Early Childhood Products

  • Geography in the Primary School (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By John Bale

    First published in 1987, this title provides primary school teachers with ideas by which geographical skills and ideas can be introduced in the primary school. John Bale shows how teachers can build on children’s ‘private geographies’ with practical learning strategies, examining approaches to the…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Nursery Year in Action

    Following children’s interests through the year, 1st Edition

    By Anna Ephgrave

    Child-led learning in the early years allows children to thrive while making accelerated progress. Young children learn and develop best when they are in a stimulating environment which is carefully organised and equipped to meet their needs, interests and stages of development, and where each…

    Paperback – 2015-04-01

  • Play and Creativity in Art Teaching

    1st Edition

    By George Szekely

    In Play and Creativity in Art Teaching, esteemed art educator George Szekely draws on his two classic volumes, Encouraging Creativity in Art Lessons and From Play to Art, to create a new book for new times. The central premise is that art teachers are not only a source of knowledge about art but…

    Paperback – 2015-03-17

  • Developing High Quality Observation, Assessment and Planning in the Early Years

    Made to measure, 1st Edition

    By Lisa Sancisi, Margaret Edgington

    What is meant by high quality observation in the early years? How do you devise effective next steps for young children that build on their interests? How do you ensure that you meet the needs of all the children in your care? Offering a fresh approach, this practical toolkit offers a complete…

    Paperback – 2015-03-03

  • Musical Childhoods

    Explorations in the pre-school years, 1st Edition

    By Berenice Nyland, Aleksandra Acker, Jill Ferris, Jan Deans

     Musical Childhoods is a culmination of more than a decade of research driven by the fact that music has been neglected in early childhood programs in favour of literacy and numeracy.   Recent research has identified a connection between academic performance and musical programs and this has…

    Paperback – 2015-01-26

  • 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

  • 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

  • Designing Games for Children

    Developmental, Usability, and Design Considerations for Making Games for Kids, 1st Edition

    By Carla Fisher

    When making games for kids, it’s tempting to simply wing-it on the design. We were all children once, right? The reality is that adults are far removed from the cognitive changes and the motor skill challenges that are the hallmark of the developing child. Designing Games for Children, helps you…

    Paperback – 2014-12-03

  • Bodies as Sites of Cultural Reflection in Early Childhood Education

    1st Edition

    By Rachael S. Burke, Judith Duncan

    Taking the body as a locus for discussion, Rachael S. Burke and Judith Duncan argue not only that implicit cultural practices shape most of the interactions taking place in early childhood curricula and pedagogy but that many of these practices often go unnoticed or unrecognized as being pedagogy.…

    Paperback – 2014-11-20
    Changing Images of Early Childhood

  • Reframing the Emotional Worlds of the Early Childhood Classroom

    1st Edition

    Edited by Samara Madrid, David Fernie, Rebecca Kantor

    This volume examines the emotional world of the early childhood classroom as it affects young children (whose emotional wellbeing is crucial to successful learning), educators (for whom teaching is never a solely cognitive act), parents, and administrators. In a culture where issues such as…

    Paperback – 2014-11-12

  • 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
    Bringing ... to your Early Years Practice

  • 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

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