What is the Attachment Toolkit?

The Attachment Toolkit’ is a set of Professional Development Materials with an evaluation form which have been developed from the findings of a University of Sheffield funded research project in collaboration with Fennies nurseries, which examined practitioners’ views of ‘Professional Love’ in Early Years Settings. The Attachment Toolkit comes with an evaluation form (and link to the AT website online evaluation) to enable ongoing monitoring of usage and feedback on the contents and is comprised of:

These tools are accompanied by case study material – narratives and short 2-3 min video clips of adult: child interaction at key times of the day, including during the settling in process