Manners, L. (2020) ‘Lockdown: physical development: make the move’, Nursery World, December 2020, pp.32-34.
How did the first lockdown impact children’s physical development, and what have early years settings done to help them get ‘back on track’?
Jones Russell, M. (2020) ‘Health and nutrition: early days’, Nursery World, November 2020, pp.40-41.
Studies reveal that exposure to peanuts at a young age can raise tolerance in at-risk children.
Jones Russell, M. (2019) ‘Health and well-being: taking action’, Nursery World, 27 May-09 June 2019, pp.30-31.
What are the latest guidelines and opinion when it comes to physical activity?
Vollans, C. (2019) ‘Physical development: doing fine’, Nursery World, 18-31 March 2019, pp.18-19.
Fine motor skills are apparently declining in school-leavers, so instilling them in the early years is vital.
Cheung, R. and Jones Russell, M. (2019) ‘Health and well-being: poor form?’, Nursery World, 18-31 March 2019, pp.16-17.
Dr Ronny Cheung, author of ‘International Comparisons of Health and Wellbeing’, talks to Meredith Jones Russell about the UK’s health outcomes for babies and young children.
Brace, D. (2019) ‘Behaviour: distress: comfort zone’, Nursery World, 04-17 March 2019, pp.28-29.
Understanding and responding to young children’s distress is vital to their future mental health.
Jones Russell, M. (2019) ‘Health and nutrition: young children give wrong portion sizes’, Nursery World, 19 August-01 September 2019, pp.10-11.
Jones Russell, M. (2019) ‘Health and well-being: a real pain?’, Nursery World, 11-24 November 2019, pp.26-27.
Understanding how children express pain, and knowing what to do about it, are vital.
Jones Russell, M. (2019) ‘Health and well-being: in silence’, Nursery World, 24 June-07 July 2019, pp.24-25.
What is sepsis and how can practitioners and parents spot the early warning signs?
Pound, L. (2017) ‘Learning and development: music: part 2: move it!’, Nursery World, 16-29 October 2017, pp.16-18.
Physical development and music go hand in hand, and the key to success is variety.