Why become a childminder? Childminding can be highly rewarding and a full-on job/business, but you'll play a role in helping children learn new skills that set the foundation for later life. Childminding is a flexible business that's relatively … Read More... about How To Become A Childminder
Latest Early Years Careers News
How Are EYFS Assessed?
The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) is a framework that sets out how children's developing needs are met through play, care and learning. EYFS … Read More... about How Are EYFS Assessed?
Promoting British Values
Back in November 2014, Nicky Morgan, the Education Secretary, decided all schools and early years’ settings should actively promote British Values, … Read More... about Promoting British Values
Early Years Careers & Piggledots are BACK!!
Davlic Media Ltd has now taken over Early Years Careers and Piggledots projects. Many years ago Davlic Media Ltd worked closely with the previous company that owned the Early Years Careers and … Read More... about Early Years Careers & Piggledots are BACK!!
Promoting British Values
Back in November 2014, Nicky Morgan, the Education Secretary, decided all schools and early years’ settings should actively promote British Values, and Ofsted will assess and rate the … Read More... about Promoting British Values
Link Between Learning the Piano and Language Development
For a long time professionals have acknowledged the link between learning the piano and language development. Recently this has been further supported by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. … Read More... about Link Between Learning the Piano and Language Development
Should Nurseries In England Be Exempt From Business Rates Tax?
In 2017 the Scottish government decided to exempt nurseries from business rate tax from the following year. Derek Makay, who is the Holyrood finance secretary, said that “Scotland has always been a … Read More... about Should Nurseries In England Be Exempt From Business Rates Tax?
Making Sense of Play
Making sense of play by playing games learning new skills and experimenting by enjoying organised activities, help develop essential early skills. There is a wide range of toys and equipment to … Read More... about Making Sense of Play
Dealing With Faddish Eaters
Unfortunately faddish eaters are part and parcel of nursery life. By thirteen months, a toddler should be able to drink from a cup and may be able to use a spoon or fork themselves. Eating food is … Read More... about Dealing With Faddish Eaters
Young Enjoy New Yurt
Young enjoy new yurt at Kiddi Caru in Wellingborough. The Yurt was inspiration brought over from central Asia. Wellingborough’s well being Yurt will boost the nurseries space to provide fun … Read More... about Young Enjoy New Yurt
Time To Give Up The Dummy?
A dummy can be a very useful aid for most parents to help to relax their baby or toddler. By the time a child is two, a dummy should be limited and totally stopped by the age of four according to … Read More... about Time To Give Up The Dummy?
Welcome To the mud cafe
Welcome to the mud café the best opportunity to feed a child’s natural curiosity and one of the best resources to encourage children to play outside. The menu could offer mud pie, leaves and gravel … Read More... about Welcome To the mud cafe
Sun Damage More Harmful to Toddlers Than Adults
This is probably not new news to you but new research has proven just how dangerous it is for todfdlers and we should all be extremely vigilant. We should protect toddlers daily not just when there … Read More... about Sun Damage More Harmful to Toddlers Than Adults
Better funding plight taken to Westminster
Better funding plea for the Early Years A group from Salford delivered their desperate plea for better funding in the early year's sector and argument to Westminster. The determined group consisting … Read More... about Better funding plight taken to Westminster
The Learning Tree renovation work finalised
The Learning Tree has undergone a major transformation of their converted chapel. The chapel now boast a new front extension and the rest of the building received a full renovation professional … Read More... about The Learning Tree renovation work finalised
Face Lift Success For Astley Day Nursery
Last week Bright Horizons Astley Day Nurseries staff and children alike were celebrating the nurseries completion of refurbishment works. To celebrate the staff held a garden party for families to … Read More... about Face Lift Success For Astley Day Nursery
Lego aims for 100% sustainable packaging
Lego to change their way plastic packaging Tim Brooks the Vice President for environmental responsibility at the Lego group is pleased to share their plans to reduce the impact the company has on … Read More... about Lego aims for 100% sustainable packaging