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Play-Doh is offering free workshops to foster children's creative play linked to the EYFS.
A new animated series on the principles of engineering will air on CBeebies during National Science Week (9-18 March).
Cosmologist Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock shared her tips for sparking young children's interest in science at the Nursery World Show.
The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds is asking early years settings to take part in the biggest schools’ wildlife survey in the UK.
A YouTube video of astronaut Tim Peake has revealed which salad rocket seeds planted by UK children actually went into space as part of the national Rocket Science experiment – the seeds in the blue packet.
Free curriculum-linked activity resources and the opportunity to apply for a grant of up to 20,000 are being offered to nurseries and pre-schools by the children's television channel Nick Jr.
Debates about the effects of computers on young children should address what they are used for and how, says, John Siraj-Blatchford.
Young children are being taught to read dogs' body language in a bid to reduce the number who get bitten each year.
The upcoming review of the Early Years Foundation Stage needs to look carefully at worldwide studies of effective pre-school approaches, says Oli de Botton of the CfBT Education Trust.
Only meaningful dialogue between the Government and the early years sector will avoid ideological swings in policy and achieve a balanced approach to reform of the EYFS, say Margaret Edgington, Richard House and Kim Simpson of the Open EYE Campaign.
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