50 Things to do before you're 5


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Playing Together … is one of the most important things you can do with your child to help their learning.

Here are some ideas on how to help your child learn and play at home and when out and about. Why not download our ultimate list of '50 Things to do before you're 5' to stick on your fridge at home!

Have fun working your way through this wonderful list devised by parents across Essex.  Once you and your little one have ticked off all 50 things you can even download a certificate!

Top Tip

Playing with your child is one of the most important things you can do to support their development. The time you spend playing together will help them learn all sorts of things – from counting and writing, to exploring and making new friends.
50 things to do before your're 5 checklist
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Age Groups

Find more games, resources, tips and links for your child's age group here.

Games & Resources

Take a look at more of our resources and games to help your child learn through play.

Visual timetables

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Developing spoken language

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Tips & Links

Discover our bite-sized tips to help your child's development and links to useful websites here.

Hungry Little Minds

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Essex Family and Wellbeing Service

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At Home

Home is a place where your little one is most confident...
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Frequently Asked Questions

Are you looking for advice about your child's learning and development? We answer your frequently asked questions here.

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For further support or advice, please feel free to contact us on the email address below.
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