Involving children and young people in developing social care

Practice: resource tool box 2

Participation of young children

Never too young: How young children can take responsibility and make decisions. J. Miller, National Early Years Network/Save the Children, 2003. Provides a range of ideas about how to involve young children and suggests appropriate methods for specific ages.

Young children's right's: Exploring the beliefs, principles and practice. P. Alderson, Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2000.

Participation: Spice it up! Save the Children/Dynamix, 2002. Provides practical tools for engaging with children as young as 18 months.

Listening to young children: Resource pack. P. Lancaster, Open University Press, 2003.

Listening to young children: The mosaic approach. A. Clark and P. Moss, National Children's Bureau, 2001.

Young children's citizenship: Ideas into practice. B. Neale (ed), Joseph Rowntree Foundation, 2004.