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Author Swift, Tania, author

Title Learning through movement and active play in the early years : a practical resource for professionals and teachers / Tania Swift
Published London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2017
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Contents Learning Through Movement and Active Play in the Early Years: A practical resource for professionals and teachers by Tania Swift; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. The Importance of Movement and Active Play; 2. Physical Development; 3. Mathematics and Numeracy; 4. Language, Literacy and Communication; 5. Personal, Social and Emotional Development (PSED); 6. Knowledge and Understanding of the World; 7. Expressive Arts, Design and Creative Development; 8. Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural (SMSC) Development; 9. Risk Taking and Risky Play; 10. Active Learning and enabling Environments
Summary Written in an accessible and practical style, this book explains the importance of physical activity for promoting young children's cognitive learning, wellbeing and physical development and sets out tips and examples for incorporating physical activity into a curriculum. It is ideal for teachers and practitioners working with children aged 3 - 7
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Movement education -- Study and teaching (Early childhood)
Physical education for children -- Study and teaching (Early childhood)
Genre/Form Drama.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2017012976
ISBN 1784503460 (electronic bk.)
9781784503468 (electronic bk.)