EYFS sets the standards for learning, development and care for children from birth to five.
It is most important to have suitable hand washing facilities and tuition for young children. It’s an important part of their physical development, particularly with regard to Health and Bodily Awareness.
A number of hygiene recommendations are made, including
There should be at least one toilet and one hand basin for every ten children over the age of two
Health and bodily awareness:
Create opportunities for moving towards independence, for example, have hand-washing facilities safely within reach, and support children in making healthy choices about the food they eat
Aspects of Knowledge and Understanding of the World
The Learning and Development download card (DCSF) acknowledges the importance of ICT in nursery and preschool education:-
ICT – is about how children find out about and learn how to use appropriate information technology such as computers and programable toys that support their learning
Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF)
Online training resources for preschool and nursery
Visit our Foundation Keystage resources section for useful FREE handwashing teaching downloads and the Kidzone for online supervised educational activities.
There you will find both online and downloadable activities to help you with important areas of nursery education including:-
- Personal, social and emotional development
- Communication. language and literacy
- Problem solving, reasoning and numeracy
- Knowledge & understanding of the World
- Physical development
- Creative development