Nature, Living and Growing: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Nature, Living and Growing

1st Edition

By Harper Sue


88 pages

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Nature, Living and Growing focuses on outdoor play and how nature can contribute to a child’s learning and development. Split into four sections, which focus on each of the four seasons – spring, summer, autumn and winter, this book:

  • includes activities appropriate to each season
  • offers ideas for 'wander walkabouts' to inspire and set the scene of what the season can offer in regard to play activities
  • promotes knowledge of the environment and how to use natural resources effectively.

About the Series

Ready, Steady, Play!

Guaranteed fun for children and practitioners alike, the Ready Steady Play series provides lively and STIMULATING activities for children.

Each book focuses on one specific aspect of play offering clear and detailed guidance on how to plan and enjoy wonderful play experiences with minimum fuss and maximum success.

Ready, Steady Play! Helps practitioners to:

  • develop activities easily, using suggested guidelines
  • ensure that health and safety issues are taken into account
  • Plan play that links to the early years curriculum

Each book in the Ready, Steady, Play! series includes guidance on:

  • preparing the children and the play space
  • what equipment and materials are needed
  • planning and carrying out the activity
  • adult: child ratios
  • developing language and vocabulary
  • extending learning

Simple but excellent ideas for creative play experiences for all early years practitioners and students on early years courses.  Parents looking for ideas will also find inspiration here.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDUCATION / Preschool & Kindergarten