Connecting Animals And Children In Early Childhood by Patty Born SellyConnecting Animals And Children In Early Childhood by Patty Born Selly

Connecting Animals And Children In Early Childhood

byPatty Born Selly

Paperback | March 1, 2014

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Understand the value of connecting animals and childrenFrom family pets and wild animals to toys, stuffed animals, and media images, animals are a central part of every child's landscape. This book examines the reasons why children should interact and connect with real animals, and it identifies the rich learning that results. You ll find heaps of foundational support and practical ideas to create authentic experiences that bring children and all kinds of species of animals together including many adaptations if live animals are not permitted in your setting. Connecting Animals and Children in Early Childhood Examines the basic qualities that make animals so appealing to childrenExplains how animals impact children's cognitive, social-emotional, and inter- and intrapersonal development and growthIncludes an overview of the many ways animals are present in children's livesIntroduces authentic experiences with animals that are supportive of children's understanding and learning, and respectful to both animals and peopleProvides real-life examples of how to bring animals into your classroom with suggestions for planning, ideas for finding the right pet, and resources for making experiences meaningful, relevant, and joyful for childrenPatty Born Selly is executive director of the National Center for STEM Elementary Education at St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minnesota. As the founder of Small Wonders, an educational consulting company offering services to schools, faith-based communities, and other organizations, Patty has developed hundreds of classes to help programs incorporate nature, science, and green education.
Patty Born Selly: Patty Born Selly is executive director of the National Center for STEM Elementary Education at St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minnesota. She also serves as adjunct faculty at Metropolitan State University in Minnesota, where she teaches classes on children and nature and environmental education. Patty has devel...
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Title:Connecting Animals And Children In Early ChildhoodFormat:PaperbackDimensions:180 pages, 10 × 8 × 0.68 inPublished:March 1, 2014Publisher:Redleaf PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1605541567

ISBN - 13:9781605541563

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