Early Years Ideas

What is Continuous Provision?

Continuous provision ideas

This is a blog post written by Early Years specialist Sophie. Sometimes deciphering all the different words in Early Years can be challenging – this blog post aims to decode some of the key phrases to help those new to the profession, or more experienced staff who fancy a refresher. Continuous Provision – what does that mean? The phrase ‘Continuous Provision’ refers to the resources and areas laid out in your classroom…    read more 

How to Use Provocations and the Reggio Emilia approach in the Early Years

How To Use Provocations And The Reggio Emilia Approach In The Early Years

This is a blog post written by experienced EYFS leader Sophie Pickles. The term ‘provocation’ is being increasingly used in Early Settings and with home educators across the country. At Mrs Mactivity, we are passionate about learning through play and we have been exploring what a provocation is, where the phrase first began and why you should be using them with your children… What is a Provocation? A provocation is simply an activity or…    read more