Here you'll find a range of childcare blog posts written by our very own early years experts from 2016.

What is the perfect portion size?

- Jo Baranek, NDNA Lead Early Years Adviser 

31 August 2016

A new study has found the majority of parents are piling their children's plates too high...so what's the right amount?

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11 great pieces of art made in NDNA member nurseries this week

19 August 2016
Girl drawing with chalkThere’s collage, clay, craft and a mini Monet! 

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Childcare Isn’t Being Watered Down Within Government

- Purnima Tanuku OBE, NDNA Chief Executive

18 August 2016

Purnima Tanuku When MP Caroline Dinenage was named as the new Parliamentary Under Secretary for Women, Equalities and Early Years, there was a frisson of disenchanted mutterings.

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12 British wild flowers and plants in bloom now, to spot with young children

29 July 2016
Flower in fieldIs there anything as nice as a nature walk? Do you know your buttercups from your birdsfoot trefoil?

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Happy Birthday Prince George!

- Purnima Tanuku OBE, NDNA Chief Executive

21 July 2016

Purnima Tanuku Prince George’s Third Birthday and Free Preschool Education fit for a Future King.

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The Big Reason Why We Need to Keep Calm and Carry on Amid Brexit

- Purnima Tanuku OBE, NDNA Chief Executive

07 July 2016

Purnima Tanuku
I spoke at the NDNA Annual Conference on 1 July and of course the burning question was: “What will our exit from the European Union mean for early years policy?”

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42 highlights from the NDNA Conference 2016

4 July 2016
NDNA Conference 2016What an amazing day in Milton Keynes. If you were there, this is your chance to relive it! If you weren't - see what you missed!

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