Can children hold pens in the digital age?
It seems that a tablet or smartphone can be a welcome distraction for busy parents and a source of entertainment for the kids, but the cost is that children aren’t developing the fine motor skills they need to learn handwriting.
Do the iPad generation need to learn handwriting skills?
UK handwriting experts, teachers from nurseries and primary schools have voiced their concerns that touchscreen technology is not preparing children ability to learn handwriting skills at school.
Pegs to Catch-Up – Try our two month free trial
Here at Nexus we know it is a crucial time for schools and parents to ensure their pupils have access to the best possible resources to support their catch-up learning. To assist teachers and schools we have introduced Nexus Pegs to Catch-Up a network of learning and evidence sharing.
Pegs to Count Up Testimonial from Amberley Primary
We have been working closely with the North Tyneside Learning Trust in the North East of England on an impact research project using our resources for numeracy, Pegs to Count Up
Nexus Sustainable Educational Toys
Continuing our commitment to the environment we will now manufacture our P2P handwriting grippy pegs and EVA foam boards (found in the P2P Range products) out of wood pulp rather than plastic.
Pegs to Paper testimonial from Freemantle Community Academy
Pegs to Paper is a structured programme which focuses on strengthening and developing fine motor skills. Watch how EYFS Freemantle Community Academy teachers engage with their pupils.
Maths Remote Learning Videos for Ages 4-5
The staff at Freemantle Community Academy in Southampton have been kind enough to share with us some recorded material.
Catch up funding for schools during COVID pandemic lockdown
The current COVID-19 Pandemic is having a huge impact of everyone’s lives across the UK with schools being forced to close once again.