Early Childhood Products

  • The Early Years Health and Safety Handbook

    2nd Edition

    By Lynn Parker, Lynn Parker

    'The layout and presentation of the text, with bullet points, checklists and sample policy documents make the book useful for staff training sessions as well as a reference point for practitioners with management responsibility for any aspect of early years practice.' - Early Years Update If you…

    Paperback – 2011-11-16

  • Appropriate Environments for Children under Three

    1st Edition

    By Helen Bradford

    The most rapid and significant phase of development occurs in the first three years of a child’s life. The Supporting Children from Birth to Three series focuses on the care and support of the youngest children. Each book takes a key aspect of working with this age group and gives clear and…

    Paperback – 2011-08-31
    Supporting Children from Birth to Three

  • Exploring Children's Creative Narratives

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dorothy Faulkner, Elizabeth Coates

    How should we understand children’s creativity? This fascinating collection of international research offers fresh perspectives on children’s creative processes and the expression of their creative imagination through dramatic play, stories, artwork, dance, music and conversation. Drawing on a…

    Paperback – 2011-03-25

  • Every Nursery Needs a Garden

    A Step-by-step Guide to Creating and Using a Garden with Young Children, 1st Edition

    By Ann Watts

    ‘If outdoor activities with young children have always baffled you, then this is the book for you. Practical in style and structure, it has an accessible approach which is based in the best early years practice and provides plenty of challenges and new ideas. It is a must have for your early years…

    Paperback – 2011-03-24

  • History of Early Childhood Education

    1st Edition

    By V. Celia Lascarides, Blythe F. Hinitz

    History of Early Childhood Education presents a thorough and elegant description of the history of early childhood education in the United States. This book of original research is a concise compendium of historical literature, combining history with the prominent and influential theoretical…

    Paperback – 2011-02-02

  • Essential books for early years professionals bundle

    1st Edition

    This bundle includes the following essential early years titles: Outdoor Learning in the Early Years, 3rd edition, Helen Bilton Child Development in Practice, Pamela May Key Persons in the Early Years, 2nd edition, Peter Elfer, Elinor Goldschmied and Dorothy Y. Selleck Enhancing Learning…

    Pack – 2010-10-02

  • Peer Relationships in Early Childhood Education and Care

    1st Edition

    Edited by Margaret Kernan, Elly Singer

    Peer Relationships in Early Childhood Education and Care brings together fresh perspectives and research about young children’s relationships. It examines children’s rights and well-being against a backdrop of increased social movement and migration, changing family structures and work practices,…

    Paperback – 2010-09-07

  • Towards Excellence in Early Years Education

    Exploring narratives of experience, 1st Edition

    By Kathleen Goouch

    This book uniquely describes the work of two Early Years Professionals, drawing on their narrative accounts as they robustly describe and analyse their work with young children. Against a backcloth of increasing regulation and inspection of early years care and education, Kathy Gooch emphasizes the…

    Paperback – 2010-06-17

  • Transforming Children's Spaces

    Children's and Adults' Participation in Designing Learning Environments, 1st Edition

    By Alison Clark

    How can young children play an active role in developing the design of learning environments? What methods can be used to bring together children’s and practitioners’ views about their environment? What insights can young children offer into good designs for these children’s spaces? With the…

    Paperback – 2010-02-22

  • A History of Children's Play and Play Environments

    Toward a Contemporary Child-Saving Movement, 1st Edition

    By Joe L. Frost

    Children’s play throughout history has been free, spontaneous, and intertwined with work, set in the playgrounds of the fields, streams, and barnyards. Children in cities enjoyed similar forms of play but their playgrounds were the vacant lands and parks. Today, children have become increasingly…

    Paperback – 2009-10-27

  • A Handbook of Children and Young People's Participation

    Perspectives from Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Barry Percy-Smith, Nigel Thomas

    A Handbook of Children and Young People's Participation brings together key thinkers and practitioners from diverse contexts across the globe to provide an authoritative overview of contemporary theory and practice around children’s participation. Promoting the participation of children and young…

    Paperback – 2009-08-11

  • Learning and Teaching Early Math

    The Learning Trajectories Approach, 1st Edition

    By Douglas H. Clements, Julie Sarama

    In this important new book for pre- and in-service teachers, early math experts Douglas Clements and Julie Sarama show how "learning trajectories" help teachers become more effective professionals. By opening up new windows to seeing young children and the inherent delight and curiosity behind…

    Hardback – 2009-03-12
    Studies in Mathematical Thinking and Learning Series

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