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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EYFS Activities: Birth to two… dropping games

Babies and toddlers aren’t just dropping objects for the fun of it, Penny Tassoni explains

Areas of Learning

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EYFS Activities: Birth to two… dropping games

Babies and toddlers aren’t just dropping objects for the fun of it, Penny Tassoni explains

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Home Learning - A parent’s guide to… social skills

From empathising with others’ feelings and needs to winning and losing games gracefully, Penny Tassoni provides some top tips for encouraging social skills in young...

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EYFS Activities: Walking with whales

The children at Greenfields Children’s Centre in London have been immersed in the fascinating world of whales, reports Rosie Potter

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Enabling Environments: Collections - Touch wood!

Nicole Weinstein explores the benefits of working with wood, provides some tips on safety, cites the key resources needed and details where to go for more help

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Learning & Development: ICT - New age

In an extract from her new book Young Children in a Digital Age, Lorraine Kaye explains why technology should be incorporated into early years settings to support...