Feeding, dressing and nappy changing support learning and development, explains Penny Tassoni
How a project in London is training early years practitioners to deliver quality music opportunities for children. By Meredith Jones Russell
Being in the woods is boosting children's language skills at oneof West Sussex's first early years settings to be awarded a national accreditation for the provision of Forest School. Nicole Weinstein reports...
Children at Balham Nursery School embraced digital technology and used it to work together on creative projects. By deputy head Nicola Turner, artist educator Eloise Robinson and SENCO Camilla Alton
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.
The recent ‘Bold Beginnings’ report by Ofsted has only added to the uncertainty about what is expected of children in their first year of school. Charlotte Goddard investigates
The benefits of messy play are well known to practitioners, but many parents are still wary of it for a number of reasons, reports Julie Mountain, who carried out a survey on the subject
Have the Education, Health and Care plans achieved their aim of ensuring that children with SEND receive the right support from all agencies early? Karen Faux investigates
How can settings avoid excluding children with challenging behaviour, asks Meredith Jones Russell