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.
|Title of host publication||Teaching health and physical education in early childhood and primary years|
|Place of Publication||Sydney, NSW|
|Publisher||Oxford University Press Australia and New Zealand|
|Number of pages||19|
|Publication status||Published - 23 Apr 2019|