As early years professionals, we all know that play is a crucial means through which children learn and their brains develop. In Part 1, we saw why the early years are so important for building young brains. In Part 2, we continue to explore key domains of early learning and development, in order to provide enriching play environments and observe and document children’s development.
Ingrid Crowther earned her Doctor of Education in Early Childhood and the Middle years. Her background includes teaching in early childhood, elementary school, university and college programs. She has presented at numerous childcare conferences both nationally and internationally. She has published articles in a variety of journals and has completed ten textbooks and a number of children’s books.