Where do I find the 'Activity Library' in Famly?

The 'Activity Library' in Famly is where you can get an overview of child development at your setting. To find your 'Activity Library':

Simply log in to Famly, and click on the 'Apps' section, then select the 'Activity Library' app.


How do I find an Activity?

In the 'Activity Library' in Famly, you will find a pool of ideas and activities you can use with the children in your setting. You are able to 'like' and comment on the activities you discover. To find the type of activity you need, you can search by:

  • key words

  • age group

  • curriculum area (EYO area)


How do I add my own activity?

You can add your own activtyieds yo the activty library. To do this:

  • Click 'New activity' in the top right hand corner and a new pop-up will open (as below)

  • Staff with the permission to manage the activity library will be able to upload a custom image or video when creating a new activity.

  • Fill in the fields that relate to this activity underneath.

  • If you want to keep your activity just for your nursery, simply click 'Create'!
    OR

  • If you want to share it with other practitioners in other Early Years settings using Famly, click 'Create & make public'


How do I share activities with parents at my setting?

It is possible to share activities, whether they're Famly's default ones or those you've created, with the parents, via your setting's News Feed. To do this:

  • Start by making a new post on the News feed.

  • Click the 'Activity' button (in the centre, between next to the 'upload' and 'Live' buttons)

  • A new window will open where you can browse through and add one or more activities to the post. Just click 'Add to post' under the activity.

  • You can also write a description with it the activity, to let your parents know a bit more about it.

  • When you click 'Post' parents (or your chosen recipients) will be sent to the page showing the activity description.
    Please note: when you first add the activity to the post, it will appear as a long link. However, when you click 'post', these will be transformed into embedded links.

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