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  • Jun152020

    Play and Language:

    Developing social play Why is it important? All children go through a process of social play development. These stages are…

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  • Jun152020

    Play and Language: Role play

    Role play Why is it important? Role play involves the next development of imaginative play, where a child is able…

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  • Jun152020

    Play and Language: Imaginative play

    Imaginative Play   Why is it important? Imaginative, or ‘symbolic’ play, is important because it suggests that the child understands…

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  • Jun152020

    Play and Language: Level 1 Exploratory play

    Exploratory Play Why is it important? Play is important for language development and imaginative thinking. As children play they explore…

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  • Jun052020

    The relationship between play and language

    Play and Language: Different types of play Why is it important Play and language go hand in hand. Children need…

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  • Jun052020

    Play and Language: Follow the child’s lead

    Follow the child’s lead means letting the child choose the activity and letting the child play with it in their…

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  • Jun052020

    What is play?

    Play underpins children’s learning and development. Through play they can make sense of the world and what they experience. Play…

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  • Jan042019

    Tell me about…Phonics

    What are ‘Phonics’? In the simplest terms, phonics are the sounds that letters make and is a method to help children learn…

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  • Mar152018

    Tell Me About …Tummy time

      What is tummy time? Tummy time is when your baby spends time laying on his (or) her stomach while…

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  • Feb192018

    Tell Me About…Heuristic Play

    What is Heuristic play? It is a way our youngest children can explore the world that surrounds them, to find…

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  • Feb012018

    11 Ways Young Children Learn

    1. Playing Playing – indoors and out, alone and with others, quietly or boisterously – allows children to find out…

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  • Jan252018

    Tell Me About…Treasure Baskets

    What is a treasure basket? It is a collection of day to day materials that are natural that offer stimulation…

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