Trainer profile

Anni McTavish

Areas of expertise:
  • Creativity
  • songs, drama, movement and stories
  • Superhero play
  • Treasure baskets
  • heuristic play
  • Early childhood communication
  • Feelings and behaviour
  • Pedagogical principles into practice

Anni began her work with young children in a co-operative parent-run playgroup in the late 1980’s. She went on to run and manage the group and since then has worked across the UK as a trainer, consultant and writer. She specialises in expressive arts, creativity, personal, social and emotional...

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