Use of Apparatus Resources

Moving and Learning
Rae Pica is the founder and director of Moving and Learning and the author of 18 books, including experiences in Movement and Music, the award-winning Great Games for Young Children and Jump into Literacy, and A Running Start: How Play, Physical Activity, and Free Time Create a Successful Child, written for the parents of children to age fiveRecommended Reading

Youth Sport Direct
Youth Sport Direct is an online store and an innovative solutions provider supporting the work of the Youth Sport Trust, an independent charity devoted to changing young people’s lives through sport.

Make Time 2 Play
Make Time 2 Play Ambassador Dr Linda Papadopoulos explains the importance of engaging children in physical activity and the link with body image.  Check out her blog here, read the full report here or check out her top tips here. Make Time 2 Play aims to help parents to find fun and innovative ways to allow their children time to play and aim to educate parents on the unrivalled developmental benefits.

British Toy and Hobby Association
The BTHA was established in 1944 to represent the interests of British Toy manufacturers and to raise standards of practice in the industry. They also have a library with articles and leaflets - Lots are free but some are for members.

Nursery Equipment: Cross - Laterality - Side to side

26 May 2012  written by Annette Rawstrone published by Nursery World

Alternating actions on either sides of the body, like drumming or riding a wheeled toy, need to be encouraged. Annette Rawstrone explains why.