Monthly Archives: December 2010

Writing’s not just for the writing area

A bright, inviting and well resourced writing area is, of course, essential; however, it is just as important to encourage children to write in any provision area.  Here are a few ideas, some general, and some specific to an area, … Continue reading

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Open a sports injuries clinic and get boys writing

An ‘X-ray plate’, showing a ‘broken bone’ injury is an inspiring prop! Video interviews with teachers using the Pack talking about its impact on children’s language development, role play and willingness to write is at . Continue reading

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