teamed up with…

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20th July 2021

Inclusion and equalities in early years

EYFS Series Part 7: Welcome to part 7 of the EYFS Series we are running to support you with the EYFS reforms which come into play in September. Today we chat to Tamsin Grimmer about inclusion and equalities in early years to open up necessary discussions around race, stereotypes, bias and cultural diversity. Catch up…

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20th July 2021

Four easy ways to keep your little ones active

Keeping active has always been important for early years children – and never more so than throughout the global crisis when nurseries and childminders had to close their doors and learning went online. There is an array of benefits connected with physical development because not only does it help youngsters to understand their own biology,…

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