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Beginning to play : young children from birth to three / Ruth Forbes.

Forbes, Ruth. (Author).
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Subject: Early childhood education.
Infants > Development.
Jeu chez l'enfant.
Nourrissons > Développement.
Éducation de la première enfance.
Genre: Electronic books.
Electronic books.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780335225057
  • ISBN: 0335225055
  • ISBN: 0335214312
  • ISBN: 9780335214310
  • ISBN: 0335214320
  • ISBN: 9780335214327
  • ISBN: 1280953675
  • ISBN: 9781280953675
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xii, 144 pages) : illustrations, portrait.
  • Publisher: Buckingham : Open University Press, 2004.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: Machine generated contents note: Foreword / Elinor Goldschmied -- 1. Anchor points in the first year -- 2. Early play and playthings -- crossing cultures -- 3. 'And me' : play with significant others -- 4. Beginning to move -- 5. Sensory play -- 6. Treasure baskets -- 7. How adults can help treasure basket play -- 8. Moving into heuristic play -- 9. Tuning in : talking and listening.
Summary: This book explains in detail how the play of babies and very young children can be supported. Recognizing the crucial link between communication and play, it encourages practitioners to recognize and respond to play signals initiated by the baby. "Beginning to Play" is essential reading for those working or intending to work with babies and very young children.
Source of Description Note: Print version record.

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