Play Activities for the Early Years: Practical Ways to Promote Purposeful Play across the Foundation Stage

Play Activities for the Early Years is full of activities to encourage purposeful play. It is an invaluable resource for Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) practitioners, covering all the prime and specific areas of the EYFS curriculum.

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ISBN: Print: 9780857476715; E-book: 9780857476722 Categories: , ,

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Play Activities for the Early Years contains over 130 activities for practitioners to use with children in the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS). It is full of fun ideas to encourage purposeful play. There are seven chapters, one for each of the three prime and four specific areas detailed in the EYFS curriculum.

The activity pages are clearly laid out and well illustrated, making the book easy to use. The fully photocopiable activity sheets can be used:

  • In curriculum planning
  • By staff and new assistants to help them understand the purposes of play activities in the setting
  • On display boards to inform parents, together with examples of children’s work.

Many of the activities have accompanying photocopiable sheets, providing a variety of written and pictorial resource material. The simple design of the book makes it ideal for planning and assessment. The detailed tables and activity pages list many possible learning opportunities and links to the new Early Learning Goals.

This book will be an invaluable resource for all early years settings from preschools and day centres to reception classes and nurseries.

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Weight 0.55 kg


Print: 9780857476715; E-book: 9780857476722

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