How do I book the crèche?
Once you have booked your holiday with us you need to fill in our crèche forms as soon as possible to secure your child's place.
Can I buy baby food in Morzine?
You can buy powdered milk, Nestlé brands and Aptimel, but not SMA. You can also buy follow on milk from age 10 months already made up. You can buy all the jars of baby foods, but cannot get organic in Morzine. The nearest supermarket is in Avoriaz by ski or 5 mins away by free ski bus in Morzine.
When do children get fed in the evenings?
We have children's supper at 5.30pm - there are plenty if vegetables and homemade foods for you to help yourselves to and pureed food is also available. In fact, we surveyed our regular guests for their children’s favorite dishes, which you will find on the menu in resort. We have a microwave and kettle and cooking hobs for mums who wish to prepare their own foods.
Do you feed the children on your night off?
We do, although this is usually something simple so we advise giving little ones a big lunch. We can organise babysitters for when the parents go out for a meal in one of the local restaurants.
What equipment do you have for toddlers and children?
We have lots of toys, videos, books. A kitchenette for the mums and milk in the fridge for evening bottles. A potty and a toddlers loo. Bikes, cars, toboggans etc for outside play. Cots with bed linen. Stair gates for the bedrooms with mezzanines. Plastic bibs, cups and cutlery. Buggies and pushchairs. We have a baby listening service through the phone system. Babysitting available in the evenings.
What do I need to drop off with the kids?
Warm outside clothes, sun cream, sunglasses or goggles. Slippers for the creche. Bottles and formula. Nappies, wipes, nappy sacks and cream. We do not supply any medicines - including Calpol in the creche, but the nannies can administer them to your child with your permission. A mobile phone so we can contact you if there are any worries or problems.
What activites do the children do in the creche?
The crèche is run similar to play school, nannies do all sorts of creative activities such as bubble painting, playdoh, crafts and each week stick to a theme. They have a snack and a drink in the morning and frequently take trips into Morzine. Lunch is approx 12h00 and then they go tobogganing, sing songs, dancing and games in the afternoon. The nannies will stick to your routine at home and put the babies to sleep in your own room if you wish. The creche is open form 09h00 to 17h00.
Who can I talk to about my child when I arrive?
Our Childcare Manager is available during kids tea time to talk to you about the crèche and to register all the children. You can talk through any concerns you might have with her and you will be allocated a key nanny for the week.