Early Childhood Products

  • A Practical Guide to Action Research and Teacher Inquiry

    Making a Difference in the Early Years, 1st Edition

    By Amanda Ince, Eleanor Kitto

    This accessible guide will be an invaluable resource for early years practitioners looking to make a positive difference in their settings by using action research or teacher enquiry. Guiding readers through the practical steps, issues and potentials of conducting research in a variety of early…

    Paperback – 2019-04-10 
    Routledge

  • Essential Skills for Managers of Child-Centred Settings

    3rd Edition

    By Shelly Newstead, Emma Isles-Buck

    Managers in child-centred settings need to be able to draw on a wide range of personal and professional skills to ensure that they are providing the best possible service. Now in its third edition, Essential Skills for Managers of Child-Centred Settings looks at how you can develop the key…

    Paperback – 2019-03-19 
    Routledge

  • The Outdoor Classroom in Practice, Ages 3–7

    A Month-By-Month Guide to Forest School Provision, 2nd Edition

    By Karen Constable

    The outdoor environment is an integral part of many early years settings and schools, but is it being used to its full potential? The Outdoor Classroom in Practice, Ages 3-7 offers guidance on how the outdoors can be used to teach and challenge children across a range of settings by drawing on…

    Paperback – 2018-10-15
    Routledge

  • Early Childhood Education and Care for a Shared Sustainable World

    People, Planet and Profits, 1st Edition

    By Sandra Smidt

    Making an important contribution to the growing body of literature addressing the issue of sustainability in the Early Years, Sandra Smidt provides a highly accessible text examining the philosophical, political, economic, social and cultural aspects of sustainability impacting on very…

    Paperback – 2018-08-15
    Routledge

  • The Philosophy and Practice of Outstanding Early Years Provision

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pat Beckley

    This book examines the philosophical and theoretical foundations of early years practice, and supports practitioners as they reflect on the collective and personal rationales which motivate and inform their work with young children. Theoretical underpinnings are explored from a variety of…

    Paperback – 2018-06-18
    Routledge

  • Creative Learning in the Early Years

    Nurturing the Characteristics of Creativity, 1st Edition

    By Ruksana Mohammed

    Taking a fresh look at the role of creativity within the early years, this accessible guide explores what is meant by creativity and considers how creative skills, behaviours, and thinking can be identified and fostered in the individual child. Underpinned by the latest research and policy,…

    Paperback – 2018-06-11
    Routledge

  • Developing Creativity and Curiosity Outdoors

    How to Extend Creative Learning in the Early Years, 1st Edition

    By Julie Johnson, Ann Watts

    This accessible guide will inform, prompt and inspire practitioners as they develop their own creativity and seize the rich opportunities offered by outdoor environments to cultivate and encourage the creative skills of the young children in their care. Including information on Forest School,…

    Paperback – 2018-06-11
    Routledge

  • Understanding the Emotional Needs of Children in the Early Years

    1st Edition

    By Tricia Johnson

    This accessible book focuses on the emotional needs, experiences and development of young children, exploring the role of the practitioner in ensuring that each and every child feels loved, supported and safe; able to develop secure attachments and flourish in the first five years and beyond.…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge

  • The Musical Classroom

    Backgrounds, Models, and Skills for Elementary Teaching, 9th Edition

    By Carolynn A. Lindeman

    The Musical Classroom: Backgrounds, Models, and Skills for Elementary Teaching, Ninth Edition, is designed for students majoring in elementary or music education. Through eight editions, this book has been a market leader in its field. Its goal has been to help teachers—some who may only have a…

    Paperback – 2018-06-05
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2018-03-29
    Routledge

  • Cultural Diversity and Inclusion in Early Years Education

    1st Edition

    By Penny Borkett

    Cultural Diversity and Inclusion in Early Years Education reveals how cultural diversity can be celebrated in every early years setting. Acknowledging the impact of culture on a child’s development and identity, the book demonstrates the need for practitioners to appreciate cultural difference,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-21
    Routledge
    Diversity and Inclusion in the Early Years

  • Understanding and Supporting Young Writers from Birth to 8

    1st Edition

    Edited by Noella Mackenzie, Janet Scull

    As the world comes to grips with what it means to be literate in the twenty-first century, Understanding and Supporting Young Writers from Birth to 8 provides practitioners with the skills and knowledge they need to support young children effectively as they learn to write. Interweaving theory and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-14
    Routledge

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