Learning environment Bibliography

Bento, G. and Dias, G. (2017) The importance of outdoor play for young children’s healthy development. Porto Biomedical Journal, 2 (5): 157-160.

Bijnens, E.M., Derom. C., Thiery, E., Weyers, S., Nawrot, T.S. (2020) Residential green space and child intelligence and behavior across urban, suburban, and rural areas in Belgium: A longitudinal birth cohort study of twins. PLoS Med, 17(8).

Bilton, H., Bento, G. and Dias, G. (2016). Taking the First Steps Outside: Under threes learning and developing in the natural environment.  Oxon; Routledge.

Carsley, S., Liang, L., Chen, Y., Parkin, P., Maguire, J. and Birken, C. (2016) The impact of daycare attendance on outdoor free play in young children. Journal of Public Health, 39 (1): 145-152.

Day, L. (2019) The Science of Fresh Air and Sunshine. Available from: https://admin.babysensory.com/content/S636886817516118420/The%20Science%20of%20fresh%20air%20and%20sunshine.pdf(Accessed: 28th August 2020).

Dinkel, D., Snyder, K., Patterson, T., Warehime, S., Kuhn, M. and Wisneski, D. (2019) An exploration of infant and toddler unstructured outdoor play.  European Early Childhood Education Research Journal 27 (2): 257-271.

Dowdell, K., Gray, T. and Malone, K. (2011) Nature and its Influence on Children’s Outdoor Play. Australian Journal of Outdoor Education, 15(2), 24-35, 2011

Fisher, J. (2016) Interacting or interfering? Improving interactions in the early years. Berkshire: OUP.

Goouch, K. and Powell, S. (2013) The Baby Room. Maidenhead: Open University Press.

Hall, E., Linnea Howe, S., Roberts, S., Foster Shaffer, L. and Williams, E. (2014) What can we learn through careful observation of infants and toddlers in nature? Children, Youth & Environments, 24 (2): 192-214.

Harrison, Y. (2004) The relationship between daytime exposure to light and night-time sleep in 6–12-week-old infants. J. Sleep Res., 13: 345–352.

Kemp, N., Durrant, I. and Josephidou, J. (2020) Making connections with their world: Outdoor provision for under twos in early childhood settings in Kent. Available from:  https://www.froebel.org.uk/resources/froebel-trust-publications/ (Accessed: 28th August 2020).

Kemp, N. and Josephidou, J. (2020) Where are the babies? Engaging under twos with the outdoors.   Available from: https://www.froebel.org.uk/resources/froebel-trust-publications/ (Accessed: 28th August 2020).

Kleppe, R. 2018. “Affordances for 1-3-year olds’ risky play in Early Childhood Education and Care”.  Journal of Early Childhood Research 16 (3): 258-275.

Mendes, A., Aelenei, D., Papoila, A., Carreiro-Martins, P., Aguiar, L., Pereira, C., Neves, P., Azevedo, S., Cano, M.,  Proença, C., Viegas, J., Silva, S., Mendes, D., Neuparth, N.  & Teixeira, J.  (2014) Environmental and Ventilation Assessment in Child Day Care Centers in Porto: The Envirh Project. Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health, Part A, 77:14-16, 931-943.

Moore, R. and Cosco, N. (2014) Growing Up Green: Naturalization as a Health Promotion Strategy in Early Childhood Outdoor Learning Environments. Children, Youth and Environments, 24 (2): 168-191.

Morrissey, A., Scott, C. and Wishart, L. (2015) Infant and toddler responses to a redesign of their childcare outdoor play space.  Children, Youth & Environments, 25 (1): 29-56.

Nutbrown, C. (2011) Threads of thinking: Schemas and young children’s learning (4th Ed). London: Sage.

Peckham, K. (2017) School Readiness; Creating Lifelong Learners. Sage, London

Richardson, T. and Murray, J.  (2016)  Are young children’s utterances affected by characteristics of their learning environments? A multiple case study. Early child development and care. 187(3-4), pp.457-468. 

Rouse, E. (2015) Mixed-age grouping in early childhood – creating the outdoor learning environment. Early Child Development and Care 185 (5): 742-751.

Strong-Wilson. T. & Ellis, J. (2007) Children and Place: Reggio Emilia’s Environment As Third Teacher. Theory Into Practice, 46(1): 40-47.

Solly, K. (2014). Risk, Challenge and Adventure in the Early Years: A practical guide to exploring and extending learning outdoors (1st ed.). Routledge.

Thigpen, B. (2007) Outdoor play: combatting sedentary lifestyles. Zero to Three. Available from: https://www.bowdoin.edu/childrens-center/pdf/outdoor-play-thigpen.pdf (Accessed: 28th August, 2020).

Tourula, M., Polkki, T. & Isola, A. (2013) The cultural meaning of children sleeping outdoors in Finnish winter: a qualitative study from the viewpoint of mothers.  Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 24(2): 171-179.

Tovey, H. (no date) Outdoor play and exploration. Available from: https://www.froebel.org.uk/pamphlets/ (Accessed: 28th August 2020).

Waite, S. (2017) Children Learning Outside the Classroom: From Birth to Eleven. London: Sage.

White, J. (2019) Playing and Learning Outdoors: The Practical Guide and Sourcebook for Excellence in Outdoor Provision and Practice with Young Children. Oxon: Routledge.

Whitebread, D., Kuvalja, M. and O’Connor, A.  (2015) Quality in early childhood education: an international review and guide for policy makers.  Report for the World Innovation Summit for Education. Dohar: WISE.