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  • Learning Outside the Classroom
    Learning Outside the Classroom (English, Paperback) Simon Beames, Pete Higgins

    "The first curricular-focused outdoor learning textbook for prospective and practising K-12 teachers, this book provides both academic justification and practical support for educators working in a wide variety of environments and with diverse populations of students to incorporate more meaningful outdoor learning opportunities into their daily teaching activities. Learning Outside the Classroom...

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  • 100 Ideas for Early Years Practitioners
    100 Ideas for Early Years Practitioners (English, Paperback) Julie Mountain

    Children benefit hugely from regular, frequent and progressive outdoor play, and it should therefore be an integral part of their early education. This brand new addition to the 100 ideas series offers early years practitioners easy-to-implement outdoor play activities and practical advice on managing and evaluating your provision. Dip in and out of the ideas which range in complexity, from...

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  • Outdoor Learning in the Early Years
    Outdoor Learning in the Early Years (English, Paperback) Helen Bilton

    A guide to create effective outdoor environments for young children's learning. It covers various aspects of working outdoors in the early years, and explains the importance of outdoor play to children's development. It shows how to: manage and set up the outdoor area, allow children to take managed risks, and make sense of work and play.

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  • Great Group Games for Kids
    Great Group Games for Kids (English, Paperback) Susan Ragsdale, Ann Saylor

    Building on the popularity of the bestselling Great Group Games, this new collection for the younger set shows teachers and group leaders how to make even the silliest activity meaningful. Complete with details on timing, supplies, set up, and suggested group size, this is the perfect grab-and-go resource for anyone working with elementary school age children. Far from frivolous, each play with...

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  • The Little Book of Woodland Challenges
    The Little Book of Woodland Challenges (Paperback) Rebecca Aburrow

    There are endless benefits to taking outdoor learning to a natural or woodland setting. The Little Book of Woodland Challenges can be used in collaboration with Forest School, or as a stand alone book of activities that can take place outdoors in woodland or forest settings. Each activity provides alternative ideas if your setting does not have a woodland space. This book provides a wide range of...

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  • The Whole Spectrum of Social, Motor and Sensory Games
    The Whole Spectrum of Social, Motor and Sensory Games (English, Paperback) Barbara Sher

    Fun easy games for parents and teachers to play with kids of all ages Play is increasingly recognized by neuroscientists and educators as a vital component in brain development, academic success and learning social skills.

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  • 50 Fantastic Ideas for Exploring Nature
    50 Fantastic Ideas for Exploring Nature (Paperback) Kate Bass

    Using natural resources has long been part of the Montessori and Steiner philosophies and some mainstream early years provisions were already starting to emulate this practice. The recent popularity of Forest Schools demonstrates how practitioners recognise the benefits of offering children open-ended activities using natural resources. Not all settings are fortunate enough to have access to a...

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  • Playing with Fire
    Playing with Fire (Paperback) Mike Fairclough

    Mike Fairclough, renowned headmaster at West Rise Junior School, TES Primary School of the Year, demonstrates how teachers and leaders can cultivate a culture of risk-taking and danger within their students - and themselves.

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  • A-Z of Learning Outside the Classroom
    A-Z of Learning Outside the Classroom (Paperback) Russell Grigg, Helen Lewis

    Learning outside the classroom has been high on the political agenda for several years now, but recent Ofsted reports indicate that this can be confined to termly or yearly trips, as an 'extra'. This book provides a convincing and readable promotion of regular outdoor learning. It draws on relevant research to reinforce that working in 'real' environments benefits children's all-round development...

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  • Creating Excellence in Primary School Playtimes
    Creating Excellence in Primary School Playtimes (English, Paperback) Michael Follett

    Helping schools to develop a long-term playtime strategy, this book shows how schools can overcome barriers to excellent play for child development and wellbeing. With proven examples that are workable within schools' playtime budgets, the strategies show how to tackle and improve upon common issues including behaviour, staffing and facilities.

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  • Adventure Education
    Adventure Education (English, Paperback) Chris Hodgson

    This title explores the most important strategies for teaching, learning and implementation in adventure education. It is fully illustrated throughout with real-world case studies and details research surveying the key contemporary issues facing adventure education practitioners.

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  • Outdoor Learning
    Outdoor Learning (English, Paperback) Rosaleen Joyce

    This book places outdoor learning in a theoretical, historical and social context of constructions of children, childhood and the use of the outdoors.

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  • A Pedagogy of Place
    A Pedagogy of Place (English, Paperback) Brian Wattchow, Mike Brown

    This timely book offers an alternative vision for outdoor education practice. A Pedagogy of Place calls into question some of the underlying assumptions and 'truths' about outdoor education, putting forward alternatives to current practice that are responsive to local conditions and cultural traditions. In this renewal of outdoor education philosophy and practice, the emphasis is upon responding...

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  • Gameworlds
    Gameworlds (English, Paperback) Seth Giddings

    "Game studies is a rapidly developing field across the world, with a growing number of dedicated courses addressing video games and digital play as significant phenomena in contemporary everyday life and media cultures. Seth Giddings looks to fill a gap by focusing on the relationship between the actual and virtual worlds of play in everyday life. He addresses both the continuities and differences...

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  • Reflective Playwork
    Reflective Playwork (English, Paperback) Jacky Kilvington, Ali Wood

    Presents an introduction to playwork values, principles and practice for those who work with children. This book recognizes that all have a need for play, and seeks to encourage the provision of time and space for all children to freely enjoy its benefits. It is suitable for playworkers and those who work with children.

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  • 3-2-1: Time for Parachute Fun
    3-2-1: Time for Parachute Fun (English, Paperback) Clare Beswick

    Featuring activities that promote social and emotional growth, imaginative play, listening & communication skills, this resource provides parents, teachers, and others with ideas to get children moving and learning.

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  • The Outdoor Classroom
    The Outdoor Classroom (English, Paperback) Hilary Harriman $16.96 $27.50
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  • Good Practice in Playwork
    Good Practice in Playwork (English, Paperback) Paul Bonel, Jennie Lindon

    Approved by SPRITO, this text is fully revised throughout to reflect the latest thinking and practice, and is based upon the National Occupational Standards.

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  • Taking the First Steps Outside
    Taking the First Steps Outside (English, Paperback) Helen Bilton, Gabriela Bento

    Can one be too young to play outside? This unique and compelling book charts the experiences of a group of under three year olds as they explore their natural outdoor environment, followed by caring and attentive adults. It deconstructs the myths that underestimate under threes and celebrates the importance of connecting children with the natural world and the influence of positive relationships...

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  • Playing Outdoors
    Playing Outdoors (English, Paperback) Helen Tovey

    This book makes an important contribution to current debates on risk, safety and challenge in outdoor environments for young children. It brings together research from a range of different disciplines, as well as illustrative examples of children's play and talk outdoors.

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