Curious bits & bobs
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5 tips to get Early Years outdoors
At The Curiosity Approach, we look to embrace the great outdoors and the natural unfolding of a child. In this difficult time of a pandemic and children returning to schools and Early Ye...Read article
How to create Rhythms and routines at home
As we all find ourselves in challenging times, how can we look to survive time isolated at home with young children? Anxiety levels may be high for adults and young children, therefore ...Read article
Worksheets, why they cast a shadow on Early Years?
At The Curiosity Approach, we are transforming Early years practice & pushing back on the Academics & testing of young children. Worksheets ARE a test. A record of their achieve...Read article
How to put the BOOK, back into World BOOK DAY?
Over the years, World Book Day has sadly become more about dressing up, than the love of books & appreciation of stories. Families across the country get stressed ...Read article
Why you must respect play in Early Years?
A teeny tiny tea set of miniature proportion is a replica of the real thing, created by toy companies to fill a need ?! (REALLY?) Slowly over time in Early Years, we have come to accept that ...Read article
I thought this would be a great way to introduce myself as one of the newest members of the Curiosity Approach tribe. I join the team with a wealth of knowledge and experience gained o...Read article
Why we don't use plastic toys
"Nurseries without toys" One of the many reasons why we don't use plastic toys. The Curiosity Approach use authentic resources or 'real items' such as ceramics and breakables in play...Read article
How we create nurseries without toys?
Nurseries without toys At Curiosity Approach settings we have moved away from plastic toys and electronic gadgets. Opting for the use of loose parts, recycled and authentic ...Read article
Why we need to halt the pink and blue divide?
Nurseries without toys Another great reason WHY we have chosen to use authentic resources, instead of plastic toys, is to ensure we are keeping it 'REAL' and ensure the gender st...Read article
Happiness not academics in Early Years
HAPPINESS first & foremost As parents & carers, if we asked ourselves the question. What do we want for our children when attending Nursery or Early year...Read article