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Your outdoor calendar: January 2022

This year’s outdoor calendar will focus on physicality and physical development outdoors with Julie Mountain suggesting ways that children can truly embody learning. So, instead of hunkering down in the new year, try these ideas to get out and get moving together

Health & Nutrition - Come on in

What services will the new family hubs offer and how are they going to be introduced over the coming years? Meredith Jones Russell investigates

Children's books: Best of the bunch

Karen Hart takes her pick of the best recent releases. These include Time to get Dressed – part of a new series by Penny Tassoni designed to support all children to be independent – and Sophie Dahl's seriously funny The Worst Sleepover in the World.

Feel the warm embrace of hygge

The Danish concept of hygge encompasses a sense of wellbeing and awareness based on the simple things in life. Author Kimberly Smith explains how she discovered its value and translated it into early years practice.

Urban Planning: Child-Friendly Cities - Playing out

The movement for child-friendly cities and neighbourhoods is gaining momentum across the UK and abroad. Nicole Weinstein finds out how thoughtful urban planning and design can play a major role in giving children a good start in life

Health & Nutrition - Free for all

What lessons can the UK learn from Finland, which has an established tradition of providing high-quality free school meals to all pupils? Meredith Jones Russell reports

Curriculum - In focus… ready to write

Children should be physically ready before they are expected to write, having experienced developmentally appropriate PD activities, explains Reception teacher Claire Martin

Your outdoor calendar: December

Midwinter is a special time of year. Julie Mountain suggests how you can make the most of its atmospheric dusky evenings, scudding clouds and squally showers– and maybe, if you’re lucky, some early snow

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