PRACTICE GUIDE: VISITS AND VISITORS

A guide to best practice in organising group visits with early years children, by foundation stage teacher Tessa Fenoughty.

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Enabling Environments: Visits and Visitors, Part 1 - Best in show

A visitor showed children the way to get more involved in a local community event, and their response revealed much to nursery staff about their thinking, says teacher Tessa Fenoughty.

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Enabling Environments: Visits and Visitors, part 2 - Set in stone

Going on a fossil hunt showed children a new aspect of their local area and was a rich opportunity for exploring the outdoors, says Tessa Fenoughty.

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Enabling Environments: Visits and Visitors, Part 3 - What do you do?

Don't assume that young children automatically know how to frame questions, says Tessa Fenoughty.

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Enabling Environments: Visits and Visitors, part 4 - Helping others

Young children's community spirit embraced people both locally and abroad. Tessa Fenoughty explains how.

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Enabling Environments: Visits and Visitors, Part 5 - Gardener's world

There's a bit more to gardening and growing than one early years class thought, says Tessa Fenoughty - and a lot more to enjoy, too.

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Enabling Environments - Visits & Visitors: Part 6 - Art of discovery

The surprising delights of visiting an outdoor exhibition and creating art from the inspiration back at nursery are explored by Tessa Fenoughty.