Free online learning for the whole family - book your session now

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Please join us for an activity-packed programme offering loads of ideas on how to keep your little one happy, motivated and learning.

Thanks to support from the Department for Education we are offering the following free courses:

  • Parent Connect - These are one-off online events providing wellbeing and other advice. They support children’s early education.

You can read further details on each course and book via the booking links below.

Parent Connect online events

These are a series of online events exploring the 'Home Learning Environment'. They are an opportunity to connect with other parents and carers via Zoom and learn about topics relevant to families and children aged 0-5 and share ideas in how to support each other.

Each session will run twice in a day: Afternoon sessions from 2pm-3pm — Evening sessions from 7pm-8pm.

There will be no sessions in half term weeks or the Christmas holiday period.

Supporting Personal, Social and Emotional Development at Home

Help your child to recognise their emotions and explore with us ideas for how you can support children’s positive emotional wellbeing.

24 November

Book now: 2-3pm

Book now: 7-8pm


Learning in the Bathroom

Bubbles, splashing and lots of fun! Join us as we discover the learning and development that can happen in the bathroom and how to make some of the daily routine activities more engaging for children.

1 December

Book now: 2-3pm

Book now: 7-8pm


Home Learning for Babies

Babies can play too! Understanding baby brain development and enriching babies play time can hugely contribute towards lifelong learning. Join us to find out more.

8 December

Book now: 2-3pm

Book now: 7-8pm


Learning in the garden

Being outside has so many benefits for the mind and body, whatever the weather! Join us as we discover how to get the most out of your outside space, however small or big, to support learning and development in the early years.

5 January

Book now: 2-3pm

Book now: 7-8pm


Home Learning for Toddlers - with a Focus on Schemas

Have you ever wondered why your child keeps playing in a certain way or enjoys some activities more than others? Join us as we explore the interests of toddlers, their play development, and how we can support this at home.

12 January

Book now: 2-3pm

Book now: 7-8pm


Further free resources for families from the Alliance

Family Sessions on YouTube

Family Time Tips activities

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