The ELHQ Blog

Welcome to the ELHQ blog. We use this space to let you know about any new teaching resources we have put on to the site and to share any interesting thoughts or observations relating to the world of early years education. Please feel free to share your thoughts about any of the issues raised by leaving comments underneath the posts.

 

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Educational, creative storytelling kits: Pojo’s Adventures

I met Pojo recently. He is a small dog puppet and was at the House of Lords with his creators Tonya Meers and Natasha Dennis. They are sisters and run an award winning co...

Teaching children to code with Code Kingdoms

Coding has been a big feature of this school year but while many teachers are getting to grips with Scratch and buying in resources and lesson plans to support the less c...

‘Angels Welly Beat Schools Challenge’: A journey into musical creativity with CBeebies presenter Andy Day

International Children’s Charity, Angels, has teamed up with children’s TV presenter Andy Day to launch the ‘Angels Welly Beat Schools Challenge’. The aim of the...

Engage and Accelerate: Reading resources for KS1 and KS2

It’s hard to find a one stop solution which will help children really take off with their reading. This is especially true if you are looking at resources for early...

Visual Timetable August Update

It’s been a little while since we updated our visual timetable and the resource has proved so popular over the years that we thought we’d give it some fresh attention...

Summer games

Summer is here. School holidays are beginning and, for fortunate children, there may be beaches in the offing or trips to the park. I think it should be a time of maximum...

Introducing ‘Maths Alien Adventure’ – our latest free iOS app

Things have been a little quiet on the site recently as we prepared for the launch of our latest iOS app. I’m pleased to say that the day has final arrived and we are a...

Another ELHQ App Released: The Expanding Picture Book

Another week, another app release. This time it’s The Expanding Picture Book…a picture book with a twist. The app actually consists of 4 differently themed picture bo...

Phonic Alien Adventure iOS app released!

Some of you may have noticed that it’s been a little quiet on the site recently. We have a huge backlog of resources which we will look to add to the site over the next...