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Developing play for the under 3s : the treasure basket and heuristic play

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Routledge, Volume 2nd, London ; New York, p.107 (2010)

Call Number:

Cubb LB1067 .H84 2010

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/8574394

Keywords:

Children--Study and teaching (Early childhood), Early childhood education, Learning by discovery

Abstract:

Contents: A tribute to Elinor Goldschmied -- How babies and children learn -- The beginning of sensory and physical development -- The treasure basket : 'what is the object like?' -- Offering the treasure basket -- Heuristic play : 'what can I do with the object?' -- Offering heuristic play material -- Play with a purpose (two- to three-year-olds) : 'what can the object become?' -- Expanding the approach -- Conclusion: Final thoughts.