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Physical Development in the Early Years : Classmates - Lynda Woodfield

Physical Development in the Early Years


Paperback Published: 1st May 2004
ISBN: 9780826468710
Number Of Pages: 114

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Would you like to know more about the way in which a typical child grows and develops in their first eight years? Are you keen to avoid the constraints of an overly formalized early years curriculum? If you answer yes to either of these questions, then this practical, accessible and down-to-earth guide is for you. Arguing that enjoyable, play-based activity forms the basis of all children's learning. Lynda Woodfield takes examples of children at various stages of their physical development and places their progress in a theoretical context.

If you are looking for a quick read, but great reference for physical development, this may well be what you are after. Education Book Review, October 2005--Education Book Review

Introductionp. 1
Physical developmentp. 4
Perceptual and sensory-motor developmentp. 21
Motor skill developmentp. 43
How children learn in the physical domainp. 61
Good practice, safe practice : supporting and facilitating physical learningp. 81
Referencesp. 100
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ISBN: 9780826468710
ISBN-10: 0826468713
Series: Classmates
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 114
Published: 1st May 2004
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 17.68 x 11.13  x 0.91
Weight (kg): 0.1
Edition Number: 1