Early Childhood Products

  • Creative Learning in the Early Years

    Teaching creatively and teaching for creativity

    By Ruksana Mohammed

    This book takes a fresh look at the role of creativity within the early years and Key Stage 1. It explores what is meant by creativity and how you can identify the creative skills, attitudes and thinking of individual children. The author argues that creativity should be central to all subject…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 

  • The Philosophy and Practice of Outstanding Early Years Provision

    Edited by Pat Beckley

    This guide provides the philosophical and theoretical foundations for outstanding Early Years practice. With contributions from a group of leading Early Years professionals, it draws on their range of backgrounds and expertise to support reflection and deepen understandings of the…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 

  • Young Children and Communities

    Bringing Together Communities to Raise the Child

    Edited by Sykes Gillian, Eleonora Teszenyi

    This valuable text examines the different layers of communities which contribute to, or are involved in raising young children. Offering fresh theoretical perspectives, the book supports a deeper understanding of the value of the ‘community’ in children’s lives today.…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 

  • A History of American Gifted Education

    By Jennifer L. Jolly

    A History of American Gifted Education provides the first comprehensive history of the field of gifted education, which is essential to recognizing its contribution to the overall American educational landscape. The text relies heavily on primary documents and artifacts as well as essential…

    Paperback – 2018-05-23 

  • Natural Water Activities for the Early Years

    Enhancing and supporting learning

    By Judit Horvath

    This book will inspire practitioners to think creatively about providing rich play situations for young children in natural water environments. Drawing on the Water School approach, it explains how experiences with natural water can enhance and support children’s learning. Activities are…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 

  • The Emotional Needs of Young Children

    Understanding emotional development in the early years

    By Patricia Johnson

    This book focuses on the emotional needs, the experiences and development of children from conception to five. It explores children’s right to feel loved and develop secure attachments in relation to neuro-scientific research, attachment and health and wellbeing and examines the responsibilities of…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 

  • Embodied Family Choreography

    Practices of Control, Care, and Mundane Creativity

    By Marjorie Harness Goodwin, Asta Cekaite

    Hardback – 2018-04-24 
    Directions in Ethnomethodology and Conversation Analysis

  • Nature and Young Children

    Encouraging Creative Play and Learning in Natural Environments, 3rd Edition

    By Ruth Wilson

    Now in its third edition, Nature and Young Children promotes the holistic development of children by connecting them with nature. It offers practical advice on how to set up indoor and outdoor nature play spaces as well as encouraging environmentally responsible attitudes, values and behaviour in…

    Paperback – 2018-04-04 

  • Animals in Early Childhood Education

    By Diahann Gallard

    This book is a research-based text about animals in early childhood education for researchers, academics and postgraduate students. It includes philosophical, historical and socio-political ideas about animals in early childhood education. Written from a pragmatic perspective, the author outlines…

    Hardback – 2018-04-01 
    Routledge Research in Early Childhood Education

  • Gender and Care in Teaching Young Children

    A Material Feminist Approach to Early Childhood Education

    By Denise Hodgins

    Gender and Care in Pedagogical Relations with Young Children is an exploration of how children, educators, and things become implicated in gendered caring practices. Drawing on a collaborative research study with early childhood educators and young children, the author explores what an engagement…

    Hardback – 2018-04-01 
    Routledge Critical Studies in Gender and Sexuality in Education

  • Supporting Abused and Neglected Children in the Early Years

    Practice, policy and provision

    By Sue Soan

    This book provides early years practitioners and students with the theoretical and research knowledge necessary to help them respond and support children who have experienced abuse or neglect. It will assist them in planning appropriate intervention and learning opportunities for young children who…

    Paperback – 2018-03-30 

  • Children’s Participation in Global Contexts

    Going Beyond Voice

    By Vicky Johnson, Andy West

    Children's and young people’s right to participate has been increasingly acknowledged and taken up internationally, as expressed in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. Yet much of this has focused on collecting children’s voices, rather than achieving change, and has met its limits. This…

    Hardback – 2018-03-29 

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