The invative Leapfrogs series helps the n-specialist infant teacher implement the physical education curriculum. Each title contains information on necessary subject kwledge, teaching strategies, progression and achievement, and assessment. Detailed monthly lesson plans and accompanying tes guide and advise teachers on lesson content, and on the process of planning, performing and evaluating, in line with national curriculum requirements. Games for Infants features stimulating ideas to help the teacher engage children in vigorous, enjoyable, varied and progressive physical activity, practising and developing ways of sending, receiving and travelling with a ball and other similar games equipment. It also stimulates running, chasing, avoiding, dodging and awareness of space.
Jim Hall was for six years the physical education inspector for the London Borough of Ealing. Before this he was a physical education adviser for the boroughs of Ealing and Hounslow. Now he is a self-employed PE adviser, working with children and teachers in schools, and with teachers on in-service courses.