Putting Storytelling at the Heart of Early Childhood Practice

Edited by Tina Bruce, Lynn McNair and Jane Whinnett

Putting Storytelling at the Heart of Early Childhood Practice

2020

'Drawing on primary and contemporary research, and presented by a range of experienced authors, this book covers important topics such as:

- The benefits of regularly practising storytelling
- Storytelling during play activities
- Group dynamics in constructing narratives
- The roles of props and fantasy concepts in storytelling

This accessible guide is ideal for all early years practitioners looking to encourage literacy, communication and well-being in a supportive and creative environment, and for policymakers looking to develop best practice in the early years classroom.'