Children's Special Places: Exploring the Role of Forts, Dens, and Bush Houses in Middle Childhood / Edition 1

Children's Special Places: Exploring the Role of Forts, Dens, and Bush Houses in Middle Childhood / Edition 1

by David Sobel
     
 

ISBN-10: 0814330266

ISBN-13: 9780814330265

Pub. Date: 12/28/2001

Publisher: Wayne State University Press

From the ages of five to twelve, the middle years of childhood, young people explore their surroundings and find or construct private spaces. In these secret places, children develop and control environments of their own and enjoy freedom from the rules of the adult world. Children's Special Places enters these hidden worlds, reveals their importance to

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Overview

From the ages of five to twelve, the middle years of childhood, young people explore their surroundings and find or construct private spaces. In these secret places, children develop and control environments of their own and enjoy freedom from the rules of the adult world. Children's Special Places enters these hidden worlds, reveals their importance to children's development and emotional health, and shows educators, parents, and other adults how they can foster a bond between young people and nature that is important to maturation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780814330265
Publisher:
Wayne State University Press
Publication date:
12/28/2001
Series:
Landscapes of Childhood Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
545,389
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.51(d)

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