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Learn more about your child's development with our free online sessions

Family Corner is published by the Early Years Alliance — a registered educational charity that delivers care and learning to over 800,000 families every year.

The Early Years Alliance is pleased to offer a series of free online Parent Connect events specifically designed for parents to teach them about key areas of children’s development.

Below are the dates running in February and March, so please feel free to get involved and sign up for a free session.

Supporting your Child’s Speech and Language Development

In this session we explore the importance of speech and language development and how you can support communication.

Book now: 10 Feb 2021 2.00-2.45pm


Process over Product

This session explores the importance of how children play and how this is more important than the end product children create.

Book now: 17 Feb 2021 2.00-2.45pm


Outdoor Fun

Together we discuss the benefits of play outdoors, what this can look like and the benefits to children’s learning and development through play.

Book now: 24 Feb 2021 2.00-2.45pm


Toilet Training

This session covers information on toilet training, sharing expectations with some helpful tips and advice for parents when toilet training their child.

Book now: 3 March 2021 2.00-2.45pm


Supporting Children’s Emotional Wellbeing

Help your child to recognise their emotions and explore with us ideas for how you can support children’s positive emotional wellbeing.

Book now: 10 March 2021 2.00-2.45pm


Let’s Talk about Behaviour

In this session we try to define behaviour and look to delve into some of the influences and functions of children’s behaviour. Finally, we round things up with a discussion around addressing some behaviour concerns.

Book now: 17 March 2021 2.00-2.45pm


Importance of Play

Together we consider what play is, explore play-based learning and take a closer look at how play shaped our own childhoods.

Book now: 24 March 2021 2.00-2.45pm


Building Babies' Brains

Join us as we explore and discuss the building blocks for a ‘healthy brain’.

Book now: 31 March 2021 2.00-2.45pm


If you have any problems booking on to an event please contact our admin team on: connect@eyalliance.org.uk


Family sessions on YouTube

We also have a big library of free videos for you on our YouTube channel.

We have around 100 videos created by our early years experts.

There are sing-a-longs, rhyme and story times, games, activities and cooking sessions. 

Plus there are some really useful sessions for parents too on topics such as numeracy, mindfulness, treasure baskets and mark making that will help you to help your child develop and learn.

Activities playlist 

Stories, songs and rhyme time playlist 

Big Cook Little Cook playlist 

Sessions for parents

Full Family Sessions playlist


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