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Let imagination take centre stage in early years

How 'helicopter stories' can help early years pupils' learning

Nothing beats story time at primary school. Whether you’re reading an action-packed adventure to Year 6 or you spend an afternoon on a teddy bear hunt with Year 1, it’s a special time of day for everyone.

For the littlest of learners in early years, story time is about so much more than simply listening to a story being read out loud – it’s about bringing it to life.

But how can we achieve this? Once you’ve exhausted all of your funny voices and vigorously acted out the pirate scene with your TA, how else can you introduce children to the magic of a story?

Early years foundation lead Helen ...

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