Class/Location:
 
Family Child Care, Course 3:
Developmental Learning Goals & Activities
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Title

Author

Subject

Description

Code

101 Improv Games

Bedore

Play & Games

Games for children ages 5 and up

FCC3

Block Book, The

Hirsch, NAEYC

Toys, Play & Games

Discusses the value of block play and its effective uses

CCRR, 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

Building Your Baby’s Brain

Dodge, Heroman

Child Development

Suggestions for nurturing brain development

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

Busy Fingers, Growing Minds

Redleaf

Movement & Rhymes

160+ fingerplays, verses and activities

L1-2, FCC3, IT3

Heart to Heart Caregiving

Powell

FCC, Curriculum

Sourcebook of family day care activities, projects and practical provider support

FCC1, FCC3, FCC4, CCRR

Make-Believe: Games and Activities for Imaginative Play

Singer, Singer

Play & Games, Dramatic Play

See title

FCC3

Making Make-Believe

Kohl

Dramatic Play, Play & Games

Fun props, costumes and creative play ideas

FCC3

More Than Graham Crackers

Wannamaker, Hearn, Richarz, NAEYC

Food & Nutrition

Nutrition education and food preparation with young children

FCC3

Opening Your Door to Children: How To Start a Family Day Care Program

Modigliani, Reiff, Jones, NAEYC

FCC, Business

Tips for those planning a family day care program

FCC2, FCC3, FCC4, CCRR

Paint Without Brushes

Wilmes

Art

Fun painting experiences – without brushes!

FCC3

Pathways to Play

Heidemann, Hewitt

Play & Games, Behavior & Discipline

Suggestions for helping children develop social and play skills

L2-3, FCC3

Rainbow Factory, The (cassette tape)

Knorr

Music

Cassette tape with a collection of children's music recorded by Marcia Knorr & Friends; includes words to 12 songs

L2-4, L2-6, GE3, FCC3

Rainy Day Fun

Warren

Play & Games

Activity ideas for turning rainy days into fun learning adventures

FCC3

Reading First ~ Reading FUN!

Feldman

Early Literacy

Early literacy learning activities, songs and rhymes

FCC3

Ready, Set, Read!

Feldman

Early Literacy

Hundreds of exciting, skill-appropriate activities

FCC3, SR1

Sand and Water Play

West, Cox

Play & Games

Simple, creative sand and water play activities

FCC3, IT3

Scaffolding Children’s Learning

Berk, Winsler, NAEYC

Child Development

Vygotsky and early childhood education

FCC3, L2-4

Thrifty Nifty Stuff for Little Kids

Blose, Smith

Play & Games, Toys

Developmental play using home resources

FCC3

Tips From Tina: Help Around the House

Koch, Kamberg

FCC, Business

Hundreds of practical ideas to make family child care more fun and easy

FCC3

Together We're Better

Bos

Child Care Environment

Establishing a coactive learning environment

FCC3

Transition Magician for Families

Chvojicek, Henthorne, Larson

Business, Curriculum, Partnering with Parents

Activity ideas to help with routines and transitions

FCC3, GE2

Ultimate Book of Kid Concoctions, The

Thomas, Pagel

Crafts, Activities

Inexpensive recipes and instructions for creating fun toys and activities

FCC3

What Would You Do?

Schwartz

Health & Safety, School-Age, Child Issues

A kid's guide to tricky and sticky situations

FCC3

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