Kiddicity and Mini First Aid East Sussex work together to ensure that local youngsters learn potentially lifesaving skills

Kiddicity, based at Langney Shopping Centre, are well known for their imaginative playscapes that have children cooking in the diner, serving drinks in the café, tending to animals at the pet shop or caring for each other at the Kiddicity Medi Centre. Now Kiddicity are launching a class with a difference.

‘Kiddicity Mini Medics’ is running on Wednesdays after school (4:00-4:30pm) in conjunction with Mini First Aid East Sussex to teach children potentially life saving early years first aid skills. Not only can children from 2-7 years have fun putting plasters and bandages on teddies, they can also learn important skills like calling 999, keeping safe, minor injuries and what to do if the adult looking after themselves become injured, unwell or even unresponsive.

Jen Fisher from Mini First Aid East Sussex said “I’m really excited to be working with Kiddicity to ensure that local little ones are learning basic first aid. Adults often underestimate how capable children are of learning first aid but we know from our Mini First Aid early years class that preparing children for what to in an emergency is essential. Kiddicity offers a unique environment for children to practice their skills and weekly means that they can to continue to build their confidence whilst having fun”

Kiddicity Mini Medics can be booked via at Kiddicity.co.uk for only £8 or as part of the Kiddicity membership.