As many of our staff members are parents themselves, trust us, we’ve all been there – that tough decision to drop your child off at a holiday club, due to other plans being arranged, work commitments or personal issues cropping up. For your absolute peace of mind, we’ve provided this blog post to take you through some of the key anxieties and worries encountered by parents when leaving children in the hands of childcare professionals. At Little Acorns Day Nursery, our kids holiday clubs are fun, safe and overseen by trained staff, so read ahead as we hope to thoroughly address your anxieties about using a seasonal childcare service.
Worried about being separated from your child? Or perhaps you’re stressed out that your little one will struggle to comprehend being away from you? Many of us have our concerns when it comes to dropping off our child and leaving them with others, but rest assured that our caring specialists are well aware of how to help a child struggling with separation anxiety. Sometimes dropping your child off at a kids club is the only option, due to other commitments and requirements, therefore we’ll look to help you out by providing an accommodating space, filled with fun, games and staff who are receptive to individual requirements.
If you’re not sure about dropping your child off at Little Acorns Day Nursery for the day as you don’t know the staff personally, rest assured that we’re rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted for a reason. Our specialist DBS-checked staff members are all qualified when it comes to childcare, and always adjust to the routines you have in place for your child. We support the children within our care, protect them from mistreatment and have strong procedures in place to prevent the impairment of children’s health and development. Don’t hesitate to pick up the phone for a chat with us if you have any concerns in advance.
Always looking to ensure the safety and optimal health of your little one, we follow a dedicated policy and set procedures to ensure all kids in our care are supported and cared for – with their health, safety and welfare protected throughout their time in the nursery. Even when it comes to meal times, Little Acorns Day Nursery is committed to offering children healthy, nutritious and balanced meals – which meet individual needs and requirements. Make us aware of allergies and intolerances beforehand, and we’ll factor this in.
You may have some reservations about the facilities before visiting, but by providing you with a pre-arranged look around our rooms and facilities, we’ll look to put your mind at rest. We provide learning through play, exploration and discovery – with each child’s progress and well-being closely monitored by our exceptional staff, and within our spacious play rooms. Our wider space is designed to enable your little one to flourish and grow, providing a range of stimulating activities in a safe and secure environment. Searching for a local Saturday or kids holiday club in Eastleigh or Hedge End? Our club is free for members of the nursery, but non-member parents are also welcome to join for a small fee – so this is a perfect opportunity to see how our nursery works before becoming a member. Expect fun, games and a supportive and enjoyable environment for your child. Contact today to express an interest!