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All children love stories and role-play and at Columbia Market we use the ‘Helicopter Story’ approach to story telling and acting.

The documents on the right explain the approach and recent research which suggests the benefits for all children in using their own stories as vehicles for learning. 

Developmental Movement Play

Please see the link below which explains the importance of movement in a child’s development.

Messy Play

Lots of parents have expressed an interest in understanding the relevance and importance of messy play in their child’s development.

Below is a link which explains how messy play can aid development across all areas of the early years curriculum and gives some ideas of things to make at home.

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