The Planning for Learning series is a series of topic books written around the Early Years Foundation Stage (2007) designed to make planning easy. This book takes you through six weeks of activities on the theme of what are things made from. Each activity is linked to a specific Early Learning Goal, and the book contains a skills overview so that practitioners can keep track of which areas of learning and development they are promoting. This book also includes a photocopiable page to give to parents with ideas for them to get involved with their children's topic, as well as ideas for bringing the six weeks of learning together.
Weekly topics include a look at materials around us including paper, wood, fabric, wool and shiny materials. Count wooden bricks, make postcard collages and design shiny jewellery. Bring it all together with a jumble sale!
"To say it is amazing is an understatement. I opened it up and...the EYFS was simple!" Ann Glover, Chair, Bromley Childminder's Association