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.

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Learning & Development Mathematics: Part 5 - Space age

Supporting the maths development of four-year-olds requires meeting this age group’s widely varying needs, writes Judith Dancer

Areas of Learning

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EYFS Activities - Let’s explore… computational thinking

Children can be introduced to the basics of coding at a very young age, says Marianne Sargent

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Nursery Equipment: ICT - At a touch

There are thousands of apps designed for children, but not all of them will be EYFS-appropriate. Martin Bailey explains what to look out for, and overleaf suggests...

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Nursery Equipment: Fine Motor Skills - Within grasp

Physical skills and fine motor control are declining among some school-starters, so what better time to stock up on products that aid the development of these abilities,...

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Nursery Equipment: Art Studios - On form

Nursery art and craft studios provide a dedicated space for both children and practitioners to be creative, writes Annette Rawstrone, who finds out how four settings...

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Learning & Development Mathematics: Part 5 - Space age

Supporting the maths development of four-year-olds requires meeting this age group’s widely varying needs, writes Judith Dancer