This is the seventh blog in our series on the 7 areas of learning & development (L&D). So far we have looked at what the 7 areas of L&D are and have discussed why they are important. We have also looked at the ‘Personal, Social & Emotional development’ area of L&D and suggested activities that promote each of the three aspects which sit within that area.
We have now moved on to look at the second prime area of L&D: Communication & Language. There are three aspects that fall within this area and our previous blogs discussed the ‘Listening & Attention’ and the ‘Understanding’ aspects. In this blog we move to the third of the three aspects within this prime area of L&D– Speaking.
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I hope these suggested activities have given you some inspiration. You could incorporate them into your planning as ad hoc activities or as part of a wider theme. For example the ‘Shape of the day’ activity could be part of a month’s theme on colours or shapes. In our next blog in the series we move on to the third area of learning & development: Physical development.
Thanks for reading,
Source used in the document:
Early Years Foundation Stage Framework, DfE 2012
Development Matters in the Early Years Foundation Stage, DfE 2012
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