Born Too Late? Why Summer Born Children Can Struggle at School
For many years, research has shown that children born in the summer months tend to do less well...
Virtual interview: In Conversation with Lev Vygotsky
The Soviet psychologist Lev Vygotsky, who died in 1934 aged 37, developed some important fundamental principles about child...
Virtual Reality: Harnessing the Power of Illusion
Wise parents understand that young children have always spent lots of time in their own virtual worlds where,...
Encouraging Children to make Healthy Food Choices (without resorting to bribery!)
There’s lots of great advice out there when it comes to encouraging children to eat (and enjoy) healthy...
4 Quick and Easy Christmas Activities for Children
Children in nurseries and pre-schools the length and breadth of the country are starting to get increasingly excited as...
Assistive Technology & Special Educational Needs
It is somewhat ironic that children with special needs experience far fewer barriers to access and participation in...
Tots and Touchscreens: 21st-Century Digital Natives
‘And then I know that all I’ve learned, my kid assumes. And all my deepest worries must be...
The Debate About Digital Technologies In The Nursery
There has been much discussion about the use of digital technologies such as iPads and tablets in settings...
What Do We Really Mean by School Readiness?
Author, teacher and trainer Sue Cowley discusses the hot topic of school readiness and sheds some light on...
Extreme Childcare: Wild Play in Plas Madoc
‘She explains how the place works … how there are always three play workers...
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