This resource for beginning teachers of young children provides practical, sensitive, and diverse advice on getting children settled, mealtimes, toileting, and beginning and ending of sessions.

How to use This Book

How to use this book

Working with young children is one of the most rewarding, important and challenging jobs you can do. Whether you are establishing routines, creating a supportive and stimulating environment or responding to the many different personalities of the children, there are a seemingly endless number of day-to-day tasks and responsibilities for the early years practitioner. This book sets out to offer some support in these areas. If you can sort out the ‘fundamentals’ of your setting, everything else should follow on effortlessly.

There is no magic formula for creating the perfect early years setting. There are, however, a number of ideas, approaches and routines that you can try in the ever-evolving task of running your setting. Perhaps you ...

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