Playtime Revolution is a free training resource for settings who want to improve their children's experiences outdoors. The resource includes 11 videos along with reflection questions to help settings consider the crucial elements of the value of outdoor play, the role of the adult, construction, wet weather play, den building, physical literacy, water play, risk, sand and small world play. Also ideal for staff meetings.
The Art of Education (AOE) is an innovative online resource committed to delivering amazing professional development to art educators everywhere. The Art of Education’s courses, conferences, workshops, and other valuable resources provide unique and practical learning opportunities for every art teacher at every stage of their career. Check out their superb downloadable resources for teaching expressive art and design.
Two projects in Sussex examined creativity in early years by working with artists and bringing them into settings to work alongside practitioners and children. This publication takes documents these projects, showing examples of artists working in settings and offering top tips for trying out these approaches yourself.
Make Believe Arts provide a particular approach for SEN children called the Helicopter Approach, which helps develop spoken narrative and language skills for pupils with SEN or EAL. Also, watch a video on Helicopter Stories: Letting Imagination Fly - Based on the Storytelling and Story Acting curriculum of Vivian Gussin Paley.