Childcare by Esme Funnell
Ofsted registered childminder
Downham Market - Norfolk
Telephone 01366 381517
Mobile 07771 632 958
I complete daily Health and Safety checks on all childminding areas to be used and check there are adequate and appropriate toys set up for freeplay for children, before they arrive.
7.00- 8:30 am
Greet parents and children - record any relevant information provided by parents - Freeplay.
Get all children ready for and take on nursery/school run. Practice road safety.
Visit Local Park on way home.
9:30 - 10:00 am
Planned activities or toddler group
10:00 - 10:30 am
Drink and snack
10:30 - 11:30 am
Planned activity and/or Freeplay.
Tidy up, wash hands, set the table and have lunch.
Visit Library/Quiet or Nap time.
1:00 - 3:00 pm
Nap time/ Child led activities
3:00 - 4:00 pm
Get ready and go on school runs. Practice road safety. Visit Park. Snack and drink.
4:00 - 4.30pm
Get everyone settled in an activity of their choice.
4.30 -5:00 pm
Tidy up, wash hands, set the table and have dinner
5:30 - 6:00 pm
Freeplay - Get children ready to go home - Greet parents and exchange information - Hand over children to their parents.
In addition to verbal feedback, I complete a Daily Diary/ Home communication book which is sent home with your child each day. It includes information such as:-
What we have done
What we have eaten - and how much
If your child has slept
Nappy changes or toileting (if required)
What they have enjoyed
Their general mood
Any songs, books and topics covered.
You are also asked to contribute if you choose
Please note: this is just a guideline, activities, toddler groups and outings vary daily. We also have many full days out and about which the children really enjoy.
Before a child starts with me I ask all parents to fill in an 'all about me form' this details all information I need about your child, including nap times, meal times, things they like and don't like etc. I always try to work with parents and work round established routines, where possible.