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The Learning & Development theme of the EYFS, including child development, Prime and Specific Areas of Learning and activities. Regular case studies showcase best practice from early years settings.

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Physical Development: Hang on

Have you ever asked young children what they think about physical development? Dr Lala Manners did - with some interesting results.

Areas of Learning

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Physical Development: Hang on

Have you ever asked young children what they think about physical development? Dr Lala Manners did - with some interesting results.

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Positive Relationships: Home learning - Get to grips

While certain activities are useful for the development of handwriting, others can hinder it - and practitioners can help by explaining the differences to parents....

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Learning & Development Science: Grand designs

Co-operative Childcare has introduced science gardens - through a creative process involving all 50 of its settings. Meredith Jones Russell reports.

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Learning & Development: Early Learning - Think again

From 2002-15, the Froebel Research Fellowship project focused on children's creative thinking and learning. David Hargreaves, Sue Robson, Sue Greenfield and Hiroko...

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A Unique Child: Self-care - Skill up

When supporting children to take charge of their personal care, practitioners should look to create opportunities, says Penny Tassoni