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With more two-year-olds heading for a school-based setting, Julia Manning-Morton offers some starting points for effectively meeting this age group’s needs
Action research has helped to develop a nursery garden to better provide open-ended opportunities for learning, as well improving practice. Teacher Sue Duglan breaks down the transformation.
A project involving British and international nurseries is focusing on getting young children to engage with their local communities. Marianne Sargent finds out how it is taking shape.
Settings based on outdoor learning are growing in popularity - and providing focused, creative provision inspired by their individual environments. Nicole Weinstein takes a look at some of the different approaches on offer around the UK and the benefits for children.
Use targeted resources that are meaningful to children to get them talking, says Judith Stevens.
There is potential for mathematical learning in all areas of a nursery, so long as practitioners are open to possibilities. Judith Stevens suggests ideas to inspire three- to five-year-olds.
The forest school approach is growing in popularity, and it is taking a variety of different formats as settings embrace it in ways that reflect their individual needs. Nicole Weinstein explains.
Use first-hand experiences and location resources for learning about environments, says Nicole Weinstein.
A 'playful' project has won an award for its success making scientific ideas accessible to children and families, writes Olivia McCrea-Hedley.
An award-winning art gallery has been running sessions to encourage children to engage with and explore its collections. Sue Owen finds out why the project was a hit with childminders.
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