Useful Links

Darenth Valley Children’s therapies Service have a web site called ‘The pod’ Here you can find films, resources and links that can help you support your child’s development. The Pod has been developed by the Integrated Children’s Therapies teams, provided by Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust.

Children’s Therapies – The Pod

To support your child’s language and communication this lady does brilliant bitesize ‘you tube’ strategies. Byrony Rust, SALT by the sea.

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHM0gfuGxeYAcv35H-yORig.

To support toilet training here is a brilliant website:

https://www.eric.org.uk/Pages/Category/potty-training

Family Learning Courses run by Sure Start/Children’s centres Dartford. These short courses can be on Family First Aid, Confident Parenting., Managing Children’s behaviour. They are free of charge and accessed through Zoom. Contact Tracy on 03000 418992 for dates and information

Have you ever wondered why children repeat patterns of play?Here is an article on schemas and how children learn through play.

Schemas: how children learn through play – CBeebies – BBC

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If you speak more than one language at home, you might already be wondering how and when to introduce them to your baby. And you might have heard a few things about language learning that simply aren’t true – there are plenty of myths around.

Why speaking different languages at home is great for your young child – BBC Tiny Happy People

Did you know that you may be able to get support for childcare costs?

If you are thinking about starting your child at preschool, increasing their hours, or are looking for a nurturing, fun and exciting preschool for your child, then follow the link below to find out what options you may be entitled to or please do contact us for more information.

https://www.childcarechoices.gov.uk/