Get involved with Childminding Week with SCMA
Make, Shake, Take and Bake for Childminding Week 2017
Childminding Week (8-14 May) gives us six days to celebrate Scotland’s quality childminders and one wild day out – this is your chance to tell everyone what being a childminder really means to you.
Let your imaginations run wild! We know you always have lots of great, fun ideas to for your minded children to help them learn, play and grow. But here's a few our ideas to get you started for each day of Childminding Week 2017...
|Monday is MAKE Day
||Look out for your Childminding Week 2017 tiger masks inside your Childminding Week toolkit. Make your mask, wear it with pride and we’ll roar with you! Send your photos to SCMA to WIN!
|Tuesday is SHAKE Day
||Make some noise with some fun yoghurt pot shakers, or why not make a healthy shake with fruit and yogurt. Yummy!
|Wednesday is TAKE Day
||Whatever the weather, take your minded children to a country park, down to the woods or across to the swings for some fun outdoor play.
|Thursday is BAKE Day
||Treat your Treat your minded children to a baking day, making chocolate crispy cakes, mini veggie pizzas or special biscuits to celebrate Childminding Week.
|Friday is BREAK Day
||After a busy week of Childminding Week activities, take it easy and watch the Jungle Book wearing your tiger mask and singing along!
Childminding Week is your chance to shine and #CheerforChildminding
us your photos and we’ll share them across Scotland - and you could WIN!
Childminding Groups could WIN £75 to spend on arts and craft materials at Hobbycraft, and individual childminders could WIN £25 to spend at Argos.
Aw the best!
Childminding Day 2017
Sunday 14 May is Childminding Day and for 2017, we are going to Blair Drummond Safari and Adventure Park near Stirling for a really wild day out!
All SCMA members, their friends and family are invited to Childminding Day for a fantastic, fun day out, to celebrate another successful year and to #CheerforChildminding.
SCMA Members will receive six Childminding Day 2017 tickets inside their spring issue of Childminding magazine. Members can also request up to a maximum of 36 additional tickets by calling SCMA Head Office on 01786 445377 before Wednesday 10 May.
Each Childminding Day 2017 ticket will ‘Admit One’ – all adults and children must present a valid Childminding Day 2017 ticket to gain entry to Blair Drummond Safari and Adventure Park at our special Childminding Day 2017 discounted rate:
Adult £11 (normally £16.50)
Child £8.50 (normally 13.50)
Senior (aged 60+) £10 (normally £13.50)
Child (under three years) Free
Safari Park entry entitles all visitors to all attractions, presentations and displays within the park, including the Chimp Island Boat Trip, Sea Lion Presentations, Bird of Prey Displays, ‘Meet the Keeper’ Talks, the Giant Astraglide Slide, Pedal boats, the Flying Fox Zip Slide and much more!
Childminding Day 2017 ticketholders can also join us and in the exclusive SCMA Childminding Day VIP Marquee, where you can enjoy a pit-stop and we’ll have free entertainment and activities throughout the big day.
Read Childminding Day 2017 full T&Cs