8th July 2019
One particularly successful link is formed when nursery children work closely with senior citizens in elderly care settings, and some nurseries make these trips routinely. The children talk to the residents, sing songs, and perhaps tell a few jokes. However, Towerlight Nursery in Minnesota has taken this idea a step further in the development of multigenerational activities embedded within the curriculum it provides.
Posted in categories: Citizenship, Community Partnerships, Nursery News, Play and Learning
22nd June 2019
I’ve visited many nurseries, even excellent ones, where there are lots of valuable opportunities missed in terms of developing children’s number knowledge. Here we share some good ideas to get you started along the path to developing a more effective numeracy rich nursery environment.
Posted in categories: Nursery News, Play and Learning
19th May 2019
Ofsted has recently published its draft framework for early years providers which will be introduced from September 2019. The introduction of Cultural Capital is one notable addition to the new framework that has the potential to cause, at best, a great deal of confusion and inconsistency. Here we take a closer look at cultural capital and provide some insight to help nurseries interpret it.
Posted in categories: Nursery News, Ofsted, Play and Learning