The Encyclopedia of Infant and Toddler Activities

The Encyclopedia of Infant and Toddler Activities Author Kathy Charner
ISBN-10 9780876591352
Release 2006-09-01
Pages 240
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With over three hundred activities written specifically for infants and toddlers, this book will captivate children’s imaginations and create wonderful opportunities for learning. The result of a nationwide contest, these activities were selected as the best of the best and are written by teachers, directors, and caregivers. Organized by time of day, teachers will love the easy-to-use format. Covering areas such as arrival and departure time, clean up, and transitions, the activities span a variety of developmental areas, including language, sensory, cognitive, social-emotional, and motor skills. Approved by teachers and loved by children, this resource is sure to be a classroom favorite.



The Encyclopedia of Infant and Toddler Activities

The Encyclopedia of Infant and Toddler Activities Author Teachers Teachers
ISBN-10 9781458767318
Release 2010-03-01
Pages 472
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With over 300 activities written specifically for infants, toddlers, and two-year-olds, this book will captivate children's imaginations and create wonderful opportunities for learning. The result of a nationwide contest, these activities were selected as the best of the best, and are written by teachers, directors, and caregivers. Organized by time of day, teachers will love the easy-to-use format. Covering topics such as arrival and departure time, clean up, and transitions, the activities span a variety of developmental areas, including language, sensory, cognitive, social-emotional, and motor skills. Approved by teachers, and loved by children, this resource is sure to be a classroom favorite.



The Encyclopedia of Infant and Toddler Activities revised

The Encyclopedia of Infant and Toddler Activities  revised Author PhD Donna Wittmer
ISBN-10 9780876597347
Release 2017-09-01
Pages 288
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With new activities and explorations, tips and information to help you understand how to support the littlest learners, and research nuggets to enhance your own professional knowledge, the Encyclopedia of Infant and Toddler Activities, revised, will be your go-to resource! Learn about the rapid brain growth in the earliest years. Discover how infants and toddlers learn through active exploration. Learn how to create a developmentally appropriate environment where infants and toddlers feel safe to explore. Find out how to support development of language, social-emotional, cognitive, and motor skills. Activities will help you support curiosity, play, exploration, persistence, emerging foundations in literacy and math, problem solving, and so much more!



The Giant Encyclopedia of Theme Activities for Children 2 to 5

The Giant Encyclopedia of Theme Activities for Children 2 to 5 Author Kathy Charner
ISBN-10 0876591667
Release 1993
Pages 511
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This large Encyclopedia resulted from a national preschool teacher competition for favorite, original, classroom-tested, activities.



The Complete Resource Book for Toddlers and Twos

The Complete Resource Book for Toddlers and Twos Author Pamela Byrne Schiller
ISBN-10 0876592876
Release 2003
Pages 640
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This welcome collection is designed for children aged 12-36 months. Each of the 100 daily topics is divided into activities and experiments that enrich language skills, cognitive development, social-emotional development, and physical development. Children explore a variety of captivating themes such as "Physical Me" and "Celebrations" through stories, music, art exercises, and more. A detailed appendix offers a quick, easy reference to a number of helpful tools such as craft patterns, flannel storyboards, sign language diagrams, and reproducible letters home. Each Daily Plan contains: A theme-based topic Related "New Words" Suggested children's books Accompanying songs and chants And a variety of activities to capture every child's attention Packed with ideas and experiences, this generous resource is an invaluable addition to any preschool classroom.



Simple Transitions for Infants and Toddlers

Simple Transitions for Infants and Toddlers Author Karen Miller
ISBN-10 9780876597392
Release 2016-10-07
Pages 168
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Simple Transitions gives unprecedented attention to improving the effectiveness of daily transitions and offers essential information for teachers in infant and toddler childcare. Karen Miller uses her extensive knowledge of infants and toddlers to gather hundreds of practical, easy, and fun activities, tips, and techniques that help infants, toddlers, caregivers, and parents. The information in Simple Transitions guides caregivers through day-to-day routines and other transitions, such as an infant moving to a toddler classroom. The activities help infants and toddlers handle themselves in time and space so that they know what to expect and what is expected of them. The result is more relaxed and secure children. The reader will learn how to create non-verbal signals that help young children interpret their world. Many simple rituals are suggested that give children a feeling of control. Simple songs and puppet activities offer an added sense of pleasure. More than an activity book, Simple Transitions also explains the development of infants and toddlers, and how transitions can be adapted to fit their developmental needs. The book respects the child while maintaining an understanding of the caregiver's need to get things done. This book will help caregivers "live in the moment" and enjoy what each day has to offer. - See more at: https://www.gryphonhouse.com/books/details/simple_transitions_for_infants_and_toddlers#sthash.RWHStYgg.dpuf



365 Toddler ActivitiesThat Inspire Creativity

365 Toddler ActivitiesThat Inspire Creativity Author Joni Levine
ISBN-10 9781440550751
Release 2012-10-18
Pages 272
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Activities for imaginative playtime - every day of the year! With 365 Toddler Activities That Inspire Creativity, you can spark your child's creativity and maximize his or her potential every day of the year. Written by an experienced child-care expert, you will find hundreds of entertaining toddler activities, songs, games, and art projects that stimulate cognitive development and encourage inventiveness. You and your toddler will enjoy playtime with age-appropriate activities like: Magic Sun Prints Treasure Chest Sprout in a Bag Rainbow Toast Fishing in the Tub All-About-Me Book And so many more! Featuring everything from outdoor activities to rainy-day fun, 365 Toddler Activities That Inspire Creativity provides hours of creative toddler play!



