This workshop provides a comprehensive and enjoyable introduction to working with the Makaton Core Vocabulary. The aim of the course is to familiarise participants with the introductory concepts and the history and development of Makaton.Essential Information
This is a practical day based on experience with children who can behave in ways that others find challenging or difficult. The course aims to develop an understanding of challenging behaviour: causes, methods of prevention, and how to respondEssential Information
From dinosaurs to the latest films; knowing how to skilfully and meaningfully shape continuous provision, and provide enhancements which connect with children’s interests is critical to helping children embed and extend learning. This inspirational and practical workshop explores a broad variety of activities and planning that successfully respond to children’s diverse interests and preoccupations. It will also include case studies from schools and settings which have enriched learning and include time for delegates to reflect on their current practice.
This session will examine what does ‘resilience’ mean to us; the psychology of change and transitions and how might resilience help you manage change & stress.
This practical hands-on session will explore different ideas for imaginative messy play. We will discuss how inexpensive resources and materials can be adapted for enticing age-appropriate, learning opportunities. Links will be made to good story books and how to use these for inspiring new activities. Come prepared to play!Essential Information