Nursery/Pre-School (EYFS)

Creating happy early habits and managing the tricky bits

Being a pre-schooler is a fun and exciting time but it can also be challenging. Alongside rapid neurological and physical development there’s so much to learn about the world and the people in it! The Doodle programme helps young children ages 3-4 to develop happy life habits related to the 4 Trick Box themes:

Doodle Programme EYFS
Trick Box Learning

Supported by parents/carers at home, who have their own trick card pack to help develop their child’s personal skills, The Doodle programme helps pre-school children to develop the habits and skills needed to

This is a standalone programme but also provides a foundation for the Trick Box programme in schools.

The Doodle programme also links to the parent/carer Match Box programme.

Early Years 1 - Doodle Programme

What’s in the Box?

Alongside a cuddly Doodle toy and the 4 Doodle stories, there’s a fun and engaging year-round, book-related activity folder with visual aids, simple step-by-step guide for practitioners, a resource manual with extension activities, display materials and information posters for parents/carers to keep them in the loop. There are also 30 Trick Box card packs for parents/carers to continue to develop the same skills with their children at home.

“A simple programme to pick up and use which ties in well with our emotional and behaviour policy. The children love it! It brings children, parents and practitioners together, making a positive impact on nursery and home life.”

Nursery Manager of the Year 2019/20 (NMT Awards) Alex Jones at Kindred Nursery Bournemouth

“Emotionally empowering! The Doodle programme has helped us to give children a means to express their feelings and emotions. It has helped with their emotional literacy and enabled them to communicate and express their emotions in a positive way.”

Dean Park Nursery Manager Kelly Yates

Additional Training

The Doodle programme resources include a step-by-step manual as well as instructions for use on the backs of each activity card.

You have everything you need, including an introductory staff training PowerPoint but if you’d like a little extra, we also provide additional training.

CONFIDENCE

Confident
thinking
body-language
self-beliefs
actions

CALM

Mindful
emotional management
relaxation
solution thinking

COMMUNICATION

Positive
communication
choices
behaviour

CREATIVITY

Creative
mindset
interests
opportunities