all your religion questions answered for pre-school age and above. A great way to provide evidence to Ofsted that you are promoting inclusion - £4.99
hapters cover supporting early years behaviour in positive ways, techniques to support children who exhibit challenging behaviour and bullying advice - £4.99
Note: there is no requirement in the EYFS to write risk assessments - this e-book will give you ideas for areas of practice to cover when you are thinking about how to risk assess. This e-book is also popular with Welsh and Scottish childminders who do need to write risk assessments.
6 - Outside play - ideas for planning and resourcing your outside provision - and lots of ideas for outside games to support children to be fit and healthy and access a minimum of 3 hours of physical activity a day - £4.99
7 - Music & rhymes planning - a song list with words to lots of popular songs and rhymes and some group activity planning to support you to use children's current interests and challenge learning - £3.99
8 - December celebrations planning - did you know there are 13 multicultural festivals in December? I have included planning for each, all fully linked to the areas of learning in the EYFS - £3.99
9 - Seasons planning - the group planning in this e-book covers activity ideas for spring, summer, autumn and winter. It is very comprehensive and one of my most popular planning e-books to support the seasonal curriculum - £5.99
group themed planning for popular books to cover every month of the year - £3.991 - Books of the month planning 1 -
12 - Books of the month planning 2 - more group themed planning for popular children's books to cover every month of the year - £3.99
**These little book planning e-books are very popular, especially with the Ofsted inspection focus on reading to children and extending their vocabulary - if you would like a list of contents please email me and ask.
13 - Tracking children's progress - including a sample 'all about me' form, children's starting points documents, my tracking grid and much more... all the information you need to track children's progress from their starting points - to help you comply with the revised Ofsted inspection handbook updated 09.2019 - £4.99
14 - Outstanding Observations - 2 chapters contain an overview of how to observe children, how to link observations to the EYFS and use Early Years Outcomes to support early learning - £4.99
14a - Assessment in Action - 2 chapters cover how to assess children's learning effectively and quickly with minimal paperwork - £4.99
14b - Next Steps Planning - - £4.99
15 - Painless Planning - an introduction to my planning system for small groups of children. Chapter 2 contains activity planning ideas through the year - £4.99
16 - EYFS meeting the standards - 22 chapters guide you through the revised Learning and Development and Safeguarding and Welfare requirements. Chapter 3 contains an inspection guide including comments from Ofsted reports on how to improve your chances of getting a higher Ofsted grade. Chapter 4 looks in detail at the Themes of the EYFS and how you can use them in your day-to-day practice - £9.99
17 - Play and learning under 3s - this very popular e-book contains an example of my Play Plan (my way of recording children's ongoing learning, development and progress in my setting) and contains hundreds of ideas for play for the little ones in your setting, all linked to the 7 areas of learning so you can slot it easily into your early years curriculum - £3.99
18 - Self-evaluation & action planning - this is my best selling e-book! Lots of ideas for self-reflection and suggestions to help you drive your setting forward, now and in the future (updated 04.2018) - £5.99
19 - Themed planning - a detailed introduction to group themed planning (with lots of examples) for the over 2s in your setting - £3.99
36 - Letters and Sounds Phase 1 - a year of activities for each of the Letters and Sounds Phase 1 aspects. Letters and Sounds Phase 1 prepares children to access phonics at school - £4.50
44 - Listening to children - taking account of the voice of the child is a very important part of what early years practitioners should aim to do on a daily basis. This e-book helps you to find ways, in your daily practice, to involve children and really listen to what they say... and to use observation to identify what they are thinking and feeling - £3.99
46 - Inclusion... common childhood conditions - - £3.99
47 - The Equality Act 2010 - childminders are required to work within the legal requirements of the Equality Act 2010, which is relevant reading for all early years providers. There is also an Equality Audit, which takes you through a series of questions designed to ensure equality and diversity - £4.99
51 - Money Matters - - £2.99
52 - Inclusion - - £4.99
54 - My Evidence File - - £4.99
Note - this e-book is complemented by this free guidance from Childcare.co.uk, written by me ... on the website, there is a useful video, checklists and much more.
57 - Child Protection & Safeguarding - - £3.99
59 - Characteristics of Effective Learning - - £3.99
64 - Summary reports - it is important that you are able to show parents and Ofsted that each EYFS aged child is making good progress from their starting points towards the Early Learning Goals of the EYFS. Summary reports are one way of doing this - regardless of whether you decide to write them or do them verbally with parents **UPDATED 04.2018** - £3.99
65 - 2 Year Progress Check - guidance to help you write the statutory Progress Check at 2 - including sample forms you can use **UPDATED 04.2018** - £3.99
66 - Working with funded 2 year olds - a comprehensive guide to the areas of practice you will need to consider if you intend offering the 2 year old funded sessions including 2 year old behaviour, learning, development and teaching strategies - £3.99
67 - Ofsted inspections - I have temporarily withdrawn this e-book - the revised Ofsted inspection framework has set new challenges for providers and I need to update it urgently... it is on my list of things to do!
68 - Scotland - Self Assessment - ideas and information to help childminders complete the Self Assessment Form (SAF). Written with input from an established Scottish childminder - £4.99
69 - Scotland - SHANARRI wellbeing indicators - using the SHANARRI wellbeing indicators to support children in the service - and to help you document their care needs and learning experiences. Another Scottish e-book written with input from an experienced Scottish childminder to ensure accuracy - £2.99
70 - Transitions - supporting young children's transitions - moves to other settings including school readiness skills - £3.99
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