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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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Learning and Development: Baking - Flour power

A Reggio Emilia-inspired nursery has been exploring the ingredients and processes involved in baking - and has documented its approach in a new book, as Hannah Crown explains

Areas of Learning

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A Unique Child: Child Development - Well and good

Research suggests that propensities to be moral, generous and helpful are 'online' surprisingly early in life, as Graham Music explains in an extract from his...

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Enabling Environments: Post-walking physical skills - Run for it!

Walking and running are both challenging locomotor skills for children to master. But the right approach can maximise opportunities for learning, says Lala Manners....

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All about ... UW part 2: The World

Has the slimlined Understanding the World impacted on teaching and learning? And what can we do to ensure we inspire children's interests and consolidate their...

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Learning and Development: Baking - Flour power

A Reggio Emilia-inspired nursery has been exploring the ingredients and processes involved in baking - and has documented its approach in a new book, as Hannah...

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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.