12 Halloween Crafts For Kids
Halloween is a great focus for craft in preschool settings, with lots of strong themes and colours that...
Child Development Theories: Sigmund Freud
Sigmund Freud (1856-1939) created a psychoanalytic theory of personality which suggests human behaviour is the outcome of interactions...
5 Best Musical Toys for Early Years
Music and sound are incredibly important to the brain development of babies and preschoolers. For these early years...
Child Development Theories: Albert Bandura
Albert Bandura developed a social learning theory which proposes three regulatory systems to control behaviour. His research analysed...
12 Autumn Craft Ideas for Children
Autumn is a great time of year for themed craft projects, with plenty of inspiration to be found...
Child Development Theories: Jean Piaget
Jean Piaget‘s cognitive development theory offers a full description of the nature and development of human intelligence. Usually...
Imaginative Play Ideas for Early Years
As one of the cornerstones of child development, it’s important to support imaginative play in childcare settings. Through...
Nature Activities for Kids: Ideas for Exploring Outdoors
The benefits of outdoor play are well documented, in particular the link with fostering an active lifestyle. Encouraging...
Child Development Theories: Lev Vygotsky
Lev Vygotsky was another psychologist who believed children learn about their world through physical interaction. Vygotsky’s sociocultural theory...
6 of the Best Toys for Child Motor Skills Development
The first years of a child’s life are the most important for developing and practising motor skills. It’s...
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