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A range of safe and well maintained furniture, equipment, materials and toys are provided for the children. The vast selection will allow children to have sufficient choice and allow them to develop their own ideas.


Sample activities are shown below:



  • Pop-up tents
  • Wooden Kitchen with play food etc.
  • Garage and Cars
  • Mega Blocks
  • Dolls and Push Chairs
  • Soft Toys
  • Cotton Reels
  • Dinosaurs
  • Magnetic numbers and letters
  • Sticklebricks
  • Puzzles for all ages  
  • Musical instruments pianos, shakers etc.  
  • Books for all ages  
  • ABC coloured stacking blocks  
  • Various push down and pop up toys  
  • Dressing up clothes such as Vet and Fireperson
  • Brio Train track  
  • Stacking Rings  
  • Sounds tape with images on cards  
  • Duplo  
  • Baby Walker
  • Dolls House
  • Castle
  • Action and Barbie Dolls
  • Tap 'n' Shape
  • Fuzzy Felts
  • Board Games
  • Bratz Dolls
  • Power Rangers
  • Safari Animals
  • Castle & Characters

Messy Play

  • Sand table
  • Water table
  • Cornflakes
  • Painting Easel
  • Gloop (Cornflour and water)
  • Various sticking activities  
  • Different painting techniques  
  • Colouring  
  • Cutting and sticking  
  • Playdough  
  • Cooking

Outside Play

  • Trampoline with Safety Enclosure
  • Skittles
  • Inflatable short badminton / tennis net
  • Inflatable football net
  • Bat and ball
  • See-saw
  • Croquet set
  • Bikes
  • Paddling Pool
  • Skipping ropes
  • Footballs

I like to take the children out of the house at least once a day to get some fresh air. 

We may visit on occasion the following:

  • Local Park, with swings etc.
  • Short walks
  • Playgroup
  • Mother / Toddler group
  • Other Childminders




Inspection Report

"Gemma has a good, varied selection of play materials that enables children to be stimulated, promotes all areas of their learning, development and need. She plans various activities but still ensures a degree of flexibility."


Gems Childcare

Professional Childminder - Stevenage, Hertfordshire