5 - 8 years

From 0-5 years children have undergone the most rapid brain development they ever will in their life. At 5+ years children’s personalities and interests are clear, and they love to voice them. Children at this age need choice, trust, autonomy and thrive best off a child-led curriculum. Suggested resources:

  • Games with rules or explicit instructions
  • Imaginative Play resources such as small world play
  • Craft to make and do, for the process and sometimes product
  • Books of different genres and purposes; factual and fantasy
  • Science kits to explore and hypothesise
5 - 8 years
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From 0-5 years children have undergone the most rapid brain development they ever will in their life. At 5+ years children’s personalities and interests are clear, and they love to voice them. Children at this age need choice, trust, autonomy and thrive best off a child-led curriculum. Suggested resources:

  • Games with rules or explicit instructions
  • Imaginative Play resources such as small world play
  • Craft to make and do, for the process and sometimes product
  • Books of different genres and purposes; factual and fantasy

Further suggested resources: Developmentally Appropriate Gift Guide for 5+ year olds – Growing Kind