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.
Teaching the concepts of shape and size requires the right vocabulary, but incorporating everyday tasks, jigsaw puzzles and construction is equally important -...
Penny Tassoni has plenty of activities with shapes and sizes to try at home
Following children's interests sparked a project to build an eco-friendly bird hide at a setting in Liverpool. Marianne Sargent explains.
An award-winning art gallery has been running sessions to encourage children to engage with and explore its collections. Sue Owen finds out why the project was...
The values nurtured in the early years shape how children approach the wider world later in life. But which values are beneficial and how do we balance different...
By Peter Bently and Garry Parsons, (Hodder Children's Books, hardback, £11.99)
By Britta Teckentrup, (Little Tiger Press, hardback, £8.99)
By Richard Curtis and Rebecca Cobb, (Puffin, hardback, £10.99)
By Samantha Meredith, (Caterpillar Books, boardbook, £4.99)
By Justine Smith and Angie Stevens, (Campbell Books, board book, £5.99)