Includes bibliographical references (p. 146-158) and index.
This book is grounded in current research and practice about the importance of the Arts in young children's lives. Written explicitly for early childhood pre-service and in-service teachers, parents and caregivers, it includes a range of engaging and practical creative arts activities and suggested experiences for children from birth to eight years of age. Robyn has been awarded the Lady Cutler award from the Children's Book Council of Australia for her 'distinguished services to children's literature in NSW' Cate Blanchett has issued a plea for more play in schools and endorses Creative Arts in the Lives of Young Children here in the Herald Sun. (source: Nielsen Book Data)