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How to add lessons, menus, or events to the calendar using the web app

Modified on Wed, 06 Mar 2024 at 08:41 AM

Calendar items inform parents about upcoming events, food menus, or lessons. 

Creating a lesson allows you to indicate and describe the different lessons taught to children on specific dates.

Creating a menu allows you to specify the different meal types (solid food) and what time they are served to children. Creating an activity enables the addition of various activities to the calendar.

Follow the steps below to create a lesson:

  1. Navigate to Calendar, select the plus icon Create Lesson. 

  1. Enter the lesson title description and upload supporting documentation.

  1. Indicate the date and time of the lesson.

  1. Select the classrooms that will be having the lesson. 

  1. Select whether you want parents to be notified of this event then select Save

You can also choose to add a lesson from an existing lesson plan. A lesson plan consists of courses, each having lessons that can be placed on the calendar. For this, you first need to create a lesson plan.

Follow the steps below to create a lesson plan:

  1. Go to Settings Childcare Settings Lesson plans

  1. Select Create Lesson Plan.

  1. Enter the lesson plan’s name and description, and link it to Learning Framework. 

  1. Select Save.

  1. Go back to the Create Lesson page, go to Select from Lesson plans and choose an existing Lesson plan.

  • Here, you can select Edit Lesson Plans to edit the list of existing lesson plans. 

  • Choose Add Course to add courses to the lesson plan. 

  1. Save your changes.

Follow the steps below to create a menu:

  1. Navigate to Calendar >  plus icon Create Menu.

  1.  Select Multiple menu entries to create several menu entries for the whole week. Select the menu entries, assign a time for each, then select Next.


You can add more entries to the menu list by selecting Edit menu list, then enter the name(s) and time of the menu entry label(s) you would like to add. 

  1. Create one individual menu entry for a specific date and time by selecting Individual menu entry.

  1. Select the menu type, enter a title, an optional description, the date and time (when the menu item will be served), and select the classroom(s) to which this menu will apply. 

  1. Select Save

Follow the steps below to create an event:

  1. Navigate to Calendar plus icon Create Event.

  1. Enter the event’s title, description, date, and time and upload supporting documentation.

  1. Assign the classrooms or assign locations to which the event applies. 

  1. Select a color in which the event will be displayed on the calendar. 

  1. Choose whether parents should receive a notification for the event and, if necessary, edit the notification message. 

  1. Select Save


You can download the pdf from the web app.

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