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Author

Subject

Description

Code

Cabin Fever Relievers

Koch, Kamberg

Play & Games

Indoor activity ideas for all rooms of the house

L1-2

Calming Your Fussy Baby The Brazelton Way

Brazelton

Infant/Toddler, Child Development

Step-by-step advice for calming fussy newborns

CCRR, RT1, RT2, RT4

Caring for Kids in the Community

ARC

Special Needs

Opening doors for inclusive care

SN

Caring for Our Children (video series handbook)

American Academy of Pediatrics

Health & Safety

National health and safety performance standards

CCRR

Caring: Supporting Children's Growth

Warren, NAEYC

Behavior, Child Development, Partnering with Parents

Accepting children and parents, self-esteem, separation, growth, stress

L2-3

Celebrate! An Anti-Bias Guide to Enjoying Holidays

Bisson

Curriculum

Strategies for implementing culturally and developmentally appropriate holiday activities

CCRR, L2-7

Celebrate Every Day

Durkin

Activities

Ideas for celebrating everything from holidays to the first snowfall to the loss of a tooth

SA1, SA4

Challenging Behavior in Young Children, 2nd Edition

Kaiser , Rasminsky

Behavior, Guidance, and Discipline

Understanding, Preventing, and Responding Effectively

TBP1

Challenging Behavior in Young Children

Kaiser, Rasminsky

Behavior & Discipline

Understanding, Preventing and Responding effectively to challenging behavior

L2-3

Cheers and Celebrations (CD-ROM)

Feldman

Music, Preschool, Activities

Watch Dr. Jean on your computer and learn several ways to encourage young children

L2-8

Child Care Center Management Guide

Cherry, Harkness, Kuzma, Bates

Business

A hands-on resource including tips on financial management and legal disclosures

CCRR

Child Care That Works

Cochran

Partnering with Parents

Parents’ guide to finding quality child care

CCRR

Child Safety Made Easy

Carter, Marques

Health & Safety

Booklet with safety suggestions

FCC2, L2-5, L2-6, SA2

Childhood Emergencies: What To Do

Marin Child Care Council

Health & Safety

A quick reference guide for emergency situations

CCRR

Children With Special Needs in Early Childhood Settings

Paasche, Gorrill, Strom

Special Needs

Features new approaches to helping children with a variety of characteristics or conditions

SN1

Children’s Games Made Easy

Carter, Marques

Play & Games, Music & Movement

Quick and easy games, songs and activities for kids

IT1, L2-2

Children’s Play: The Roots of Reading

Zigler, Singer, Bishop-Josef

Early Literacy, Play & Games

The importance of play in literacy development and more

CCRR

Children's Step-By-Step Cook Book, The

Wilkes

Food & Nutrition

Photographic cooking lessons for young chefs

CCRR

Child’s Place, A

Shell

Child Issues, Child Care Environment

In-depth look at daycare as it really is (novel style)

SN3

Child’s Play 6-12

Hamilton

School-Age, Science, Play & Games

Activity, craft and science project ideas for ages 6-12

SA4

Chinese Jumprope

Marty

Music & Movement, Play & Games

Physical Activity, Chinese Jumprope

SA1

Circle of Influence

Bloom

Business

Implementing shared decision making and participative management

CCRR

Circle of Love

Baker, Manfredi/Petitt

Partnering with Parents

Relationships between parents, providers, and children in Family Child Care

TBP1

Class Meetings: Young Children Solving Problems Together

Vance, Weaver

Guidance

Using class meetings to teach child conflict resolution and communication skills.

L2-3

Clay and Dough

Kohl

Art & Crafts

50 great ways to create with playdough, tissue mache, yeast dough, peanut butter dough and more!

TBP3

Clever Kids Language Skills

World Book

School-Age, Curriculum

Fun activities for school age kids

SA1

Clever Kids Study Skills

World Book

School-Age, Curriculum

Fun activities for school age kids

SA1

Clip Art Collection II

Carson-Dellosa

Arts & Crafts

see title

CCRR

Clip Art Collection III

Carson-Dellosa

Arts & Crafts

see title

CCRR

Collage & Paper

Kohl, Davis

Art & Crafts

50 great ways to create with paper, feathers, buttons and other easy-to-find materials.

