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Maths: Shape shifters

The sand tray is a great place to focus on numbers and shapes. Use a variety of materials in wet and dry sand to encourage children to sort, count, name and measure a variety of shapes.

 

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Mind your language

  • Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Dr Sue Allingham takes stock of important developments in the sector during the last few weeks and scrutinises how the press at large has reported on them.

What the teachers say

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LEYF's Stockwell nursery benefits from a balance of male and female staff

A chance to model 'caring masculinities'

  • Friday, April 12, 2019

In the first of a new series, teacher Tim Cooke shares his experiences and explores the need for a skilled, diverse workforce which understands how gender rules can restrict children.

Battling baseline again

  • Friday, April 5, 2019

With the Government inviting schools to pilot baseline testing materials in Reception at the beginning of the next academic year, the early years sector is being outspoken in its opposition.

Analysis: View change through a lens

  • Friday, April 5, 2019

Hardly a day seems to pass without another new idea or proposed initiative affecting the early years. But proposed changes must be filtered through the professional lens of what, why how?

LEYF's Stockwell nursery benefits from a balance of male and female staff

A chance to model 'caring masculinities'

  • Friday, April 12, 2019

In the first of a new series, teacher Tim Cooke shares his experiences and explores the need for a skilled, diverse workforce which understands how gender rules can restrict children.

Children enjoy time spent in the mud kitchen at Busy Bees Hartham Park Nursery.

Glorious mud!

  • Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Winter is nearly over and if you’ve recently done an audit of your outdoor space, you might now be thinking about giving your mud kitchen a revamp, and introducing some new resources. If you haven’t yet set up a mud kitchen, now is definitely the time to start planning one.

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