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 can Local Authorities promote a Summer of Play to enhance learning, health and school readiness?
As very young children return to a more open society and life beyond the home, following Covid restrictions, developing their confidence and independence has never been more important. Hear how, by promoting 50 Things within the Home Learning Environment (both indoors and outdoors), Local Authorities can support young children's play, early development, and conversation skills, nurturing independence and school readiness.
Approx. 50 minutes
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!