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Liverpool City Council have developed a free app that provides support and insight to new parents around their child's development, helping to build better partnerships between practitioners and caregivers.
Support children's emotional development with this easy, yet meaningful activity.
That Nursery Life's Guide to common childhood illnesses, continuing with Tonsillitis.
Over 20,000 parents took part in the survey between 20th July and 31st August 2021, with the results strongly indicating that UK parents feel overworked …
Yom Kippur is the holiest day of the year in Judaism. How will you mark it in your setting?
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Here we explore different techniques to use when reading to children with a variety of Special Educational Needs and Disabilities.
Activity ideas for celebrating Jeans for Genes week in nurseries.
A nursery in Aberdeen faces investigation after one of their young pupils climbed a fence and walked home without staff members noticing.
That Nursery Life explores which interactive calendars are best to use for all ages in Early Years settings.
In her third article for That Nursery Life, Dr Stella Louis explores trajectory schemas and their role in childhood learning and development.
Changes have been made to both non-statutory frameworks, causing practitoners to ask which one is the best to use? Here are some things to consider …
How to celebrate 'Back to School Week' in your setting this September.
Introducing That Nursery Life's Guide to Childhood Illnesses, starting with the common cold.
That Nursery Life's Guide to common childhood illnesses, continuing with chickenpox.
The EYFS specifies that continuous professional development is required for all practitioners, but what exactly does that look like in practice?
The Characteristics of Effective Learning (CoEL) are defined as the ways children learn. We explore a new category every month, starting with Playing and Exploring …
Here are That Nursery Life’s Top 10 Creative Mark Making activities that focus on the skills needed for writing, making art and being expressive:
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Anna McCallum, in her early years diary, explores the tools that we need to be giving young children to help them better understand and manage …
The Department for Education has today confirmed that the new Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) will be rolled out nationally, coming into effect on September …
Why should we use visual timetables in our Early Years classrooms, and how do we make sure we're using them as effectively as possible?
Making sure your setting supports EAL children is paramount, and there is a multitude of organisations and resources available to help.
Introduce your early years to the festival of Passover with these five books that are bound to entertain as much as educate!
That Nursery Life speaks to Amanda Barrass from Kernow Play Therapy about her role, the children she's helped, and how the pandemic has affected her …
Here are a five That Nursery Life recommendations for Easter-inspireed books that will provoke curiosity, interest and a whole host of questions about animals and …
As someone who has worked in multiple settings over the last several years, I see the same issues from place to place and one of …
Here's a Halloween-themed idea that uses the age-old tradition of pumpkin carving to facilitate children’s maths and counting skills. It takes a little more preparation, …
Celebrate St David's Day by making these early years version of traditional Welsh Love Spoons
Here's an idea for allowing younger children to work on and develop their sensory movement! This activity is designed to help with motor skills and …
Here is an activity to encourage both physical development around movement and handling and PSED around making relationships.
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The fact that people look different from one another is often fascinating to young children, but conversations about race can make adults feel uncomforable. This …
Developing an engaging early years maths activity can be a challenge. Our simple story-telling activity can be used to explore a variety of maths skills …