What do you do in your Role Play?

alistair@abcdoes.com Uncategorized 6 Comments

We were talking about a deconstructed approach to to role play in Year One at my transition conference yesterday, so I thought I would repost this  blog post that explains a bit more about it… This week on my travels I was working with the Nursery team at Church Drive Primary. We were looking at lots of aspects of F1 practice including environment …

Podcast – Teaching children through PLAY!

alistair@abcdoes.com Uncategorized 1 Comment

The Preschool Podcast: For Leaders in Early Childhood Education A little while ago I was asked to record an interview for The Preschool Podcast on learning through play. Thought you might like to have a listen and also search their site for other podcasts that might take your fancy. The Preschool Podcast, brought to you by HiMama, is a platform …

Win me for a day – Comic Relief Giveaway!

alistair@abcdoes.com Giveaway, Uncategorized 13 Comments

I am giving myself away again this year. This time to raise money for Comic Relief. To stand a chance of winning me for a whole day, you will need to donate to my Just Giving page HERE This is how it works…For each pound you donate, you will get a ‘virtual’ raffle ticket. So, if you donate £10 you get 10 …

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 …