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Author

Subject

Description

Code

Little Well Beings

Canadian Paediatric Society

Health & Safety

Handbook on health in family day care

FCC2

No More Bedtime Battles

Canter, Canter

Child Issues

Simple solutions to bedtime problems

IT1

Essential Touch

Carlson

CurriculumChild Care Environment

Learn why touch is esential in young children's development physically, cognitively & emotionally

RT1(2)

Kids Create!

Carlson

Art & Crafts

Art and craft experiences for 3 - 9 year olds

SN3

Before Push Comes to Shove and Best Day of the Week

Carlsson-Paige, Levin

Behavior & Discipline

Building conflict resolution skills with children

FCC1

Who’s Calling the Shots?

Carlsson-Paige, Levin

Child Issues, Behavior & Guidance

How to respond effectively to children’s fascination with war play and war toys

CCRR

Starting Points

Carnegie Corporation

Child Issues & Development

Meeting the needs of our youngest children

L2-8

Bounce Me, Tickle Me, Hug Me

Carpenter-Davis

Movement

Lap rhymes and play rhymes from around the world

SR3

Learning About Compassion

Carroll, Gladhart, Petersen

Behavior & Discipline, Early Literacy, Curriculum

Using children’s stories to teach friendship

L2-3

Learning About Friendship

Carroll, Gladhart, Petersen

Behavior & Discipline, Early Literacy, Curriculum

Using children’s stories to teach giving

L2-3

Learning About Giving

Carroll, Gladhart, Petersen

Behavior & Discipline, Early Literacy, Curriculum

Using children’s books to teach compassion

L2-3

Learning About Honesty

Carroll, Gladhart, Petersen

Behavior & Discipline, Early Literacy, Curriculum

Using children’s stories to teach honesty

L2-3

Learning About Perseverance

Carroll, Gladhart, Petersen

Behavior & Discipline, Early Literacy, Curriculum

Using children’s books to teach perseverance

L2-3

Learning About Respect

Carroll, Gladhart, Petersen

Behavior & Discipline, Early Literacy, Curriculum

Suggestions for using children’s stories to teach respect

L2-3

Learning About Responsibility

Carroll, Gladhart, Petersen

Behavior & Discipline, Early Literacy, Curriculum

Using children’s stories to teach responsibility

L2-3

Learning About Self-Discipline

Carroll, Gladhart, Petersen

Behavior & Discipline, Early Literacy, Curriculum

Using children’s books to teach self-discipline

L2-3

Clip Art Collection II

Carson-Dellosa

Arts & Crafts

see title

CCRR

Clip Art Collection III

Carson-Dellosa

Arts & Crafts

see title

CCRR

File Folder Games: Preschool, Kindergarten, First Grade

Carson-Dellosa

Activities

see title

CCRR

File Folder Games: Reading and Math

Carson-Dellosa

Activities

see title

CCRR

Child Safety Made Easy

Carter, Marques

Health & Safety

Booklet with safety suggestions

FCC2, L2-5, L2-6, SA2

Children’s Games Made Easy

Carter, Marques

Play & Games, Music & Movement

Quick and easy games, songs and activities for kids

IT1, L2-2

Spreading the News

Carter, Curtis

Inspirational, Child Issues

Sharing the stories of early childhood education

L2-8 (2), CCRR

Visionary Director, The

Carter, Curtis

Business, Inspirational

Handbook for dreaming, organizing and improvising in your center

L2-8

Make Your Own Playdough, Paint, & Other Craft Materials

Caskey

Art & Crafts

Easy recipes to use with young children

RT4

More Toddlers Together

Catlin

Curriculum

Complete planning guide for a toddler curriculum

IT3

Familiar Children’s Songs for Forgetful Adults and CD

CCRR

Music & Movement

See title

FCC2

Fun Finger Plays

CCRR

Movement & Rhyme

Fun finger plays for sharing with young children

L2-6, SN2

Games Kids Like to Play

CCRR

Play & Games

Instructions for 20+ traditional children’s games

L1-2, L2-2

Kids Can Be Groovy Gardeners

CCRR

Science, Child Care Environment

Setting up outdoor environments and learning experiences for young children

SA2 (2)

Healthy Foundations

Center for Family Life Education

Child Issues

Teacher’s guide to responding to young children’s questions and behaviors regarding sexuality

CCRR

Child Care Center Management Guide

Cherry, Harkness, Kuzma, Bates

The Child Care Environment

Provides the basic principles for carrying out the responsibilities of directing a child care facility.

TBP1

Outdoor Playspace Naturally, The

Champion, et al

Child Care Environment

Create natural, dynamic and engaging playspaces.

