Dr Amanda Gummer speaks to the Huffington Post to discuss… The best way to ease a child’s concerns during a thunderstorm
Dr Amanda Gummer speaks to BBC Radio Sheffield to discuss… The importance of play for a child from an early age and the many benefits they can reap from doing so.
Children develop rapidly through the first months and years of life, making this a time of massive change for little ones and their parents. Traditionally this age group has been separated into ‘baby’ and ‘pre-school’ markets, but if we look at the stages of development within these categories, it’s clear than an awful lot is
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Dr Amanda Gummer features in this one-hour webinar which provides an understanding of the different types of play and the role that toys have in facilitating those play types. Understanding how a balanced approach to play supports children’s development will help toy companies improve their product ranges and ultimately increase sales. In this Webinar
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A recent study by the London School of Economics and Oxford University has caused something of a debate in the media. The research showed that in the sample used, children aged two and three who attended nursery showed better social and every day skills, while those who stayed at home showed poorer speech and movement.Dr Gummer
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Fundamentally Children has partnered with The Genius of Play, the US TIA’s initiative to raise awareness of play’s vital benefits to children’s development.
US TIA’s initiative, The Genius of Play, has teamed up with Fundamentally Children to raise awareness of play’s benefits to children’s development.
Out of school activities are hugely popular with children and are considered a great way to enhance one’s attainment at school
We strongly believe that every child should have the chance to reach their potential, but realise that there is an education gap between advantaged & disadvantaged children
In the final part of our development through play series, we look at the development of children between ages of 9 to 12, including body changes.
In the second part of our development through play series, we look at how toddlers become more mobile and interactive between the ages of 12 to 24 months.