Large equipment can be a big investment, so here are some pointers to help make sure you choose what's right for your setting.
The importance of outdoor play to development is well documented. Julie Mountain explains how to get right both attitude and resources.
Equipment & Books
Reviews, roundups and advice on how to choose nursery equipment and resources.
By Mairi Hedderwick (The Bodley Head, hardback, £19.99)
By Mini Grey (Jonathan Cape, hardback, £11.99)
By Nicola Davies and Emily Sutton (Walker Books, hardback £11.99)
By Peter Brown (Macmillan, hardback, £11.99)
Children often want their own small corners where they feel safe and secure. How best can settings cater for this need?
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Anne O'Connor offers advice on creating a baby room that promotes physical activity, fosters exploration and supports rest in surroundings with familiar, special...