enterprising child toolkit

The Can-Do Child™ Toolkit

If you're looking for practical, straightforward help to nurture your Can-Do Child, you've come to the right place. From activity cards, apps, and books, to videos and interactive learning programmes and workshops, we have a growing toolkit to help parents and educators.

"Children don't come with a manual so the best way I have of supporting parents is to give them a toolbox and for me the way The Can-Do Child is being delivered is some really cool tools in their toolbox." Dr Amanda Gummer, UK's leading expert on play, play development, and child development.

Can-Do Child activity cardsCan-Do Child Activity cards - be inspired by these unique activity cards for parents, educators, and anyone wanting to activity ideas for children age 3-7 years. Packed with simple, practical ideas and inspiration to enjoy the everyday whilst nurturing children's can-do character and skills, you'll find our 'at a glance' grid on the back of each card showing the characteristics and skills children are learning through the activities. Available for ages 3-5 years and age 5-7 years.

 

Feedback from parents, nurseries, playgroups, and childminders has been overwhelmingly positive:

can do child activity cards"What a great idea! I often struggle with ideas to keep the kids busy at home but keen to make sure what they do is helping them with what they're learning at school too. These are ideal."

"I can't wait to try these activities out. So many of them are based around the things we do in our family everyday, I didn't realise how easy it could be!"

"I love the quality of these cards, they feel strong like they won't tear easily and will withstand spills and muddy fingers."

Can-Do Child™ Activity Cards

Free downloadable content samples

Can-Do Child Activity Cards age 3-5
Can-Do Child Activity Cards age 5-7
A-M Easy Early Learning Activity Cards 3-5 Years
N-Z Easy Early Learning Activity Cards 3-5 Years

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Can-Do Child™ Activity cards - age 3-5 years Can-Do Child™ Activity cards - age 3-5 years, £15.95 incl. VAT

58 cards to inspire busy parents and anyone caring for children age 3-5 years.

Packed with simple, practical ideas to enjoy the everyday and nurture children's can-do character and skills.

Actual card size: 15cm x 10.5cm 

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Can-Do Child™ Activity cards - age 5 - 7 years Can-Do Child™ Activity cards - age 5 - 7 years, £15.95 incl. VAT

58 cards to inspire busy parents and anyone caring for children age 5-7 years.

Packed with simple, practical ideas to enjoy the everyday and nurture children's can-do character and skills.

Actual card size: 15cm x 10.5cm 

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easy early learning cardsEYFS Easy Early Learning Activity cards for Nurseries, Playgroups, Childminders, and parents -unique activity cards based around letters of the alphabet, proividing 'at a glance' ideas and inspiration to help children reach their potential in literacy, numeracy, reasoning, hand-eye coordination, problem solving and more from the earliest of years. Each pack contains three cards per letter. The first is packed with suggestions for activities to include in everyday family life and is based around the Early Years Foundation Stage framework. The other two cards contain specific 'can-do' activity ideas, with a grid on the back showing the characteristics and skills children are learning through those activities, covering areas such as social skills, self-regulation, critical thinking, resilience, resourcefulness, and the ability to play and work well with others. The packs cover A-M and N-Z sold as one set for age 3-5 years.

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EYFS framework Activity Cards for Nursery and at Home

Activity cards A-M and N-Z, age 3-5 years Activity cards A-M and N-Z, age 3-5 years, £15.95 incl. VAT

2 packs of cards each with 39 cards per pack (3 per letter). Each set is packed with 'at a glance' activity ideas to inspire nurseries, parents, playgroups, and childminders caring for children age 3-5 years.

Support and extend children's learning in a fun and easy way with activities based around the Early Years Foundation Stage framework.

Actual card size: 15cm x 10.5cm 

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Books

The Can-Do Child

The Can-Do Child: Enriching the Everyday the Easy Way is Lorraine's second book, published by ReThink Press on 1st February 2017. Discover simple and practical ways to turn everyday situations and occasional planned activities into enjoyable, creative opportunities for quality time.

It is an inspiring and essential book for parents and anyone who cares for, or works with, children from early years upwards.

"This book will help you to help children become happier, more independent, enterprising and resourceful. I thoroughly recommend it for both parents and professionals." Dr Lynne Kenney, Psy.D Practicing Pediatric Psychologist, international speaker and educator, co-author of Bloom

Available to buy from Amazon and all good bookshops right now, the book has already received 100% 5 star reviews from parents, grandparents, teachers, and more! We are able to offer a co-branding oportunity for organisations interested in purchasing bulk copies (100+) of the book. Drop us an email to discuss further.

 

Enterprising Child - the bookLorraine's first book was published in 2012 following extensive research to understand how family influences and parenting styles impacted upon the development of children who grew up to innovate and inspire and make a positive impact upon the world. It has been immensely popular world-wide with both parents and teachers.

It is a practical guide to developing children's enterprising potential through play from the age of four, and explores the wider concepts of what it means to be enterprising, supporting readers to help children think and act in ways which will help them make the best of whatever opportunities and challenges life presents. It is packed with resources, guidance, and inspiring stories.

Enterprising Child currently has 95% five star reviews on amazon.co.uk and 100% 5 star reviews on amazon.com

Buy Enterprising Child on Amazon

Workshops

Accredited learningWe run a variety of workshops for parent employees, parent educators, teachers, and parents. The workshops can be tailored to meet your particular needs, and are always energising, inspiring, and highly participative. We have run workshops for parents through primary schools, as well as in family centres, and are currently going through the process of accreditation for our parent-educator training based on the Can-Do Child® philosophy and approach. Please contact us to discuss your requirements, we'd love to help.

 

Easy Early LearningEasy Early Learning is a collaboration between Ben & Betty and Can-Do Child. We help children experience the joy of learning from the earliest of years, and make life just that little bit easier for nurseries, playgroups, childminders, and parents.

Adopted by nurseries, playgroups and parents across the UK and abroad find out more about the interactive, all in one learning programme, download free samples, and learn how it gives amazing, proven results nurseries, parents and children love. Helps children reach their full potential in literacy, numeracy, reasoning, hand-eye coordination, problem solving, computer skills and more from the earliest of years. Visit Easy Early Learning now.

 

Apps

Recommended by The Good App Guide Developed by professionals based on years of practical experiences working with families and children, independently tested by families, and recommended by The Good App Guide, the first app called 'Enterprising Child' is available to download focused on supporting your child in becoming a confident and competent communicator through fun and easy offline activities. Discover some great new ways to keep the children busy, knowing they are having fun and developing essential can-do skills.

"As a family, the activities are very, very special. They bring us together and make us actually appreciate, respect and understand each other when you're trying to solve a problem or helping each other out on a path." Caroline H, parent.

Click the icons below to download the App from Google Play & Apple App Store

Enterprising Child on Google Play Enterprising Child on The App Store

 

Activity Channel

Watch our range of videos showing families enjoying can-do activity ideas.

 

Enterprise Ahead for Parent-Employees

Enterprise Ahead is an interactive programme supporting parent-employees nurture and unlock the can-do potential in their children. It can be delivered to parent-employees in the workplace or through online technology. Find out more

 

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