Early Years Resources Workshops

EYR Workshops

Enhance your CPD with our range of EYR workshops and seminars for early years practitioners, childcare providers and teachers in partnerships with Early Years Resources.

Forthcoming Workshops

Engaging Parents to Develop Language and Communication| 18/01/19 | 9:30am-12:30pm

Date: 18th January 2019
Time: 9:30am-12:30pm
Location: Holiday In Express, Trafford City, 2 Mercury Way, Stretford, Manchester M41 7PA
Workshop Tutors: Tonya Meers & Natasha Dennis
Ticket Cost: £35.00 (Book Now)

Workshop Overview

This is a practical workshop for early years practitioners and primary school teachers designed to teach you storytelling games that parents can play with their children to help develop children’s language and literacy development. Many parents don’t feel comfortable or able to read to their child, so this workshop is designed to give them practical games they can play anywhere to create stories with them. You will also learn practical tips on how to run parent sessions.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn a repertoire of storytelling games to teach parents
  • Gain practical tips on how to run parent sessions
  • Learn how creating stories with children develops their language and communication

Who Should Attend? 

This workshop is ideal for early years practitioners, reception teachers, primary teachers, childminders and nursery teachers.

Attendance certificate awarded.

Refreshments will be provided free of charge. For those attending both sessions, there is the opportunity to purchase lunch onsite from the Holiday Inn’s restaurant.

If you are a school or nursery looking to pay by invoice, please contact us directly to book your tickets via email at sales@earlyyearsresources.co.uk or by telephone at 0161 865 3355.

About the Tutors

Little Creative Days: Tonya Meers & Natasha Dennis

Tonya and Natasha, the storytelling sisters, are authors of a series of books about a little dog called Pojo who gets itchy paws and goes off on adventures.

They have won multiple awards for their puppet making kits that accompany the stories including Teach Early Years Excellence award for Communication and Language Resource.  

As well as working with us at EYR they also run workshops for local authorities on how to use stories and creative activities to improve communication in early years as well as running literacy workshops in schools across the country.

Creative Ways to Improve Language & Commuication | 18/01/19 | 1:30pm-4:30pm

Date: 18th January 2019
Time: 1:30pm-4:30pm 
Location: Manchester
Workshop Tutors: Tonya Meers & Natasha Dennis 
Ticket Cost: £35.00 (Book Now)

Workshop Overview

This is a practical and interactive workshop for early years practitioners and primary school teachers will explore creative literacy as an approach to learning. Learn how to use creative activities to improve language and communication. You will learn how to engage children and help them to retell stories. You will learn how to use and link craft activities and how to build interaction with a story. 

Learning Objectives

  • Learn how to use and link craft activities to stories
  • Learn how to get children to retell stories using the items they have created
  • Learn how to build interaction with a story
  • Learn how to use craft activities in role play to develop communication

Who Should Attend? 

This workshop is ideal for early years practitioners, reception teachers, primary teachers, childminders and nursery teachers.

Attendance certificate awarded.

Refreshments will be provided free of charge. For those attending both sessions, there is the opportunity to purchase lunch onsite from the Holiday Inn’s restaurant.

If you are a school or nursery looking to pay by invoice, please contact us directly to book your tickets via email at sales@earlyyearsresources.co.uk or by telephone at 0161 865 3355.

About the Tutors

Little Creative Days: Tonya Meers & Natasha Dennis

Tonya and Natasha, the storytelling sisters, are authors of a series of books about a little dog called Pojo who gets itchy paws and goes off on adventures.

They have won multiple awards for their puppet making kits that accompany the stories including Teach Early Years Excellence award for Communication and Language Resource.  

As well as working with us at EYR they also run workshops for local authorities on how to use stories and creative activities to improve communication in early years as well as running literacy workshops in schools across the country.


What others say about us ...

"I really enjoyed this training course it has definitely opened my eyes to how I will relay stories. The leaders of this courser were great and made it very enjoyable"

Stacey Holmes, Little Pippins Pre School

"Overall a brilliant course in how to make story time more fun and how to cater for children with additional languages"

Jojo Lillis, Trees Nursery

"The trainers were very patient and knowledgeable. Very friendly atmosphere. I learnt a lot and now have a bank of new ideas"

Keeley Carter Grove, Primary School


Getting There

 

The EYR Workshops are based at the Holiday Inn Express in Trafford Park – just 2 minutes away from the Trafford Centre and M60 Junction 9.

Holiday Inn Express
TRAFFORDCITY
2 Mercury Way
Stretford
Manchester 
M41 7PA