Getting it right from the Start – DVD

TheDVD ‘Getting it right from the start’ is available on YouTube. It is in various formats. The whole DVD has been uploaded as well as10 separate short chapters . The booklet is still available for parents and will continue to be given out free in Tameside and is available for purchase outside Tameside. We are also planning to have the DVD translated into Sylheti. The youtube link for the whole DVD is: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8isPZ8JYTR8 The links for the various chapters are: Chapter 1: Attachment and Bonding: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=OxnPhP-DY5o Chapter 2: What is it important to develop a good relationship with your baby (Baby brain development)?: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Rpi7-7bpRBY Chapter 3: What can you do to help build a relationship with your baby https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=4SoUfBmv_bc Chapter 4: Learning more about your baby (Baby states): https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=H7ZK7FF23sA Chapter 5: Soothing a crying baby: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Iu_thbCG41Q Chapter 6: Playing and talking with your baby: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=SJ0R6KAVRts Chapter 7: Baby time out signs: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=S5m_lBlGtRU Chapter 8: Feeding your baby: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=yaPI1ZXcxD8 Chapter 9: Coping when things are difficult: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=_Dzt46Xf-kw Chapter 10: Having a sick baby: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Lxm8qQQ7gDY

The DVD ‘Getting it right from the start’  is available on YouTube. It is in various formats. The whole DVD has been uploaded as well as10 separate short chapters . The booklet is still available for parents and will continue to be given out free in Tameside and is available for purchase outside Tameside. We are also planning to have the DVD translated into Sylheti. The youtube link for the whole DVD is: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8isPZ8JYTR8 The links for the various chapters are: Chapter 1: Attachment and Bonding: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=OxnPhP-DY5o Chapter 2: What is it important to develop a good relationship with your baby (Baby brain development)?: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Rpi7-7bpRBY Chapter 3: What can you do to help build a relationship with your baby https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=4SoUfBmv_bc Chapter 4: Learning more about your baby (Baby states): https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=H7ZK7FF23sA Chapter 5: Soothing a crying baby: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Iu_thbCG41Q Chapter 6:  Playing and talking with your baby: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=SJ0R6KAVRts Chapter 7: Baby time out signs: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=S5m_lBlGtRU Chapter 8: Feeding your baby: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=yaPI1ZXcxD8 Chapter 9: Coping when things are difficult: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=_Dzt46Xf-kw Chapter 10:  Having a sick baby: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Lxm8qQQ7gDY

Play on pedals – an invitation to training

play on pedalsWe have been fortunate in securing a grant to roll out “Play on Pedals” across East Lothian. Play on Pedals is a project which aims to encourage nursery age children to become active and to experience riding a bike before starting school. We know that not all children have access to a bike or indeed learn how to ride one.

Play on pedals invitation to training

Programme for day

 

play on pedalsWe have been fortunate in securing a grant to roll out “Play on Pedals” across East Lothian. Play on Pedals is a project which aims to encourage nursery age children to become active and to experience riding a bike before starting school. We know that not all children have access to a bike or indeed learn how to ride one.

Play on pedals invitation to training

Programme for day

 

Go Mad with Dad Magical Christmas Movie

go mad with dad

FREE CHRISTMAS MAGICAL MOVIE

For Dads / Male Care Givers & Children

With Alexander the Great Magic Show

&

The Minion Movie (PG)

FREE REFRESHMENTS

Sunday 20th December 2015

2.00pm – 5.00pm

Doors Open: 2.00pm, Magic Show: 2.15pm, Minion Movie: 3.15pm

The Fraser Centre,

3a Winton Place, Tranent

To reserve tickets please contact Kevin Young 07833741768 or email: dadswork@hotmail.co.uk

Go Mad With Dad Magical Christmas Movie 2015

go mad with dad

FREE CHRISTMAS MAGICAL MOVIE

 

 

For Dads / Male Care Givers & Children

With Alexander the Great Magic Show & The Minion Movie (PG)

FREE REFRESHMENTS

Sunday 20th December 2015

2.00pm – 5.00pm

Doors Open: 2.00pm, Magic Show: 2.15pm, Minion Movie: 3.15pm

The Fraser Centre,

3a Winton Place, Tranent

To reserve tickets please contact Kevin Young 07833741768 or email: dadswork@hotmail.co.uk

Go Mad With Dad Magical Christmas Movie 2015

Driving change for children and young people through play – a series of regional events designed to extend the messages of the national Play Strategy

Play ScotlandWe would like to invite you to an exciting, informative and free event that is being held on Wednesday the 24th of February 2016 in Melrose.

