* FREE * Music and movement for Childminders (aged 2-5 years)


Continuous Professional Support for Childminders

Making it work for childminders

This two-hour on-demand course offers theoretical and practical support on how to provide an enabling environment for children in your care.

A child’s environment will dictate the play available to them.

Who dictates your environment and space, where things belong?

This course will challenge your perceptions of play and in particular focus on movement and sensory play to reach into all developmental domains.

Helen is an early years professional and researcher, her research feeds into her practice and training provision ensuring the content is developmentally appropriate and evidence-based.

This video will demonstrate a great way to support understanding of our solar system through the use of cementing learning through movement. The course will demonstrate other activities to support early learning goals and topics.


Course materials will be available once you have enrolled on this course.


About Instructor

Helen Battelley

Helen is an internationally renowned consultant, trainer, author and speaker in Physical activity/movement in Early and Primary Education with an MA in Early Childhood Physical Activity and Movement Studies. Her training style is energetic, passionate and highly motivational. She has been working as a dance and movement specialist for over 19 years and continues to work directly with children. Helen is respected globally for her valued contribution to raising the profile of early years physical activity and reducing sedentary behaviours. Helen’s consultancy now takes her all over the world, from Malaysia to Dubai, from China to Romania. The movement philosophy Helen promotes is to embed movement within the curriculum and framework to enable a movement philosophy. “Young children learn through movement, early years practice must adopt an approach which is accessible to all”. The embodiment of her practice is to raise confidence in the areas of movement play and physical activity. The training Helen delivers ranges from supporting educators in developing activities to support the Early Years Framework, to working with coaches and PE leads to create a PE scheme of work and methodology suited to young children.

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