Appropriate for upper division undergraduate and graduate courses on play and courses related to play, child development, and early childhood education.
The developmental range covered is infancy to adolescence. The text offers a comprehensive study of play, including play therapy, disabilities, anthropology of play, and play environments not included in other texts. The book also provides current perspectives on culture and gender differences in play through a blend of research, theory, and practical applications.
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More than any other textbook on the market, Play and Child Development, Fourth Edition, ties play directly to child development. The authors address the full spectrum of play-related topics and seamlessly blend research, theory, and practical applications throughout. All content in the text is purposefully arranged to guide its readers through key and core topics leading to a comprehensive understanding of play intended to help prepare pre-service teachers for guiding children’s play in a number of contexts: preschools, elementary schools, park systems, and research programs.
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0136856039
Book Description Prentice Hall, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 1. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0136856039