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Welcome to Practical Pre-School magazine

Essential monthly reading for everyone working with children in early years settings. 

Maximise your children’s potential and extend your professional practice by using Practical Pre-School as a one-stop resource for early years information, advice, ideas and inspiration!

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Incorporating Child Care magazine, Practical Pre-School is presented in an accessible format to help you work effectively within the Early Years Foundation Stage with all age groups.

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Get expert information, inspirational activity ideas and easy-to-use practical resources – all mapped to the Characteristics of Effective Learning – to help you deliver outstanding education and care for all your children. 

Try Practical Pre-School today and benefit from:

  • Early years news - get up to speed with the latest research, pedagogical thinking and professional viewpoints; find out how Government policy will affect you and your children. 
  • Practical activities section – a 16-page pull-out packed with accessible and exciting ideas, linked to the EYFS areas of learning and mapped to the Characteristics of Effective Learning. Find out how to achieve a balance of adult and child-led learning.
  • Professional development – Essential information to help you develop your career and identify CPD needs
  • Management – Advice on overseeing, and being part of, a team to ensure all children achieve their potential.
  • Learning environment – advice on resources, equipment and making the most of your space
  • Essential information to help you develop your career and give the best care
  • Child Care magazine, a separate magazine within Practical Pre-School, providing essential information for home-based childminders and childcarers, with collectable EYFS-related activities for mixed aged groups
  • Competition and reader offers
  • A 10% discount on all future orders of Practical Pre-School Books
  • PLUS instant access to all the exclusive supplements available on this site