Hi My name is Anita and I am a Qualified Ofsted registered Childminder, I have 2 children, aged 17 and 12, and 2 stepchildren 22 and 20 (both at uni!!).
I offer children a fun and stimulating home environment which allows them to experiment with and explore new experiences in safe secure surroundings.
I have plenty of room at home with opportunities to take part in arts and crafts activities, puzzles, board games, dressing up/role play, story and songtime.
I also have a large secure garden with a mud kitchen and den for lots of outdoor fun .
I regularly attend local Toddler groups and soft play activities (creepy crawlies) which also has plenty of outdoor space.
I have annual membership to National Trust, Dalby Forest and Castle Howard and we love nothing better than to take a picnic and go and have fun for the day.
I use Tapestry to make regular observations of children in my care in order that I can offer them a wide range of experiences that cover their next steps. I also work closely with the HOLLY’s partnership which offers inclusion to all local childcare providers and schools.
I have been a Childminder for 7 years and work closely with another Childminder who is a close friend.
Previous to this I had my own taxi company and I transported children and young people for Social Services.
I love working with and being with children. Seeing the world through the eyes of a child is magical.
I have a Cache Level 3 CYPW Diploma which includes many aspects of childcare including :
Implementing a Homebased Childcare Setting
Learning and Development
Early Learning in Children
Health and Safety
Promoting Equality and Inclusion.
Paediatric first aid
Registered with ICO data protection
Annual safeguarding training
I currently have some childcare availability for under 5's from Monday to Thursday and a place for a baby under the age of 12 months.
I also have some availabilty for before and after school times.
I currently collect and dropoff at :
Huntington Primary Academy
Huntington Pre School
I can also offer a home collection/dropoff if necessary.
|Last Updated: 21/02/2020|
- Childminding from £4.00 per hour
My Fees are £4.00 per hour and i also offer a sibling discount.
My fees include drinks and snacks.
My Local Schools
- I provide drop offs and pick ups at Huntington Primary School
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- Training Certificate: The Foundation for Infant Loss Training (added 29/04/2020)
- First Aid Certificate (added 22/07/2019)
- Ofsted Certificate (added 11/11/2018)
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Anita is the best childminder, so happy that we came across her.She is professional, kind,flexible and a very lovely and welcoming person. My daughter is always happy when she is with her,she is well looked after and I know that she is in safe hands .She learned so many things since she is with Nita from independence to social skills ,speech,confidence and still learning new things day by day
Anita is everything what you want from a childminder
Anita has been apart of our lives since my son was 9 months old and he had a milk allergy, she was always great with his diet and careful with all foods around him. He is starting school in September and his baby brother will now go to her. To say that Anita is professional, approachable, kind, caring, helpful and respectful is an understatement. To me what makes Anita the best childminder is that she is a role model to my son and the smile on his face everyday when he gets home is priceless. He interacts with kids of all ages which i think helps him grow as a person in different ways, he plays in the park and gets to just be a boy and have fun, does activities and goes to different places all the time. Anita has become more of a friend and apart of our family and I couldn't imagine anyone else looking after my boys.
Anita has cared for my son aged 6 for two years after school, my younger son will be joining her in September when he starts school. Anita is everything you could hope for in a child minder. Professional, approachable, kind, caring, reliable, flexible, fun, trustworthy, I could go on and on. All the previous reviews are so true. My son has so much fun with her at the park and library. He is so well looked after, drinks, biscuits, spoilt!😆 I am so glad to have found her, if i'd had the confidence when I first needed childcare I would have sent my boys to her earlier. Oh she's good at helping you remember school events too!! Like a PA / child minder in one.
A highly reliable and kind individual, Anita is a genuinely lovely person and we feel incredibly lucky to have found her for our 2 boys. She is a positive role model who treats our boys with respect and patience. Our youngest was 6 months old when he started with Anita & our eldest, who had several allergies at the time, was 4 and nothing was too much trouble for Anita at all. Two years on, we feel the boys are in very safe hands when they are with her & they always come back happy and calm after a fun day out exploring, making and playing. She encourages children to be independent and look after each other and their environment. We can't recommend her highly enough.
Anita has looked after my 6yr old and 8 yr old for many years now. She is an amazing childminder. both my kids love being with her.
Anita has helped my children grow with confidence and gain social skills. She is always friendly, upbeat and has helped us out last minute many a time.
I would highly recommend her to everyone. Your child/children will be in very safe hands if you get Anita as your childminder.
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