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. Best of all, they’re all included in the cost of your subscription – so no surprise costs to get the best Tapestry has to offer!
Single Child Observations
Record each child's achievements and special moments using written descriptions and media.
Celebrate the joy of social learning through group activities, projects and goals by adding group observations and reflections to Tapestry.
Split Group Observations
Separate group observations instantly so each child can have their own version with relevant amendments.
Record judgements for educator-own documentation without having to add whole observations.
Multiple Approved Learning Frameworks
Monitor against approved learning frameworks and link the sub-outcomes to children’s learning in observations.
Document SEND children’s learning using the unique and flexible Cherry Garden framework.
Use the International Early Years Curriculum together with Tapestry to support your children's development.
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.
Suggested Next Montessori Activities
Tapestry offers suggestions of which activities a child may be presented next based on the assessments made so far.
Tapestry offers in depth and detailed descriptors of the Montessori curriculum and activities.
Track Relative Contributions
Track how families are engaging with Tapestry and how you can promote and improve your family communication.
Track Staff Contributions
Track observations made by staff, helping you to understand how they are observing and what support they may need.
Keep track of each child's assessed scores in various learning frameworks.
Reports on Tapestry offer educators the opportunity to reflect on children’s learning and development, summarising the children’s learning journey so far.
Quickly and easily see where the gaps in your assessments are.
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’.
About Me Page
A page all about each child which can be filled in by them, their families, or staff.
Record accidents and mark them as discussed when appropriate from within the care diary.
Food and Drink Diary
Use the care diary to record the food and drink a child has had throughout the day.
Memos will allow you to share news and updates with relatives. Through Memos you will be able to share information not only with groups of relatives, but also specific relatives.
Copies of children’s profiles can easily be sent to other Tapestry accounts. This means that if a child moves services, their new educators can continue contributing to their existing journal.
Tailored User Permissions
Tailor user permissions for each staff member and family member in a way that works for your provision.
Bulk media export
Export all the videos and pictures for a child in one go to give their family quick and easy offline access.
Multiple staff types
Add staff members as one of three different staff user types with varying access/control.
Unlimited Staff Members
Add as many staff members of any status as you'd like.
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.
Access Tapestry on as many devices as you like.
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.
Choose from a number of design options for the background of the browser version of Tapestry.
Video and Written Tutorials
Our tutorials will take you step by step through every available feature.