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The best childminder app around

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Larger nursery, smaller workload

Run your nursery like clockwork, and let Famly do most of the work for you.

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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

Your automation station

Days of 2am invoicing are over. Make time-consuming tasks automated, and streamline your workload.

  • Automatic room moves, parent payments and single-click batch invoicing.

  • Set up automatic reminders. From events to outstanding invoices, you’ll never have to chase parents again.

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Days of 2am invoicing are over. Make time-consuming tasks automated, and streamline your workload.

Automatic room moves, parent payments and single-click batch invoicing.

Set up automatic reminders. From events to outstanding invoices, you’ll never have to chase parents again.

Save yourself hours of admin, and let the parents do it for you. Give them permission to make every update.

Parents can update absences, allergies, permission slips and extra session requests with one click.

And say goodbye to a full inbox. Send in-app messages instead of emails to connect with parents instantly.

Let parents take the wheel

Save yourself hours of admin, and let the parents do it for you. Give them permission to make every update.

  • Parents can update absences, allergies, permission slips and extra session requests with one click.

  • And say goodbye to a full inbox. Send in-app messages instead of emails to connect with parents instantly.

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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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Stay connected

No more miscommunication. Straightforward software to keep staff connected, and parents updated.

  • Send private messages, targeted posts and newsfeed updates. You won’t lose transparency.

  • An incredibly easy-to-use solution to organise your whole team, from staff rotas to holidays.

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No more miscommunication. Straightforward software to keep staff connected, and parents updated.

Send private messages, targeted posts and newsfeed updates. You won’t lose transparency.

An incredibly easy-to-use solution to organise your whole team, from staff rotas to holidays.
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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.

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“The support is brilliant - instant! When you send a message you get a response straight away. With any feedback we have, or changes to the app, support are always really responsive.”

Gemma Williams, Maggie & Rose

“Famly is just so intuitive and so easy to use, and that really helps with getting parents onboard.”

Katie Thompson, Manager, Coconut Day Nursery

The perfect tools for larger nurseries

Busy practitioners on-the-go shouldn’t have to worry about time-consuming admin. And that’s where we come in.

Automatic bookings

Automatic bookings

New children’s bookings are automatically shown and accounted for.

Batch invoicing

Batch invoicing

Send auto-generated invoices with just one click.

Invoice reminders

Invoice reminders

Reduce phone calls with invoice reminders.

Child development

Child development

Observe and document development and progress.

Parental permissions

Parental permissions

Request permissions then find them when you need.

Child sign in/out app

Child sign in/out app

Replace paper with a parent-friendly sign-in app.

Staff messaging

Staff messaging

Organise staff, share files, and aid development.

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
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Instant messaging
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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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Ad-hoc purchases
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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.”

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Colin M.

Glasgow
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High Wycombe
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Capel St. Mary

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