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How to Prevent Summer Math Loss

5 Ways to Combat Summer Math Loss

Summer math loss is real. As much as we like children to embrace the summer holidays with sheer abandon, unshackled from routine and workbooks, all the fun can come with an unintended consequence. If children are not engaged in intellectually … Continue Reading

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Direct Debit for Preschools and After School Clubs

8 Reasons Why Preschools and After School Clubs Should Use Direct Debit

1. Helps Bring Down Late Payments With most parents juggling busy work schedules, it’s common for many to miss invoices in the mail or forget payment dates. Direct debit ensures the payment is automatically deducted from their bank account on … Continue Reading

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Geocaching summer activity ideas for kids

Get the Kids Outdoors with Geocaching

For the little Jakes and Fancy Nancy Clancys who are tired of the same old paddling pools and pebble painting, here is treasure-hunt in a modern avatar. Fun, free and family-friendly, geocaching is perfect for getting the kids outdoors and … Continue Reading

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Sensory-based food education for preschools and after school clubs

Sensory-Based Food Education: What can Preschools and After School Clubs do?

For all the picky eaters who are happy to survive on chicken nuggets and fish fingers, sensory based-food education could open the doors to a whole new world of healthier food choices (sans the pressure). Sensory-based food education, which has … Continue Reading

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Summer Craft Ideas for Out of School Clubs

Summer Craft Ideas for Out of School Clubs

Ideas never seem enough when you are tasked with keeping the creative young minds engaged all summer. To make your task a tad easier, here’s a roundup of some cute craft ideas to try out with your bunch at out … Continue Reading

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Cheqdin Childcare Digest June 2019

Cheqdin Childcare Digest – June 2019

A Mighty Big Announcement from Cheqdin. For all our dear customers and childcare providers who have been struggling with manual reconciliations for invoices, we have some good news (awesome news, in fact)! We are teaming up with leading online payment … Continue Reading

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Paediatric First Aid Millie's Mark launches in Scotland

Paediatric First Aid Accreditation, Millie’s Mark, Launches in Scotland

Childcare settings in Scotland will now be eligible to apply for Millie’s Mark, the gold standard in Paediatric First Aid for childcare providers. The childcare quality endorsement scheme received the green flag from the Scottish Government, with Children’s Minister Marie … Continue Reading

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Daycare recordkeeping

A Beginner’s Guide to Daycare Record Keeping

Record keeping is not everyone’s cup of tea. But if you are starting a daycare, it is one aspect of the business you cannot afford to slide to the backburner. As many daycare providers agree, record-keeping and administrative paperwork can … Continue Reading

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Playful Storytelling with story box and shadow puppets

Playful Storytelling with Shadow Puppets and Story Boxes

For the days when the little minds wander off when you bring out the books, here are some ideas to help you breathe life into stories and nudge the sleepy heads to join in for some story time fun.   … Continue Reading

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How to appraise your childcare business is gdpr compliant

GDPR One Year On: What Should Childcare Providers Know?

After all the frenzy it set off with its arrival, the European General Data Protection and Regulation (GDPR) turned a year old on the 25th of May 2019. GDPR was intended to unify the existing data protection regulations put in … Continue Reading

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