The Family/Child Check-In is a fantastic way to make your nursery, preschool, and children's areas safer and more efficient. But it doesn't stop there! You can use check-in for older children, youth, and adults too. In fact, you can check-in an entire family and generate check-in labels, security (pick-up) labels, and name tags-all while marking family members present for an event. With check-in you can:
When properly utilized, you can quickly check in an entire family, mark them present for an event, print the children's info labels, and print the parent's pick-up label. For a family already entered in your database, this entire process can take less than 10 seconds. Here's a list of a few things that you'll need for an effective check-in station:
To begin, go to the Events/Attendance screen and select the Attendance & Check-In tab. You can either add an attendance date or select one that you have already made.
Check-in works with any tags that you've configured for attendance tracking. Be sure to see our article on setting up your tags for attendance if you need help with this.
Next, select the tags for this event, including any tags you want to use for check-in. For example, if you are doing check-in for your Nursery class, the Nursery tag must first be added to that event.<-- this image doesn't correspond to the above image, and may not be necessary -->
Once you select the Attendance Event you would like to start Check-In for, click the Check-In Mode button to start.
The Check-In screen will open in a new tab in your browser. Some browsers may block or prompt you--be sure to allow the new tab to open.
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