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Big body play : why boisterous, vigorous, and very physical play is essential to children's development and learning / Frances M. Carlson.

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Location: Fennell STACKS GV452 .C36 2011
Barcode: 39339066248524
Status: Available

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781928896715 (softcover)
  • ISBN: 1928896715 (softcover)
  • Physical Description: 103 pages : colour illustrations ; 26 cm.
  • Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Association for the Education of Young Children, 2011.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note:
What is "big body play"? -- Benefits of play, and big body play in particular -- Strategies for implementing big body play -- Frequently asked questions about big body play.
Summary, etc.:
Drawing from evidence-based practice and the latest research, this book explains the multitude of benefits of big body play for young children's social-emotional, cognitive, and physical development. Also learn how to organize the physical environment, set rules and policies, and supervise the play.
Subject: Movement education.
Motor learning.
Physical education for children.
Early childhood education.
Child development.