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Mad about Minibeasts

Author : Giles Andreae
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A colourful rhyming board book all about minibeasts. Come into the garden for lots of creepy-crawly fun ... Little ones will love joining in with all the noisy sound words and looking at the colourful pictures, as they discover all sorts of minibeasts - including ladybirds, beetles, wriggly worms, snails and munching caterpillars! 'Simple, cheerful and humorous rhymes ... great fun to read together, and also makes a good introduction to learning about the world around us' - Booktrust From the creators of the bestselling Rumble in the Jungle and Commotion in the Ocean.

Mad About Minibeasts

Author : Giles Andreae
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A colourful rhyming picture book all about minibeasts. Come into the garden for lots of creepy-crawly fun ... Little ones will love joining in with all the noisy sound words and looking at the colourful pictures, as they discover all sorts of minibeasts - including ladybirds, beetles, wriggly worms, snails and munching caterpillars! 'Simple, cheerful and humorous rhymes ... great fun to read together, and also makes a good introduction to learning about the world around us' - Booktrust From the creators of the bestselling Rumble in the Jungle and Commotion in the Ocean.

50 Fantastic Ideas for Creative Role Play

Author : Hayley Hughes
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Role-play is a fun and creative way to engage with children in EYFS, and is fundamental in developing children's learning and communication skills. This new addition to the 50 Fantastic series is filled with great ways to make the most of play-based learning in your environment. Each activity is linked to children's interests, and is designed to allow the child to learn, create, communicate, and have fun! Many of the scenarios involve an element of problem solving to encourage team work, and the suggested props and locations are both easily sourced and well-suited to Early Years schools and settings. With a whole host of inspirational ideas with photos to match, this book is the perfect starting point for creating an outstanding role-play environment.

Inclusive Pedagogies for Early Childhood Education

Author : Carmel Conn
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This essential textbook explores inclusive pedagogies by presenting theoretical viewpoints and research on everyday practices in early childhood education that affirm diversity in relation to learning, disability and culture. The authors consider the pedagogical practices involved in supporting educational inclusion for young children. The book focuses on key issues in relation to inclusive pedagogy including young children’s learning subjectivities, socio-material realities of learning in early childhood contexts, and perspective-taking of children and adults in relation to learning and difference. The book draws together findings from experts who are employing innovative methods for research in early childhood education, including conversation analysis, phenomenological enquiry and participant ethnography, in order to create new knowledge and understanding about how young children are and feel themselves to be included. This textbook will be essential reading for students and practitioners alike. The book is particularly pertinent for undergraduate and postgraduate students studying early years as well as courses which focus on education or teaching or inclusion.

Growing up Wild

Author : Alexia Barrable
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Have you ever noticed how much calmer and more engaged your children are when they are outside in the natural world? A growing body of evidence is pointing to the need for children to spend more time outside. Being outdoors has the potential to energise, entertain and educate our children, often with minimal input from adults. Growing Up Wild is for anyone who wants to encourage their kids to spend more time outdoors. Combining the latest scientific research with a host of enjoyable activities, the authors show you how to access nature with your children. From making the most of local parks, woodlands, the beach, and your own back garden Growing Up Wild gives you easy ways to get out there, connect with nature, and have fun together. Inspired by the increasingly popular forest school philosophy, and emphasising the benefits of starting early with your baby or toddler, Growing Up Wild tells you: - The reasons why getting dirty makes you happier and healthier. - Activities that make the most of wind, rain or snow - Tips on hiking and foraging with your children - How to run wild with kids - from parks to fells and beyond - How to build an outdoor space in your back garden. This book is a must have for parents who love nature and want to give their children the proven benefits of playing outdoors.

Exploring Poetry with Young Children

Author : Ann Watts
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With the increased focus on children’s language in Early Years education, poetry can be a valuable tool in enhancing speaking, listening and communication. This book provides parents and practitioners with a guide on how and where to start with using poetry with children. Combined with practical suggestions on finding and using poems with children of differing ages and language ability, it also offers advice on how to encourage children to create and develop their own poems. Exploring Poetry with Young Children includes an anthology of a wide range of poems to use with children based on their everyday experiences, ensuring that adults can enhance the learning experience as it happens and enrich the language development of the children in their care. Divided into two parts, this book covers: the nature of poetry and why it can be such important part of our well-being; ways of using and sharing poetry with babies and toddlers; how to share poetry with children as they become confident users of language; the rhyming aspects of verse and ways in which these can be used to develop children’s phonic awareness; the importance of establishing a poetic awareness in young children. This will be an essential guide for all Early Years practitioners, students and parents who are interested in using poetry to develop the speaking, listening and communication skills of young children.

Exploring Maths through Stories and Rhymes

Author : Janet Rees
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This practical book is packed with tried-and-tested activities which draw on popular stories and rhymes, and use everyday materials and objects to help young children develop their understanding and enjoyment of mathematical concepts. By relating ideas of number, shape, size and pattern to everyday contexts, stories and experiences, Exploring Maths through Stories and Rhymes improves confidence, increases understanding and develops children’s desire to engage with maths. Offering a range of creative and exciting activities to encourage hands-on learning and discussion, chapters: include a range of step-by-step activities which are easily adapted to varying needs, ages and abilities use popular stories and nursery rhymes as a way of engaging children with mathematical thinking show how inexpensive, everyday materials can be used to encourage learning include full colour photographs, photocopiable materials, vocabulary lists and key questions to help the reader get the most out of the ideas described This practical text will be a go-to resource for early years practitioners and students looking to adopt a creative approach to early years mathematics.

Teaching the Primary Curriculum Outdoors

Author : Learning Through Landscapes,
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Through real life understanding of teaching and step by step guidance, Learning through Landscapes shows you that every curriculum subject in primary schools can be taught outdoors. It also shows you that learning outdoors improves health, wellbeing and attainment and brings joy to your teaching.

March of the Mini Beasts

Author : Ada Hopper
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Danger! Action! Trouble! Adventure! Introducing The DATA Set, a brand-new chapter book series for young readers. What would happen if your next-door neighbor were a mad scientist? Gabe, Laura, and Cesar live on a quiet cul-de-sac. They are the whiz kids of Newtonburg Elementary and each specializes in their own subject. In fact, everyone in town lovingly refers to them as the Data Set. However, their quiet days of learning take a sudden turn for the exciting when they meet Dr. Gustav Bunsen—a mad scientist who throws the kids into a wild spiral of adventures. When Dr. Bunsen’s latest invention, a growth ray, hits several tiny animal toys, the mini beasts don’t just grow, they come to life! The DATA Set love their new tiny pets…until they continue to grow. Now there’s an actual elephant in the room—not to mention a chimp, a giraffe, and a dinosaur. When the beasts wander off, it’s up to the DATA Set to track them down. But will they catch the mini beasts before they grow big enough to start trouble in town? With easy-to-read language and illustrations on almost every page, The DATA Set chapter books are perfect for beginning readers!

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Issues for Nov. 1957- include section: Accessions. Aanwinste, Sept. 1957-