Inclusion and Early Years Practice – Kathy Brodie

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I am always on the look out for a good Early Years read, and when you find a book that is not only full of useful information, but has also been written by someone you know understands Early Years and practitioners – well that is just a bonus! I have worked with Kathy on a number of occasions delivering conferences …

alistair@abcdoes.comInclusion and Early Years Practice – Kathy Brodie
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The Water Wall Winner is…

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If ever there was a day for water wall play – today was it! The winner of the Cool Canvas water wall is….. Nicola Threlfall Well done Nicola. I will be in touch! Alistair Share PostTwitterFacebookGoogle +1Email

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Wild Rumpus and the Just So Festival…

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Festival season is upon us and the Just So Festival is one specifically for families. Even if you can’t make it, it is worth looking at the Wild Rumpus website just for inspiration! I had a meeting with the Wild Rumpus team recently and asked them to do me a guest blog post as I was so inspired by what …

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Cool Canvas Water Wall Giveaway

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The last time that we did a Cool Canvas giveaway, it was for The Shack. The Shack was won by Kate Wood, and last week it was delivered to her school where it now has pride of place in her outdoor area.     It looks brilliant Kate, thanks for sharing the photos. If you fancy a Shack of your …

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ABC Does Conferences – Come Along…

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Here is a quick conference update (in date order). I am going to be visiting Leeds, London, York, Exeter, Manchester, Norwich, Birmingham, Bristol, Lincoln and Brighton. It would be great to see you at a conference if you can make it. For more details about the content of any of the conferences, costs or to book a place, just click on …

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Ideas for Father’s Day

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Whether is is Father’s Day, Mother’s Day. Christmas, Easter or Hanukkah we should always take inspiration from that icon of early childhood – Elmer the Elephant… Elmer by David McKee copyright – Andersen Press It is good to be different! In the late 1980’s and early 1990’s when I was training to be a teacher, the ethos in Early Years when …

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