Planning in the Moment

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Over the last few weeks we acquired some slightly less traditional resources in our nurseries – massive wire reels (looking a bit like cotton reels) and colourful cardboard tubes etc.

Loose Parts

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Have you ever noticed that children often enjoy the box more than the toy inside? Children usually prefer play that stimulates their curiosity and gives free reign to their imaginations


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When I saw this photo recently of some children at Happy Turtles it reminded me of one of the fundamental skills that children start learning with us and keep learning


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I went on a course this week with two other members of staff to learn more about schemas and we were all blown away by how much we gained from

A Model for Living – Sleep

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How do you feel when you haven’t had enough sleep, or your bedtime routine has been disrupted? Grumpy, irritable, unable to concentrate? How about when this continues over several consecutive