Concerns about lifestyles, health and childhood obesity have also put the spotlight on this vital issue, as have the growing number of 2-year-olds entitled to receive the early education entitlement.
This book is intended to help practitioners develop their knowledge and practice to better support children’s all-round physical development.
It will give readers:
- a deeper understanding of the role of movement and physicality in children’s lives, wellbeing, health, development and learning
- a strong commitment to increasing movement and physicality in all aspects of care/education and in their home lives
- understanding of critical movement experiences; how to support them through provision and practice; adult role and strategies for providing engagement and support
- understanding of how to implement national curricula in this area