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Author Vize, Anne, author

Title Inclusive outdoor play : a practical guide to meeting additional needs / Vize, Anne
Published Albert Park, Vic. : Teaching Solutions, 2013
Albert Park, Victoria : Teaching Solutions, 2013


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB CRC  796.087 Viz/Iop  AVAILABLE
Description 52 pages : illustrations ; 30 cm
Series Meeting special needs series
Contents The benefits of outdoor play for young children with additional needs -- Changes to outdoor play over time -- An overview of additional needs -- Communication opportunities outdoors -- Managing risks -- Making sense of the senses outdoors -- Sand and water play -- Sensory gardens -- Getting grubby in a kitchen garden -- Inclusive equipment and techniques -- Adapting outdoor games -- Beyond the gates
Summary There are loads of opportunities to play and discover outdoors, and very few reasons to ever exclude a child with an additional need. This warm and engaging book shows how - with just a little creativity and some lateral thinking - outdoor play spaces can meet the needs of many young children
Outdoor play spaces are an important part of the environment for all young children. Specific benefits of outdoor play for children with additional needs include motor skills development, physical fitness and aerobic exercise, and social and emotional development
Analysis Australian
Bibliography Includes bibliograpical reference
Subject Children with disabilities -- Education.
Children with disabilities -- Recreation.
Creative teaching.
Early childhood education -- Activity programs -- Australia.
Activity programs in education -- Australia.
Inclusive education.
Learning disabled children -- Education.
Outdoor recreation for children.
Outdoor recreation -- Case studies.
Outdoor recreation -- Australia -- Planning.
Outdoor games.
Physical education and training -- Australia -- Study and teaching (Preeschool)
Physical education and training -- Study and teaching (Preschool) -- Australia.
Special education -- Activity programs.
Genre/Form Drama.
ISBN 9781921613715