Alistair Bryce-Clegg is known for his original and creative ideas and witty and accessible writing style. His books provide many brilliant ideas and practical approaches to use in early years education. Browse Alistair’s published titles below and click on any image to find out more and purchase the books.

The 50 Fantastic Things series is a no nonsense, ideas bank …no frills, just 50 examples of great ideas already in practice! Ideal for the...

Packed full of inspiring activities which re-invigorate and extend traditional areas of early years provision, 50 Fantastic Things to do with Paint, one of a...

Children are naturally drawn to making marks. Long before they pick up a pencil or a paintbrush, they will experiment with making marks using hands,...

If children are not interested or motivated by what they have been asked to write about, you can be sure that any writing you do...

Important dates and occasions are often marked with a variety of celebrations and festivals. These occasions are also important markers for children in the passing...

Packed full of inspiring activities which re-invigorate and extend traditional areas of early years provision, 50 Fantastic Things to do with Squidgy Stuff, one of...

Packed full of inspiring activities which re-invigorate and extend traditional areas of early years provision, 50 Fantastic Things to do with a water tray, one...

Outdoors is a great space to enhance and extend children’s learning. There are lots of children who have a natural affinity with the outdoors and...

The desire to be independent is a natural part of child development and when children feel safe and secure within their environment they tend to...

Learning about phonics and putting that knowledge into practice is an integral part of every child’s learning journey. Good phonic knowledge is essential if children...

The 50 Fantastic Things series is a no nonsense, ideas bank …no frills, just 50 examples of great ideas already in practice! Ideal for the...

Not only is the changing of the seasons an ideal time for children to focus on their understanding and exploration of the world around them,...

Improving provision and outcomes for the children in your setting. There are so many ways practitioners can get children ready for writing and Alistair explores...

How to plan learning opportunities that engage and interest children. This title is part of a brand new series, edited by Jennie Lindon, which takes...

In the original book – Continuous Provision, Alistair Bryce-Clegg covered what effective continuous provision should look like and how practitioners could achieve it by linking...

How to plan stimulating and exciting role play, inside and out! Role Play is an important part of every child’s entitlement. This lively book will...

Packed full of inspiring activities which re-invigorate and extend traditional areas of early years provision, 50 Fantastic Things to do with a sand tray, one...

If you can’t say it, you can’t write it! There is so much that you can do with children to get them ready to write....

How to make your display child-led and child-centered. Learning opportunities in the early years need to be child-led and child-centered and yet many settings still...

How to plan provision to make a positive impact on children’s learning. Based on Alistair’s extensive experience in school, this book brings together his knowledge...

Providing high quality talk experiences to enhance learning. Young children are fascinated by the world around them. They have high levels of natural curiosity and...

Putting child-led learning at the heart of your planning. For children to make progress in all aspects of their learning the practitioners who work with...

Alistair Bryce-Clegg is known for his original and creative ideas and witty and accessible writing style, and this book does not disappoint! It is filled...

Effective Trasition Into Year One

Helping children make the transition between Reception and Year One is a challenge. When done well it can have a significant impact on children's emotional...