Early Years
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Hospitals can be scary places but they are also places where wonderful things happen! Encourage the children in your service to explore their feelings around health and illness through play.


At the Hospital

Add a Cast

Animal Patients

At the Hospital

Check Up

Explore Bones

Germ Busters

Teddy Bear Surgery


Magic Medicine

Aistear Observations

Download and print out these observation sheets to make individual observations. The Aistear framework specifies that your curriculum should always be responsive to the children's interests. Use our curriculum plans as a starting point and then be led by the children to plan future curriculum and discussions. Sample observation sheet »

By using observation sheets, you have well-documented evidence that you are working within the Aistear guidelines.

Aistear Observation Sheet

Aistear/Montessori Observation Sheet

Weekly Observations (Simple)

Weekly Observations (Detailed)