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LAST UPDATED: 15th May 2020 Early Level Play Pedagogy Toolkit

This toolkit aims to support practitioners working with children in the Early Level to appropriately use play pedagogy to support learning and development.

LAST UPDATED: 27th June 2019 Block Play – Block Building in the Early Years

​The aim of this resource is to support practitioners working with young children to improve their understanding and practice in using block play to support children’s learning.

LAST UPDATED: 27th February 2018 Playtime Revolution – a resource from Grounds for Learning

​This resource explores how outdoor play in schools supports children’s learning and development, identifies a range of ideas for enriching play and shares practical advice from schools.

LAST UPDATED: 23rd January 2018 Young children have powerful voices

Young children have powerful voices and great things can happen when we listen - a celebration of creativity and design.

LAST UPDATED: 27th June 2019 Get the bairns oot! An outdoor kindergarten in Norway

Turid Boholm, Norwegian Kindergarten owner/manager, shares different aspects of her setting’s outdoor learning approach. Turid discusses the rationale behind the approach and the impact this has on her children and their families.

LAST UPDATED: 27th June 2019 Play2Learn in Bearsden Primary and St Matthew’s Primary School, East Dunbartonshire Council

A resource to support practitioners engage in professional dialogue and collaborative practitioner enquiry on Learning through Play at the early stages of primary.

LAST UPDATED: 27th June 2019 Development of creativity through play at Ballogie Nursery

This practice exemplar shows how exploration and curiosity is harnessed at Ballogie Nursery, and how children are leaders of their learning.

LAST UPDATED: 27th June 2019 Using play based learning to support transition from ELC to Primary 1

Case study where play based approaches to learning have been used as an effective intervention in addressing the poverty related attainment gap.

LAST UPDATED: 27th April 2020 Planning learning at Auchlone Nature Kindergarten

​Explore how staff at Auchlone Nature Kindergarten have been planning children's learning with them, using floor books.