1st Edition

The Toymaker's workshop and Other Tales Role Play in the Early Years Drama Activities for 3-7 year-olds

By Jo Boulton, Judith Ackroyd Copyright 2004
    192 Pages
    by David Fulton Publishers

    96 Pages
    by David Fulton Publishers

    This series responds to the increasing awareness of role play as an exciting and effective approach to enhance children's learning. Each book provides a selection of themed drama activities that develop a range of skills while drawing on children's natural ability to play. Through their imaginative engagement with fictional worlds, children acquire new knowledge and understanding.

    The Toymaker's Workshop and Other Tales includes activities on:

    • Humpty Dumpty
    • Billy Goats Gruff
    • The Lonely Dragon.

    User-friendly, visual and easy to read, this series is a must for classroom teachers, nursery nurses, playgroup leaders and learning support assistants within pre-school and Key Stage 1 settings who are unfamiliar or wary of role play but want to incorporate it into their teaching.

    Introduction; Chapter 1 How to use this book; Chapter 2 Stories from the classroom; Chapter 3 The Lonely Dragon; Chapter 4 Off to Market; Chapter 5 Castle Tales; Chapter 6 Forest Adventure; Chapter 7 The Red Garden; Chapter 8 Humpty Dumpty; Chapter 9 The Toymaker's Workshop; Chapter 10 Beside the Seaside; Chapter 11 Billy Goats Gruff; Chapter 12 Finders Keepers; Chapter 13 References to National Curriculum Early Learning Goals; Glossary; Suggestions for further reading;


    Jo Boulton, Judith Ackroyd