Work and Play in Early Childhood

Work and Play in Early Childhood

Rhythm and repetition, together with example and imitation, are pillars on which early learning is based. Freya Jaffke applies these simple principles in practical and sensible ways.

She describes children's play in a Steiner-Waldorf kindergarten setting, and provides tried and tested advice on this important stage of development.

This book includes sections on Planning the day; Festivals; Rhythms; Materials; Educating the Will; Imagination; Spontaneous and Planned Play; Example and imitation of adults; Stages of development; From crawling to contrariness; Work and play; Craft and handicraft; Creating a protective environment; Hyperactive and inactive children.

  • Format: Paperback | 80 pages
  • Dimensions: 130 x 198 x 10.16mm | 100g
  • Publication date: 15 Jul 1996
  • Publisher: Floris Books
  • Publication City/Country: Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • Language: English
  • Illustrations note: 15 colour photographs
  • ISBN10: 0863152279
  • ISBN13: 9780863152276
  • Bestsellers rank: 78,997

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