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.
A fake crow inspired children at one setting to investigate real birds, nests and eggs, writes Annette Rawstrone
Bringing music to a setting or the home can only be good for children, explains Penny Tassoni
Nurseries and schools are building a love of reading with Lovemybooks, says co-founder Sue McGonigle
LEYF is improving boys’ maths learning at its settings. Rachele Parker and Lisa Swales explain how
Keeping a pet or having an animal visit them is beneficial for children. Penny Tassoni offers some advice to settings
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)