Planning for Learning through Weather

Author: Rachel Sparks Linfield
Publisher: Andrews UK Limited
ISBN: 9781909101876
Release Date: 2012-08-08
Genre: Education

Plan for six weeks of learning covering all six areas of learning and development of the EYFS through the topic of weather. The Planning for Learning series is a series of topic books written around the Early Years Foundation Stage designed to make planning easy. This book takes you through six weeks of activities on the theme of the weather. 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. The weekly themes in this book include: wet weather, sunny weather and everything in between.

Planning for Learning through Water

Author: Judith Harries
Publisher: Andrews UK Limited
ISBN: 9781909101852
Release Date: 2012-10-26
Genre: Education

Plan for six weeks of learning covering all six areas of learning and development of the EYFS through the topic of toys.The Planning for Learning series is a series of topic books written around the Early Years Foundation Stage designed to make planning easy. This book takes you through six weeks of activities on the theme of water. 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. The weekly themes in this book include: weather and water, using water at home, needing water, living in water, travelling on water, working and playing with water.

Planning for Learning through the Seasons

Author: Rachel Sparks Linfield
Publisher: Andrews UK Limited
ISBN: 9781909101999
Release Date: 2012-08-07
Genre: Education

Plan for six weeks of learning for each season with this bumper edition, covering all six areas of learning and development of the EYFS. This bumper edition contains all the material contained in Planning for Learning Through Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter in one value book. Ideal for helping young children to explore the seasons, whatever the time of year, with this step-by-step guide to planning fun activities that cover a wide range of Early Learning Goals. This title comes with advice on observing and assessing children's learning, as well as how to record evidence of learning. It also includes photocopiable sheets for parents to take and extend the learning at home. A must-have for any early years setting wanting easy to dip into planning all year round.

Planning for Learning through Opposites

Author: Judith Harries
Publisher: Andrews UK Limited
ISBN: 9781909101647
Release Date: 2013-02-28
Genre: Education

Plan for six weeks of learning covering all six areas of learning and development of the EYFS through the topic of opposites. The Planning for Learning series is a series of topic books written around the Early Years Foundation Stage designed to make planning easy. This book takes you through six weeks of activities on the theme of opposites. 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.The weekly themes in this book include: words and concepts: happy/sad; big/small; old/new; hot/cold; loud/quiet; up/down. It all ends with a pyjama party with children enjoying night time things during the day!

Planning for Learning through Journeys

Author: Judith Harries
Publisher: Andrews UK Limited
ISBN: 9781909101555
Release Date: 2012-10-09
Genre: Education

Plan for six weeks of learning covering all six areas of learning and development of the EYFS through the topic of journeys and transport. The Planning for Learning series is a series of topic books written around the Early Years Foundation Stage designed to make planning easy. This book takes you through six weeks of activities on the theme of journeys and transport. 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. The weekly themes in this book include: travel on foot, by road, by rail, track and trail, over and under water, through the air, anywhere and everywhere.

Planning for Learning through Winter

Author: Rachel Sparks Linfield
Publisher: Andrews UK Limited
ISBN: 9781909101920
Release Date: 2012-11-13
Genre: Education

Plan for six weeks of learning covering all six areas of learning and development of the EYFS through the topic of where I live. The Planning for Learning series is a series of topic books written around the Early Years Foundation Stage designed to make planning easy. This book takes you through six weeks of activities on the theme of winter. 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. The weekly themes in this book include: detecting winter, winter foods, winter weather including snow and ice, winter clothes and the winter fair.

Planning for Learning through Clothes

Author: Rachel Sparks Linfield
Publisher: Andrews UK Limited
ISBN: 9781909101395
Release Date: 2012-10-24
Genre: Education

Plan for six weeks of learning covering all six areas of learning and development of the EYFS through the topic of clothes. The Planning for Learning series is a series of topic books written to help early years practitioners plan for the Early Years Foundation Stage with ease. This book takes you through six weeks of activities on the theme of clothing. 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. The weekly themes in this book include: socks and shoes, uniforms, clothes from around the world, clothes for all weathers - all of which builds up to a children's fashion show.

Planning for Learning through Autumn

Author: Rachel Sparks Linfield
Publisher: Andrews UK Limited
ISBN: 9781909101357
Release Date: 2012-08-15
Genre: Education

Plan for six weeks of learning covering all six areas of learning and development of the EYFS through the topic of Autumn. The Planning for Learning series is a series of topic books written around the Early Years Foundation Stage designed to make planning easy. This book takes you through six weeks of activities on the theme of Autumn. 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.The weekly themes in this book include: detecting autumn, harvest, autumn leaves, autumn fruits, windy week and autumn gallery.

