The Famly Early Years Corona Hub

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Coronavirus COVID-19 and child care
Latest coronavirus advice and information

Updated Daily With credit to the NDNA, and the Early Years Alliance, the best places to stay informed on what the latest government advice means for early years.

How to support your business
  • 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 The government will continue to pay funding for ‘free’ childcare entitlements, even if nurseries close or children don’t attend. No announcements yet for Scotland 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 or Wales 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿.
  • 🇬🇧 Statutory Sick Pay will be refunded by the government for businesses with less than 250 employees.
  • 🇬🇧 Businesses with a turnover of no more than £41m a year can apply for a Coronavirus Business Interruption loan of up to $5m, guaranteed by the government. This will launch next week.
  • 🇬🇧 Businesses can receive extra time to return taxes under the HMRC Time to Pay scheme.

Click for more information on all coronavirus business support schemes.

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Activities from our early years community

By Bianca, Kangaroos Kids Nursery

‘Dear Zoo’
Story Time

What you’ll need:

  • Listening ears.

By Isobel, Flying Colours Nursery

Rainbow Painting
for the NHS

What you’ll need:

  • Paint (a few different colours)
  • Glitter (optional)
  • Paper or card
  • Tape (to stick in window)

By Bianca, Kangaroos Kids Nursery

Earth Craft
Day

What you’ll need:

  • Paper plate
  • Paint
  • Crayon
  • Recycled paper

By Leanne, Flying Colours Nursery

Junk
Modelling

What you’ll need:

  • Junk
  • Scissors
  • Glue/cellotape
  • Paint
Activities from our early years community

By Bianca, Kangaroos Kids Nursery

‘Dear Zoo’
Story Time

What you’ll need:

  • Listening ears.

By Isobel, Flying Colours Nursery

Rainbow Painting
for the NHS

What you’ll need:

  • Paint (a few different colours)
  • Glitter (optional)
  • Paper or card
  • Tape (to stick in window)

By Bianca, Kangaroos Kids Nursery

Earth Craft
Day

What you’ll need:

  • Paper plate
  • Paint
  • Crayon
  • Recycled paper

By Leanne, Flying Colours Nursery

Junk
Modelling

What you’ll need:

  • Junk
  • Scissors
  • Glue/cellotape
  • Paint