Play is central to all aspects of children and young people’s wellbeing and development – physical, cognitive and social. Investment in high quality play can deliver significant returns to individuals, families and wider communities however, with limited resources, we need to invest smarter and ensure our planning for play delivers results for all children.

This seminar, one of 6 events being held in various locations (other locations listed below), will include presentations and discussions on:

    • The national Play Strategy and what has been achieved so far
    • How play contributes to achieving local and national outcomes & priorities
    • The opportunities presented by play as a new Key Change area for the Early Years Collaborative
  • New tools available that will support and enhance provision, or encourage development of new services

Who should attend?

This event will be of interest to local policy makers, service commissioners and third sector services whose work impacts on children and young people (including older children) – this includes colleagues from planning/architecture, housing, health, education, parks/land use, transport, youth work, playwork and early years. It is likely to be of interest to those involved in the Collaborative locally (Early Years or Raising Attainment) and those new to play.

The National Play Strategy has an ambition for children and young people across all ages and stages and the Action Plan setting out what actions we need to take collectively can be found here: http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2013/10/9424

To book on the event, use this link http://driving-change-through-play-melrose.eventbrite.co.uk

 

Play ScotlandWe would like to invite you to an exciting, informative and free event that is being held on Wednesday the 24th of February 2016 in Melrose.

Play is central to all aspects of children and young people’s wellbeing and development – physical, cognitive and social.  Investment in high quality play can deliver significant returns to individuals, families and wider communities however, with limited resources, we need to invest smarter and ensure our planning for play delivers results for all children.

This seminar, one of 6 events being held in various locations (other locations listed below), will include presentations and discussions on:

    • The national Play Strategy and what has been achieved so far
    • How play contributes to achieving local and national outcomes & priorities
    • The opportunities presented by play as a new Key Change area for the Early Years Collaborative
  • New tools available that will support and enhance provision, or encourage development of new services

Who should attend?

This event will be of interest to local policy makers, service commissioners and third sector services whose work impacts on children and young people (including older children) – this includes colleagues from planning/architecture, housing, health, education, parks/land use, transport, youth work, playwork and early years.  It is likely to be of interest to those involved in the Collaborative locally (Early Years or Raising Attainment) and those new to play. 

The National Play Strategy has an ambition for children and young people across all ages and stages and the Action Plan setting out what actions we need to take collectively can be found here: http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2013/10/9424

To book on the event, use this link http://driving-change-through-play-melrose.eventbrite.co.uk

 

 

Dress a Tree Week – OWLS East Lothian

OWLS

OWLS East Lothian is celebrating National Dress a Tree Week this year to launch the group under its new name.

Please join us to celebrate trees and to raise awareness of the importance of outdoor spaces and places for children to learn, play and grow.

Dress a tree in your local woods or school grounds.

Photograph it.

Send your photo to: kmisselbrook@sandersonswynd.elcschool.org.uk

We will then share the photos through our web page and other media to show how East Lothian celebrates nature!

For more information

Guidelines on decorating your tree

OWLS

OWLS East Lothian is celebrating National Dress a Tree Week this year to launch the group under its new name.

Please join us to celebrate trees and to raise awareness of the importance of outdoor spaces and places for children to learn, play and grow.

Dress a tree in your local woods or school grounds.

Photograph it.

Send your photo to: kmisselbrook@sandersonswynd.elcschool.org.uk

We will then share the photos through our web page and other media to show how East Lothian celebrates nature!

For more information

Guidelines on decorating your tree

book bug scottish book trust

 

 

 

Bookbug – it’s time for you to have your say!

Scottish Book Trust would like to know what professionals think about the Bookbug programme. To do this we would like to invite you to complete an online survey. The Bookbug programme is currently being evaluated by researchers from the Centre for Research on Families and Relationships, based at the University of Edinburgh. The evaluation is investigating what difference Bookbug makes to parents, children and early years professionals. As part of this evaluation we have developed an online survey for professionals whose work supports the delivery of Bookbug bags or Bookbug sessions. The survey will give us an overview of professionals’ views and experiences of the Bookbug Programme. In addition, findings from the survey will be used to help identify areas for further exploration in four case study areas for evaluation in 2016. The survey will take between 20–25 minutes to complete, depending on the level of detail that you provide. We are keen to hear your views but aware that your time is precious; please do not feel obliged to complete all of the boxes provided for additional comments. One lucky participant chosen at random will receive a bundle of books worth £100 to say thank-you for their time. We would also be grateful if you could send this link on to colleagues in your organisation and/or locality who have contact with Bookbug. The closing date for the survey is Friday 27th November 2015.

