A huge stock of ideas for best practice and activities across the Prime Areas of Learning - Personal, Social & Emotional Development, Communication & Language, and Physical Development; and the Specific Areas of Learning - Literacy; Mathematics; Understanding the World; and Expressive Arts & Design. Includes our Let's Explore... series, plus great ideas for birth to threes for sensory play, messy play, music and rhymes.
A creative raft-building project at one setting prompted a range of learning opportunities and discussions about the wider world. The nursery's artist-in-residence Rosie Potter explains.
The Babysong Project has been looking at how singing and song can establish intimacy between practitioners and babies. Vanessa Young explains...
Good practice begins with babies, but nurseries have historically focused more on older children. Three...
Sensory explorations with shakers and drums
Lay the foundations of physical literacy
Why buy activity centres and mobiles when you can create your own
Imagination and creativity went into the mix when Rainbow Nursery children made banners with Sarah Denham.