Granny’s Teeth and Pumpkin Pete!

alistair@abcdoes.com Child Initiated Learning, Continuous Provision, Creativity, teeth, Uncategorized 0 Comments

Granny’s Teeth have had a small break as they went ‘missing in action’, but have thankfully turned up in the post again! For this Granny’s Teeth blog we are going retro and taking a trip back to Halloween when Miss Faux and the children of Manor Way Primary Academy had an interesting email from a toothless pumpkin….     This week …

Trip to The Ark – Pack Away Play Group

alistair@abcdoes.com Child Initiated Learning, Continuous Provision, Creativity, Environment, Role Play, Uncategorized, Water Play 3 Comments

Last week I had the great pleasure to get to go and just play at The Ark pack away play group in my local village. The Ark is run by Sally, Nigel and Janice who some of you will know better from Facebook as ‘Early Years Mathematics and Literacy’. If you haven’t come across their page before, have a look …

ABC Does…. New Conference Dates and Destinations.

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I have just added some more conference dates for 2017 and 2018. Also, as well as our regular destinations we have added a few new ones like Leicester, Cambridge, Glasgow, Belfast, Cardiff and Chester. All of the details for the training, content and a booking form can be found on the conferences tab on the blog. It would be BRILLIANT …

ABC Does Conference Places Giveaway.

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Today I am giving away 5 places on any ABC Does conference – which means there will be 5 lucky winners… Each winner will be able to reserve themselves a place on any of the 2017 ABC Does conferences free of charge. You could choose from… During our Excellence in Early Years day we get the opportunity to discuss what ‘excellent’ Early Years …