Cowgate Under 5s has opened up its spaces so that children of different age groups can move freely around the setting - with significant benefits. The nursery's June Graham explains why it works.
What can we learn from research on early brain development? David Whitebread and Lysandra Sinclaire-Harding debunk some of the 'neuromyths' and misdiagnoses doing the rounds and look at how neuroscience...
A playgroup in Surrey has been making use of the resources provided by autumn to inspire learning opportunities.
Singing is a powerful form of communication, and one that both practitioners and parents of all musical abilities should be encouraged to use with the children in their care. Penny Tassoni explains
Nursery World's Early Years Foundation Stage Practice Centre contains a wealth of ideas, advice and information for working with birth to five-year-olds under the EYFS framework, all linking into the four themes - A Unique Child, Positive Relationships, Enabling Environments and Learning and Development. Each feature includes a downloadable PDF and links to other relevant articles.
What can we learn from research on early brain development? David Whitebread and Lysandra Sinclaire-Harding debunk some of the 'neuromyths' and misdiagnoses doing the rounds and look at how neuroscience findings might inform practice in early childhood education.
Wheeled toys such as trikes, bikes and scooters aren't just good fun - they also provide developmental benefits. Nicole Weinstein looks at how to make the most of them.
Dolls with their own personas and life stories are being used by some practitioners to help raise issues of equality and encourage children to think critically. Vicky Hutchin explains.
Penny Tassoni has great ideas for singing at home