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The Curiosity Approach is more than just beautiful play spaces… So grab a cuppa, settle down and delve deeply inside our articles...

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Looking to start an autumn ritual ?

At The Curiosity Approach®️ we follow a mindful approach and move forward from planned activities and routines.  Looking to create experiences that serve the whole child, mind body and sou...

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How can you bring technology into Early Years WITHOUT using computers?

Technology 📺🕹📟🤖 Many people ask “how can we incorporate technology at a Curiosity Approach setting if we have no electronic toys, computers or white boards ?”. Technology is about...

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Is it time to celebrate tattoos in the Early Childhood workplace?

At The Curiosity Approach® we are inspired by the curriculum of New Zealand, Te Whāriki, whereby our settings are places of togetherness and belonging for children and adults. We look ...

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How we offer play dough at a Curiosity Approach® setting.

  Have you noticed at Curiosity Approach® settings we have done away with the plastic pre-determined cutters? Our playdough tables are not about being Instagram ready,  but about bringin...

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Do we use super hero costumes and princess outfits? NO and this is why...

A time to pause, ponder & consider! In our Early Childhood provisions we have traditionally had a rails of secondhand dressing-up costumes, superhero outfits and princess dresses, ki...

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Would you like to to expel a Curiosity Approach® myth?

Plastic ivy MYTH! Curious to learn more? At The Curiosity Approach we are inspired by Rudolph Steiner and connecting to nature.  Therefore we wanted to help expel a fast and wide s...

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How can I use soft furnishings in Early Years during the Pandemic?.

  Children need ..... As new EYFS reforms emerge, as Covid guidance for England, Early Years is being interpreted to extremes. It’s important to remember that after 3 months of lockdown ( mor...

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How can we encourage cultural diversity in Early Years?

  At The Curiosity Approach® our aim is to ensure cultural diversity is truly and deeply embedded within a Curiosity Approach® setting and we seek to encourage other educational settings t...

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How can we encourage curiosity in Early Childhood?

We are all born with the innate skill of curiosity, that strong desire is there, present in the baby from birth. It is our job as Early Childhood Educators to inspire and nurture an inquisiti...

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Do Curiosity Approach® settings have displays?

At The Curiosity Approach® we are advocates for calm, neutral backgrounds for any displays to let learning shine through, making it become visible! But also we do this to create a sense of calm...

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