• Risk, Challenge and Adventure in the Early Years: A practical guide to exploring and extending learning outdoors book cover

    Risk, Challenge and Adventure in the Early Years

    A practical guide to exploring and extending learning outdoors, 1st Edition

    By Kathryn Susan Solly

    What is the difference between ‘risk’ and ‘danger’? What can children learn from taking risks? How can you provide key experiences for children and ensure their safety outdoors? Young children will naturally seek out challenges and take risks and this is crucial to their overall development. This…

    Paperback – 2014-12-17
    Routledge

  • Early Years Education and Care: New issues for practice from research book cover

    Early Years Education and Care

    New issues for practice from research, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Hay

    What are the new benchmarks for the future in good early years’ provision? What should children and parents expect from practice given recent research evidence on how young children thrive? Developing and managing early years provision has changed significantly over the last few years. Parental…

    Paperback – 2014-12-05
    Routledge

  • Supporting Boys' Writing in the Early Years: Becoming a writer in leaps and bounds book cover

    Supporting Boys' Writing in the Early Years

    Becoming a writer in leaps and bounds, 1st Edition

    By Julie Cigman

    Julie Cigman uses a vast range of personal vignettes to explain best practice when encouraging boys to write. The theory is brought to life with these recollections, making this a very informative and enjoyable book to read. The ideas for working together with boys are beautifully simple and are…

    Paperback – 2014-10-29
    Routledge

  • Bringing the Montessori Approach to your Early Years Practice book cover

    Bringing the Montessori Approach to your Early Years Practice

    3rd Edition

    By Barbara Isaacs

    Have you ever wondered what the Montessori approach is all about and how it can be used to benefit the young children in your setting? This book explains how the Montessori approach works offering guidance on planning and assessment methods alongside practical activities for practitioners to try.…

    Paperback – 2014-10-24
    Routledge
    Bringing ... to your Early Years Practice

  • Outdoor Play for 1--3 Year Olds: How to set up and run your own outdoor toddler group book cover

    Outdoor Play for 1--3 Year Olds

    How to set up and run your own outdoor toddler group, 1st Edition

    By Isabel Hopwood-Stephens

    We are all mindful of the increasing news coverage of outdoor play and its benefits, but how can you go beyond the sandpit and hopscotch to create a magical and creative experience for the children in your care? This book provides all the encouragement you will need to set up and run an outdoor…

    Paperback – 2014-10-07
    Routledge

  • Circle Time for Young Children book cover

    Circle Time for Young Children

    2nd Edition

    By Jenny Mosley

    Jenny Mosley's quality circle time model involves establishing an on-going, timetabled process of circle-meetings for adults and children. As a basis for teaching relationship skills, enhancing self-esteem and building a positive behaviour management and anti-bullying policy, circle time will not…

    Paperback – 2014-09-29
    Routledge
    Essential Guides for Early Years Practitioners

  • Drama 3-5: A practical guide to teaching drama to children in the Early Years Foundation Stage book cover

    Drama 3-5

    A practical guide to teaching drama to children in the Early Years Foundation Stage, 2nd Edition

    By Debbie Chalmers

    Would you like to offer constructive, creative and exciting new dramatic learning experiences to the children in your setting? The importance of using drama to promote active and creative learning in the early years is widely recognised, and this fully updated second edition of Drama 3-5 will guide…

    Paperback – 2014-09-11
    Routledge
    Essential Guides for Early Years Practitioners

  • Understanding Children’s Development in the Early Years: Questions practitioners frequently ask book cover

    Understanding Children’s Development in the Early Years

    Questions practitioners frequently ask, 2nd Edition

    By Christine Macintyre

    Review of the first edition: 'This book provides a very accessible approach to building a better understanding of young children and their development and will be an interesting and useful read for both experienced early years practitioners and for students who are just beginning to build their…

    Paperback – 2014-07-03
    Routledge
    Essential Guides for Early Years Practitioners

  • Teaching Mathematics through Story: A creative approach for the early years book cover

    Teaching Mathematics through Story

    A creative approach for the early years, 1st Edition

    By Caroline McGrath

    How do you make mathematics relevant and exciting to young children? How can mathematics and literacy be combined in a meaningful way? How can stories inspire the teaching and learning of mathematics? This book explores the exciting ways in which story can be used as a flexible resource to…

    Paperback – 2014-06-20
    Routledge

  • Bringing the Forest School Approach to your Early Years Practice book cover

    Bringing the Forest School Approach to your Early Years Practice

    1st Edition

    By Karen Constable

    This easy-to-read series provides an introduction to some of the most important early years philosophies and shows how they can be incorporated into your setting. Each book provides: an outline of the background to the approach clear explanations of the relevance to contemporary thinking…

    Paperback – 2014-06-20
    Routledge
    Bringing ... to your Early Years Practice

  • Developing Attachment in Early Years Settings: Nurturing secure relationships from birth to five years book cover

    Developing Attachment in Early Years Settings

    Nurturing secure relationships from birth to five years, 2nd Edition

    By Veronica Read

    Providing an accessible introduction to attachment thinking, this practical book offers early years practitioners’ advice on translating attachment principles into practice in their settings. It clearly explains how knowledge about attachment theory underpins everyday practice and highlights the…

    Paperback – 2014-05-09
    Routledge

  • Play Out: How to develop your outside space for learning and play book cover

    Play Out

    How to develop your outside space for learning and play, 1st Edition

    By Learning through Landscapes

    Do you know how to manage physical risks and encourage children to go out and test their own boundaries without fear or failure? How can you create a stimulating outdoor area that offers irresistible learning opportunities for young children? Does your outdoor learning environment support young…

    Paperback – 2014-04-24
    Routledge

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