Resources for Teachers & other Key Workers

Early Years Resources – Foundation Stage

Years 1 &2 (KS1)
Our Early Years Resource Pack includes a variety of double-sided laminated activity cards, as follows, that can be used in any order to suit the group.

  • Being a Friend
  • Eating and Drinking
  • What do squirrels do when they are ill?
  • Being active makes my brain happy!
  • Turn Your Frown Upside Down!
  • When I am sad
  • Oh dear! I’m feeling ……!
  • Feeling Good
  • This is Fin and Bear
  • Why do we need sleep?
  • Sleep is like magic medicine!

The Pack also includes a Healthy Me Activities and Mindful Me Activities double-sided poster.
The activities can also be downloaded as a set of individual cards:

  • Healthy Me Activities cards
  • Mindful Me Activities cards

To order the Pack or request training in your setting, please contact us via our website contact page. 

The cards in the Facts4Life Early Years Pack are mapped against the Early Learning Goals.

For settings that are working with the 2021 EYFS reforms and the early adopter version of the goals, the cards in the Pack continue to meet many of the goals, specifically these sections:

  • Communication and Language (all sections),
  • Personal,
  • Social and Emotional Development (all sections),
  • Physical Development (Gross Motor Skills ELG),
  • Literacy (Comprehension ELG), and
  • Understanding the World (Being Imaginative and Expressive).

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Early Years Resources: Facts4Life Songs (videos)

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Makaton Basic Emotions song 1
Smoothing The Path Song in Early Years Resources
Smoothing the Path song

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Makaton Basic Emotions song 2
Being active makes me happy song
Being Active Makes Me Happy song

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Makaton Basic Emotions song 3
Happy Things song
Happy Things song

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I want to be your friend song
I'm a First Aid Superstar! song
Keeping Balanced song in Early Years Resources
Keeping Balanced song
Tricky Feelings song
Brush Your Teeth! song
This is a Safe Space song
Time for Sleep Song in Early Years Resources
Time for Sleep song
Super Pooper song
Ups and Downs song in Early Years Resources
Ups and Downs song
What foods do our bodies need? song

Sample cards from the Early Years Pack

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EYFS Facts4Life Games in Early Years Resources

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Facts4life Books

'Oh Flo!' front cover

Oh Flo!

Our children’s book ‘Oh Flo!’ follows Flo as she navigates a day in the life of a pre-schooler. This book accompanies the Early Years pack, or can be ordered separately here.
This is Fin & Bear front cover

This is Fin and Bear

We also include a copy of our second children’s book ‘This is Fin and Bear’ in the Early Years pack, or it can be ordered separately here.

Guidance for Practitioners

Loss

A guide to support you with helping children navigate the complex emotions around loss

Transition

A Transition Guide for Early Years settings (full colour)
A Transition Guide for Early Years settings (low ink)
PowerPoint template for Welcome Booklet
A Transition Guide for Parents & Carers (full colour)
A Transition Guide for Parents & Carers (low ink)
This is a Safe Space song – see songs section above