Help your child's learning 0-5 years
Childcare provisions are a great place for your child to learn. However, you and your child can continue to learn at home through play activities, socialisation, relaxing, cuddling, responding, talking and communicating.
Take a look at the information on this page to find out how you can develop skills to better understand your child’s learning and development and how you can continue the learning, whilst nurturing creativity and imagination, encouraging your child aged 0 to 5 years to become school ready.
Family Journey is a programme of sessions for all families to help them support the development and early learning of their babies and young children.
Local places to access fun learning sessions
Hungry Little Minds - Simple, fun activities for children 0 to 5
Many little things light up hungry little minds. Kids take everything in, and even the smallest things you do with them can make a big difference.
Tiny Happy People
Tiny Happy People can help you develop your child’s language and communication skills, so they get the best start in life.
Values Money and Me
Values Money and Me is a free online resource to help children explore the world of money with teachers, parents and carers.
Bookstart offers the gift of free books to all children at two key ages before they start school, to inspire a love of reading that will give children a flying start in life.
Words for Life
As a parent you can make all the difference to your child’s communication skills. Helping your child learn to communicate will help them develop good relationships, do well at school and be confident and happy.
Big Little Moments
Babies and toddlers are growing and learning every day and the little moments you share can make a big difference.
Small Talk is a pilot project from the National Literacy Trust, run with the Department for Education (DfE).
Actiphons is a unique phonics teaching resource and programme which inspires children to learn their phonics through playing fun, sporting activities.
Baker Ross Educational Resources
Baker Ross is a family owned and run business whose innovative ideas have led us to become one of the leading suppliers of arts and crafts to schools, playgroups and organisations in the UK.
Little Linguist provides multicultural books for children in over 50 foreign languages.
ToucanLearn helps childminders and parents implement core features of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) with a host of linked activities and a daily diary for each registered child.
Family Learning Service
Improve your child’s confidence and self-esteem and raise their achievement in school by attending learning together programmes with the Family Learning Service.