Simple Signing with Young Children

Simple Signing with Young Children Author Carol Garboden Murray
ISBN-10 9780876595718
Release 2017-02-28
Pages 204
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The perfect book to introduce sign language to hearing children! Written for teachers of hearing children from birth to age six, Simple Signing is the perfect introduction to teaching young children through sign. There are chapters for infants, toddlers, and preschool children, with age-appropriate signs. The chapter written for teachers of infants focuses on using beginning signs as a bridge to communicating with words, while the toddler chapter focuses on signing to promote expression, enrich vocabulary, and teach social skills. The preschool chapter places an emphasis on using signs to enhance emergent literacy skills. Each sign is illustrated with a caption and one or more photos of a young child or adult demonstrating the sign, making them easy to understand and execute. Instructions for putting signs together into simple sentences are also included. In addition to the conventional index, there is also a pictorial index of signs to help you find what you need quickly and easily. Simple Signing shows teachers just how easy and valuable it can be to incorporate sign language into daily activities. Chapters Include: Using Sign Language to Manage the Classroom and Teach Social Skills Sign Language for Babies Sign Language for Toddlers Sign Language for Preschoolers Sign Language for an Inclusive Classroom



Creative Resources for Infants and Toddlers

Creative Resources for Infants and Toddlers Author Judy Herr
ISBN-10 0766830780
Release 2002
Pages 516
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Presents a comprehensive resource guide for parents, caregivers, and educators who work with infants and toddlers, and features up to three hundred activities designed to promote physical, language and communication, cognitive, social, and emotional development at eight stages from birth to thirty-six months.



Story Stretchers for Infants Toddlers and Twos

Story Stretchers for Infants  Toddlers  and Twos Author Shirley C. Raines
ISBN-10 0876592744
Release 2002
Pages 240
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S-t-r-e-t-c-h the magic of 80 popular children's books with 240 fun-filled learning activities.



The Everything Toddler Activities Book

The Everything Toddler Activities Book Author Joni Levine
ISBN-10 1593375883
Release 2006-06-05
Pages 304
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A helpful handbook for parents of children eighteen to forty months of age introduces hundreds of exercises, games, crafts, nursery songs, projects, movements, and other activities designed to promote social and emotional skills, as well as intellectual development and physiological growth. Original. 35,000 first printing.



Infants and Toddlers Curriculum and Teaching

Infants and Toddlers  Curriculum and Teaching Author Terri Swim
ISBN-10 9781133607878
Release 2013-01-01
Pages 528
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A well-established reference, INFANTS AND TODDLERS: CURRICULUM AND TEACHING, 8th Edition, presents a child-centered approach for the child care provider called conscious care giving. This important and well-rounded approach encourages a sense of empowerment and focuses on the respectful, purposeful, and careful handling of children in any child care setting. Reader friendly, realistic, and easily applicable to real life, the book emphasizes the child’s growth and development, helping you discover how you can best and most effectively influence that development. This edition features new integration of NAEYC and DAP standards as well as new videos that bring concepts to life by showing actual teaching situations. Overviews of key child care philosophies as they relate to the child, the caregiver, and parent involvement are presented along with case studies and personal perspectives of child care professionals, helping you translate theory into practice. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



