Outdoor risky play and schema development in the Early years

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    Abstract

    In a 2-part series of articles for Early Years Wales’ Foundation Phase Talking Point, Dr. Amanda Thomas and Pavla Boulton, from the University of South Wales, Newport explore outdoor risky play and schema development in the Early Years. In this issue the first article looks at the importance of outdoor risky play and sensory experience, affordance theory, loose parts theory and why these are important to schema development.

    Original languageEnglish
    Number of pages3
    Specialist publicationSmall Talk
    PublisherEarly Years Wales
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 2021

    Keywords

    • early years
    • outdoor play
    • risky play
    • schematic development

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