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Author

Subject

Description

Code

Baby Games

Martin

Infant/Toddler, Play & Games

Play Activities for infants and toddlers

IT3

Baby Manual, The

Levin, Bropson

Infant/Toddler, Child Development

Quick reference guide to baby’s first year

L1-1

Baby Minds

Acredolo, Goodwyn

Child Development, Infant/Toddler, Play & Games

Brain building games for babies

L1-2, RT1

Baby Signs

Allen

Special Needs

13 essential signs babies as young as six months can easily learn to express their needs, wants, feelings and frustrations

SN2

Baby Steps

Kopp

Infant/Toddler, Child Development

The "whys" of children’s behavior in the first two years

IT2

Bags

MacDonald

Art & Crafts

How to use paper and plastic bags to make activities (that meet state standards) for your classroom

TBP4, RT4

Basics of Assessment

McAfee, Leong, Bodrova, NAEYC

Assessment

Basic concepts and vocabulary for assessment

L2-5

Basics of Developmentally Appropriate Practice

Copple, Bredekamp

Curriculum

An introduction for teachers fo children 3 to 6 years

RT2

Bedtime (cassette tape)

Rogers

Music

Cassette tape with 12 children's songs

GE2

Before Push Comes to Shove and Best Day of the Week

Carlsson-Paige, Levin

Behavior & Discipline

Building conflict resolution skills with children

FCC1

Before the Basics: Creating Conversations with Children

Bos

Early Literacy, Music & Rhymes

Child centered songs, rhymes and activities for language development

L1-2

Behavior Quicks

Middlebrooks

Behavior & Discipline

On-the-Spot Behavior Management Resource

L2-3

Being with Babies

Kovach, Da Ros-Voseles

Curriculum

Unique learning centers and ideas for traditional learning centers

TBP1

Best of Dr. Jean: Puppets & Storytime

Feldman

Early Literacy, Preschool, Activities

More than 100 delightful, skill-building ideas and activities for early learners

SR1

Best of Dr. Jean: Reading & Writing

Feldman

Early Literacy, Preschool, Activities

More than 100 delightful, skill-building ideas and activities for early learners

SR1

Best-Ever Circle-Time Activities: Language Building

Church

Early Literacy

50 instant & irresistible activities & games that build literacy skills

SR1

Beyond Dolls and Guns

Crawford

Child Issues

101 ways to help children avoid gender bias

L2-4

Big Book of Fairy Things to Make and Do Gilpin, Pratt, Watt Activities, Crafts 50 fun fairy-inspired things for children to make CCRR

Big Messy Art Book, The

Kohl

Arts & Crafts

Exciting ideas on ways to create art on a grander, more expressive scale...all easy to clean up

GE3

Bilingual Book of Rhymes, Songs, Stories & Fingerplays , The

Schiller, et al

Curriculum, Music & Rhymes

Over 450 English/Spanish selections

RT4

 

Block Book, The

Hirsch, NAEYC

Toys, Play & Games

Discusses the value of block play and its effective uses

CCR, FCC3, L2-1

Block Curricula

Clark, Tiedemann

Toys, Play & Games

Guide to teaching with unit and hollow blocks

FCC3

Block Play

MacDonald

Toys, Play & Games

Complete guide to learning and playing with blocks

FCC2, FCC3

Blueprint for Action

Bloom, Sheerer, Britz

Business

Achieving Center-Based Change Through Staff Development

CCRR

Book of Bounces, The

Feierabend

Infant/Toddler, Movement & Rhymes

Rhymes for bouncing play with babies

IT1

Book of Beginning Circle Games, The photo

Feierabend

Infant/Toddler, Music

A collection of circle games and music

SN2

Book of Fingerplays and Action Songs, The photo

Feierabend

Infant/Toddler, Music

A collection of fingerplays and music

SN2

Book of Lullabies, The

Feierabend

Infant/Toddler, Music

Lullabies for young children

IT1

Book of Simple Songs and Circles, The

Feierabend

Infant/Toddler, Music & Movement

Simple songs and circle activities

IT2

Book of Tapping & Clapping, The

Feierabend

Music, Infant/Toddler

Songs and rhymes for infants and toddlers

IT3

Book of Wiggles and Tickles, The

Feierabend

Play & Games, Movement, Infant/Toddler

Active games for young children

IT4

Books Don’t Have To Be Flat!

Pike, Mumper

Early Literacy, School Age, Activities

Innovative ways to "publish" children’s writing

SA1

Bottle Book, The

Feldman

Activities, Crafts

Many, many fun things to do with empty bottles

SA1

Bounce Me, Tickle Me, Hug Me

Carpenter-Davis

Movement

Lap rhymes and play rhymes from around the world

SR3

Brain-Based Early Learning, The

Darling-Kuria

Curriculum

Provides background information on brain development and tips to help you create a brain-rich learning environment

TBP3

Bug Book, The

Bernard

Science, Curriculum

Information, activities and literature links for teaching a bug unit

L2-1

Bugs

Prior

Curriculum, School Age

Literature-based thematic unit on bugs

SR4

Bugs, Bugs, Bugs

Schiller

CurriculumMusic & Rhymes

21 songs and over 250 activities for young children

TBP4, RT2

 

Building Bridges with Multicultural Picture Books: For Children 3-5

Beaty

Literacy, Special Needs

Help children relate to and accept people of varying cultures

CCRR

Building Classroom Community

Stone, NAEYC

Child Care Environment

Fostering a sense of community in early childhood settings

SN

Building Understanding Together

Waite-Stupiansky

Child Development

Constructivist approach to early childhood education

L2-4

Building Your Baby’s Brain

Dodge, Heroman

Child Development

Suggestions for nurturing brain development

FCC3 (2), L1-2 (2), CCRR (2)

Business Traveling Parent, The

Verdick

Partnering with Parents

100+ ideas to help parents and kids stay close when parents are far away

L2-6

Busy Fingers, Growing Minds

Redleaf

Movement & Rhymes

160+ fingerplays, verses and activities

L1-2, FCC3, IT3

But They Spit, Scratch, and Swear!

Whelan

Behavior & Guidance, School-Age

The do's and don'ts of behavior guidance with school-age children

SA4

By the Ages

Allen, Marotz

Child Development

Behavior & development of children pre-birth through eight

RT2

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