The Toddler s Busy Book

The Toddler s Busy Book Author Trish Kuffner
ISBN-10 9781442404861
Release 2009-12-15
Pages 508
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The Toddler’s Busy Book should be required reading for anyone raising or teaching toddlers, it is written with warmth and sprinkled with humor and insight. Toddler's Busy Book contains 365 screen-free activities (one for each day of the year) for one-and-a-half- to three-year-olds using things found around the home. It shows parents, babysitters, and daycare providers how to: —Save money by making your own supplies of “magic mud,” all-purpose bubble solution, homemade face paint, edible egg-yoke paint (for cookies), peanut butter playdough, and ornamental frosting. —Get organized for your toddler by keeping a “baker’s box” full of unbreakable cooking tools in the kitchen your child can help with or play with; make a “busy bag” full of toys and stuffed animals for your child when you take him to the doctor or hairdresser. Or make a “crazy can” full of stuff that’s fun to play with so when you don’t know what to do next, just reach for the crazy can. —Prevent boredom during even the longest stretches of rainy or cold weather with ideas for indoor play like “hide the beanbag,” or making a homemade sandbox (fill a cardboard box or plastic baby bathtub with puffed wheat cereal or foam packing peanuts), or suspend balloons from the ceiling and give your child a plastic baseball bat or a gift-wrap tube to bat the balloons, or set up a “tickle trunk” to hold a variety of hats, wigs, masks and costume jewelry and princess crowns for imaginative play. —Get your child moving by making a “toddler obstacle course,” or by paint-dancing, or by holding a “mini olympics,” or by dancing (when the music starts) and falling down (when the music stops), or Jell-O jumping (in the bathtub). —Learn how to expand your child’s arts and crafts horizons by learning how to make a “popcorn picture” (with popcorn, construction paper, and a glue stick); a “gift-wrap collage”; fingerpaint in the bathtub, or make an “apple smile” (with a red apple and peanut butter). —Help children learn to have fun in the kitchen making fruit popsicles, zoo sandwiches, “mud balls” (using peanut butter and honey), “ants on a log” (using celery, peanut butter and raisins), and peanut butter sculptures (they’re fun to make and fun to eat). —Get your child started with music and rhythm by making a coffee can drum, a kazoo (starting with an empty toilet paper roll), or inviting your child to “strum” on corrugated cardboard with a spoon, —Teach your child about colors, numbers, letters and body parts: cut an apple open and count the seeds—then eat the apple slices, or play the color game in the supermarket (identifying fruits and vegetables of different colors), or ask your child to point to different body parts as you name them, or pour sand into a pie plate and ask your child to draw letters in the sand. —Celebrate holidays and birthdays with special projects and activities by making Halloween face paint, a Thanksgiving Turkey (starting with a small paper plate), a “Jack o’ Orange, a “stars and stripes” sponge painting, a shamrock necklace, a birthday memory book, valentine cookies, or a Rudolph sandwich. —Make car trips and walks around the block more fun by teaching your child nursery rhymes and finger plays, including “Five Little Monkeys” (use fingers to indicate the number of monkeys), or recite “Walking Through the Jungle” while taking a walk and miming the actions; or, recite a familiar nursery rhyme and pause when you come to the rhyming word; see if your child can fill in the blank. —Teach your child practical skills like picking up all the stuffed animals (or toys) on the floor and throwing them into a laundry basket (you can say, “Let’s play “basket bear!”) or washing vegetables (it’s like washing your hands), or by washing the floor with a sponge and soapy water in a bucket (which turns your child into your helper). —Lure your child to bed at night with a “jungle safari” which involves searching for stuffed animals in the bedroom with a flashlight.



The Giant Encyclopedia of Circle Time and Group Activities for Children 3 to 6

The Giant Encyclopedia of Circle Time and Group Activities for Children 3 to 6 Author Kathy Charner
ISBN-10 0876591810
Release 1996
Pages 510
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Over 600 circle and group time activities created by teachers for teachers.



150 Screen Free Activities for Kids

150  Screen Free Activities for Kids Author Asia Citro
ISBN-10 9781440576164
Release 2014-10-03
Pages 256
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Bring back playtime, all the time! Dive into a Bubbling Swamp World. Drum on an Outdoor Sound Wall. Explore the gooeyness of Glowing Slime. With the one-of-a-kind projects in 150+ Screen-Free Activities for Kids, your family will rediscover the spirit of imaginative play! These fun activities help develop your child's creativity and skills--all without a screen in sight. Featuring step-by-step instructions and beautiful photographs, each budget-friendly project will keep your child entertained, engaged, and learning all day long. Best of all, no one will complain about turning off the TV or computer with such entertaining activities as: Natural Dye Fingerpaints Taste-Safe, Gluten-Free Playdough Erupting Volcano Dinosaur World Fizzy Rainbow Slush Taste-Safe Glow Water Complete with dozens of exercises for babies, toddlers, and school-aged children, 150+ Screen-Free Activities for Kids will help your family step away from your devices and step into endless afternoons of playtime fun!



The Giant Encyclopedia of Science Activities for Children 3 to 6

The Giant Encyclopedia of Science Activities for Children 3 to 6 Author Kathy Charner
ISBN-10 0876591934
Release 1998
Pages 575
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Preschool science from sand volcanoes to window-box gardens



Ready to Read Tub with The Encyclopedia of Infant and Toddler Activities for Children Birth to 3

Ready to Read Tub with The Encyclopedia of Infant and Toddler Activities for Children Birth to 3 Author
ISBN-10 OCLC:537574401
Release 2008
Pages 1
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Ready to Read tubs are designed for use with youth aged 0-3 to promote early reading and language skills. Each tub contains 30 to 50 books (picture books and board books), a resource guide, and a DVD. Tubs may be checked out by organizations that serve babies and toddlers (such as day care centers, licensed family child care providers, libraries, parenting classes, health clinics, and faith organizations). Tubs must be checked out with an Anchorage Public Library corporate card.