The Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum (EYFS) sets the basis for all learning that takes place at Happy Bunnies. Here you can find out how we plan activities to learn and develop pre-school skills through play.
If you require more details about the EYFS download this pdf Parents guide.

Personal, Social & Emotional Development

  • Social skills e.g. turn taking, sharing and making friends

  • Support children to deal with their feelings

  • Helping children to understand the rules and boundaries


Communication and language

  • Communication e.g. interacting with each other, building relationships with both adults and children and taking turns in conversation

  • Language e.g. linking language to actions in songs and rhyme


Physical Development

  • Movement and space e.g. clapping songs, simon says...

  • Health and body awareness e.g. good hygiene practice and know when they feel the need to go to the toilet , rest, eat or drink etc.

  • Using a wide range of small and large equipment and resources during play, too develop motor skills and hand-eye co-ordination. Using a range of malleable materials to pat, pinch, poke and stroke etc

Literacy Development      

  • Read stories to children     

  • Enjoy mark-marking activities


Understanding of the World

  • Encouraging children to talk about what they have observed

  • Exploring a wide range of technological toys 

Maths Development

  • Encouraging counting and using number language during play

  • Providing opportunities to measure time, weight and volume; using scoops, scales and measuring jugs during sand and water play

  • Recognising numbers when playing

  • Enjoy completing puzzles

Expressive Arts and Design

  • Exploring media and material e.g. Creating and experimenting with blocks, colours and marks

  • Creating music and dance e.g. exploring different sounds of instruments, joining in with dance and ring games and singing

  • Developing imagination e.g. make-believe during role play, using props and resources to support their play. To play alongside other children.










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