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Halloween Craft Ideas

Oct 16 2017

Celebrations for Halloween, on 31 October, seem to get bigger and bigger each year with more and more people wanting to take part in trick or treating and using the occasion to dress up.

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Learning Through Play

Oct 09 2017

Learning through play is a term used in education to describe how a child can learn to make sense of the world around them.

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Classroom Storage Solutions

Oct 02 2017

Classroom storage is becoming ever more important in schools today, with class sizes increasing and space being at a premium, you’re going to have to be creative with your storage solutions.

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How Colour Affects Learning

Sep 25 2017

When thinking about what affects and influences learning, colour probably isn’t the first thing most people think of. However, different colours can have a variety of different effects on mood, temperature, creativity, security and even hunger.

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Early Years Phonics Activities

Sep 18 2017

Phonics is a method of teaching beginners to read and pronounce words by learning the phonetic value of letters, letter groups and especially syllables.

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Why is Classroom Layout Important?

Sep 11 2017

In a modern learning environment, classroom layout and the use of space is an increasingly important factor. Believe it or not it, the way classroom furniture is laid out can affect children’s behaviour and academic success.

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10 Tips for Starting School in September

Sep 04 2017

We have come up with some simple tips that will help you and your child overcome the concerns about starting school

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The Importance of Early Years Reading

Aug 25 2017

Enjoying books and reading stories from a very early age is crucial in the development of children. It helps with their ability to understand words, use their imagination and develop their speech, as well as being something they really enjoy.

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How to Improve Children's Social Skills

Aug 21 2017

Social skills are everyday skills which we use to communicate and interact with those around us. They are vital for allowing children to maintain positive interactions and relationships with others. 

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How to Make Homework Fun

Aug 14 2017

The majority of us can remember dreading homework when we were younger, doing anything possible to avoid it – stressing out our parents, teachers and especially ourselves in the process. Perhaps if it were made fun (while still educational of course) we wouldn’t have made such a fuss!

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