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...
Music in Early Years and Holistic Child Development
Now that most of us live in a 21st-century global village it is tempting to imagine such worldwide...
Using Appraisals in Early Years Settings
Contents1 Why Use Appraisals in Early Years Settings?2 Running Appraisals3 Keeping It Positive4 Target Setting and Support Using...
10 Winter Crafts Ideas for Early Years
Contents1 Hats and Mittens Bunting2 Snowflake Wax-resist Paintings3 Gingerbread Men4 Cardboard Tube Penguins5 Tree Silhouettes6 Paper Doily Snowmen7...
How We Can Encourage Motor Skills
During their first six years of life, children learn to sit, stand, crawl, roll, climb, run, jump, sprint,...
Why We Should Encourage Expression and Creativity
Creativity is a form of expression and, above all, a state of mind. It’s a demonstration of our...
Interview: Olivia Foley from Hungry Caterpillars Day Nurseries
Olivia Foley founded her first nursery back in 1999 in answer to her own childcare needs and the...
Learning Through Play: A Productive Playing Environment
Contents1 Time tracking routines reassure children on the autistic spectrum.2 Play aids for children who struggle with dyscalculia3...
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