Tools & Templates

Downloadable resources to help you save time while managing your childcare center or preschool

Resources for childcare and preschool owners, directors, and administrators

Free to download. Easy to use.

Interview Questions for Childcare and Preschool Staff

A worksheet to help you hire amazing early educators

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Review Response Template for Childcare and Preschool Businesses

A resource for replying to online reviews on Google, Yelp, and Facebook

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Paycheck Protection Program Loan Tracking Spreadsheet

A tool for recording your PPP loan expenditures

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Performance Evaluation Forms for Childcare and Preschool Staff

A template for early childhood education staff performance evaluations

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Job Posting Template for Childcare and Preschool Staff

A resource for hiring amazing childcare and preschool teachers

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Open House Checklist - brightwheel

Open House Checklist for Childcare Centers and Preschools

A checklist for planning a successful open house event

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Infant Daily Sheet - brightwheel

Infant Daily Sheet

A printable infant daily sheet to help you communicate with parents

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Toddler Daily Sheet - brightwheel

Toddler Daily Sheet

A printable toddler daily sheet to help you communicate with parents

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Preschool Daily Sheet - brightwheel

Preschool Daily Sheet

A printable preschool daily sheet to help you communicate with parents

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New Family Orientation Checklist for Childcare Centers and Preschools - brightwheel

New Family Orientation Checklist

A checklist for planning a successful orientation

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Staff Onboarding Checklist - brightwheel

Staff Onboarding Checklist

A checklist for onboarding new staff members

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Professional Development Day Agenda - brightwheel

Professional Development Day Agenda

A printable agenda for staff training days

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Parent-Teacher Conference Checklist - brightwheel

Parent-Teacher Conference Checklist

A checklist for planning productive parent-teacher conferences

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Family Handbook Templates - brightwheel

Family Handbook Templates

A collection of templates to help spark ideas for your handbook (or to help you create a new one)

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Childcare Staff Wellness During COVID-19 Checklist - brightwheel

Childcare Staff Wellness During COVID-19 Checklist

A checklist for keeping your staff happy and healthy during COVID-19

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Tax Preparation Checklist - brightwheel

Tax Preparation Checklist

A checklist for keeping track of important tasks and due dates when filing your ECE business taxes

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Annual Budget Planner - brightwheel

Annual Budget Planner

A spreadsheet for tracking your business expenses and revenue so you can see your finances at a glance

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Communications Calendar for Welcoming New Families - brightwheel

Communications Calendar for Welcoming New Families

A free messaging schedule to build trust with incoming families

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Welcome Letter for New Families - brightwheel

Welcome Letter for New Families

A free welcome letter template you can easily customize

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New Family Intake Form - brightwheel

New Family Intake Form

A free form for getting to know your new families

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First Day of School Checklist - brightwheel

First Day of School Checklist

A checklist to share with your incoming families

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Staff Handbook Template - brightwheel

Staff Handbook Template for Early Education Programs

A staff handbook template you can easily customize

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Reflection Guide for Early Education Teams

Reflection Guide for Early Education Teams

A guide for leading meaningful reflection sessions for your team

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120 Essential Survey Questions for Family Feedback - brightwheel

120 Essential Survey Questions for Family Feedback

A guide for creating effective family surveys

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Calendar Template

Calendar Template for Early Education Programs

A template for creating a school year calendar for families

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Daily Lesson Plan Template - brightwheel

Daily Lesson Plan Template

A free, printable template for creating lesson plans

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Activities Across Developmental Domains

Activities Across Developmental Domains

Developmentally-appropriate activity ideas for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers

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Childcare and Preschool Supply List - brightwheel

Childcare and Preschool Supply List

A list of everything you need to start an early education program

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