Enabling environments

All aspects of the Enabling Environments EYFS theme, including provision for birth to threes and three to fives, outdoor play and learning, and equipment and resources. Regular features include Let's Explore.

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EYFS Best Practice - All about…British values

Experts and settings reveal how the values are being taught in theory and in practice. By Charlotte Goddard

Outdoor provision

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Early Years in School: Outdoors - Another world

Being outdoors provides children with developmental benefits that cannot be replicated indoors. Kathryn Solly reveals how to get it right

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Enabling Environments: Outdoors - Boxing clever

Role-play boxes can increase children’s involvement in the outdoors beyond typical activities and improve their learning, reports Everton Nursery School and Family...

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Enabling Environments: Outdoors - Hit the trail

In an extract from his book of story-based adventures, Adam Dove explains how woodland fairies and a big-footed troll can provide an exciting and engaging starting...

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Enabling Environments: Outdoors - In full swing

Action research has helped to develop a nursery garden to better provide open-ended opportunities for learning, as well improving practice. Teacher Sue Duglan...

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Enabling Environments: Forest School - China times

Forest school expert Stuart Welby has been training practitioners looking to translate the practice to Chinese, city-based provision. So how did the experience...