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Understanding your child through play

Maggie Jones

Understanding your child through play

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  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Prentice Hall Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Play -- Psychological aspects.,
  • Child psychology.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMaggie Jones ; illustrations by Shelagh McNicholas ; introduction by David Elkind.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22307721M
    ISBN 100139329064


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LEARNING THROUGH PLAY – INTRODUCTION 5 ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This resource was designed and compiled by members of the Early Years Interboard Panel. We are particularly grateful to the following teachers for their contribution: Doreen O’Neill – St Joseph’s Nursery Unit SELB Patricia Dunne – St.

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