Teacher s Weather Sourcebook

Author: Tom Konvicka
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 1563084880
Release Date: 1999
Genre: Education

Covers principles of atmospheric science; explores such topics as science fair project ideas, weather maps and instruments, and safety rules; and lists activities for teachers to use to help students learn about the atmosphere.

Outdoor Learning through the Seasons

Author: Ann Watts
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781135135348
Release Date: 2013-08-21
Genre: Education

Outdoor play experiences have a crucial role in young children’s learning and development and should be a daily part of their lives. Planning and facilitating rich play and learning opportunities outside can, however, be challenging, especially in difficult weather conditions. Outdoor Learning through the Seasons provides detailed guidance on how we can encourage young children to engage with the natural world throughout the year. Using the four seasons as a framework, the book aims to help all adults to feel confident about taking children outside everyday and developing their awareness of the world around them. It suggests a wide range of experiences and looks at the various ways in which children can interact with the environment to further their learning and development. There are ideas to brighten grey winter days as well as summer sunshine, snow, wind and rain. Features include: reference to recent research on the significance of outdoor play in early childhood; guidance on how to encourage effective learning outdoors practical tips to offer high quality provision in layout, design and planting; suggestions for planning outdoor experiences in the seven areas of learning in line with with the revised Early Years Foundation Stage; advice on working with parents and the role of adults; ideas for all seasons, weather conditions and working with the four elements: earth, air, water and fire; useful reference lists of further resources including stories, poems and websites; an appendix of seasonal recipes. Including a full colour photo plate section to illustrate good practice, this practical book is essential reading for all those looking to provide rich and stimulating outdoor play provision for children in early years settings on a daily basis.

Planning for Learning to use Phonics

Author: Rachel Sparks Linfield
Publisher: Andrews UK Limited
ISBN: 9781909280045
Release Date: 2013-04-12
Genre: Education

Plan for six weeks of learning covering all six areas of learning and development of the EYFS through the topic of phonics. The aim of this book is to provide early years practitioners in both group and home settings with ideas for creative and fun ways to use the phonics skills that are currently being taught and learnt. The book will be a valuable addition to what is already happening in phonics within schools and nurseries. In addition, it will provide a simple introduction to phonics for new trainees and parents.

Planning for Learning through Books

Author: Rachel Sparks Linfield
Publisher: Andrews UK Limited
ISBN: 9781909101371
Release Date: 2012-11-06
Genre: Education

Plan for six weeks of learning covering all six areas of learning and development of the EYFS through the topic of books. The Planning for Learning series is packed with activities and ideas intended for early years teachers and playgroup leaders. The Planning for Learning series is designed to make planning for the Early Years Foundation Stage easy. This book takes you through six weeks of activities on the theme of books and reading. 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. The weekly themes in this book include: Storybooks; Books for finding things out; Poetry books; Special books; Books from around the world; Favourite books. Bring all the learning together with a book day.

Planning for Learning through People Who Help Us

Author: Rachel Sparks Linfield
Publisher: Andrews UK Limited
ISBN: 9781909101678
Release Date: 2012-08-22
Genre: Education

Plan for six weeks of learning covering all six areas of learning and development of the EYFS through the topic of people who help us. The Planning for Learning series is a series of topic books written around the Early Years Foundation Stage designed to make planning easy. This book takes you through six weeks of activities on the theme of people who help us. 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. The weekly themes in this book include: people who help keep us safe, help us stay healthy, help us to have food and who help us at home. Tie the learning together with a big thank you party.

Planning for Learning through ICT

Author: Rachel Sparks Linfield
Publisher: Andrews UK Limited
ISBN: 9781909101296
Release Date: 2012-09-26
Genre: Education

Planning for Learning through ICT aims to introduce young children to what ICT is, and provides over six weeks worth of activities that explore a range of technologies suitable for children 3-5. The book provides ideas for helping children learn about the different purposes of ICT and explores how to use ICT to create, to find information, to play, to shop. The book focuses in particular on how to use ICT creatively as well as outdoors. Whatever your daily learning, this book aims to show how ICT can be easily and appropriately included in your everyday play and learning.