New Playwork: Play and Care for Children 4-16

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Cengage Learning EMEA, Apr 19, 2006 - Child care - 256 pages
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From creating play spaces to child development, every key area of modern playwork is covered to help you support children's play in the 21st century. The authors' holistic approach, discussing both theory and practice, makes this the most comprehensive guide available for both students and playwork professionals. Packed with case studies, activities, illustrations and great new photographs, New Playwork contains a wealth of ideas for successful playwork and is an invaluable reference for this rapidly developing profession.

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quick reference guide xvii
Playwork principles and the role of the playworker 23
Playwork settings policy and legislation 39
PART TWO Playwork In Practice 53
The role of the playworker 76
Relationships with children and parents 90
Behaviour in the play setting 115
Developing reflective practice 148
Teamwork 161
Child protection 179
Health safety and wellbeing 193
Playwork paperwork 215
Playwork and the wider community 229
Glossary 246
Index 255

Including everyone 133

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