Learning through play is an invaluable introduction to the core values to play. It provides a practical guide to cultivating and getting the best out of play in an Early Years or educational setting, and also covers:
- How to observe and study play
- The importance of play for children from 0 to 5 years old
- Historical perspectives
- The role of play in developing abstract ideas and helping children to relate to one another
- How play helps children to achieve the highest form or learning in early childhood.
This is an ideal text for those studying play at Levels 3 and 4, Foundation Degrees, undergraduate studies, and for those working in an Early Years setting.