Think about walking. It is a stunningly complex process involving limbs, eyes, ears and brain in perfect combination. In this article we explore how children learn to master this skill in the first years of their life.
The human eye, our ability to see and the fact that we can comprehend the world around us is truly amazing. Sight underpins so much of the learning and development a child undertakes in the early years.
11% of humans prefer to use their left hand over their right. Why that should be so, and how it impacts early years practice is explored in this article.
Supporting families as they manage their children's sleep routines is a big part of being an early years professional. Parents are often anxious to understand what is "normal", and so being equipped with some basic advice can be really helpful.