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Planning For The Early Years: Homes and Families: How to Plan Learning Opportunities That Engage and Interest Children

Published: October 2012

This title is part of a brand new series, edited by Jennie Lindon, which takes a fresh approach to planning by ensuring that children’s interests are at the heart of all plans.

Planning for the Early Years: Homes and Families is packed with adaptable ideas that can be extended for older children, or more focussed for the under threes. It focuses on the prime areas of learning, especially the development of early language, defined in the 2011 Tickell review of the EYFS as the foundations for all learning.

This title will allow you to:

  • Plan for childrens individual stages of development through the use of adaptable and inclusive plans, and plans specifically for the 0-3s

  • Engage and motivate children to learn by planning around their interests

  • Include children with English as an Additional Language and Special Educational

  • Needs through plans that take into consideration a variety of abilities

About the author

Tunja Stone is an accredited Childminder and the first childminder to be awarded Early Years Professional Status (EYPS) by London Metropolitan University. She is a full-time childminder working with children of a variety of ages, whilst also steering research for the National Children's Bureau, and writing articles for ChildCare magazine. Tunja has also written a childminding handbook.

Series editor Jennie Lindon is an established author who has written over 30 titles on early years education and care. Jennie is a chartered Psychologist and child pyschologist by trade and today is an early years consultant. Jennie has over 30 years experience of working with a very wide range of settings and services within early years care, education, playwork and out-of-school care, as well as with residential and foster care and her writing reflects the many settings she has worked with.

ISBN: 9781907241321