Working with Babies

Target audience

Early years practitioners working with children 0-2.

About this course

This practical full-day course is essential training for anyone working with babies. The course details the changes the brain goes through in the first two years of a child’s life and the importance of physical exploration for babies and young children.

The course also explores how modern life has made the experience of babies a more sedentary one and how we can combat this, through exciting, fun activities and getting parents involved. The is a practical course combining insights into brain development with hands on activities to create a “tummy time” extravaganza for your setting.

For more details please see 'Course aims and outcomes', below.

Date, time and venue

Date Time Venue
Dates to be confirmed    

Course tutor

Ben Kingston-Hughes, Inspired Children


  • £15

Courses are payable by credit or debit card at the time of booking, please follow the instructions on Eventbrite – invoices will not be sent for these courses.


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Further course information

By the end of the course delegates will have:

  • developed insights into the brain development of babies and young children aged 0-2 years
  • an understanding of the importance of enabling environments for babies (0-2 years)
  • clear understanding of the importance of quality interactions to support babies’ learning and development
  • ideas to support babies and young children as independent and active learners

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