Review: The Midwest Book Review- California Bookwatch July 2011 - July 1, 2011
Education collections reaching early childhood teachers will find COME AND PLAY fine key to promoting productive play. From five common play challenges to finding tools to support these challenges plus help a child's overall learning, this pairs purposful activities and ideas with individual play plans that discuss how play may be managed for optimum results, making this a pick for any early education collection.
Review: February 2011 Book News Inc. - February 1, 2011
Cross (English and early childhood education, San Juan Community College, Farmington, New Mexico) has ten-plus years of experience as an educator in both general and special education classrooms, and is also the author of a text on working with kinesthetic learners. She presents for chld care providers and educators working with children who face play challenges that im-prevent those cildren from developing in any major skill-acquisiton process, such as healthy interaction with peers, or in any area of development, such as emotional growth. The text features introductory overview of sensory-integration strategies for play challenges, followed by chapters discussing five common play challenges - repetitious dabbling during play, continual roaming the playroom, continual anxiousness about or during play, continual detachment or unfriendliness during play, and continual rejection by playmates during play - and specific intervention duidelines and activities for each situation. No subject inted is provided. (Annotation 2011 Book News Inc. Portland, OR)