The Practical Guidance in the Early Years Foundation Stage series will assist practitioners in the smooth and successful implementation of the Early Years Foundation Stage.
Each book gives clear and detailed explanations of each aspect of Learning and Development and encourages readers to consider each area within its broadest context to expand and develop their own knowledge and good practice.
Practical ideas and activities for all age groups are offered along with a wealth of expertise of how elements from the practice guidance can be implemented within all early years settings. The books include suggestions for the innovative use of everyday ressources, popular books and stories.
Children's early communication needs careful nurturing and support. Practitioners will be both challenged and supported by this book which focuses on the skills needed for language and literacy and all aspects of children's interaction with others.
The learning opportunities for children need to be relevant for their age group, realistic and challenging. This book gives readers clear explanations and practical ideas to help them establish firm foundations on which children can grow in confidence and become skilful communicators.
Chapter 1: Language for Communication Chapter 2: Language for Thinking Chapter 3: Linking Sounds and Letters Chapter 4: Reading Chapter 5: Writing Chapter 6: Handwriting
This highly practical series links fully and comfortably to the Early Years Foundation Stage making the implementation of the practice guidance within your setting easy. Each book provides a theoretical background on which good practice is based, helping practitioners provide children with a relevant, age appropriate, exciting and challenging curriculum in each area of learning. Each book includes:
The series is complemented by a planning book providing clear ideas on how to plan and deliver cross-curriculum activities throughout the EYFS, and how to use observation and assessment in a positive way to inform practice.