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summer sports 23/04/2019
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Summer Sports: Rounders, Cricket, Tennis and more!

The Summer term has begun and in the blink of an eye, Sports Day will be here! But before that day arrives, we still have many weeks of Summer sport to get involved in first. The next few months are ideal for encouraging children to get active outdoors with (hopefully!) warmer weather on the horizon. Tennis Over the next few months the world of tennis springs to life with the French Open, The US Open and of course, Wimbledon all taking place. Within recent years (undoubtedly due to figures such... Read More

childminder catalogue out now 06/03/2019

Childminders Selection 2019 Catalogue – Out Now!

We are extremely proud to announce the launch of our latest Childminders’ Selection 2019 Catalogue! Bursting with new and cutting-edge resources selected for childminders, this year’s spring edition is sure to inspire! Alongside the familiar childminding staples and fun learning products, we have also included an exciting selection of EYFS curricular resources to help you deliver those all-important early learning goals. To get your hands on a FREE copy of our brand new childminder catalogue, simply fill in our online request form today and uncover your special offer inside. Why should... Read More

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Engaging Primary School Children in Literacy

“Literacy is the ability to read, write, speak and listen in a way that lets us communicate effectively and make sense of the world.” – National Literacy Trust Did you know that 16.4% of adults in England (that’s about 7.1 million people), can be described as having ‘very poor literacy skills’? With the continuing growth of digital platforms on social media, never has engaging young children in literacy been so important. Digital services such as texting, messaging and blogging all encourage the obvious literacy sins; bad grammar, misspellings and a... Read More

chinese new year 14/01/2019
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Fun Facts about Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year takes place on the 5th February 2019, and this time it’s the Year of the Pig! There are twelve zodiac animals in total, and the Pig is the last of them. Zodiac signs are an important part of Chinese culture, and can help individuals decide on important life decisions throughout the year. The system has existed in Chinese culture for more than 2000 years since the Qin dynasty, and over time has been incorporated into every day life. Here are a few facts about the occasion that... Read More


Early Years Resources 2019 Catalogue – Out Now!

2019 Catalogue – Out Now! We are extremely excited to announce the launch of our 2019 Early Years Resources Catalogue – packed full with over 6000 innovative and cutting-edge products to enhance your primary school, nursery or early years setting. From art and craft supplies and outdoor equipment to EYFS & KS1 curriculum resources, furniture and much more! Request a FREE catalogue today and uncover exciting in-house product development and new-to-the-market resources to familiar favourites and unique one of a kind products that you won’t find anywhere else. Why should you... Read More

eyr workshops for early years teachers 22/08/2018

Early Years Resources Introduces Workshops

Introducing the EYR Workshops … We are extremely proud to announce the launch of our EYR Workshops for early years practitioners, teachers and childminders! You won’t want to miss the very first EYR Workshop event on the 12th October 2018 at the Holiday Inn Express in Trafford City, Manchester – where we are running two interactive workshop sessions, which will provide you with lots of advice and essential tips on Safeguarding Through Stories and Using Stories & Puppets for EAL. These fun and interactive workshops will be delivered by inspirational storytelling specialists... Read More

Childminder-selection 2018 catalogue 02/03/2018
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Brand New Childminders’ Selection 2018 | Spring Edition

Childminders’ Selection 2018 Catalogue Out Now! At Early Years Resources, we understand how difficult it can be for childminders to find the right resources at the right price and quality to suit their childminding setting. Therefore, we have carefully hand-picked a great selection of early years resources and equipment which are perfectly suited to childminders! Have you seen our brand new Childminders’ Selection 2018 Catalogue? We are excited to announce the release of our latest Childminders’ Selection 2018 Catalogue – designed especially for Childminders by industry experts. The catalogue is... Read More


EYR Superpower Superhero Set Product Review

It`s the start of another year and as usual my class is enhanced with activities and items to engage my new cohort based on their interests. This usually means amongst other things that my class will have lots of superhero themed activities! I have the usual capes, comics, books, and figures ranging from Spiderman to iron man and Wonder Woman to Super girl. All good so far. However, it’s the same characters every time and they don’t engage everyone. I was therefore intrigued by the superhero figures I saw on... Read More


Back to School

This blog post has been written by Jeanette Morris our in-house Early Years Specialist who has over 33 years of teaching experience and a real passion for Early Years Education. So, the Bank Holiday is over, September looms and that can only mean one thing in many households, back to school. For many parents and carers, the end of August and return to school is bittersweet. You might mourn the carefree days of summer but relish getting your time back. Making the transition back to school can be quite a... Read More


Outside In All Weathers

“Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up and snow is exhilarating; there is no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather.” John Ruskin 1819-1900.   Learning is constant for all children, it occurs anywhere and everywhere. There’s so much fun to be had outdoors, it really is all about the right clothing and a positive attitude. The amazing advantage of the great outdoors is space and freedom, crucial for the development of young children, their learning and confidence will reach another level when... Read More