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The best childminder app around

No need to use 7 different logins. Get one app to send instant messages, manage finances, and share daily updates with parents.

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Small nursery, big impact

You’re never too small to make a difference. Let Famly bring your close-knit team even closer.

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Why use a childminder app?

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You’re underappreciated

A professional app showcases your skills to parents, grows your business, and boosts your presence as talented, knowledgeable educators.

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Finances aren’t easy

From deciding how many funded places you can afford to getting paid on time, you need an accounting and payment system you can rely on.

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Build your community

The more you communicate and work with parents, the easier it is to build trust and share unique skills. Get the app to start building.

the long-awaited childminder app

Every tool an early educator deserves



You and parents get the same app to communicate, and send updates or reminders.

  • Whether it’s about welly boots or someone running late, message each other instantly.

  • Update families on sleep times, nappies, medication, activities and more in a heartbeat.

Instant messages & daily logs

Build your parent community

You and parents get the same app to communicate, and send updates or reminders.

Instant messages

Whether it’s about welly boots or someone running late, message each other instantly.

Daily logs

Update families on sleep times, nappies, medication, activities and more in a heartbeat.

Observations & newsfeed

Share each child’s learning journey

As an educator, you’re skilled at recognising and scaffolding child development. So share it.

Observations

Share on-the-go observations, and add photos, reference materials, and next steps.

Interactive newsfeed

Post updates, photos, videos and news to your feed, and let families comment.



As an educator, you’re skilled at recognising and scaffolding child development. So share it.

  • Share on-the-go observations, and add photos, reference materials, and next steps.

  • Post updates, photos, videos and news to your feed, and let families comment.

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“I will be recommending to other childminders. I like that children's parents get notifications in real-time. It's great to be able to communicate whenever required, and gives them a better insight into development and learning.”

Jasmine L.

Childminder

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Finances can be overwhelming. Get every tool to manage your money, and plan in advance.

  • Let parent pay with one button, add ad-hoc purchases for extra digestives, and much more.

  • No need to sit with a calculator. Create invoices automatically, and send them all out at once.

In-app payments & batch invoices

Get paid on time, every time

Finances can be overwhelming. Get every tool to manage your money, and plan in advance.

In-app payments

Let parent pay with one button, add ad-hoc purchases for extra digestives, and much more.

Batch invoices

No need to sit with a calculator. Create invoices automatically, and send them all out at once.



Inspections are your chance to shine. Upload all info Ofsted asks for, and get that top rating.

  • Add critical info to unique child profiles, and upload medication and accident forms instantly.

  • Document all assessments, learning goals, 2 year checks, and show inspectors instantly.

Child profiles & documentation

Ace every Ofsted inspection

Inspections are your chance to shine. Upload all info Ofsted asks for, and get that top rating.

Safeguarding

Add critical info to unique child profiles, and upload medication and accident forms instantly.

Documentation

Document all assessments, learning goals, 2 year checks, and show inspectors instantly.

Our customers
love what we do

Here’s why EY settings of every size – from childminders and packaway preschools to large nurseries and national chains – love Famly.

Every tool an early educator deserves

The long-awaited childminder app

Parent partnerships

Parent partnerships

Messaging, personalised news feeds, and video chat.

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Your all-in-one childminder app

Got up to 10 children? Get every tool you could ever need.

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£29
a month
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Instant messaging
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Sign in/out
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Batch invoicing
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Interactive news feed
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Photos & videos
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Room planner
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Activity planner
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Daily diaries
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Child profiles
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Observations
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Attendance report
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No commitment. No credit cards. And if you love the free trial, the platform is all yours for £29/month.

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...and parents love it

“Great app. Excellent way for the nursery to show parents what’s happening every day.”

“It is informative, decisive and allows real-time updates for my family and child.”

“I like that it keeps all things in one place, balance, lunch, individual and group feedback etc.”

5 yellow stars

Colin M.

Glasgow
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Anthony W.

High Wycombe
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Rebecca S.

Capel St. Mary

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