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Early Years

We work with leading suppliers to deliver everything you need to kit out your early years setting – from play spaces and outdoor areas to kitchens, washrooms and offices. Our specialist range of over 5,000 early years products can help you create fun, engaging, and imaginative environments to inspire your little learners.

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YPO Let’s make Christmas together. We've got lots of inspiration to help you create and make this Christmas. Browse over 400 products and start planning your festivities for the rest of the year.
Let's make Christmas together . . .

We've got lots of inspiration to help you create and make this Christmas. Browse over 400 products and start planning your festivities for the rest of the year.

YPO Create & Make

Click here to play the How to create a bat using a paper plate video
How to create a bat using a paper plate Create your own bat this Halloween, using this fang-tastic paper plate craft idea.
Click here to play the How to create a paper plate ghost video
How to create a paper plate ghost Get in the spooky spirit this Halloween and create your own moving ghost using a paper plate.
Click here to play the How to create a paper plate pumpkin video
How to create a paper plate pumpkin The spookiest time of year is almost here! Here's how to make your own pumpkin using a paper plate and your choice of arts and crafts products.
Click here to play the How to make an easy scarecrow craft for kids video
How to make an easy scarecrow craft for kids What says Harvest Festival more than a scarecrow? Start creating yours with a craft roll and decorate with arts & crafts products.
Little Learners magazine

Little Learners magazine

Our free magazine packed with ideas and inspiration to help your early years setting flourish. Our latest edition is OUT NOW!

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Early Years Videos

Click here to play the Protecting staff and children video
Protecting staff and children We know the safety of your staff and children will be a major priority. We’re here to help wherever we can with our range of hygiene and cleaning products, deep cleaning services and social distancing solutions.
Click here to play the YPO Own Brand Nursery Unboxing video
YPO Own Brand Nursery Unboxing The YPO own brand for early years range is a low-cost alternative to the leading brands – but don’t just take our word for it.
Click here to play the YPO Create and Make Dream Jars video
YPO Create and Make Dream Jars Bring some big friendly fun to your lessons with these easy to make dream jars, inspired by Roald Dahl’s BFG!
Click here to play the YPO Furniture Services for Schools video
YPO Furniture Services for Schools Our furniture design service is here to make your life easier, helping you to create environments that are tailored to your unique needs. Hear from our experienced team as they talk about our simple four step process, that makes designing and creating a bespoke space built to your needs quick, easy and stress free for you.
Click here to play the Supporting Education and the Public Sector video
Supporting Education and the Public Sector We have always been totally committed to all our employees, our customers, our suppliers, our partners, our member authorities and our associate members.
Click here to play the YPO - Our history and heritage video
YPO - Our history and heritage In 1974, a group of local authorities recognised that by combining their buying demands for schools in their areas, they could achieve considerable efficiency savings. So YPO was born. Today, we’re still 100% publicly owned, but we work with even more organisations to achieve the same goal.
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Own brand for early years

Your low-cost alternative to the leading brands. Switch to YPO and save on play trays and mats, sand, arts, crafts and much more.

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Protecting staff and children

From cleaning essentials to products that promote safe measures and good hand hygiene, we can help you get what you need.

The Cosy Collection at YPO

Thanks to our amazing partnership with Cosy, we're able to give you access to a unique range of products
designed to make your outdoor learning spaces engaging and stimulating for children.

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From the Early Years blog

21 October 2021 Let's make Halloween together
We’re helping you plan your festivities for the rest of the year with unique Halloween crafts for kids that are easy to follow but fun to make together! Each Halloween activity uses only a handful of products, making them both affordable and simple to recreate.
09 August 2021 Simple ways to make teaching coding fun
In this blog, Learning Resources UK list some simple, fun ideas for teaching coding concepts.
15 July 2021 Making friends with your feelings
Recognising emotions and talking about them is an important skill to teach children; I think we would all agree? But it is not as easy as seeing a smiley face and saying ‘happy’...

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