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544687 (Softbound)
544694 (e-book)
978-1-60554-468-7 (Softbound)
978-1-60554-469-4 (e-book)
Age Focus: 0-8
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Physical play is vital to young children’s development

This practical, hands-on resource encourages you to incorporate boisterous physical play into every day and offers concrete advice on how to:
  • Create spaces for safe play
  • Effectively work big body movement into children’s daily schedule
  • Use physical play to make teaching practice more dynamic and effective

Learn about the importance of big body play for social and emotional development throughout life and how to communicate about safe and intentional rough-and-tumble play with chldren and families.

240 pages

About Mike Huber

Mike Huber has dedicated his life to serving children, families, and the field of early childhood. He has been an early childhood teacher since 1992 and currently teaches at Seward Child Care Center in Minneapolis. Mike has also worked as a trainer and consultant for the Minnesota Department of Education, the Child Care Resource and Referral Network, and the Minnesota Association for the more..