For Parents

Download useful information for parents and carers on how we and our partners can support you.

Please note that if you would like any of these printed out and don't have a printer you can pick them up when you visit any group.


Your Toddler Leaflet

"How can I aid my toddler's all-round development?"

The 'Your Toddler' leaflet provides ideas and top tips to help encourage your toddler's personal, social, emotional, physical, communication and language development.  

Created: 17th November 2014


Your Pre-School Child Leaflet

"How can I aid my pre-school child's all-round development?"

The 'Your Pre-school Child' leaflet provides ideas and top tips to help encourage your pre-school child's personal, social, emotional, physical, communication and language development.  

Created: 17th November 2014


Your Baby Leaflet

"How can I aid my baby's all-round development?"

The 'Your Baby' leaflet provides ideas and top tips to help encourage your baby's personal, social, emotional, physical, communication and language development.  

Created: 17th November 2014


I Can Problem Solve

"How can I help my child to problem solve?"

‘I Can Problem Solve’ teaches children specific words that help them to learn that behaviour has causes, that people have feelings and that there is more than one way to solve a problem.

Created: 17th November 2014


Positive Behaviour Techniques

"What techniques can I use to encourage my child's positive behaviour?"

Small children will do anything to get your attention. That’s why it is so important to praise them when they’re behaving well. The leaflet below provides important information about how to encourage positive behaviour:

Created: 17th November 2014


Exploratory Play

"What is Exploratory Play and why is it important for my child?"

Children learn by exploring the world around them and embracing new experiences. Encouraging your child to experiment with all sorts of different materials helps them to become active learners. See below for a guide on exploratory play: 

Created: 17th November 2014


Developmental Movement Play

"What is Developmental Movement Play and how can it benefit my baby's learning, health and wellbeing?"

Developmental Movement Play is about giving children lots of opportunities to explore the possibilities of their own bodies through five different kinds of movement.

This leaflet explains developmental movement play:

Created: 17th November 2014

This leaflet concentrates on the benefits of Tummy Time:

Created: 17th November 2014


Treasure Baskets

"What is Treasure Baskets and how can it help my baby's development?"

Treasure baskets are helpful to babies development as they allow for the exploration of a range of items the baby may not usually come across as the majority of manufactured baby toys are made from plastic. Click on the document below to find out more...

Created: 17th November 2014


Schemas

"How does my child learn to understand the world?"

Click below to download a helpful introduction to schemas and how to recognise them in your child's play:

Schema Guide:

Created: 17th November 2014

Schema Leaflet:

Created: 17th November 2014


Group Information Leaflet

Descriptions of the groups we run at our Children's Centres

Created 10th June 2015