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.
Praise is generally considered to be a positive thing, but it can actually have a negative effect on how a child perceives their ability to achieve. Caroline Vollans explains.
How can settings support the development of small hand movements? Nicole Weinstein advises.
Is it time for mathematics to become a prime area? Judith Stevens considers the case
A programme to train early years practitioners and parents in language development has been improving language outcomes for children. Hannah Crown reports.
Use first-hand experiences and location resources for learning about environments, says Nicole Weinstein.
How does a child move from babbling to mastering the sounds and sequences of a language? Penny Tassoni explains the processs.
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)