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Early years

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Magic Beans Game | Free Early Years & Primary Teaching Resources (EYFS & KS1)

Illustrated activity sheet describing a really fun whole class activity that involves the children running around pretending to be magic beans and avoiding capture!

We look at the benefits and considerations for both early years objective led planning and moment planning, and ask is there a clear winner?

Objective led planning or In the moment planning? I have seen a few posts recently asking about the difference between these two planning models as a teaching method in Early Years so I thought it would be a good idea to explain the different methods. Objective led planning Objective led planning Is a term born from Alistair Bryce Clegg; Education Consultant and Early Years Author. It is where you target a small group of children who are heading towards the same objective. You enter their…

Playful Learning in the Early Years: Encouraging and Displaying Authentic Writing

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In the early years at school, kids have so much to learn. There’s letters, phonics, numbers, first words, first additions, first subtractions, all the while getting to grips with what is usually a fresh school experience. Sometimes turning some of their learning, like first words, into fun spelling activities can be just what they need to get them engaged. Check out these great spelling activities! #learningactivities #kids #parenting #phonicsactivities #phonicsgames #spellingactivities

In the early years at school, kids have so much to learn. There’s letters, phonics, numbers, first words, first additions, first subtractions, all the while getting to grips with what is usually a fresh school experience. Sometimes turning some of their learning, like first words, into fun spelling activities can be just what they need to get them engaged. Check out these great spelling activities! #learningactivities #kids #parenting #phonicsactivities #phonicsgames #spellingactivities

We show children where to look but not what to see…This simple phrase has become part of our philosophy, which feeds into our approach and is who we are today as a setting. Our approach was originally inspired by the Reggio Approach, but we have developed and fine-tuned it over the years and we fully expect to continue enhancing and adapting, because no matter how good you think you are, you can always be better. At the end of the day we are providing care and education for children in their ...

We show children where to look but not what to see…This simple phrase has become part of our philosophy, which feeds into our approach and is who we are today as a setting. Our approach was originally inspired by the Reggio Approach, but we have developed and fine-tuned it over the years and we fully expect to continue enhancing and adapting, because no matter how good you think you are, you can always be better. At the end of the day we are providing care and education for children in their…