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Outdoor Play

Hello everyone. I’m Donna an Early Years Practitioner and Henry Facilitator and I facilitate a diverse range of children and parent sessions at our children’s Centre’s in Lewisham.   Hope you are all keeping well and finding life a little more normal as the lockdown rules are easing. Now we are able to spend more time outdoors and with the…

Stay Scam Safe

Cyber criminals are preying on fears of the coronavirus (COVID-19), and sending scam emails that try and trick people into clicking on a bad link. Theguidance from the National Cyber Security Centre and other organisations explains what to do if you’ve already clicked on something that could be a scam or phishing email, and provides some of the tell-tale signs of scam…

Exploring the world

Hello everyone, My name is Anne I am an Early Years Practitioner and trained Henry Facilitator and I run the Little Explorers sessions for the last couple of weeks we have been using Five to Thrive looking at how your baby’s brain grows better, when you do five simple things that feed the brain RESPOND…

Let’s Play!

Let’s Play!  Hello everybody hope your all well. I’m Donna an Early Years Practitioner and trained Henry Facilitator.   During my career, I have had the privilege and pleasure of working with children and their families in a diversity of childcare settings, and the questions I still get asked the most are:   “What do children really…

Looking after our Wellbeing

There are ways you and your family can improve your wellbeing from look after your fitness and diet to talking to professionals who can support you when you are feeling anxious, depressed or low. Take a look here for information on services available to you and your family in Lewisham and in Donna’s blog post…

The Summer Reading Challenge

The Summer Reading Challenge – The Silly Squad started on Friday 5 June. This year it will be different. It will be a digital offer. Children can join the challenge on the Reading Agency website. https://summerreadingchallenge.org.uk/ The new platform provides a fun, immersive and safe environment for children to achieve their reading goals and explore the Silly Squad theme.…

Empathy

My name is Anne, I am an Early Years Practitioner and trained Henry Facilitator and I run the Little Explorers sessions This week we will be looking at Empathy and communication and we certainly need to communicate, listen and talk to each other and show empathy not sympathy in this unusual time. I hope you find…

Let’s get talking

Let’s get talking  This week it’s all about Communication, Language and staying connected with others.  Hello  our Families and Friends, I’m Donna, I’m an Early Years Practitioner and trained Henry Facilitator and I hope your all  taking care of yourselves as well as others   As most of you may know, we are unable to bring our sessions and…

Oral Health & Weaning Week

Each week we have being looking at ways to stay in touch with you via our Facebook page and website, bringing you activities and information so that we all feel connected.  This week we will be looking at Oral Health and Introducing Solid foods to your baby. Sharing with you, tips and information about caring for babies teeth, and…

Toilet Training – When should I start?

Toilet Training – When should I start? The thought of staying home to start potty/toilet training can be nerve wracking but it’s so much easier to just go for it as part-time potty/toilet training isn’t as effective. As we’re all are staying home it’s a great time to get started How old should my child…

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