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The children are showing lots of interest in kites. We've been making kites and flying them outside and have extended this from a literacy aspect by reading Stuck by Oliver Jeffers. The children loved the humorous nature of the story and joined in with the refrains. Emma Davis, Busy Bees, Hertfordshire ... Management
We love the Nuna Leaf baby seats. We have them in all our baby rooms instead of bouncers and rockers. They provide a more natural motion and lots of our parents are now buying them too. Jennie Johnson, Kids Allowed, Cheshire ... Management
Za-Za's Baby Brother by Lisa Cousins is a fab story for a family having a baby. We read it to our children and families, and recommend it for reading at home. It is bright, bold and understandable. Danielle Clarke-Walsh, Little Explorers, Liverpool. ... Management
I'm looking forward to the Too Much, Too Soon campaign's day of action on 30 October.
I use a website called pinterest which has lovely ideas for any interest. It's really good for activities in the early years and school. Just type in what you want and it comes up with loads of ideas for themes and topics. It helps me a lot with ideas for both work and home! Kathleen Butterworth, Manchester ... Management
My favourite thing at the moment is my SLR camera. Whether I'm researching children's play or visiting new outdoor play spaces, it captures hundreds of beautifully clear images that demonstrate the potential of outdoor play in ways that are hard to argue with! Kathryn Peckham, Portsmouth ... Management
Orbit Early Years is a fantastic app that keeps me up to date with observations. It only takes a minute to do and covers what I need it to. It has cut my paperwork down. Natalie Bishop, York ... Management
In our nursery (Little Explorers) our children's favourite thing this summer has to be the butterflies and getting close to nature.
The children have such fun with droppers and brushes, and make such brilliant things. The process is so much more interesting than the end result, although we do get some glorious...
This is an excellent product, which provides a range of resources . The scheme ticks all the EYFS boxes for outdoor play and is a great way of keeping children healthy. Ann Ross, childminder ... Management