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Do the activities first and tell the story later - Michael Jones describes an approach that engages children who may be harder to involve.
Endless opportunities for children's expression, development and learning across all curriculum areas are provided by music and movement activities suggested by Margareta Burrell
Characterisation and improvisation played a large part in this year's Christmas production, as children took the lead in developing their own version of the Nativity, says Tessa Fenoughty
Children aged five and under were the select audience for a series of concerts and workshops, with training for practitioners, as described by Stuart Bruce and Matt Carwardine-Palmer of Orchestras Live.
Children enjoy acting out and putting themselves in a story even better than hearing one. Michael Jones describes an exciting role-play project.
A dual lesson in science and creativity arose from one children's centre's project in making and flying a balloon, as Annette Rawstrone hears.
Rewards across all areas of learning will be the result when you get young children together in a baking activity, says Judit Horvath.
Encourage the youngest children to lead the way in musical activities with suggestions from Jessica Pitt.
Play with small, fantasy figurines is an ideal way to address language impoverishment and help to meet the aims of the 'Every Child a Talker' project, says Michael Jones.
A traditional story from Diwali became an opportunity for role play, narrative and creative expression that was eagerly grasped by a whole class, as teacher Tessa Fenoughty explains.
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