Learning & development
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.
Parents and Children Together (PACT), a new parent-delivered teaching programme, has led to gains in children’s early language and reading skills. Kelly Burgoyne,...
Children at one setting have been finding out about the water cycle, including rain. By Annette Rawstrone
Cooking with children is a great way to educate them about the science of food, finds Nicole Weinstein in the latest in her series on supporting and resourcing learning...
Community intervention programme MEND is helping families to be more positive about healthy eating and exercise. Caroline Vollans sees the programme in action in...
A visit to a local garden centre with a fish pond led to children setting up their own fish tank back at the setting, Nicole Weinstein explains
Some anniversary reprints of much-loved children's books.
by Margaret McAllister and Holly Sterling (Frances Lincoln)
by Britta Teckentrup (Big Picture Press)
by Mo Farah, Kes Gray and Marta Kissi (Hodder Children's Books, paperback, £6.99)
by Meg McClaren (Anderson Press, hardback, £11.99)