A Practical Guide to Activities
for Young Children, 2nd Edition

By Christine Hobart and Jill Frankel
December 1999
Nelson Thornes, UK
ISBN: 0-7487-4503-3
152 pages, illustrated
$31.95 paper

This is not a theoretical book about play exercises, although each chapter has a short general introduction. It is a highly practical guide to all activities that should be available to young children from 0 to 7 years and is laid out in an accessible format. Tables are included in each chapter to show at a glance the amount and type of space required for each experience and the type of play the activity should promote. The also includes lists showing what materials are essential. This is a highly practical book for students and practitioners alike, invaluable in all child care settings.

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