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Exploratory Play
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produced by Siren Films (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England: Siren Films, 2003), 1 hour 11 mins

This kind of play is commonly called ‘heuristic play’ and is often presented as a treasure basket. By observing these sequences of children at play you will see various examples of developing concentration which in turn indicates the development of each child’s cognitive ability at each stage. This study mak...

produced by Siren Films (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England: Siren Films, 2003), 1 hour 11 mins
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Supporting Early Literacy: From 0 to 5 Years
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produced by Siren Films (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England: Siren Films, 2009), 1 hour 27 mins

Learning about literacy is a social act. Young children develop the necessary skills they will need to be competent and confident readers and writers from the people around them and their environment. Children need to know about their language(s) and the sounds and all about print and its uses. They need to develo...

produced by Siren Films (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England: Siren Films, 2009), 1 hour 27 mins
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Learning through Play: The 3 to 4 Year Old
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produced by Siren Films (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England: Siren Films, 2006), 42 mins

Observation, assessment and planning are skills which can be honed and perfected with practice. Filmed sequences give you the luxury of being able to watch children at play over and over, encouraging careful thinking about what you’re watching. Filmed over a year, this observation study follows a 3-year-old boy...

produced by Siren Films (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England: Siren Films, 2006), 42 mins
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