Kirstine Beeley is an ex-teacher with experience across a range of early years, primary and special needs settings. Now working as an independent trainer and writer, this working mum has a heart felt passion for child-centred early years and primary learning. The creator of the Empathy Dolls Approach, she now works closely with childminders and nursery and primary school staff for local authorities across the United Kingdom to promote children's emotional development, independence, and positive mental health.
Writes: Early Years, Mathematics, Understanding the world, Characteristics of Effective Learning, Fantastic Things, For Parents and Childminders, Practitioners' Guides, Personal, Social and Emotional Development
Author of : 50 Fantastic Ideas for Maths Outdoors, 50 fantastic ideas for Science Outdoors, 50 Fantastic things to do with a water tray, 50 Fantastic things to do with paint, 50 Fantastic things to do with a sand tray, Parent's Survival Guide to Starting School, 50 Fantastic things to do with squidgy stuff, Science in the Early Years Foundation Stage, Using the Empathy Dolls Approach