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Hi, there are lots of ways of doing your planning but try to remember not to write anything twice! My idea of a long term plan is as follows:
For example in your sand area you should have a list of all the equipment which is on offer on a fairly regular basis plus a list of resources such as wet/dry sand, tealeaves, lentils etc which you will put out often. Also keep a list of all enhancements you might use. Alongside this should be a list or grid showing which areas of the curriculum you hope will be covered by or at least be available to, children in this area.
As part of your long term plan I would also keep a list of topics you hope to cover in the course of 12 months along with festivals you will be celebrating.
I wouldn't write down any enhancements on a weekly basis unless it was helpful to do so. If everything is in the long term plan and hopefully pinned up on the wall near the area or available in a file then you are covered.
The trick is to actually refer to your long term plan to make sure that all the equipment/resources etc actually get put out regularly. This can be to follow childrens interests or just to spice up an area to link to a particular theme.
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