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Child of our Time 2006: Free cards

Child of our Time 2006: Free cards Copyrighted image Copyright: OU
Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 10 Jan 2006
We produced a series of free cards to accompany the 2006 series. You can download them to print out for yourself.

What is socialisation? The one minute guide

What is socialisation? The one minute guide Copyrighted image Copyright: BBC
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 Dec 2005
John Oates introduces us to socialisation and the different views of child rearing.

Participation through play

Participation through play Copyrighted image Copyright: Production team
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 Dec 2005
Lucy Rai explains that play helps all adults gain a better understanding of young children’s thoughts, feelings and ideas - not just the...

Learning about numbers

Learning about numbers Copyrighted image Copyright: Marjanneke | Dreamstime.com
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 10 Jan 2005
Sue Johnston-Wilder looks at how we develop our skills with numbers

Influence of temperament

Influence of temperament Copyrighted image Copyright: Production team
Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 06 Jan 2005
This course taster is taken from the Open University’s ‘Child Development’ course (ED209). It is an extract from one of the four...

Executive functions in childhood: development and disorder

Executive functions in childhood: development and disorder Copyrighted image Copyright: Production team
Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 06 Jan 2005
This course taster is taken from the Open University’s ‘Child Development’ course (ED209). It is an extract from one of the four...

Cognition and gender development

Cognition and gender development Copyrighted image Copyright: Open2 team
Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 06 Jan 2005
This course taster is taken from the Open University’s ‘Child Development’ course (ED209). It is an extract from one of the four...

Free Activity Cards

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Free Activity Cards Copyrighted image Copyright: Production team
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 04 Jan 2005
A set of cards with simple, fun tasks to share with your children were produced to accompany the 2004 series. We are pleased to be able to offer...

What is Self?

What is Self? Copyrighted image Copyright: Used with permission
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 04 Jan 2005
What is self and how do we study its development? 

What is the significance of music for young children?

What is the significance of music for young children? Copyrighted image Copyright: Davidcrehner | Dreamstime.com
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 04 Jan 2005
Dr Alexandra Lamont explores the role of music in the lives of young children - their experiences of and reactions to various music styles.