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In the first of a two-part series, Dr Lala Manners looks at physical development from a training perspective. In this article, she sets out the context, including proposals to change the Early Learning Goals for this Area of Learning

Outdoors is the very best place for babies and toddlers to explore, learn how the body works and to develop its potential, explains Julie Mountain

Children’s fine motor skills are developing speedily at Little Foxes Forest School, an outdoor nursery in Bristol, thanks to the range of activities on offer, Nicole Weinstein discovers

Why movement is important for the youngest children and how settings can best provide opportunities to practise it. By Carol Archer

Supporting the physical development of children in their first year does not require specialist equipment, explains a new book by the Pre-school Learning Alliance

Embracing risky play gives children the chance to push themselves to their limits, with physical, emotional and educational benefits, explains Annette Rawstrone

Nursery World spoke to physical development expert Carol Archer about what needs to change within the current EYFS framework to encourage a more research-based approach to children’s physical development. By Charlotte Goddard

The split between Prime and Specific areas is valid, provided practitioners understand how they inter-relate, says Jan Dubiel

Julie Mountain provides some tips for helping children develop the muscles in their upper body

Woodwork is a highly engaging activity for young children that encourages persistence and self-esteem, writes Pete Moorhouse