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ERIC Number: ED425832
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
Pages: 304
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-1-55704-337-7
Your Child at Play: Three to Five Years. Conversation, Creativity, and Learning Letters, Words, and Numbers. Second Edition.
Segal, Marilyn
Based on a 3-year observational study of children at play in a variety of settings, this book is a description of the play behavior of preschool children. In Section I, "Playing with Ideas," the chapters are: (1) "Questions about the World"; (2) "What Is, What Was, and What Will Be"; and (3) "Questions about Life." In Section II, "Active Play" chapters are: (1) "Exercise Play"; (2) "Game Play"; and (3) "Trying Out New Sports." In Section III, "The Scientist at Work," chapters are: (1) "Investigations"; (2) "Transformations"; and (3) "The Naturalist." Chapters in Section IV, "Playing School," are: (1) "Word Play"; (2) "Story Telling"; and (3) "Numbers." In Section V, "Playing with Friends," chapters are: (1) "Imaginary and Invisible Friends"; (2) "Intimate Friends"; and (3)"Playing with a Group." In Section VI, "Ways of Playing," chapters are: (1) "Play Acting"; (2) "Creative Play"; and "Play Choices." At the end of each chapter, suggestions for parents and play ideas are given. (LPP)
Newmarket Press, Special Sales Department, 18 East 48th Street, New York, NY 10017; Tel: 800-733-3000 (Toll Free); Tel: 212-832-3575; Fax: 212-832-3629 (Hardcover: ISBN-1-55704-337-X, $27.95; Paperback: ISBN-1-55704-337-7, $16.95. Add $3 shipping and handling for first item, and $1 for each additional item. Special discount for orders of 2 or more copies; New York residents must add 8.25% sales tax.)
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Note: For other volumes in the series, see PS 027 132-134. Foreword by Wendy Masi.