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 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.



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 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.



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.



Another Encyclopedia of Theme Activities for Young Children

Another Encyclopedia of Theme Activities for Young Children Author Kathy Charner
ISBN-10 9780876594308
Release 2012-10-01
Pages 448
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More than 300 theme activities written by teachers for teachers! Actively engage children’s imaginations with more than 300 activities for young children organized into a variety of popular themes – from the alphabet to the weather. The result of a nationwide contest among teachers, the classroom-tested activities in Another Encyclopedia of Theme Activities for Young Children provide many months of learning fun! Each activity is complete with learning objectives, materials list, related children’s book suggestions, step-by-step instructions of what to do, teacher-to-teacher tips to expand on children’s learning, assessment strategies, and related songs, poems, and fingerplays. Themes: •All About Me •Alphabet •Animals •Art •Building & Construction •Celebrations •Colors •Five Senses •Health & Nutrition •Insects & Bugs •Kindness •Math •Music & Movement •My Community & Neighborhood •My Family & Friends •My School •Numbers •Our Earth •Plants •Science & Technology •Seasons •Shapes •Time •Transportation •Water •Weather



More Toddlers Together

More Toddlers Together Author Cynthia Catlin
ISBN-10 0876591799
Release 1996
Pages 271
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A second volume of can't fail programs and activities for groups of toddlers.



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



The Complete Daily Curriculum for Early Childhood

The Complete Daily Curriculum for Early Childhood Author Pamela Byrne Schiller
ISBN-10 0876593589
Release 2011
Pages 416
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Rev. ed. of: The complete daily curriculum for early childhood. c2002.



Teaching Terrific Twos and Other Toddlers

Teaching Terrific Twos and Other Toddlers Author Terry Lynne Graham
ISBN-10 9780893345631
Release 1998-05-01
Pages 224
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When two-year olds begin in nursery schools and day care centers, they need activities specially designed to expand their capabilities and interests. The activities, which both teachers and children will enjoy, develop self-image, listening, language, social growth, movement, science, math, and music. These activities will keep a young toddler's mind as active as a toddler's body. It includes introductory sections covering basic and individual goals, classroom arrangement, scheduling, discipline, materials, parent involvement, and assessment. Shape Walks, Mitten Week, Bunny May I, and many other activities make this book an incredible resource.



The Complete Resource Book for Infants

The Complete Resource Book for Infants Author Pamela Byrne Schiller
ISBN-10 0876592957
Release 2005
Pages 272
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"Resource book for teachers of children ages birth to 18 months, including information on creating an appropriate environment, and activities to use in the classroom"--Provided by publisher.



First Art for Toddlers and Twos

First Art for Toddlers and Twos Author MaryAnn F. Kohl
ISBN-10 9780876593998
Release 2012
Pages 128
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More than 75 open-ended art experiences to start toddlers and twos on a journey full of exploration and creativity!



Infants and Toddlers at Work

Infants and Toddlers at Work Author Ann Lewin-Benham
ISBN-10 0807751081
Release 2010
Pages 180
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This book contains a wealth of practical and specific activities and materials to use with infants and toddlers to enhance growth and development. Writing in the accessible style that her readers appreciate, Ann Lewin-Benham looks at current research from the neurosciences to show what teachers and childcare providers can do with very young children. For each material or activity presented, the text examines its relation to the rapid brain growth that characterizes the zero to three years, including sensory reception, movement, language, cognition, memory, vision, and motivation. Materials, with guidance for their use and where to find them, include: paint, mark-makers, man-made found objects, natural objects, clay, paper, and light and shadow. This is the definitive guide for trainers and professionals who work with young children.



The Creative Curriculum for Infants Toddlers Twos

The Creative Curriculum for Infants  Toddlers   Twos Author Diane Trister Dodge
ISBN-10 1879537990
Release 2006-01-01
Pages 447
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Helps teachers appreciate and find joy in the everyday discoveries that delight a child, and helps them to thoughtfully observe and use what they learn, to respond to children's interests and needs.



The Giant Encyclopedia of Lesson Plans

The Giant Encyclopedia of Lesson Plans Author Kathy Charner
ISBN-10 0876590687
Release 2008
Pages 544
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More than 250 lesson plans written by teachers for teachers! This newest addition to the best-selling GIANT Encyclopedia series expands the scope of the series by offering complete lesson plans. Written and created by teachers, The GIANT Encyclopedia of Lesson Plans has more than 250 complete lesson plans that cover topics from colors and numbers to seasons and nursery rhymes. Each lesson plan is complete with: A learning objective A circle or group time activity Book suggestions Snack ideas Five learning center activities Assessment strategies Related songs, poems, and fingerplays