Happy Father’s Day!
I found this article extremely interesting. It is so important that, as childminders, we think twice before reaching for the Calpol. We are required to record any medicines we administer and to have consent from parents for doing so.
So sad to see that so many Sure Start centres are having to close due to cuts. They provide a vital lifeline to some families in need providing parents with information and advice about health, education, childcare and employment, particularly in disadvantaged areas.
The children have loved decorating these fun turtles recently with buttons and glue giving them the opportunity to use and develop their fine motor skills. I love the results!
The older children all love an activity after school. “Emily, what’s our activity today?” they ask me.
Recently they have been loving decorating all manner of keyrings to take home. They’ve enjoyed an eclectic mix of ocean life, hairy heads(!), aliens and hearts. Aren’t they fun?
Spring is a busy season here at Aston Childcare with lot’s of holidays and celebrations to enjoy and explore. First up, Mother’s Day…
I particularly loved the “All about My Mum” Story Wheels which gave me a lovely insight in to what the children love about their Mums best!
According to this BBC news report, parents are at risk of being misled by “manipulative marketing campaigns” regarding children’s snacks.