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With Development Matters removed from both the Department for Education's website and the Ofsted inspectors' guidance, Lena Engel examines its history and asks what the implications are for practice.
Design and technology sparks imagination and helps children begin to make sense of the world in which we live, says Nicole Weinstein.
Bureaucracy and misconceptions led to the decline of 'teaching' in the original EYFS. Early years expert Lena Engel explains why it must be restored to its rightful place under the revised framework.
Use this colourful season to introduce children to a changing environment and encourage physical development, suggests Marianne Sargent.
Cooking offers many valuable learning opportunities and experiences. Annette Rawstrone hears how different nurseries use it in their practice.
Encouraging healthy eating is just one of the many benefits of gardening, reports Annette Rawstrone.
Making authentic links between reading and talking has been helping early years practitioners and teachers to develop children's communication, language and literacy. Di Chilvers explains.
The Forest Schools experience has brought many benefits to children at a setting in Scotland. AnnMarie Cunningham describes the process.
Kitchen sessions in partnership with a local school have helped to support healthy living, says the children centre teacher team from the Birth to Five Service, Lincolnshire County Council.
Introducing some waste-inspired activities can help children learn about reusing, recycling and disposal. Marianne Sargent suggests a range of approaches.
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