set of two guides
covering Schemas. One explains schemas in our 'Understanding
Schemas' wheel, whilst the other offers ideas and support through our
'Supporting Schemas' wheel
many requests for a schemas resource, we have now developed these two new wheels. They have been written by
schemas specialist Stella Nalini and outdoor play and early years
activity trainer Gail Ryder Richardson.
first of these two early years wheels is 'A Guide to Understanding
Schemas' and starts off by explaining what they are and why
schemas are so important. The wheel has eight other sections on
each side covering the following areas; Trajectory, Transporting,
Connecting, On top, Scattering, Rotation, Enclosing and
Enveloping. Under these headings, one side of the wheel describes
how a child might be recognised as having a pre-dominant position
towards some of these areas more than others, whilst the other
side focuses on the potential learning for each area.
The second wheel is 'A Guide to Supporting Schemas' and offers
ideas and suggestions for noticing and supporting schematic
patterns of play and behaviour. Again using the eight areas used
in the Understanding wheel, one side of the wheel suggests
activities that can be done inside the home or learning
environment, whilst the other side focuses on the outdoors. A
number of the ideas and suggestions can also be used in both
For details of the
Understanding Schemas wheel and to purchase this individually,
please click here.
For details of the Supporting Schemas wheel and to purchase this
individually, please click here.
You can buy single or
small quantities of this set (without your logos or branding) online, using the
links further down this page. They
can be bought individually from stock for £4.99 each, or you
can get both as a set
for only £8.99 including free P&P.
Use the link down this page to purchase sets of these wheels for
£8.99 inc. FREE P&P.
all of our other Development Wheels, each of these wheels can
'customised' by commissioning your own copies with your logo and
contact details on the back of the wheel.
here for details.