The Pikler Approach - 4 days of workshops and training exploring the work of Dr Emmi Pikler

The four workshops will give you a practical introduction to:

  • Understanding the crucial importance of natural motor development from birth for later health and learning
  • ‘Relationship is all’ – how to understand and practice relationship based care
  • Creating the right conditions for calm, focused play from birth
  • Being in nature and the Pikler approach.

For more information on all 4 days and booking: go to the Muddy Faces website here. 

Next date is 15th June in Cambridge 

​​​​Click here to download the booking form

Click here to download the information flyer

Day of Inspiration


Why Children Should Be Playing Outdoors!

The holistic benefits of outdoor play with guest speaker

Niki Buchan

Natural Learning Early Childhood Consultancy

Saturday 11th May 2019

Download your booking form here: Booking form

Downloadable flyer with further information available here: Day of Inspiration Flyer

Further information available from:


ECO Annual Development Day 
Tuesday 30th April 2019
The Showroom Cinema, Sheffield, S1 2BX


Niki Buchan

Our international guest speaker will be Niki Buchan of Natural Learning, whose book A Practical Guide to Nature-Based Practice recently won the Nursery World Staff Resources Award 2018.

Sue Stokoe

Our national guest speaker will be Sue Stokoe, Head of Boldon Outdoor Nursery School, winner of TES School of the Year 2016.

Some images from this fantastic event:

Please Note:

Niki Buchan will be over from Australia for a few weeks around the date of our ECO event. If anyone would like to invite her to work with them also during this time, do get in touch with Jan White: 

or with Niki directly at: