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722101 (Softbound)
541778 (e-book)
978-1-60554-022-1 (Softbound)
978-1-60554-177-8 (e-book)
Age Focus: 1-8
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Promote positive and productive play!

Play is a powerful and significant part of a child's life and an integral part of children's early growth and development. When children face challenges in play, it is vital that you understand how to address and redirect those challenges.

Come and Play provides in-depth chapters focusing on five common play challenges—dabbling during play, roaming during play, feeling anxious during play, detaching during play, or being rejected during play—and techniques to intervene when these challenges are observed. Find the tools and strategies you need to support children's overall learning and development, including
  • Background information and key intervention guidelines for each play challenge
  • Imaginative, purposeful activities and ideas to enhance curriculum and play materials
  • Sensory integration play tips from Ms. Lilly, an experienced occupational therapist
  • Individual play plans that illustrate the possible ways each play challenge can be addressed

224 pages

About Aerial Cross

Aerial Cross, MA, has over a decade of experience as an educator in both general and special education classrooms. She presents seminars and workshops for educators throughout New Mexico. Aerial is also the author of Ants in Their Pants: Teaching Children Who Must Move to Learn and Come and Play: Sensory-Integration Strategies for Children with Play Challenges. more..