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Title

Author

Subject

Description

Code

Language and Literacy

High/Scope

Preschool, Literacy,

Recognize and support important learning experiences in the classroom, center or home

CCRR

Learn and Play in the Garden

Herd

Play & Games, Art & Crafts, Activities

Outdoor games, crafts and activities for kids

GE4

Learn and Play the Recycle Way

Redleaf, Robertson

Activities, Crafts, Toys

Creating fun toys from items that would otherwise go to the trash

L1-2

Learning About Compassion

Carroll, Gladhart, Petersen

Behavior & Discipline, Early Literacy, Curriculum

Using children’s books to teach compassion

L2-3

Learning About Friendship

Carroll, Gladhart, Petersen

Behavior & Discipline, Early Literacy, Curriculum

Using children’s stories to teach friendship

L2-3

Learning About Giving

Carroll, Gladhart, Petersen

Behavior & Discipline, Early Literacy, Curriculum

Using children’s stories to teach giving

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

Learning Power of Laughter, The

Silberg

Child Development, Activities, Games

Over 300 playful games, activities and ideas that promote learning with young children

L2-4

Learning Through Play: Art

Hereford, Schall

Preschool, Activities, Play, Art

How children learn through art experiences, activity ideas included

SR2

Learning Through Play: Blocks

Church, Miller

Preschool, Activities, Toys, Play

Using blocks to help children learn, activity ideas included

SR2

Learning Through Play: Cooking

Feeney

Preschool, Activities, Play, Food

How children learn through cooking experiences, activity ideas included

SR2

Learning Though Play: Dramatic Play

Hereford, Schall

Preschool, Activities, Math, Play

Effectively incorporating play as a teaching tool, activity ideas included

SR3

Learning Through Play: Language

Miller

Preschool, Activities, Early Literacy, Play

Effectively incorporating play to teach language, activity ideas included

SR1

Learning Through Play: Math

Waite-Stupiansky, Stupiansky

Preschool, Activities, Math, Play

Effectively incorporating play to teach math, 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

Learning Through Play: Sand, Water, Clay & Wood

Miller

Play & Games, Toys

Practical guide for teaching children with sand, water, clay and wood

FCC2

Learning Through Play: Science

Kleinsinger

Preschool, Science, Activities, Play

How children learn science through play, activity ideas included

SR2

Learning to Read and Write (small ivory booklet)

NAEYC, IRA

Early Literacy

Joint position statement of NAEYC and IRA on developmentally appropriate practices for young children

CCRR, L2-2

Learning to Read and Write (large green book)

Neuman, Copple, Bredekamp, NAEYC

Early Literacy, Preschool

Research and developmentally appropriate practices for young children

CCRR, FCC1, L2-2

Let’s Go Outside!

Theemes

Child Care Environment

Designing the Early Childhood Playground

L2-1

Let’s Have a Tea Party!

Barnes

Play & Games, Dramatic Play

Ideas for special celebrations (tea parties) for little girls

SA3

Let’s Party!

Rice

Business, Partnering with Parents

How to plan special events and raise money in early childhood programs

L2-8

Let’s Play

Petriĉić, Gryski

Play & Games

Traditional games of childhood

SA3

Let’s Play Outdoors

Baker, NAEYC

Play & Games, Child Care Environment

Developmentally appropriate outdoor play opportunities

L1-1, FCC2, CCRR

Letters of Advice

Lawson-Lilly, Lating-Wise

Inspirational

Letters of advice for child care providers

L2-8

Listen to the Children

Zavitkovsky, Baker, NAEYC

Child Issues, Inspirational

Short stories and commentary on children

FCC1

Literacy Play

West, Cox

Early Literacy

Bringing children’s imagination to life while teaching important literacy skills

L2-2

Literacy Through Play

Owocki

Early Literacy

Path for teachers to use playtime to teach children literacy skills

CCRR

Little Kids, Big Worries

Honig

Children’s Issues & Development

Stress-busting tips for early childhood classrooms

TBP1

Little Well Beings

Canadian Paediatric Society

Health & Safety

Handbook on health in family day care

FCC2

Living Classroom, The

Armington, NAEYC

Early Literacy, Preschool

Writing, reading, and beyond; how to bring literacy learning to life

SR1

Losing a Parent to Death in the Early Years

Lieberman, Compton, Van Horn, Ippen

Behavior & Guidance, Child Issues

Guidelines for the treatment of traumatic bereavement in infancy and early childhood

GE4

Lu & Clancy's Secret Codes

Mason

School-Age, Activities

Fun suggestions to help kids send secret messages through code

SA3

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