Inspiring, encouraging, connecting and training those working in early years.

Welcome to Love Early Years


Love Early Years encourages and supports practitioners working in early years care and education.

We work to enable them to become better equipped to meet the needs of young children, building strong foundations for present and future generations.

All the work at Love Early Years is grounded in our shared Christian worldview and conviction.

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Early Days Magazine


A termly publication (Autumn, Spring and Summer) of articles on early years education from a specifically Christian perspective.

Christian experience is shared and Christian thinking about the early years encouraged. Much is from a UK background but there are also international contributors.


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Upcoming Events..


You’re Never Too Old To Play Ice Cream Party – 8th February 2019

7.30pm – Lantern Room, St Augustine’s Church, Ipswich IP3 8TH

Enjoy an evening having fun sharing together about the importance
of young children in God’s kingdom, & how we can pray and nurture
spiritual growth in these precious young lives.

Are you a parent, working with young children, a grandparent, a church leader or someone who has a caring & loving heart for young children?
Then this evening is for YOU!

For FREE tickets contact Ruth at

Blog Posts

You Are Never Too Old To Play

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Play has been described as a natural language of childhood.1   We all did a whole lot of playing when we were young and learnt far more than we realise from it. Young children not only learn through play but they can have a strong connection with their creator who made them in His image. That is why we have chosen…

Jesus and Twos

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Jesus well understood the vulnerability of toddlers. When He was Himself about two He was taken by Joseph and His mother Mary to Egypt as a refugee. There is nothing new about the flight of families from hardship, persecution and threat of death. In fact the movement of a great people group (the Hebrews) plays a crucial role in the history of Moses. The flight from…

Case Study: Twos and Involvement

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The responses of two-year-olds starting at nursery may be very different. The unfamiliarity of the setting will evoke a wide range of behaviours. Some, being overwhelmed, may simply ‘go into their shell’; some are distressed by the moment of separation from mums; others are attracted by everything in turn as it comes to their attention and they flit from one activity or centre to another. The toddler, who…


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