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Many sports and games require good balls skills, but learning to catch, throw, kick and aim benefits young children in ways far beyond the playing field.
Simple equipment and activities are all it takes to develop children's ball skills.
Spoons can be a stimulating resource, with a little bit of imagination, says Alice Sharp.
Viv Hampshire recreates the setting of picture book Dear Zoo in a local park so a group of children can learn about animals and their habitats.
Whole families had fun working together at Oakwood House Nursery's first den-making festival in Huddersfield.
Piccolo Music, which runs music sessions for young children and their families, has won silver in the Netmums awards for best pre-school activity in Newcastle.
Fathers should participate more in their children's learning, says the Fatherhood Institute, as the think-tank urges schools, nurseries and other family learning settings to sign up for Fathers' Story Week 2012.
Having looked at 'treasure-basket play', Penny Tassoni looks at how this type of play can be developed with toddlers into something known as 'heuristic play'.
Viv Hampshire explains how she organised a story walk to bring the popular picture book We're Going on a Bear Hunt to life.
Penny Tassoni explains why treasure basket play is a fantastic experience for young children and how you can do it at home
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