Circle Time for the Very Young

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Paul Chapman Educational Publishing, 2007 - Education - 153 pages
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'...a fantastic resource for engaging young children in circle time activities... This book will prove to be an invaluable resource for any early years practitioner, whether working in a nursery, playgroup or children's centre' - Early Years Educator (eye)

Circle Time is extensively used in primary and increasingly in secondary schools to help young people improve their confidence, speaking and listening skills, and to raise self-esteem. Fully updated and packed with new features such as children's haikus, this new edition is full of brilliant activities for the very young. For ease of use by the busy teacher, the book highlights an activity for 3 to 6 year olds on the left hand page and on the right hand page the same activity is developed for 6 to 9 year olds.

The book covers core PSCHE themes including:

- friends and friendship

- growing up

- feelings

- keeping safe

- citizenship.

Margaret Collins is a former headteacher of infant and first schools. She is now Senior Visiting Fellow in the School of Education at the University of Southampton. She researches children's perceptions of health education topics, writes teaching materials for children, books and articles on PSHE.

 

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Contents

The eight PSHE themes
13
Growing and growing up
35
Keeping safe
53
Selfesteem
71
Keeping healthy
85
Feelings and persuasion
99
Citizenship
117
ThemeS Loss grief and separation
135
Resources
149
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