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Designing indoor spaces for living and learning in early childhood education

A guide to some key considerations when designing and adapting indoor spaces in early childhood settings.

Materials for play: Infants and toddlers

A short guide to using loose parts to enrich the play of infants and toddlers.

Materials for play: A short guide to selecting loose parts

How to choose loose parts to afford a wide range of possibilities for play and exploration.

Materials for play: Why open-ended loose parts are important

An overview of the research on loose parts and their known and theorised benefits, and how to inquire into and improve on your loose parts provision.


"Early childhood perspectives are often overlooked in educational resource provision – it's fantastic to have our own information, which will help us cater for very young learners."

Gemma B, pre-school educator



The concepts underpinning good design in ECE

Dr Mike Bedford on what is needed for good design in ECE



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