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Children often want their own small corners where they feel safe and secure. How best can settings cater for this need?

A shortage of sand and water for play can cause squabbles. Anne O'Connor advises on creative ways of providing this popular resource.

Anne O'Connor offers advice on creating a baby room that promotes physical activity, fosters exploration and supports rest in surroundings with familiar, special adults always at hand.

Don't forget about the role of physical activity in preparing children to read and write when planning provision for literacy development, both indoors and out, says Anne O'Connor.

Creating a space for two age groups to share can help staff get more from resources and ease transition for children. Anne O'Connor suggests ways to make the most of an area.

Calculating and number play must be interactive if it is to trigger ideas and stimulate thinking. Anne O'Connor suggests ways of making the best use of mathematical resources.

Anne O'Connor suggests ways of maximising the opportunities a large space offers while retaining the sense of security some children need by partitioning off smaller areas.

Anne O'Connor offers advice on creating a cloakroom space that avoids the jams which can occur when helping children get dressed to go out.

Children pass through different developmental stages in their style of block play. Anne O'Connor offers advice on making the most of this activity for two-year-olds.

When it comes to assessing your book corner for two-year-olds, take a look at it through children's eyes and provide a feelgood experience, advises Anne O'Connor.