New Sara Stanley Philosophical Storyplay Blog here   The importance of picture books and play for critical literacy and thinking    
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Register your interest now – one day course – May 2018

An opportunity to explore how to develop democratic communities and literacy using picturebooks to enhance the play happening in the eyes setting . Please email saraloisstanley@yahoo.co.uk to confirm places. Happy holidays.
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From the PRAESA website. Thank you to Rujeko Moyo, (ECD blogger- passionate about nurturing a reading culture in the African child) who has blogged about this groundbreaking early years conference.

March the 16th and 17th, 2017, saw the Observatory River Club Conference Centre abuzz with a conglomerate of over 180 individuals from various sectors and regions across South Africa –policy makers, government departments, universities and other tertiary institutions, donors and funders, non-profit and profit making organisations, libraries, schools, Early Childhood Development (ECD) centers, ECD consultants, ECD res
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Philosophical storyplay adventures in the classroom

 Do your children have amazing thoughts and questions about life that you would like to help them turn into a philosophical storyplaying adventure? click on the image for details
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Here are the details of my latest course that I am running in Norwich this June. Please click on the image below to get full details and I look forward to seeing you there!
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Please support our play space for children in Grande-Synthe refugee camp

We give you… our crowdfunding page! The aims of this page are to raise money to recruit and retain long-term volunteers (such as ourselves and others) so that we can afford to pay basic expenses of accommodation, food and transport while based in Dunkirk. Our second aim is to have flexibility over what resources to buy and when to buy them and to enable us to fund local trips out etc, rather than having to simp
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www.sarastanley.co.uk 127 North Walsham Road NORWICH NR6 7QG UK saraloisstanley@yahoo.co.uk @philosophworld 00447495848388 One day introduction to the Philosophical classroom Date:February 8th 2016 Time: 9.30-3pm Cost: £100 per person Venue: Lionwood Junior School Norwich Course outline Participants will gain understanding of the philosophy of childhood and ways to develop the philosophy that happens in the classroom
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Storyplaying in Calais…

I need to offer my services so I’m planning to head to the migrant camps soon with a car full of things to help the youngest children in camp. My aim is to play and read with children. (No idea how but I’m sure there will be people there to help me.)   If you would like to join me or donate items i am taking and collecting pop up playtents to turn into reading dens ,good quality picture books , marke
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The virtual book tour at Beanstalk staff training #nextChapter

Where the Wild Things Are -M Sendak  Just imagine & You Choose- Pippa Goodhart and Nick Sharratt Topsy Turvy World- Hans-Georg Barker  I am Henry Finch- Deacon& Schwarz Wild- Emily Hughes Book of Dreams- Shirin Ad          Not now Bernard-David McKee Would you rather? – John Burningham The cat, the dog, little red, the exploding eggs, the wolf and grandmas wardrobe-. D
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