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Tapestry Features

Tapestry Features

Tapestry has a host of features and functions to offer. Aside from the extensive ability to customise Tapestry to the requirements of each individual setting, these are some of the main features which our weavers love.

Features to help you record

Food and Drink diary

Use the care diary to record the food and drink a child has had throughout the day.

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Multiple approved learning frameworks

Monitor against approved learning frameworks and link the sub-outcomes to children’s learning in observations.

Quick assessments

Record judgements for educator-own documentation without having to add whole observations.

Group observations

Celebrate the joy of social learning through group activities, projects and goals by adding group observations and reflections to Tapestry.

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Split group observations

Separate group observations instantly so each child can have their own version with relevant amendments.

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Bespoke Tagging

Use #hashtags in observations to identify key-phrases such as ‘#childinitiated’ or specific focus points e.g. #behaviour, as well as for categorising observations e.g. ‘#term1project’.

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About Me pages

A page all about each child which can be filled in by them, their parents, or staff.

Accident forms

Record accidents and mark them as discussed when appropriate from within the care diary.

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Single child observation

Record each child's achievements and special moments using written descriptions and media.

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Record toileting

Use the care diary to record toileting.

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Communicate with family members through the care diary.

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Sleep diary

Keep a record of when a child has slept using the care diary.

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Features to help you track


Document EYLF assessments for the children in your care.

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Progress tracking

Use Tapestry to track children's progress throughout their time with you.

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Document children's learning using Montessori on Tapestry.

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Tag sets for compliancy

Tag reflections for various frameworks such as NQS or the Practices and Principles of the EYLF to help monitor the service and delivery of the educational program.

Relative contributions

Track how families are engaging with Tapestry and how you can promote and improve your family communication.

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Staff contributions

Track observations made by staff, helping you to understand how they are observing and what support they may need.

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Engage in Reflective practice, contributing to a reflective journal for children and staff, as well as for the service as a whole for QIP.

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Suggested next Montessori activities

Tapestry offers suggestions of which activities a child may be presented next based on the assessments made so far.

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Montessori training tool

Tapestry offers in depth and detailed descriptors of the Montessori curriculum and activities contained therein, aiding educators in training.

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Find gaps

Quickly and easily see where the gaps in your assessments are.

Track outcomes

Keep track of each child's assessed scores in various learning frameworks.

Features to improve your lives!

Download to PDF/CSV and print

You can download almost all the pages from Tapestry as either PDF or CSV files.

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Be informed when other educators and families contribute to Tapestry.

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Tailored user permissions

Tailor user permissions for each staff member and family member in a way that works for your provision.

Upload and Share Documents

Upload and share key information in PDF, Word or Excel format and share with fellow Educators, Parents and Organisations

Upload and Share Documents

PDF Learning Journal

Export each child's learning journal to PDF to get an offline version of it and for families to treasure long after they have left your service.

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Bulk media export

Export all the videos and pictures for a child in one go to give their family quick and easy offline access.

Transfer Children

When children move between different ECEC services, if the other service use Tapestry, then their learning journal of all their observations can be transferred to the new service for the new educators to continue contributing to.

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Multiple themes

Choose from a number of design options for the background of the browser version of Tapestry.

Multiple staff types

Add staff members as one of three different staff user types with varying access/control.

Android, iOS, and Fire OS apps

Tapestry is available via the web portal by logging into a browser, as well as through the Android, iOS app and Fire OS apps.

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Data is kept securely and maintained using the most up to date techniques.

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Unlimited pictures and videos

Add as many videos and pictures as you like to your Tapestry account.

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Unlimited devices

Access Tapestry on as many devices as you like.

Unlimited staff members

Add as many staff members of any status as you'd like.

Free and unlimited relative profiles

Add as many family members as you like so they can view and contribute to their child's learning journal and care diary.

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Video and written tutorials

Our tutorials will take you step by step through every available feature.

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