WHAT IS A DEVELOPMENT WHEEL?
are a unique, popular resource, which were designed to offer
information, ideas and guidance in an easily understood and
produced the first wheel back in 2010, the portfolio of wheels
continues to expand and the range of wheels now also offer support
on a variety of subjects to early years practitioners, teachers,
health visitors, childminders, family support agencies, NHS and
other health professionals, parents and carers.
There are now 26
different Development Wheels within the series, covering such areas
as: Communication, Parent Support, Early Years Maths & English, and
our new Postnatal Health (PND) wheel. Go to our main Development
Wheels page to view them all by clicking here
very popular and unique full-colour wheels have been developed so that they twist around to reveal the
section you need at any one time. They are a form of 'circular book' that
is easy to use and avoids the need to flick through the contents of a normal book
to find the page you require.
They have information on both sides
of each section and have
developed with the aid and input of specialist practitioners and authors.
Our standard sized Development Wheels™ are easy to carry around and
use. It is the inner part of the ‘wheel’ is rotated to reveal the
section you need to view, with information shown through both sides
of the ‘cut-out’ window on the front and back of each wheel. They
are about 230mm diameter, and are laminated to last longer.
The wheels are written by practitioners, authors and specialists in
their ﬁeld. This ensures the quality of the content to meet the
needs of not only parents/carers but also practitioners, teachers,
health visitors, childminders, students – in fact anyone working in
early years, education, child development and family/health support.
NEW super-size Practitioner DevelopmentWheels™ are much larger at
diameter. These can hold a lot more specialist detailed information to support
practitioners and other professionals within an organisation, setting or group. Click