Early Years Blogs

For new staff through to nursery management, we have blogs on many topics for you to search through.

In Early Years settings, introducing the concept of growing and planting foods can be a delightful and educational experience. Not only does it provide an opportunity for hands-on learning and sensory exploration, but it also promotes a deeper understanding of where food comes from and encourages healthy eating habits from an early age.
Singing, with its rhythmic melodies and engaging tunes, goes beyond being a simple source of entertainment for young children. It serves as a powerful catalyst for language, communication, and speech development, playing a significant role in shaping early brain development. In tandem with listening to music, singing creates a harmonious environment that fosters growth in various aspects of a child's life.
Reaching and connecting with parents is vital for the success of any Early Years setting. Digital marketing can be the key to opening doors, and creating a bridge between your setting and the community it serves. But what exactly is digital marketing, and why is it crucial for Early Years settings?
In the years of Early Years education, there exists a wonderful opportunity to introduce the youngest learners to the ever-changing marvels of weather and the seasons. This blog explores ways in which practitioners can engage babies and toddlers in the wonders of nature, creating a deep connection with the world around them.
The employee lifecycle is a comprehensive Human Resources model that tracks the journey an employee takes at your nursery from the moment they discover your brand to the point they bid farewell at the end of their employment.  In this blog, we'll explore the stages of the employee lifecycle and identify how eyworks seamlessly supports you manage each stage.
Introducing the ultimate guide to Easter fun for toddlers! Get ready to hop into an egg-citing adventure filled with delightful activities and joyful moments. We've carefully curated a list of the top 10 Easter activities that are perfect for your little ones.
Get ready to embark on a delightful journey with your little one as we explore the top 10 Easter activities specifically designed for babies. From sensory play to adorable crafts, gentle egg hunts to sweet storytime, this blog is your go-to resource for creating memorable moments with the babies in your setting this Easter.
In the 2023 Spring budget, the government announced the extension of their free childcare scheme, more than doubling the support on offer to working parents. For many childminders and nurseries, keeping up with the changes and preparing their business has been a challenging process. Here, we explore exactly what the upcoming funding entitlement changes are and what we at eyworks have done to help support you with this.
In an effort to invest in the future of our children and promote the importance of Early Years education, the government has launched an ambitious campaign for Early Years careers in 2024.
In the early years, children are embarking on a remarkable journey of growth and development. Within this critical period, introducing self-care and emotional wellbeing activities can have a profound impact on their overall development, both at present and in their future lives.
Routine in early years helps children feel safe and secure in their environment, gives them a sense of security and stability, and offers children an opportunity to get excited about what’s ahead. Establishing a consistent routine for young children lays the foundation for their overall development, fostering not just physical health but also nurturing mental and emotional well-being.
In the 2023 Spring budget, the government announced the extension of their free childcare scheme, more than doubling the support on offer to working parents. In this blog we explore the upcoming funding entitlement changes, the impact these may have on Early Years providers, as well as some strategies on how to make sure you are ready.

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