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Helping Children to be Strong

1st Edition

By Ann Roberts, Avril Harpley

David Fulton Publishers

96 pages

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This isn't about physical strength but about becoming a stronger person.

Helping Children to be Strong covers:

  • me, myself and I
  • being acknowledged and affirmed
  • developing self-assurance
  • a sense of belonging.

This handy little series of books links directly to the Government’s Birth to Three Matters Framework (DfES 2002). It provides information and ideas for you to read and digest at your own pace, then implement or share with your team.


'The books [in this series] are easy to read and follow a clear format. They include a wealth of practical ideas, using easily accessible resources, which illustrate and support the connnections made with Birth to Three Matters. Practitioners working with babies and toddlers will find the series a useful source of ideas for activities to do with children as well as pointers for the development of relective practice.' - Early Years Update

Table of Contents

Introduction. Overview of the Framework. Part 1: Me, Myself and I Part 2: Being Acknowledged and Affirmed Part 3: Developing Self-Assurance Part 4: A Sense of Belonging. Further reading

About the Authors

Ann Roberts is an early years freelance consultant and trainer; she provides conference keynote presentations and practical workshops working closely with local Authorites and individual settings across the UK. She writes for various early years weekly and monthly publications.

Avril Harpley has many years experience as an RgNI for OfSTED. She works as a consultant with schools in their early years departments.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDUCATION / Elementary
EDUCATION / Preschool & Kindergarten