Active play and minor games

Brendon Hyndman, Natalie McMaster

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Abstract

This chapter will explore the importance of active play and minor games in Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) and primary school settings. You will explore the state of active play for children, differences between structured and unstructured play provisions, and a range of strategies to encourage active play. Insight and strategies to promote active exploration and modification of games to cater for students of all abilities will be discussed. Connections to the Australian Curriculum: HPE will serve to guide your curriculum decision-making and planning.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationTeaching health and physical education in early childhood and primary years
EditorsNatalie McMaster
Place of PublicationAustralia
PublisherOxford University Press Australia and New Zealand
Chapter11
Pages205-223
Number of pages19
Edition1st
ISBN (Print)9780190311476
Publication statusPublished - 23 Apr 2019

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Hyndman, B., & McMaster, N. (2019). Active play and minor games. In N. McMaster (Ed.), Teaching health and physical education in early childhood and primary years (1st ed., pp. 205-223). Australia: Oxford University Press Australia and New Zealand.
Hyndman, Brendon ; McMaster, Natalie . / Active play and minor games. Teaching health and physical education in early childhood and primary years. editor / Natalie McMaster. 1st. ed. Australia : Oxford University Press Australia and New Zealand, 2019. pp. 205-223
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Hyndman, B & McMaster, N 2019, Active play and minor games. in N McMaster (ed.), Teaching health and physical education in early childhood and primary years. 1st edn, Oxford University Press Australia and New Zealand, Australia, pp. 205-223.

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Teaching health and physical education in early childhood and primary years. ed. / Natalie McMaster. 1st. ed. Australia : Oxford University Press Australia and New Zealand, 2019. p. 205-223.

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