Key Times for Play

Key Times for Play

The First Three Years

eBook - 2003
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McGraw Hill
"There are three reasons why this book deserves to be taken seriously. The first is because it concerns ‘play’, and this is a challenging and multi-faceted subject. The second reason is because it examines play during the first three years of life, which is a crucial period for the developing child in many aspects (i.e. physical, emotional, cognitive, etc.). The third reason is the book’s virtues, the most important of which are the clarity of thought displayed by its authors, the systematic descriptions of play contexts and play between children and adults, and the accessible style in which it is written.” International Journal of Early Years Education Key Times for Play takes a broad look at the importance of play for children from birth to three and sets play within the framework of a child's whole development. The book combines theory and practice and is illustrated by many examples from direct observation of children.

Publisher: Maidenhead, Berkshire, England ; Philadelphia : Open University Press, 2003
ISBN: 9780335226306
0335226302
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xii, 176 pages) : illustrations
Additional Contributors: Thorp, Maggie

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