Young children need active lives from birth. We increasingly understand how the body and brain develop together, reinforcing the importance of putting physical development at the heart of early childhood education. 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 – written by Jan White – is intended to help practitioners develop their knowledge and practice to better support children’s all-round physical development. It will give readers:
Every Child a Mover was the winner of the Professional Books category at the Nursery World Awards 2016.
Every Child a Mover was used as a source text for the Outdoors and Active Project.
What others have said:
“This book is a treasure trove of thought provoking ideas, practical suggestions and sound research about every child’s first and universal language: movement. … Every early years setting should have at least one copy. ” – Helen Moylett
“Every child a mover will help you look at your outdoor and indoor environment with new eyes, and find ways to provide rich opportunities for children to develop their full potential.” Evelyn Vanderhoof, Community Playthings