Provision Planning

Your provision – your learning areas – do not need to be defined or zoned in a home childminding environment. They will flow through your house and garden and support children’s learning through the resources and equipment you provide for children to use.

The following activity planning guides are based on continuous provision: the toys and games you always have available for children and link closely to the 7 areas of learning of the EYFS and are similar to themes, topics or medium term plans, to give you ideas for activities and planning for the EYFS aged children in your care.

Planning the Environment - advice for planning a home childminding environment

Evidence Quality Teaching - 10 guides with ideas for evidencing quality teaching

Communication & Language

Provision Guides

Communication and Language Provision

Activity Guides

Letters and Sounds - Part 1

Letters and Sounds - Part 2

Letters and Sounds - Part 3

Story Sets Planning

Physical Development

Provision Guides

Fine Motor Skills Provision - Part 1 (handling)

Fine Motor Skills Provision - Part 2 (handling)

Gross Motor Skills Provision - Part 1 (moving)

Gross Motor Skills Provision - Part 2 (moving)

Health and Self Care Provision

Promoting Physical Activity *NEW*

Activity Guides

Building Planning - Part 1

Building Planning - Part 2

Den Building Planning

Safety Awareness Planning

Fiddly Fingers 

Movement and Dance 

Personal, Social & Emotional Development

Provision Guides

Personal, Social and Emotional Development Provision

Self Confidence and Self Awareness 

Supporting Children's Wellbeing 

Activity Guides

All About Me Planning - Part 1

All About Me Planning - Part 2

All About Me Planning - Part 3

Daily Routines Planning

Developing Independence

Planning for Children's Schemas - Chapter 1

Planning for Children's Schemas - Chapter 2

Treasure Basket Planning

Supporting Friendships 


Provision Guides

Reading Provision

Writing Provision


Provision Guides

Chapter 1 - Maths Provision - numbers, shapes, space and measures

Chapter 2 - Maths Provision

Activity Guides

Cooking with Children Planning - weights, measures and counting

Understanding the World

Provision Guides

Community Links Provision - people and communities

Multicultural Provision - the world

Technology Provision

Activity Guides

African Adventures Planning

Bears Planning

Birds Planning

Caring for the Environment Planning

Castles Planning

Circus Planning

Clothes Planning

December Planning

Dinosaurs Planning

Elf Fun and Games

Farm Animals Planning

Flowers Planning

Gardening - Spring and Summer

Minibeasts Planning

Multicultural Resources

Multicultural World 

On the Pond Planning

Pets Planning - Part 1

Pets Planning - Part 2

Planting and Growing Planning

Shopping Planning

Space Planning

Wales Planning through the Year

Weather Planning - Part 1

Weather Planning - Part 2

Wild Animals Planning

Zoo Animals Planning

Express Art and Design

Provision Guides

Arts and Crafts Provision - media and materials

Imaginative Provision

Activity Guides

Colours Planning

Messy Play Planning

Music and Movement Planning

Planning a Singing Session

Nursery Rhymes Planning

Role Play Planning

Sand and Water Planning

Sensory Play Planning

Sensory Play Resources


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