Children can demonstrate strong dispositions towards food experiences and develop their characteristics of effective learning.
During this session we will reflect upon different food experiences we can use to support children learning and development.
Through exploration of:
· Preparation of playdough
· Free choice snack
· Baking experience
· Planting growing harvesting and preparing food
About our speaker:
Kay currently works as the Director of three Kindergartens in the North East of England, where her role is to offer support and guidance to the Senior Leadership teams and work alongside the practitioners with the children. She also works as a nursery teacher for two days a week in an infant academy.
Kay has a wide experience of teaching and management within the field of Early Years and Key Stage One. She has several years of EYFS teaching experiences within nursery, infant and primary schools and has leadership experience as a SENCO, Deputy and Acting Head teacher.
For twelve years Kay worked as an Early Years Adviser in the North East, where she managed teams of consultants and support teachers and worked across teams of school improvement and childcare professionals, as part of the Sure Start and Children’s Centre agendas. This provided many opportunities to work with childminders, settings, schools and multi -agency professionals which involved statutory and project work.