SN3

Place for Me, A

Chandler

Special Needs

Including children with special needs

L2-7

Project Approach, The: Making Curriculum Come Alive, Book 1

Chard

Curriculum

Understanding and using the project approach to teaching young children

CCRR

Project Approach, The: Managing Successful Projects, Book 2

Chard

Curriculum

Preparing, conducting and managing the project approach to teaching

CCRR

Giant Encyclopedia of Math Activities for Children 3 to 6 , The

Charmer

Math, Science & Gardening, Activities

See title

TBP4

Encyclopedia of Infant and Toddler Activities, The

Charner

Infant/Toddler, Curriculum

Over 300 activities just for infants, toddlers and twos

IT3

Everything For Fall

Charner

Curriculum

Variety of activity and projects ideas for the months of September through November

CCRR, TBP2

Everything for Spring

Charner

Curriculum

Variety of activity and project ideas for the months of March through May

CCRR, TBP3

Everything for Winter

Charner

Curriculum

Variety of activity and project ideas for the months of December through February

CCRR,TBP1

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

Charner

Preschool, Curriculum

600+ circle time and group activities with related songs and books

L2-7, SR1

Almost-Instant Scrapbooks

Check

Art & Crafts

Quick and easy scrapbooking suggestions

SA3

Project Spectrum: Early Learning Activities

Chen, Isberg, Krechevsky

Curriculum

Large and small group activities across the curriculum

SA1

Teaching by Heart

Chenfeld

Inspirational

A book for teachers and others who follow their hearts

CCRR

Child Care Center Management Guide

Cherry, Harkness, Kuzma, Bates

Business

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

CCRR

Creative Art for the Developing Child

Cherry

Art, Preschool

Teacher’s handbook for implementing art in early childhood programs

SR4

Family Day Care Providers Management Guide

Cherry, Harkness

FCC, Business

A large binder full of management suggestions

FCC4, CCRR

Think of Something Quiet

Cherry

Behavior & Guidance

A guide for achieving serenity in early childhood classrooms

GE4

250 Management Success Stories from Child Care Center Directors

Child Care Information Exchange

Business

Topics include motivation, training, benefits, meetings, parent relations, resource development and management

L2-8, CCRR

Fostering Improved Staff Performance

Child Care Information Exchange

Business

Suggestions for strengthening child care team

L2-8

Guide to Successful Fundraising

Child Care Information Exchange

Business

10 articles dealing with successful keys to raising funds

CCRR

On Being a Leader

Child Care Information Exchange

Business, Inspirational

Suggestions and self-evaluations for directors

L2-8

On-Target Marketing

Child Care Information Exchange

Business

Promotion strategies for child care centers

SA2

Parent Relations: Building an Active Partnership

Child Care Information Exchange

Partnering with Parents

Compilation of articles on building relationships with parents

CCRR, L2-6

Staff Challenges

Child Care Information Exchange

Business

Articles to help with motivating and supervising staff.

L2-8

Taking Stock

Child Care Information Exchange

Business

Tools for Teacher, Director and Center Evaluation

L2-8

Going on a Field Trip

Children First Incorporated

Curriculum

Ideas and tips for successful field trips

L2-4

Indoors and Out

Children First Incorporated

Health & Safety, Play & Games

Ideas and safety tips for activities indoors and out

L2-4

Sesame Street: Evitemos Fuegos con Sesame Street with cassette

Children’s Television Workshop

Music, Preschool, Health & Safety

Activity book with accompanying cassette of songs and stories to help children learn fire safety (Spanish version)

L2-3

Sesame Street: Fire Safety Station with cassette

Children’s Television Workshop

Music, Preschool, Health & Safety

Activity book with accompanying cassette of songs and stories to help children learn fire safety (also available in Spanish)

L2-3

Healthy Sexuality Development

Chrisman, Couchenour, NAEYC

Child Issues & Development

A guide to supporting children’s developing sexuality

CCRR

Best-Ever Circle-Time Activities: Language Building

Church

Early Literacy

50 instant & irresistible activities & games that build literacy skills

SR1

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Kindergarten But Didn’t Know Whom to Ask

Church

Preschool, Partnering with Parents

Parent’s guide to quality kindergarten experience

SR1

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Preschool But Didn’t Know Whom to Ask

Church, Matthews

Preschool, Partnering with Parents

Parents’ guide to quality preschool

SR3

Learning Through Play: Blocks

Church, Miller

Preschool, Activities, Toys, Play

Using blocks to help children learn, activity ideas included

SR2

Learning Through Play: Music & Movement

Church

Preschool, Music & Movement, Activities, Play

Effectively incorporating music and movement to teach children, activity ideas included

SR3

Learning Through Play: Problem Solving

Church

Dramatic Play, Activities, Preschool, Play

Effectively using dramatic play as teaching tool, activity ideas included

SR2

Terrific Transitions

Church

Business, Curriculum

50 easy & irresistible ideas that keep children interested, engaged & learning as they move from one activity to the next

