There are opportunities for play all around us, especially in the great outdoors. But you don’t need to live in the countryside to enjoy fun on a budget – there are lots of playful ways to enjoy towns and cities too. Visit the playground There are countless playgrounds around the country and they all offer…
June 12, 2018
Eleven play ideas to practise literacy skills Phonics Go on an alphabet hunt A bit like I-spy – ask your child to find objects beginning with certain sounds. This is a great game for playing when you are out and about! You could go to the woods and ‘collect’ as many words as you…
May 10, 2018
We are delighted to share Daisy’s visual eBook on ‘Children’s Picture books and learning through play’ which comprises of her work carried out at University
April 5, 2018
Schemas are patterns of repeated behaviour that allow children to explore and develop their play through their thoughts and ideas.
March 20, 2018
Learning Phonics can provide a springboard for the reading ability of many children, but there are still many misconceptions surrounding them…
March 1, 2018
Did you know that cooking is an excellent way for children to practise math skills? This scrummy Victoria Sandwich Cake cake recipe includes instructions and tips to mix some maths in with your baking. The secret to this recipe is all about measures: the flour, sugar and butter should weigh exactly the same as the…
February 13, 2018
The primary goal of paediatric occupational therapy is to enable children to participate as fully as possible in everyday activities.
January 16, 2018
Kids who have a secure attachment with their parent stand a much better chance of developing happy and content relationships with others as they grow up!
January 9, 2018
Take a look at these Approved and Recommended Apps from the Good App Guide to help support children with Special Educational Needs (SEND)
November 21, 2017
When thinking about the accessibility of play, it is important that play value isn’t lost; simply being able to do something is not what makes it enjoyable. There were some wonderful examples of this in the recent BBC Children in Need special of ‘The Big Life Fix’ – including a couple of clever robots that…
November 16, 2017