Outdoor Provision in the Early Years
Children's Play | Early Childhood Education
Written by a team of experts in the field, this book focuses on the core values of effective outdoor provision, and is packed with ideas to try out in practice. Topics covered include:
- the role of play in learning outdoors
- meaningful experiences for children outdoors
- the role of the adult outdoors
- creating a dynamic and flexible outdoor environment
- dealing with challenge, risk and safety
- including every child in outdoor learning
There are case studies of successful strategies in action, covering the Birth to 5 age range. Outdoor provision needs to be thoughtfully planned, well organised and appropriately supported by adults, and this book will help practitioners and students to lead good practice with confidence, so that they respond to the needs and interests of young children.
Very informative for the Play in the early years module
A good book explaining the role of the outdoor play as a learning resource.
An excellent book that offers practical ideas as well as theoretical standpoints. A very useful guide for the practitioner and students studying early years provision.
This will be a useful addition to the unit regarding evaluation of the outdoor environment. It will help students consider what they currenty offer and how improvements could be made.
excellent all round text for the 3-7 and 5-11 education trainees
An inspiration for early years practitioners learning about their profession, the children in their care and how to support, develop and facilitate play, learning and development.
Full of practical ideas to inspire the development of outdoor play provision. Found this book a great benefit for teaching early childhood/education students on my play modules. Good resource for prompting reflection amongst students.
Excellent book full of practical ideas. I appreciated the perspectives of several leading contributors and the way some current issues, such as risk-taking, were addressed. The book prompted reflection and I found it well structured.
Found this book a great benefit for both Early years and my lecturing in Playwork. Great practical ideas.
Useful text for early years students