ERIC Number: EJ787051
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Feb
Reference Count: 0
Water: The Ideal Early Learning Environment
Grosse, Susan J.
Exceptional Parent, v38 n2 p62-63 Feb 2008
Bathtubs and swimming pools provide the ideal learning environment for people with special needs. For young preschool children, the activities that take place through water can help them develop physical fitness, facilitate motor development, reinforce perceptual-motor ability, encourage social development, and enhance self-esteem and confidence. This article offers tips for implementing water learning activities.
Descriptors: Physical Fitness, Disabilities, Preschool Children, Self Esteem, Psychomotor Skills, Educational Environment, Social Development, Motor Development, Water
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Early Childhood Education
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