Skylark Learning for
Early Years Teachers

 

Skylark Learning is an early childhood education company delivering innovative, high quality resources to help children learn and develop. Find out how our products can be used in your classes and groups.


Our nursery teachers at Patacake Day Nursery used My First Emotions with children from 16 months to 3 years and really enjoyed using it. We believe My First Emotions is a great early learning resource for nursery teachers with plenty of interesting activity ideas in the activity book and high-quality materials.

Patacake Day Nursery, Cambridge

My First Emotions

My First Emotions has been designed to help children learn to understand and manage emotions. Based on the latest research about emotional awareness, validation and regulation in both children and adults, this set will help children to develop good emotional understanding, leading to better relationships, academic achievement and essential life skills. Packed with engaging and beautifully illustrated materials, connected tools and stimulating activity ideas, it uses play, stories and music to encourage nourishing emotional development. It’s fun, interactive and new – children love it!

My First Emotions will help you to:

  • equip children with the tools to understand and learn how to cope with emotions
  • teach children how to control their own emotions.

Nursery Review

Patacake Day Nursery in Cambridge recently reviewed My First Emotions and provided a useful insight into how it can be used in a nursery setting.

According to the nursery, key areas of the EYFS met through My First Emotions include: 

  • Personal, social and emotional development: Managing feelings and behaviour; Making relationships
  • Communication and language: Listening and attention; Understanding; Speaking

Click here to read the full case study.

We have provided an activity plan for each age group which can be used with My First Emotions in any educational setting from nursery to reception, community groups and homeschooling. Please see the ‘activity plans’ tab for a PDF version of each.

Activity plan: Happy or sad? 
Age group 0-1 year
Click here for the activity plan.

Activity plan: There, there!
Age group: 1-2 years
Click here for the activity plan.

Activity plan: Anger signs?
Age group: 2-3 years
Click here for the activity plan and accompanying printable.

*Special Price*

Pre-order 10 or more sets of My First Emotions before October 31st 2017 at the discounted price of £39.99 each.

This is a limited offer – don’t miss out. Simply contact us via the contact form below to let us know how many boxes you wish to pre-order and we’ll sort out the rest!

Skylark English

Skylark English is an interactive, multisensory toolkit for learning English. Packed with original and fun educational resources, it has been specially designed for little ones from birth upwards – a great resource for your English language learning sessions! Its fully flexible learning will suit early learning professionals with any level of English. Make learning English fun with Skylark English!

Skylark English will help:

  • develop linguistic abilities at an age when it happens most efficiently
  • build vocabulary in a natural context, by creating opportunities for real communication in English
  • lay the foundation for further study of the English language.

When you purchase Skylark English, you will receive teaching materials which can be used in any educational setting from nursery to reception, private tutoring, community groups and homeschooling.

We are currently in the process of preparing activity plans for Skylark English.

Please come back and view them shortly.

*Special Price*

Pre-order 10 or more sets of My First Emotions before October 31st 2017 at the discounted price of £39.99 each.

This is a limited offer – don’t miss out. Simply contact us via the contact form below to let us know how many boxes you wish to order and we’ll sort out the rest!

Recommendations

“Developing a child’s emotional understanding could lead to a more emotionally healthy, academically able child who can empathise, share and cooperate. My First Emotions is likely to be beneficial in developing children’s emotional understanding.”

Dave Neale

Doctoral Researcher, Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge

 

“Learning through play is a cornerstone of the Skylark English methodology. It not only ensures that children enjoy learning English and are motivated to continue with it, but also gives them the opportunity to use language authentically, as a tool for communication.”

Romy Fursland

Writer and Teacher of Foreign Languages and author of Skylark English

 

About Us

Skylark Learning is an award-winning early-years educational publishing company. In collaboration with British education, psychology and language specialists, Skylark Learning creates products that provide young children with more opportunities through fun, play-based learning. All Skylark Learning products comply with the Toys (Safety) Regulations 2011.

Contact Us

Are you interested in using My First Emotions or Skylark English in your classroom?

Purchase your own Skylark English set here or click here to pre-order your own My First Emotions set. If you are interested in purchasing multiple sets, please leave your contact details below and a member of our team will contact you to discuss the wholesale packages we have on offer.