Play and Learning in the Early Years
An Inclusive Approach
Play is crucial to every child's development. Use these practical strategies to ensure all children benefit from learning through play.
- Short case studies that illustrate how strategies work in practice
- Practical, topical information on how to include all children in day-to-day activities
- Explanation of how different types of SEN can affect a child's play
- Advice on how to address different behaviours seen during play
- Photocopiable resources
Written for practitioners in all pre-school settings, as well as students, parents and childminders.
Table of Contents
Acknowledgements. Introduction. The Importance of Play. Case Studies. Play Skills. Top Tips for Creating a Challenging Play Environment. Recording Pack. Friends and Family Circle. Teddy Bear Climing Frame Activity. References. Further Reading. Useful Addresses.
Angela Glenn is an Advisory Teacher for the ICSS at Medway Early Years and Childcare Service.
Jacquie Cousins is the Outreach Manager of the Primary Behaviour Support Service at the Redvers Centre.
Alicia Helps is and Educational Psychologist working for both the NHS at the Medway Maritime Hospital and the LEA ad Medway.