Why developmental movement is so important?

Developmental movement refers to the way we move in the first years of our lives; the movement that helps us develop – everything from a new-born baby’s reflexive movement of hands and feet, through to a toddler learning to kick a ball and climb a climbing frame and children developing the ski…

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What is sensory development in early childhood?

From the moment your child is born, he or she is constantly using all five senses to explore and make sense of their surroundings. Sensory development enhances the use of your child’s senses by incorporating different colours, textures, noises and more into their early education. This holistic l…

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What is early childhood education?

The early years, under five years old, are the most crucial years for children. It’s when they learn most rapidly and where their learning and experiences forms the person that they are and will grow into being. Early childhood education is so much more than just attending nursery or pre-school….

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The benefits of science in the early years

Children are naturally drawn to the things that make them curious about the world around them. Channelling this curiosity and encouraging them to develop through science can make for some great learning activities.

Read on to learn about some of the benefits of different early years scienc…

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Personal, social and emotional development

Why PSED is so important in early years?

Some of the most fundamental skills in life are the things we learn early on. Understanding and managing emotions, building positive relationships and developing a sense of self-awareness are among them, and these are all examples of personal, social…

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Supporting your child settling into nursery: A guide for parents

Starting nursery is an exciting milestone for both children and their parents. It marks the beginning of a new chapter in a child’s life, providing them with opportunities to learn, socialise, and grow. Although this is an exciting time, the transition from home to nursery can be challenging for…

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Outdoor sensory activities for preschoolers

Being outdoors is essential for young children’s development. It’s a rich environment full of stimulating experiences for all five senses, from fragrant flowers to the sound of birdsong, to the rich and varied textures of different plants.

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Skills every child should learn

As adults, there are many essential life skills that we use every day and take for granted. But for preschoolers, these skills don’t develop straight away: they need to be learned and perfected through practice. Here we’ll take a look at the key life skills every child should learn in their ea…

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The importance of nutrition in early childhood

A healthy diet in early childhood is essential to build a strong body and nourish a developing brain. The benefits of good nutrition for young children extend beyond the early years, creating lifelong healthy eating habits.

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