Play is necessary for children to learn and developmentally thrive. For this reason, early intervention is vital in addressing and redirecting play challenges that may appear in young children. Come and Play addresses five common play challenges and provides key intervention guidelines and sample play plans for each challenge. These play challenges include children who: * Roam the playroom * Play repetitiously * Appear anxious in play * Appear detached from their play *Are rejected by their peers Throughout this book, you will also find sensory integration tips and activities to promote positive and productive play from Ms. Lilly, an occupational therapist with thirty years of experience. Age Focus: 1-8.
Aerial Cross, MA, holds a master's degree in special education and has over ten years of experience as an educator in both general and special education classrooms. She is an adjunct English and early childhood instructor at San Juan College in Farmington, New Mexico, and writes for San Juan County Kids.