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28 August 2015
It's been a busy few weeks on the blog. Check out our latest posts including must-read information on early years language development, transitions to school, SEND, the great outdoors and fun music activities.
Putting the pieces together: the construction of language - focusing on the stages of language development that children go through when they learn to speak; check out this blog from I CAN.
Do you need to clean your windows? Get a new perspective with this though-provoking blog from Happiness Expert Andy Cope.
Starting school: a developmental milestone for children and parents - in this blog from Dr Virginia Lumsden we explore what parents are anxious about, parents' versus child's anxiety and how you can show support in this transition.
Why caring for children with SEND could be right for you - be inspired with this blog from Jackie, an award winning childminder that works with children with SEND.
Give them a brain workout: fun music activities that boost child development - learn how to maximise the learning power of music in practise with Boogie Mites' blog ahead of their workshop at our November conference.
The great outdoors - childminder Pippa Ashton tells us all about the benefits of the great outdoors and the outdoor learning centre and she has helped develop.
The big handover - Here, mum and Director of Mum Plus Business Esther Radnor explains how childcare professionals helped her little boy make a great start in Reception.
Schemas: creating connections in the child's world - want to learn more about schemas and how to explore them with children and their parents? Read more in our blog from Dr Virginia Lumsden, a clinical psychologist working with children, young people and their families.
PACEY is the Professional Association for Childcare and Early Years. Formed in 1977, we are a charity dedicated to supporting everyone working in childcare and early years to provide high quality care and early learning for children and families.
We provide training, practical help and expert advice to practitioners working throughout England and Wales. We represent the views and experiences of practitioners and champion their vital role in helping prepare children for a bright future.