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.



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 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 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.



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



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



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!



Activities for Responsive Caregiving

Activities for Responsive Caregiving Author Jean Barbre
ISBN-10 9781605542621
Release 2012-11-16
Pages 240
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The first three years set the stage for a lifetime of learning. This book provides more than eighty activities and experiences to optimize very young children's intellectual, social, emotional, and physical development, as well as strategies that support responsive caregiving. Jean Barbre, EdD, has thirty years of experience working with children and families as a preschool director, teacher, therapist, college instructor, national and international presenter, and guest presenter on public television.



Toddlers Together

Toddlers Together Author Cynthia Catlin
ISBN-10 0876591713
Release 1994
Pages 319
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"This book is chock-full of "tricks of the trade" from the author's 10 years of teaching toddlers. With over 286 activities and ideas that are "right for them" and not watered down preschool-age ideas, this book helps toddlers in fun ways as they develop from 1 to 3 year olds."--Book cover.



The Giant Encyclopedia of Art Craft Activities

The Giant Encyclopedia of Art   Craft Activities Author Kathy Charner
ISBN-10 0876592094
Release 2000
Pages 568
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The giant encyclopedia of art & craft activities for children 3 to 6 more than 500 art & craft activities written by teachers for teachers.



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.



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.



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!



Beautiful Beginnings

Beautiful Beginnings Author Helen H. Raikes
ISBN-10 1557668205
Release 2006
Pages 428
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Developed by two early childhood research and training/technical assistance consultants, this extensive curriculum - divided into six age ranges between birth and 3 years - takes an activity-based approach to enhancing the development of infants and toddlers. This research-supported program gives parents and professionals more than 350 photocopiable activities that build on each child's natural strengths and interests, recognize and expand on emerging developments, and encourage progress in areas of concern. This curriculum is ideal for use in a variety of early childhood programs and settings such as Early Head Start, center-based care, home visits, programs for teenage student-parents, and other parent education programs. Fun for both children and parents, Beautiful Beginnings is the key to helping young children meet developmental goals and enhancing their school readiness.