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A Development Perspective for Early Years Settings
By highlighting the learning potential within different play activities, this book shows how play can complement and enhance the social, emotional, perceptual motor and intellectual development of children in their early years.
Each of these aspects are explored in depth, so that early years practitioners may understand why children behave as they do at different ages and stages in their development. Understanding children in their own context underlies decisions for intervention or non-intervention in their play, and this text shows how this can be done sensitively and in a manner which supports and extends their learning. Related issues of immense importance to children and their carers are discussed, such as, the development of emotional intelligence, gender bias and making friends, suggestions to help children who find play difficult.
This book should be of interest to early years teachers, nursery nurses, classroom assistants and parents
This fully revised and updated eighth edition (2021) of Peter Westwood’s book offers practical advice and strategies for meeting the challenge of inclusive teaching.
It provides guidance and practical information that is suitable for working with clients of all ages and for those with a professional or practical interest in the educational, health, recreational or psychotherapeutic use of the arts, this book may act as one of many guiding lights on your journey.
This edition provides a jargon-free and practical explanation of a theory and method of counselling which can be used in any therapeutic relationship.
The book shows that play is an essential part of children’s healthy development and many children ‘at risk’ are those who are unable to play.
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