50 Things To Do helps parents develop their home learning environment, suggesting a wide range of low-cost and no-cost local activities. The 50 Things approach improves early language and literacy, motor skills and resilience.
As a result children thrive cognitively, physically and emotionally, and will be more ready for primary school.
How will Local Authorities Promote Healthy Development During Early Childhood?
The World Health Organisation reported in 2019 that sedentary lifestyles were contributing to rising obesity levels in young children across the world. Research into the impact of Covid suggests that the pandemic has exacerbated that issue, with children being less physically active than ever due to the restrictions that are in place. Designed for Local Authorities and their health partners, 50 Things encourages activity, indoors and out, nurturing positive habits for healthier living. Hear health experts talk about how communities can work together to promote changes in lifestyles, and how a local 50 Things offer can support that shift in behaviour.
Wednesday, 28th March
Webinar starts at 2.00pm
50 Things aligns with the DfE's pre-school literacy priorities and develops children's awareness of their cultural capital
The 50 Things approach promotes the benefits of experiential learning. By having fun at home and in the outdoors, children will become more confident communicators, less likely to start school with a word-gap.
Helping parents improve their home learning environment
Access life-changing, fun, low or no-cost experiences with your family. These activities are a great way to support and develop young children’s oracy skills and confidence, ready for school life.
50 Things featured on BBC Look North... Watch some of our parents talking about how much fun they are having with 50 Things!