Please click here to complete the Bookbug Practitioners Survey

book bug scottish book trust

 

 

 

Bookbug – it’s time for you to have your say!

Scottish Book Trust would like to know what professionals think about the Bookbug programme. To do this we would like to invite you to complete an online survey. The Bookbug programme is currently being evaluated by researchers from the Centre for Research on Families and Relationships, based at the University of Edinburgh. The evaluation is investigating what difference Bookbug makes to parents, children and early years professionals. As part of this evaluation we have developed an online survey for professionals whose work supports the delivery of Bookbug bags or Bookbug sessions. The survey will give us an overview of professionals’ views and experiences of the Bookbug Programme. In addition, findings from the survey will be used to help identify areas for further exploration in four case study areas for evaluation in 2016. The survey will take between 20–25 minutes to complete, depending on the level of detail that you provide. We are keen to hear your views but aware that your time is precious; please do not feel obliged to complete all of the boxes provided for additional comments.   One lucky participant chosen at random will receive a bundle of books worth £100 to say thank-you for their time. We would also be grateful if you could send this link on to colleagues in your organisation and/or locality who have contact with Bookbug. The closing date for the survey is Friday 27th November 2015.

Please click here to complete the Bookbug Practitioners Survey

Baby PEEP in Bleachingfield Centre

peepleThere is a new Baby Peep class starting in Dunbar on Tuesday 3 November until Tuesday 24 November.

If you would like some more information or would like to book a place on this group please contact Susan at supportfromthestart@eastlothian.gov.uk phone 01620 827481 or facebook.com/supportfromthestart

 

peepleThere is a new Baby Peep class starting in Dunbar on Tuesday 3 November until Tuesday 24 November 11.00 – 12.00.

If you would like some more information or would like to book a place on this group please contact Susan at supportfromthestart@eastlothian.gov.uk phone 01620 827481 or facebook.com/supportfromthestart

 

 

Messy Play

messy play poster

We are excited to be offering these Messy Play sessions to parents/carers and their children aged between 0-5 years. (Babies are welcome but better if they can sit unaided)

Come and join us each week for Messy Play which will be themed around our storybook for the session. Remember, it is Messy Play so children (along with some adults!) might get a little bit dirty. Wearing old clothes might be a good idea!

Dates Wednesday 4th November until Wednesday 9th December 2015

Where Sandersons Wynd Primary School – Community Room (gain access from the main entrance of the school)

Time 1pm until 2.30pm

Cost £3 per family

We only have 20 spaces so please book in advance to secure your space.

To book please email cldfaside@eastlothian.gov.uk or message direct on the Tranent Support from the Start Facebook page.

 

messy play poster

We are excited to be offering these Messy Play sessions to parents/carers and their children aged between 0-5 years. (Babies are welcome but better if they can sit unaided)

Come and join us each week for Messy Play which will be themed around our storybook for the session. Remember, it is Messy Play so children (along with some adults!) might get a little bit dirty. Wearing old clothes might be a good idea!

Dates Wednesday 4th November until Wednesday 9th December 2015

Where Sandersons Wynd Primary School – Community Room (gain access from the main entrance of the school)

Time 1pm until 2.30pm

Cost £3 per family

We only have 20 spaces so please book in advance to secure your space.

To book please email cldfaside@eastlothian.gov.uk or message direct on the Tranent Support from the Start Facebook page.

 

Baby PEEP at first step

first step logoParents Early Education Partnership

PEEP supports all parents to create the best start for their children by making the most of everyday learning opportunities – listening, talking, playing, singing and sharing stories and books.

BABY PEEP (under 1 year) Starts n Friday 23rd October from 9.30am – 11am.

This course runs for 9 weeks, taking us up to Friday 19th December

If you would like to find out more about PEEP or book a place on the course please contact Heather on 01316650848 or email heather_firststep1@btconnect.com

 

first step logoParents Early Education Partnership

PEEP supports all parents to create the best start for their children by making the most of everyday learning opportunities – listening, talking, playing, singing and sharing stories and books.

BABY PEEP (under 1 year) Starts  n Friday 23rd October from 9.30am – 11am.

This course runs for 9 weeks, taking us up to Friday 19th December

If you would like to find out more about PEEP or book a place on the course please contact Heather on 01316650848 or email heather_firststep1@btconnect.com