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The book outlines new ideas for group day care of young children, which have already been developed and tested in the UK and abroad. It will be of use to anyone who is involved in childcare, whether politically or practically.
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Overview

The book outlines new ideas for group day care of young children, which have already been developed and tested in the UK and abroad. It will be of use to anyone who is involved in childcare, whether politically or practically.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203992814
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 12/9/1993
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 312
  • File size: 2 MB

Table of Contents

List of illustrations
Preface to the second edition
Acknowledgements
Introduction 1
1 Day care in context 7
2 Organizing space for living, learning and playing 20
3 The key person 40
4 Managing and working in a day care centre 57
5 Babies in day care 81
6 The Treasure Basket 96
7 The second year of life 111
8 Heuristic play with objects 128
9 Children in their third year 142
10 Mealtimes 164
11 Out of doors 176
12 Bridging the child's two worlds 199
13 Children in difficulties 217
14 Safeguarding children 236
15 Looking ahead 253
Suggestions for further reading 257
Videos 260
References 263
Organizations concerned with young children and families 272
Name index 280
Subject index 284
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