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..

 

Christian Perspectives in Early Years Education – 19th May 2018

Love Early Years encourages and supports practitioners working in early years care and education. This conference will enable you to become better equipped to meet the needs of young children, building strong foundations for present and future generations.

We have a vision to see Christians as beacons of excellence in the Early Years workforce, operating from strong convictions, and in partnership with many others across our country and overseas.

Come and meet other passionate Early Years professionals from a wide range of settings and join us as we seek to restore a Christian voice in Early Years.

Blog Posts

Contrasting Professional Love & God’s Unconditional Love in Christian Early Years Practice

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Current interest in the understanding of “professional love”  (Page, 2011), and how this is perceived in Early Years groups across the country, provides an important opportunity to look at how love might be understood in a Christian nursery, and how that links with our desire to express to children and families the unconditional love of God as our Father. Jools…

Mother and daughter reading book

Heart Matter – Tell Me The Old, Old Story

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I’ve been pondering why we love stories so much and why children love to have their favourites read over and over again, and as I pondered the words of the old hymn came into my mind. I don’t think I have ever really looked at the words, but they were there somewhere hidden away. Stories bind us together, stories help…

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Heart Matter – Treasuring Our Two Year Olds

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It seems to me that these days it is a tough thing to be a two-year-old. How often do they hear that they need to be a “big boy or girl now”?  It’s also a time when changes are happening to them that impact their short lives in quite dramatic ways. Maybe it’s heading off to nursery, and being told…

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