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

Tales From Around the World| 27/01/20 | 9:30am-12:30pm

Date: 27th January 2020
Time: 09:30am - 12:30pm
Location: Manchester
Workshop Tutors: Tonya Meers & Natasha Dennis 
Ticket Cost: £55.00 

Great for supporting children who are learning English as an Additional Language, this half-day workshop is both fun and practical and will help early years practitioners and reception teachers to source stories from different cultures around the world.

This course will help to integrate those with EAL into a group with shared stories and understanding.

Learning Objectives:

  • How and where to source stories
  • Ideas on how to get children to interact with the story
  • Creative activities to support the story
  • Tips on Storytelling to bring the stories to life

If you are a school or nursery looking to pay by invoice, please contact us directly via email at [email protected] or call us on 0161 865 3355.

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. 

Attendees will receive a certificate, Goodie bag and voucher for the EYR website.

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. 

Recording Children's Stories | 27/01/20 | 1:30pm-4:30pm

Date: 27th January 2020
Time:  01:30pm - 04:30pm
Location: Manchester
Workshop Tutors: Tonya Meers & Natasha Dennis 
Ticket Cost: £55.00 

This workshop will look at activities to stimulate children to invent stories and how to script and scribe those stories for the children to retell.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn activities to generate story ideas
  • learn how to scribe stories
  • Ideas on how to get children to interact with the stories to retell them

If you are a school or nursery looking to pay by invoice, please contact us directly via email at [email protected] or call us on 0161 865 3355.

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. 

Attendees will receive a certificate, Goodie bag and voucher for the EYR website.

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