ERIC Number: ED258721
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: N/A
How to Survive As a Childminder: A Handbook.
Owen, Sue; And Others
This handbook addresses questions childminders might have as they begin and continue in the job. Discussion focuses on (1) registration; (2) aspects of childminding such as planning, housework, equipment, toys, safety, and health; (3) play, (especially as related to imaginative play, painting, writing and drawing, water, dough, outdoor play, and talking), children with special needs, and children from other cultures; (4) opportunities for continuing education; (5) food service; (6) safety; (7) money and business, including fees, insurance, taxes, and social security; (8) parents; and (9) ways of locating families needing childminding services. Also included are a description of the National Childminding Association and childminders' accounts of the nature and conditions of their work. (RH)
Descriptors: Certification, Child Caregivers, Early Childhood Education, Family Day Care, Fees, Foreign Countries, Guidelines, Insurance, Nutrition, Parent Role, Play, Program Development, Recordkeeping, Taxes
National Childminding Association, 204/206 High Street, Bromley, Kent BP1 1PP, England (1 pound).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: National Childminding Association, Bromley (England).
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England)