We believe that children develop best when given access to a wide range of toys and activities to build their imagination and confidence.
We provide the opportunity for children to do crafts such as painting, play dough, salt dough, gluing and sticking, to bake bread and cakes, sing rhymes and socialise by visiting toddler groups, soft play centres and trips to the park.
Quiet time is important too and the children have time to make their own choices and are offered the chance for quiet reflection time and stories.
It is a legal requirement to follow the Early Years Foundation Stage framework (EYFS) with all children under 5 years old, children will cover each area of the EYFS through the various activities we undertake without even realising they are learning and our activities are changed regularly to stimulate interest and achievement.
The EYFS areas of learning and development:
There are seven areas of learning and development. All areas of learning and development are important and inter-connected. Three areas are particularly crucial for igniting children’s curiosity and enthusiasm for learning, and for building their capacity to learn, form relationships and thrive.
The prime areas, are:
Children must also be supported in the four specific areas, through which the three prime areas are strengthened and applied. The specific areas are:
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