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Create, perform, teach! : an early years practitioner's guide to developing your creativity and performance skills

Author: Nikky Smedley; Sam Greaves
Publisher: London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Packed with tips and simple activities, this practical guide helps early years practitioners to develop their creativity and performance skills to engage children more effectively. It includes advice on using storytelling, role play, sensory play, puppetry, nonverbal play, photography and much more.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Smedley, Nikky.
Create, Perform, Teach! : An Early Years Practitioner's Guide to Developing Your Creativity and Performance Skills.
London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, ©2018
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nikky Smedley; Sam Greaves
ISBN: 9781784507992 1784507997
OCLC Number: 1044986354
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (154 pages)
Contents: Intro; Create, Perform, Teach!: An Early Years Practitioner's Guide to Developing Your Creativity and Performance Skills by Nikky Smedley; Introduction; Chapter 1. Who Is It?; Personal honesty is important; it's what's needed to make performance --
and anything else --
believable. So how do you bring your whole self to the classroom, modelling truthfulness and encouraging your children to feel safe enough to do the same themselves?; Chapter 2. Structuring the Class for Physicality. Let's acknowledge the physical needs of young children. Here are some techniques to accommodate these needs whilst maintaining smooth running of the day. Chapter 3. Can You Feel It?; Bringing the full five senses into the daily experience by introducing activities that cover the total sensory range.; Chapter 4. Real Role Play; Making role play in the classroom an effective tool for learning, whether in specified areas, in broader contexts, or in more practitioner-involved ways.; Chapter 5. Let Me See. How film and photography can be used as creative tools to embed learning and develop self-awareness. Chapter 6. Bring the Noise!; Using music and vocalisation, not only as isolated events, but to assist learning throughout the day.; Chapter 7. Ssssssh!; The power and use of non-verbal communication.; Chapter 8. Telling the Story; Improving your own storytelling techniques, as well as using each story as stimulus for other learning. Plus how to help little ones invent and construct their own stories.; Chapter 9. Why Puppets? How Puppets? Just that! The purposes for including puppets, how to really use them to bring the best out of your children and some tried and tested puppet projects to implement. Chapter 10. Get Up and Boogie; You dancin'? If not, why not? Easy ways to get your children moving, inventing physically and learning about their bodies. Also how to calm them down again afterwards!; Chapter 11. Taking Care; Your well-being really matters too, so here are some suggestions for looking after yourself, so that you can look after the children even better.; Chapter 12. The Golden Rules. A summary of top tips and reminders from the checklists at the end of each chapter. Index; Blank Page.
Responsibility: Nikky Smedley ; illustrations by Sam Greaves.

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