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BLOG: Adapting play in a home-based setting

Under the current restrictions access to many toys and resources and activities, that are a usual source of support to childminders specifically, have stopped. Libraries (for both access to books and toys) are not available and toddler groups and local parks are closed so childminders are having to be more imaginative around how they support children’s learning and development in the setting itself. We thought that it may be helpful to draw together some ideas to support you.

07/05/2020

Posted by Holly Love, Regional Coordinator, PACEY Cymru | with 1 comments

Three fun ways to get the children outside this winter

When it’s cold outside and cosy indoors, it’s tempting to snuggle on the sofa and put a film on. But there are plenty of fun ways to encourage children to wrap up warm and play outside this winter too. Here are just a few ideas.

12/12/2018

Posted by Michelle Tempest | with 0 comments

Shape, Model and Mould - Melissa & Doug

How to use a simple shape, model and mould product and create activities relating to the EYFS and Foundation Phase. Grab yourself a code for 10% discount available until 31st March 2017.

21/03/2017

Posted by Holly Clarke, PACEY | with 0 comments

Simple and effective: wooden blocks

The first of a fortnightly post focusing on ideas for activities using a specific product. Grab yourself a unique code fo 10% discount and discover simple activity ideas in relation to the EYFS and Foundation Phase. 

09/03/2017

Posted by Holly Clarke, PACEY | with 0 comments