ONP-International Blog

  • Blush / Embarassment

    Blush, embarrassment is a natural emotion that we often do not discuss or acknowledge. Shame is often perceived as a negative feeling that makes us...
  • Fall Tuff Tray Ideas

    If you have ever seen a Tuff tray filled with a wonderful provocation, you know how amazing it is! They encourage group play - there's room for up ...
  • The Awe and Wonder of Light (and Dark). - Adding light to early years classrooms

    The Awe and Wonder of Light (and Dark). In this blog, Alistair Bryce-Clegg, early years consultant, explores the awe and wonder of exploring light ...
  • Well-being Collect Handbook

    Well-being Collection  The activities in this booklet have been specially selected and written to help support children with their well-being. Ther...
  • Social-Emotional Development How can we support children with the very big emotion Anger?

    There are no bad emotions, all emotions combine to create who we are. The emotion anger gets a bad wrap and can be challenging to deal with. Join us as we have a conversation about anger in young children and ourselves.
  • Managing Emotions

    Emotional wellbeing is where it all begins. As we know from research, it is important for children to feel safe and emotionally secure in order for...
  • How to successfully integrate literacy into the early years

    Literacy in the Early Years

    Literacy is essential in the early years; building the foundation for letter recognition, sound, and blending are possible outcomes for young children. As Educators, our role is to create meaningful opportunities for children to explore literacy.

  • Guide: How to Teach Numeracy in Early Years

    When we consider Early Years and numeracy, we often think of number recognition and counting but I challenge you to think larger, bigger, and wider (all math words) and consider maths vocabulary.

  • Identifying and Understanding Emotions

    Identifying and Understanding Emotions

    Both children and adults sometimes need support in identifying and understanding emotions. This blog discusses the value of sharing, discussing and dramatising emotions to support others in understanding them. Source TTS International