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Title

Author

Subject

Description

Code

1-2-3 Art

Ekberg

Arts & Crafts, Curriculum

200+ open-ended art ideas

L2-1

Block Book, The

Hirsch, NAEYC

Toys, Play & Games

Discusses the value of block play and its effective uses

CCRR, FCC3, L2-1

Bug Book, The

Bernard

Science, Curriculum

Information, activities and literature links for teaching a bug unit

L2-1

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 Rooms of Wonder

Seefeldt

Art, Child Care Environment

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

L1-2, L2-1

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

Designs for Living and Learning

Curtis, Carter

Child Care Environment

Transforming Early Childhood Environments

L2-1

Early Learning Environments that Work

Isbell, Exelby

Child Care Environment

Make the most of your classroom environment

L2-1, SR4

Handed Down (cassette tape)

Leeman, Hunter, Bos

Music

Cassette tape with 16 children's songs

L2-1

Let’s Go Outside!

Theemes

Child Care Environment

Designing the Early Childhood Playground

L2-1

More Than Singing with Cassette Tape

Moomaw

Music, Preschool, Curriculum

Activities for discovering music with children

L2-1, SR1

Planning Environments for Young Children: Physical Space

Kritchevsky, Prescott, Walling, NAEYC

Child Care Environment

Planning physical space for young children

CCRR, L2-1 (2)

Play With Small Boxes

Wilmes

Play & Games, Toys

Activity ideas using small boxes

L2-1

Playgrounds That Work

Berry

Child Care Environment

Creating outdoor play environments to children birth to eight years

L2-1

Reading Magic

Fox

Early Literacy

How bonding through books and reading aloud changes lives

L2-1, L2-2, CCRR

Storytime Theme-a-Saurus

Warren

Early Literacy

Activity ideas to accompany fairy tales

L2-1

Super Snacks

Warren

Food, Curriculum

Seasonal sugarless snacks

FCC1, L2-1

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