Why does rough and tumble play benefit children and how can practitioners enable it in a positive and safe way? Meredith Jones Russell reports
Understanding and responding to young children’s distress is vital to their future mental health, explains Debbie Brace
What type of expressive language should you expect three- to five-year-olds to be able to use when re-telling a story or event? Anne-Marie Tassoni and Penny Tassoni advise
Being outside when it is snowy or icy provides wonderful experiential learning, Nicole Weinstein discovers on the Isle of Wight
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.
Penny Tassoni has ideas for sharing a book full of surprises.
How one setting is immersing children in activities related to STEM subjects. Annette Rawstrone reports
Proprioception – our sense of our body in relation to the world – how it develops and what happens when problems arise. By Anne O’Connor and Dr Kath Dickinson
Museum visits with parents as ‘co-researchers’ brought about meaningful connections with two-year-olds, explain Dr Christina MacRae and members of the Martenscroft Nursery School and Children’s Centre research collective