GE1

Transition Magician for Families

Chvojicek, Henthorne, Larson

Business, Curriculum, Partnering with Parents

Activity ideas to help with routines and transitions

FCC3, GE2

Block Curricula

Clark, Tiedemann

Toys, Play & Games

Guide to teaching with unit and hollow blocks

FCC3

Time-In: When Time-Out Doesn’t Work

Clarke

Behavior & Discipline

Getting through to children by developing connection and trust and using the time-in process

FCC1

Child Care That Works

Cochran

Partnering with Parents

Parents’ guide to finding quality child care

CCRR

Attention Zone, The

Cohen

Special Needs, Behavior

Parents’ guide to Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

SN1

Observing and Recording the Behavior of Young Children

Cohen, Stern

Assessment

See title

CCRR

Anna Banana: 101 Jump-Rope Rhymes

Cole

Movement, Play & Games

101 jump-rope rhymes

SA3

Eentsy, Weentsy Spider, The

Cole, Calmenson

Rhymes

Illustrated instructions for fingerplays and action rhymes

IT2

Your New Potty

Cole

Child Issues & Development

Children’s book about going to the potty

FCC2

Folder Game Festival for Preschool and Kindergarten

Commins

Activities

Hundreds of easy-to-construct, fun-to-do games and projects using ordinary file folders.

CCRR

101 Rhythm Instrument Activities

Connors

Music & Movement

Teaching tips on easy to find rhythm instruments activities

IT3

Family Child Care Business Planning Guide

Copeland

Business

How to be businesslike in a caring profession

FCC4 (3)

Family Child Care Contracts and Policies

Copeland

Business

How to be businesslike in a caring profession

GE3, CCRR, FCC4 (3)

Family Child Care Contracts & Policies, 3rd Ed.

Copeland

Business

How to be businesslike in a caring profession

FCC4 (3)

Family Child Care Inventory Keeper

Copeland

FCC, Business

An inventory system for family child care professionals

FCC4 (3)

Family Child Care Legal & Insurance Guide

Copeland, Millard

FCC, Business

How to reduce the risks of running your business

FCC4 (3)

Family Child Care Marketing Guide

Copeland

FCC, Business

How to build enrollment and promote your business as a child care professional

FCC4 (3)

Family Child Care Record-Keeping Guide

Copeland

FCC, Business

Record keeping systems, tax deductions and more

FCC4 (3)

Family Child Care Record-Keeping Guide, 8th Ed.

Copeland

FCC, Business

Record keeping systems, tax deductions and more

FCC4 (3)

Young Child and Mathematics, The

Copley, NAEYC

Math, Preschool

Activities and strategies to create mathematic worlds for children

SR2

Basics of Developmentally Appropriate Practice

Copple, Bredekamp

Curriculum

An introduction for teachers fo children 3 to 6 years

RT2

Creating Child-Centered Classrooms

Coughlin, et al

Curriculum

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

GE3

Seven Habits of Highly Effective Families, The

Covey

Partnering with Parents

Seven keys to successful family life

L2-6

Seven Habits of Highly Effective Families, The (four cassettes)

Covey

Partnering with Parents

Book on four cassette tapes about the seven keys to successful family life

L2-6

Kids Can Cooperate

Crary

Behavior & Discipline, Curriculum

A guide for helping children of all ages resolve conflict

L2-3, SA1

Pick up Your Socks

Crary

Behavior & Guidance

Raising responsible kids

L2-4

Without Spanking or Spoiling

Crary

Behavior & Guidance

Toddler and Preschool Guidance

L2-3, SA1 (2)

Beyond Dolls and Guns

Crawford

Child Issues

101 ways to help children avoid gender bias

L2-4

A Show of Hands: Using Puppets with Young Children

Crepeau, Richards

Curriculum & Activities

Innovative ways to use puppets as valuable and developmentally appropriate teaching tools

SN4

Ants in Their Pants

Cross

Special Needs

Teaching children who must move to learn

SN4

Active Learning for Infants

Cryer, Harms, Bourland

ActivitiesInfant/Toddler

Over 300 activities for infants, newborn through 12 months old.

IT1

Active Learning for Ones

Cryer, Harms, Bourland

ActivitiesInfant/Toddler

Over 300 activities for one-year-olds (12-24 months old).

IT2

Active Learning for Twos

Cryer, Harms, Bourland

ActivitiesInfant/Toddler

Over 400 activities for two-year-olds (24-36 months old).

IT3

Active Learning for Threes

Cryer, Harms, Bourland

ActivitiesInfant/Toddler

Over 400 activities for three-year-olds (36-48 months old).

IT4

Nutrition Activities for Preschoolers

Cryer, Harms, Ray

Food & Nutrition, Preschool

Ideas for teaching nutrition through all curriculum areas

SR3

Designs for Living and Learning

Curtis, Carter

Child Care Environment

Transforming Early Childhood Environments

L2-1

Reflecting Children's Lives

Curtis, Carter

Curriculum

A handbook for planning child-centered curriculum

FPCP

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