Part of the brand new Science Directions scheme that offers complete curriculum coverage for the whole school. The Science Directions Early Years package, also offers stand alone teaching for Nursery or Reception teachers to meet Early Learning Goals. Colourful Big Book pages stimulate interest and discussion of each science topic covered in the Teaching File. Ideal for introducing basic Reading and Literacy skills. Six colourful Early Years Story Books stimulate children's understanding and enjoyment of simple science facts. Stories place Science in appropriate contexts for young learner. George's Wellingtons Acorn Games Depon's Icicle Pushing Pumpkins The Wet Day The Ladybird Hunt. Early Years Teaching File offers: accessible lesson plans with step by step guidance and suggested questions; easy to understand science background to each topic, with illustrations; key vocabulary to boost literacy skills; tips for observing and assessing children's progress; clear listing of resources needed; activities are centred on areas of the classroom or nursery like the sand tray or home corner; indispensable safety advice.
Alison Norman is an experience Early Years Science specialist and a member of the Suffolk Science Advisory team.