Understanding early years environments and children’s spaces
Understanding early years environments and children’s spaces

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Understanding early years environments and children’s spaces

Understanding early years environments and children’s spaces

 Introduction

How do environments influence children’s experiences and opportunities for learning and development?

Why are children’s environments important and how do they contribute to children’s experiences?

This free course challenges you to think about how you might organise an early years setting – how resources can influence children’s interactions and how space is used. You will consider how indoor and outdoor spaces are used by children and why it is important to develop spaces where children can be creative, explore, take risks and follow their own interests.

This OpenLearn course provides a sample of level 2 study in Education, Childhood & Youth [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)]

This course is also available in Chinese.

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