The Benefits of Childhood Friendships and How to Support Them
The impulse to make friends is innate in most children, and left to their own devices they will...
Activities to Encourage Children to Share
It’s understandable that most young children find sharing extremely difficult; at this stage they have little empathy for...
Promoting and Optimising Child Wellbeing
Contents1 A mental health dimension2 Being an advanced society may count for very little3 Why should practitioners intervene?4...
Helping Children to Manage Conflict
Contents1 Formative influences2 The Child’s Temperament3 The Child’s Disposition4 Early encounters with conflict5 Conflict resolution: A developmental opportunity6...
Empathy in the Early Years
‘Resolve to be tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant with...
How to Develop Early Numeracy Skills
Contents1 Counting2 Sorting3 Recognising Patterns4 Recognising Shapes5 Measuring and Comparing Numeracy skills aren’t just an important part of...
Simple Classroom Guitar: 20 Childrens Songs with Just Two Chords
This simple classroom guitar guide is aimed at those who do ‘a bit’ (or a lot) on guitar...
The Benefits of Music Therapy
Contents1 What is Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy?2 What is Orff Music therapy?3 The Bonny Method of Guided Imagery in...
Why Outdoor Learning Boosts Children’s Development
The beneficial effects of outdoor learning and play on children’s experiences have been known for thousands of years,...
Why It’s Vital That We Teach Children to Sing
Crying out is how we all announce our arrival into the world, and this for humans forever remains...
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