Enabling environments

All aspects of the Enabling Environments EYFS theme, including provision for birth to threes and three to fives, outdoor play and learning, and equipment and resources. Regular features include Let's Explore.


EYFS Activities: We’ve explored… engineering

How one setting is immersing children in activities related to STEM subjects. Annette Rawstrone reports

Outdoor provision


EYFS Activities: Five ways to involve… Parents and carers

Children’s families are a wonderful outdoor play resource, says Julie Mountain


Resilience Outdoors - En route

Being outdoors offers unique and plentiful opportunities to build our own and children’s resilience, explains Annie Davy


EYFS Activities: Five ways to explore… Tarpaulins

If you don’t already have a tarp collection at your setting, perhaps these ideas will tempt you, says Julie Mountain


Outdoors: Dens - Take cover!

An outdoor setting in the Scottish Highlands is giving children the resources and autonomy to take their den-building to a new level, Nicole Weinstein discovers...


EYFS Activities: Five ways to transform… outdoor play

Make 2019 the year that you commit to transforming children’s outdoor play, says Julie Mountain