Creative Circle Time Lessons for the Early Years / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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- SAGE Publications
This creative book uses music, song, poetry and a host of practical activities to engage young children in Circle Time. It contains 26 practical themes based on the letters of the alphabet. Busy teachers will find the ideas and resources invaluable in helping them make their Circle Time sessions innovative and exciting.
The benefits to the children participating in these sessions will be the development of:
- spiritual and moral development.
There are links to Citizenship objectives and help with planning notes. This is an exciting and comprehensive resource that links Circle Time to the Early Years curriculum.
About the Author
Yvonne was the headteacher of Marland Hill Primary School from 1990 to 2014 and under her leadership the school was judged as outstanding by OFSTED following inspections in 2008 and 2013. Yvonne now provides school improvement support and professional development programmes to schools across Greater Manchester via Weatherhead Projects Ltd, her school improvement consultancy. Yvonne was made an MBE in the New Year Honours list 2016.
Table of Contents
An Introduction to the 26 Lessons in this BookHow to Use this BookTypical Circle Time ActivitiesUseful Tips on How to Perform a Circle Time LessonHow to Develop MaterialsDream Journeys in Foundation Stage and Key Stage OneCircle Time Planning Linked to Citizenship: 5-7 years oldsLesson Objectives Linked to Stands of Self-Esteem, Relationships, Communication and Spiritual and Moral DevelopmentIntroducing Creative Circle Time