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.
A glimpse into the classroom of Elise Hopkins When early years educators speak of the field in a comprehensive context, it is impossible to ignore the trends and accomplishments of settings in the global south. New Zealand, a gem in Oceania, gently leads the way with their quiet insistence to connect, support and develop the family unit. New Zealand’s Ministry…
Observing Young Children The role of observation and assessment in early childhood settings S Smidt, (2015). Abingdon: Routledge. Smidt offers us in the short compass of 90 small pages an introduction to the subject which makes reference to almost everything. The important names are all there: Piaget, Vygotsky, Bruner and so on. There is reference to sustained shared thinking, scaffolding…
O Lord. You have searched me and you known me! You know when I sit down; and when I rise up. You discern my thoughts from afar. You search out my path and my lying down and are acquainted with all my ways. Psalm 139: 1-3 In Psalm 139 we find a beautiful description of the Father’s detailed knowledge of…