Outdoor Play For 1 3 Year Olds

Author: Isabel Hopwood-Stephens
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317676912
Size: 51.39 MB
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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 toddler group. It provides a step-by-step guide to selecting an appropriate site, resourcing the outside area, devising age-appropriate activities, planning activities and the legal requirements involved. Including an overview of the developmental milestones of babies and toddlers, it shows you how you can meet their specific needs. Features include: An activity bank full of games, suggestions for crafts, Forest School activities and songs and stories Practical advice on risk assessment and health and safety Guidance on working with parents and carers Adaptable planning templates With a strong emphasis on providing fun learning activities throughout the year, this book will be essential reading for all those that want to provide high quality outdoor experiences for the youngest children in their care.

Infants And Toddlers Curriculum And Teaching

Author: Terri Jo Swim
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 128570102X
Size: 15.63 MB
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A well-established reference, INFANTS AND TODDLERS: CURRICULUM AND TEACHING, 8th Edition, presents a child-centered approach for the child care provider called conscious care giving. This important and well-rounded approach encourages a sense of empowerment and focuses on the respectful, purposeful, and careful handling of children in any child care setting. Reader friendly, realistic, and easily applicable to real life, the book emphasizes the child's growth and development, helping you discover how you can best and most effectively influence that development. This edition features new integration of NAEYC and DAP standards as well as new videos that bring concepts to life by showing actual teaching situations. Overviews of key child care philosophies as they relate to the child, the caregiver, and parent involvement are presented along with case studies and personal perspectives of child care professionals, helping you translate theory into practice. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Healthy Active And Outside

Author: Janice Filer
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134076061
Size: 73.50 MB
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'There’s a growing awareness that for the good of their health, children need to be out and about more, with their friends, exploring the outdoor world in their own way.' - Nicola Butler, Director of the Free Play Network It is widely acknowledged that children today do not get outdoors often enough and there are serious concerns about children's activity levels and rising associated behavioural, mental and health problems. With such structured and technology-driven lives, it is easy for young children to stay indoors, play on computers and not socialise with other children in a healthy and active way. This book not only supports 'playing out' as an integral part of children’s natural growth and development, but also provides early years workers with a full programme of outdoor physical activities to promote physical, social and behavioural skills. This book is a guidebook to setting up an outdoor physical activity programme in any early years setting. The book focuses on how getting outdoors and taking part in physical activities will provide children with positive fun experiences to enhance their general learning and development. The programme can be adapted to suit any timescale - from a whole term to one or two days. Key features include showing practitioners: how to make the most of their outdoor area for all children step by step explanations to the outdoor activities how to engage participants (including parents) how to set up and plan activities ideas for group and individual assessment how to carry out risk assessments how an outdoors programme can change children's lives for the better.

Supporting Play In Early Childhood Environment Curriculum Assessment

Author: Dorothy Sluss
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1285735153
Size: 36.86 MB
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Aimed at teachers and future teachers of children from birth through age eight, this book examines the positive effects of play on children’s social/emotional, cognitive, and physical development. You will learn how to assess a child’s learning through play, making play a more practicable teaching mechanism. You also will learn step-by-step recommendations for establishing a classroom that promotes play and how to develop play-based programs for children in specific age groups: infants and toddlers, preschoolers, kindergarten children, and primary-age children. Incorporating play into the program of special needs children is addressed in each age-specific section and in a separate chapter. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Hygeia

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Cruise Travel

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Cruise Travel is the world's leading cruise vacation magazine. Whether you're an experienced cruiser, a first-timer, or just dreaming of a cruise vacation, Cruise Travel is for you. Every issue is packed with full color features on the best cruise ships as well as complete deck plans for our "Ship of the Month" feature. Also included, is a complete cruise calendar featuring cruises throughout the U.S. and the world. Embarkation ports, all ports-of-call, and itineraries are also featured as well as complete costs of the cruises. Reviews of new and classic vessels, tips on shore excursions and shopping, and much more all written by industry leading travel writers and photographers.

Great Big Book Of Children S Games

Author: Derba Wise
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071422468
Size: 70.74 MB
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Presents descriptions and instructions for four hundred and fifty games that help to encourage play and stimulate age-appropriate developmental skills.

Where Is The Green Sheep

Author: Mem Fox
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780152049072
Size: 77.75 MB
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A story about many different sheep, and one that seems to be missing.

Loose Parts

Author: Lisa Daly
Publisher: Redleaf Press
ISBN: 1605542741
Size: 79.64 MB
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550+ color photographs showing how loose parts are used in early childhood settings and how they help children learn