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& a range of
UK based preschool activity ideas for children
for crafting adults. All the resources have been developed
to use in early years provision, at home and
in all care settings. Please browse for planning & parent partnership
suggestions that include creative arts and crafts, recipes, ideas
to share, projects & activities that
aim to promote tactile materials, loose media
and parts in children's play.
Enjoy what's available and have fun with your learning
If you're looking for support
with an NVQ or CYPW
diploma, these pages as well as the forum will help.
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Links for planning - Early years and older children's interests...
Summer time activities ..
themed storybooks NB: book images and
text link to amazon.co.uk through silkysteps affiliate
account. Your purchases help
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stories and weather
adventures throughout the warmer season :)
activity ideas in the forum
flags for the garden and beach ..
equipment suppliers in the preschool early years play directory
Dr Hadwen Trust find information that
supports children's and
practitioner's understanding of how some
medical institutes use animals, the possible alternatives
and how the DHT actively invites participation.
Request newsletters for your school that enable information
Other links of interest:
free : page of website
links for readers interest
friendly product sourcing
- links page
Handykam wildlife, bird
nest cam and camera kits
produce a range of wildlife camera kits
that bring an awareness of the outdoors
in, for children's viewing,
knowledge and understanding. A great
way to interact with technology
- ICT and nature ..
puzzles, and games. A wonderful
website run by
people. Drop by and have a look at
all the resources.
An early preschool
craft idea published on Under5's.co.uk
Add to junk
modelling, paper leaves, sheet made caves and dinosaur
Bumpus jumpus dinosaurumpus
assessment information from the
Leading to Excellence from
I'm a child let me be
International perspectives on early learning
People you may meet
Wendy Ellyatt 2008 written for the newly established
childhood.net downloadable leaflets