Practical Strategies for Children from Birth to Eight
- Theresa Casey - President of the International Play Association
This extremely practical and child-focused book gives you the tools you need to make sure all the children in your care are included and involved in the play opportunities of your setting.
Inside the Second Edition, new content includes:
- Consideration of the early years curricula across the whole of the UK
- A new chapter on risk and challenge in play
- New case studies
- International examples
- Full coverage of the Birth to Eight age range
- Consideration of inclusive play from a children's rights perspective
A key book for those in practice, and underpinned by sound theory, this book will help you encourage and support inclusive play throughout your setting; it is packed with activities for you to try, ideas for small changes to make that can have a big impact and clear guidance on writing a play policy.
With a focus on appreciating children as individuals, this book is essential for all early years practitioners and those studying early years at any level.
Use to support newly revalidated SEND and Play modules for early years - includes case studies and ideas of observations too
An excellent text which outlines the importance of inclusive play; essential for students engaging with placement for the first time.
Practical book about play.
An excellent resource of startagies to support learning through play with young children. An excellent guide for early years practitioners and those who work with parents.
This book will be used to supplement various taught sessions for the module on Communication, Learning and Play. The first year B.Ed students will be doing placements in Children's Centres across London, and therefore need to take into account issues about diversity and inclusion.
The activities and how to set up an inclusive playground are thought provoking. The author shows us, that it is possible to have inclusive play.
the students found this book easy to use whilst completing the play unit of their course. Most of the students purchased the book for future reference whilst in the work place
Practical, insightful and logical, necessary components of a key course text when starting out on an Earlychildhood Education Degree. Key factors outlined to aid the development of a Policy for Inclusive Play within early years settings
This is a useful text as trainees sometimes have difficulty understanding the value of play. This book spans the age range 0-8 which makes it more of an interesting read.
Extremely useful for students working in diverse environments; putting theory into practice.