Whispers, words, and wanderings

Let’s write your list of what inspires you; whether it is a walk in the park, a magazine read, mooching round the shops or time with friends and squeeze as much into your week as you possibly can. And if it’s reading Blogs or watching Vlogs then scroll down to find some of mine.
I hope they put a skip in your step and a twinkle in your eye.

08 MayEmpathy in Early Years


When we consider how the world works from the eyes of the early year’s child, we are trying to foster skills…

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20 AprTechnology in Early Years


Technology has become integrated in our everyday lives. From a young age, our children will learn to use technology and it…

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10 AprPlay and learn from home: Bouncing around


Every new baby born into the world will be given a ball as a gift. At the beginning it will be…

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03 AprPlay and Learn at Home: Giant Steps and Fairy Steps 


If you think about walking, the first time a child takes a step is huge. Our babies physically develop from the…

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26 MarPlay and learn at home: Drop, Bounce and Roll 


There is a huge amount of research around the importance of the play shared at home. Much of it suggests that…

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19 MarFive play and learning activities you can do from home


Gloop   Cornflour is an amazing ingredient to make a fabulous concoction with – gloop! Soft and runny until you hold…

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28 JanOur House: The Mug Tree


Sometimes the simplest of ideas make the biggest impact. Take a simple mug tree which most homes have, perhaps sitting at the…

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06 DecContingent talk


Contingent talk is an important skill to develop as an adult, and has been proven to aid children in language development….

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03 NovReflections on Play: Loose Parts


Loose parts are a wonderful way to engage our children’s learning and encourage creativity and problem solving. But what are they…

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13 OctYes to Yoga!


There are many benefits to yoga, it helps us breathe, stretch, unwind and relax. So why shouldn’t children benefit from it…

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