03/08/2021

Categories: Early Years and Childhood Studies, Undergradute

7 Great Books for Early Years Practitioners

Reading up on early years books can refresh your attitude, reboot your enthusiasm and give you new ideas for inspiring young children.

Young children are keen explorers, and it’s important to build a rich and stimulating environment for them to thrive. Sometimes, this means thinking outside the box, and having a decent library can help you branch out and try new things.

Here are some great books for early years practitioners, and combined, they offer plenty of activities to support your work, including for work experience and placements during your studies!

1. How to be an Outstanding Early Years Practitioner (Louise Burnham)

To take your career to the next level and become outstanding in your job, it’s vital to have patience and a lot of dedication. This book offers eleven chapters of advice to help you improve your studies and practice.

Key topics:

- Working with parents

- Planning, evaluation, observation and assessment

- Safeguarding

- Managing behaviour

- Continued professional development

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