Play in the Early Years
- Kay Owen - University of Derby, UK
Children's Play | Early Childhood Education | Play and exploration
· Considers play from a variety of perspectives
· Offers expert insights into theory and research in each area
· Encourages the reader to critically reflect on both theory and practice
With features including key terms, case studies, reflective questions, spotlights on research and an accompanying glossary, this text is perfect for everyone who is interested in Play - from those just starting undergraduate degrees through to those with more advanced knowledge or experience.
This is a useful book that explores a variety of perspectives, key concepts and contemporary debate in the realm of play. Well written, with a range of opportunities for students to develop understanding through case studies and reflective questions. An essential read for anyone studying early childhood.
This book looks at play from a range of perspectives; from a gendered perspective; from a risk perspective; a developmental perspective, and a rights perspective. A great book for ECS students and practitioners.
A useful resource that considers a variety of perspectives and encourages reflection.