TBP2

Companies That Care

Morgan, Tucker

Business, Partnering with Parents

Information on the most family-friendly companies in America, what they offer and how they got that way

CCRR

Complete Book of Forms for Managing the Early Childhood Program, The

Watkins, Durant

Business

Forms for program and lesson planning, administration and communication

L2-7

Complete Book of Activities, Games, Stories, Props, Recipes, and Dances for Young Children, The

Schiller, Silberg

Music & Movement, Preschool

Over 600 thematic selections to enhance preschool curriculum

GE3, TBP2

Complete Book of Rhymes, Songs, Poems, Finger-plays and Chants, The

Silberg, Schiller

Music & Rhymes & Movement, Preschool, Infant/Toddler

Build a strong foundation in skills such as listening imagination, & coordination

IT1

Complete Daily Curriculum for Early Childhood, The

Schiller, Phipps

Curriculum

Over 1200 easy activites to support multiple intelligences and learning styles

SN2

Complete Guide to Choosing Child Care, The

Berezin

Partnering with Parents

The National Association of Child Care Resource and Referral’s guide to choosing child care

CCRR

Complete Learning Center Book, The

Isbell

Curriculum

Unique learning centers and ideas for traditional learning centers

SR2, SR4

Complete Learning Spaces Book for Infants and Toddlers, The

Isbell, Isbell

CurriculumInfant/Toddler, Child Care Environment

54 learning center areas for play experiences with infants and toddlers

IT1 (2)

Complete Resource Book, The

Schiller, Hastings

Curriculum

Contains circle time, music and movement, and learning center ideas

TBP1

Complete Resource Book for Infants, The

Schiller

CurriculumInfant/Toddler, Child Care Environment

Over 700 experiences for children from birth to 18 months

FPCP

Complete Resource Book for Toddlers & Twos, The

Schiller

Infant/Toddler

Over 2000 ideas and activities just right for toddlers and twos

IT4, RT2

Complete School-Age Child Care Resource Kit, The

Bergman, Greene

School-Age, Curriculum

Practical guidelines, materials and activities for implementing a school age program.

SA2

Cook and Learn

Veitch, Harms

Food & Nutrition

Illustrated single portion recipes for kids

L2-8, SA1

Cooking Art

Kohl, Potter

Art & Crafts

Easy edible art for young children

TBP3

Create Good Early Childhood Assessment Materials

Shiotsu

Play & Games, Toys

Ideas for children's activities to gather information and promote development

L2-1

Create Great Dramatic Play Corners

Shiotsu

Dramatic Play, Play & Games, Toys

Ideas for setting up inexpensive and fun dramatic play areas

L2-1

Create With Building Blocks and Boxes

Shiotsu

Dramatic Play, Play & Games, Toys

Ideas for using boxes and blocks with children's activities

L2-1

Create With Water and Sand

Shiotsu

Play & Games, Toys

Ideas to make materials to use with sand and water play

L2-1

Creating Child-Centered Classrooms

Coughlin, et al

Curriculum

Create active learning environments, individualize teaching, and design activities for young children

GE3

Creating Readers

Schiller

Early Literacy, Rhymes

Over 1000 games, activities, tongue twisters, fingerplays, songs and stories to get kids excited about reading

FCC1

Creating Rooms of Wonder

Seefeldt

Art, Child Care Environment

Valuing and displaying children’s work to enhance the learning process

L1-2, L2-1

Creative Art for the Developing Child

Cherry

Art, Preschool

Teacher’s handbook for implementing art in early childhood programs

SR4

Creative Curriculum for Family Child Care, The

Dodge, Colker

FCC, Curriculum

Suggestions for setting up the environment; curriculum and activity ideas

FCC4, L2-1, TBP3

Creative Curriculum for Infants and Toddlers, The

Dombro, Colker, Dodge

Infant/Toddler, Curriculum

Framework for planning and implementing a developmentally appropriate infant/toddler program

IT3

Creative Play Activities for Children with Disabilities

Morris, Schulz

Special Needs, Play & Games

250+ games and activities for children with disabilities age 0 - 8

SN1, SN3

Creative Resource for Bulletin Boards in the Early Childhood Classroom

Herr, Libby

Art & Crafts, Preschool

Features interactive, child-created, decorative and conceptual bulletin boards

RT4

Creative Resources for School Age Programs

Platz, Platz

School-Age, Curriculum

Over 300 fun, academically based activities that reflect content from national standards

SA2

Creative Resources for the Early Childhood Classroom

Jerr, Libby

Preschool, Curriculum

64 themes with related curriculum activities

SR3, TBP1

Creative Resources for the Early Childhood Classroom, 4th Ed

Herr, Larson

Curriculum

Over 100 creative activities for young children that make learning interesting and fun

GE3

Cup Cooking

Johnson, Plemons

Food & Nutrition

Individual child portion illustrated recipes

FCC2, IT1

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