Children should reach the statutory early learning goals before the age of five. This book focuses on one of these goals - knowledge and understanding of the world. It contains one hundred practical and inspiring ideas for teachers to use in early years education.This book will be essential reading for any practitioner involved with children's development in the early years. Focusing on knowledge and understanding of the world, the author provides one hundred practical and inspiring ideas for use in the education setting.This series offers 100 practical and innovative ideas for all practitioners working with children in the early years.
Alan Thwaites has worked in primary education for 27 years.
Each aspect of learning in the Early Years Foundation Stage is subdivided into further strands - these will be used as chapters within the book. Within each strand there are learning objectives for different age groups so the ideas will be banded into three age groups 0-1, 1-3 & 3-5.; Introduction; 1. Exploration and investigation; 2. Designing and making; 3. ICT; 4. Sense of time; 5. Sense of place; 6. Cultures and beliefs.