Playing and learning outdoors : making provision for high quality experiences in the outdoor environment with children 3-7 (eBook, 2014) [Alabama State University Library]
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Playing and learning outdoors : making provision for high quality experiences in the outdoor environment with children 3-7

Playing and learning outdoors : making provision for high quality experiences in the outdoor environment with children 3-7

Author: Jan White
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2014.
Series: Nursery world/Routledge essential guides for early years practitioners.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"Playing and Learning Outdoors shows early years practitioners how to get the very best from outdoor playing and learning for the enjoyment health and education of all children from ages three to five years. Fully updated to reflect the current status and understandings regarding outdoor provision within early childhood education frameworks this new edition will allow practitioners to develop rich and stimulating
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
White, Jan, 1956-
Playing and learning outdoors.
Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2014
(DLC) 2013020132
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jan White
ISBN: 9781136253805 1136253807
OCLC Number: 900088620
Description: 1 online resource (184 pages)
Contents: 1. Providing for play with water outdoors --
2. Providing natural materials outdoors --
3. Providing experiences of the living world outdoors --
4. Providing for physical play and movement outdoors --
5. Providing imaginative, creative and expressive play outdoors --
6. Providing for construction and den play outdoors --
7. Providing outdoor experiences beyond the garden gate.
Series Title: Nursery world/Routledge essential guides for early years practitioners.
Responsibility: Jan White.

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"Playing and Learning Outdoors shows early years practitioners how to get the very best from outdoor playing and learning for the enjoyment health and education of all children from ages three to five years. Fully updated to reflect the current status and understandings regarding outdoor provision within early childhood education frameworks this new edition will allow practitioners to develop rich and stimulating outdoor play provision in Early Years settings and enable them to feel confident to offer wonderful play experiences outdoors. Playing and Learning Outdoors offers practitioners achievable advice and support based on approaches which are appropriate and effective for young childrens all round well being and development. This invaluable resource also includes practical advice on: movement and physical play playing with sand, natural materials and water plants, living things and growing construction creative and imaginative play. This second edition also includes a brand new chapter on Providing experiences beyond the garden walls which will urge practitioners to harness the huge potential contained in the locality (physical world) and local community (human world) around the early years settings own boundaries. Filled with advice and support, this lively inspiring and accessible book will help practitioners to develop a truly practical and enjoyable approach to learning through play outdoors for all children aged from 3 to 7"--

"Being Playing and Learning Outdoors shows early years practitioners how to get the very best from outdoor playing and learning for the enjoyment health and education of all children from ages three to five years. Fully updated to reflect the current status and understandings regarding outdoor provision within early childhood education frameworks, this new edition will allow practitioners to develop rich and stimulating outdoor play provision in Early Years settings and enable them to feel confident to offer wonderful play experiences outdoors"--

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