This is the essential guide to child development for all childcare professionals working in a home-based setting.
Written in Allison Lee's characteristically approachable style, she provides case studies and activities that make this wholly engaging for the reader.
Allison Lee provides useful information for childminders and nannies on: Development through the ages; providing play and other learning experiences; physical development and well-being; personal, social and emotional development; communication and language development; cognitive development; factors which affect child development; working with disabled children and their families; promoting children's rights; working in partnership with parents.
The contents are linked to the Diploma in Home-Based Childcare, particularly to Unit 2: Childcare and Child Development (0-16) in the Home-based Setting.
This guide is a must have for all trainees in home-based childcare.