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Enhancing Learning Through Play : A Developmental Perspective for Early Years Settings (Paperback)
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This book explains why children need to play and offers practical guidance on how to best support children’s development through play. This new edition has been fully updated to reflect changes to the curriculum and early years qualifications and features new chapters on pretend play and the impact of parenting on child development. Addressing practitioners key concerns through a Q&A format, the book explores why children behave as they do at different ages and stages in their development and shows how play can complement and enhance their social, emotional, perceptual motor and intellectual development.