This guide contains four books-worth of creative activities for the early years in one bumper-value guide.
Perfect to dip into, this gem of a guide features:
- Hundreds of easy-to-follow activities that cover 40 of the most popular early years topics
- Each topic contains ideas for singing, dance, movement, storytelling, art and design, and drama
- An easy-reference key showing which of the Creative Development Early Learning Goals are being explored
An essential for anyone wanting new and creative ideas for use in topic work with the early years. This book is a compendium of all the activities from the following four Stepping Stones to Creativity titles: Dance and Movement; Design, Art and Modelling; Stories, Songs and Rhymes and Drama and Role Play.
About the authors
Judith Harries writes for several early years publications, and has worked extensively as a Music and Drama Teacher in both nurseries and primary schools. Mel Astill is an experienced primary teacher who specialises in Art, Design, Drama and Literacy. Elizabeth Palfrey has worked as a Nursery Manager at a busy Birmingham setting for many years. She now works as a specialist Dance and Movement teacher delivering sessions, such as the ones in this book, to local nurseries in the Birmingham area.
"This is a very useful, practical resource for early years staff...another practical gem from Practical Pre-School."
Anne Pitcher, a professional storyteller on the Scottish Storytelling Centre's Directory