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Get Ready! Order your ‘My Learning Journey’ books for September now!

Due the phenomenal success of our most recent publication “My Learning Journey” we have launched Edition 2 and they are flying off the shelf! Providers, Educators, Parents and Children are loving it! Large ‘Oversize’ A3 publication giving it the ‘wow’ factor Space to insert the name of your service on the front cover Lots of […]

Friday Freebie – Are you making the most of good weather!

Outdoor play is great for continuing the education of your children in a healthy environment. Use the opportunities for them to explore their surroundings, to engage in imaginative and role play activities and to experience using different toys and musical instruments. Introduce music and dance activities with our Ceol and Funky Feet packages from the […]

Enhanced Child Registration Pack

Summer is a great time to review your records and get ready for September. Our Child Registration Form is comprehensive and covers many compliance areas on one form! It incorporates an “All About Me” section so you can capture as much information as possible in advance to allow you get to know the children attending. […]

Inspections focusing on Sleep Policies and Practices

The guide details how and where documents should be kept and what needs to be displayed. We have included a new Sleep Policy in the pack. This has been developed in accordance with the Child Care Act 1991 (Early Years services) Regulations 2016. The pack contains the following: Sleep Policy Safe Sleep Practices Sudden Infant […]

Do you have your Roll Books for September?

Due to popular demand, the Early Years Shop is excited to be offering roll books! Our roll books feature a full year of records with space for 27 names on each page, helping allow for part-timers. Order one book per room in your service. Maintain compliance with early years and fire regulations with included transition […]

A Child’s Learning Journey

Our new Learning Journey book is a large-size A3 booklet with blank pages to be used by early years professionals as an oversized scrapbook for each child’s work, photographs, observations and reflections all tied to the Aistear goals and themes. This book is an ideal  way to capture each child’s unique learning experience and  document their […]

New Father’s Day Curriculum and More News from the Early Years Shop

New Father’s Day Curriculum and More News from the Early Years Shop New Father’s Day Curriculum Plans We’re excited to offer our newly updated Father’s Day Curriculum Plans. All our curriculum plans are provided to EYRF members for no extra charge, or you can purchase them individually from the Early Years Shop. Have you ordered […]

Title: Updated Summer Curriculum Plan with 30 Activities

We have updated our Summer Curriculum Plan with 8 new activities. Choose from 30 activities to build a great curriculum next week! Jelly Fish Fun, Bubble Bouncing, Make Your Own Chalk, and many more. Early Years Resource Factory members get access to all new curriculum plans as soon as we create them as well as […]

Tip of the Day – Parent Surveys

(Siolta Standard 3: Parents and Families and Standard 3 of the National Standards for Preschool Services Working in Partnership with Parents or Guardians.) As we approach the end of June this is an ideal time to do a parent survey. Getting feedback from clients is important and assists in the development and improvement in any […]

Talk to the Children in Your Service about Ramadan – Free Curriculum Plan

Ramadan is coming up! This month-long period of observance of the revelation of the Quran to Muhammad begins the evening of 26th May this year and ends with the celebration of Eid on 24th June. Ramadan is observed by fasting and chastity among most in the Islamic faith. Many of the Irish early years services […]

Child Registration Form updated for 2017 – Ensure Compliance and Provide a Safe Service

Our newly updated child Registration Form will ensure you have all the information required to provide a high quality and safe service to children in your care. It covers all the requirements of the Child Care Act 1991 (Early Years services) Regulations 2016 which will help to ensure you are compliant. The new Child Registration […]

Friday Freebie: Keep Your Child Safe From the Sun

We’re all delighted to see a little sun but remember this is also the time of year that we need to keep our children safe from the dangers of sun exposure! Our Friday Freebie this week is one of our downloadable Family Notices; informative notices on a wide range of subjects that we provide for […]