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Title

Author

Subject

Description

Code

Paint Without Brushes

Wilmes

Art

Fun painting experiences – without brushes!

FCC3

Parent Relations: Building an Active Partnership

Child Care Information Exchange

Partnering with Parents

Compilation of articles on building relationships with parents

CCRR, L2-6

Partners in Play: Creative Homemade Toys for Toddlers

Anderson, Neumann

Infant/Toddler, Toys

see title

IT3

Pathways to Play

Heidemann, Hewitt

Play & Games, Behavior & Discipline

Suggestions for helping children develop social and play skills

L2-3, FCC3, TBP4

Peaceful Classroom, The

Smith

Behavior & Guidance, Preschool, Curriculum

162 easy activities to teach preschoolers compassion and cooperation

FCC1

Philadelphia Chickens Book and CD

Boynton

Music & Movement

Book and CD of silly children’s songs

SA3

Phonemic Awareness Activites for Early Reading Success photo

Blevins

Early Literacy, Preschool, Activities

Easy, playful activities that prepare children for phonics instruction

SR1

Phonemic Awareness: Songs & Rhymes and CD

Blevins

Early Literacy, Preschool, Activities, Music

Lively audio CD, reproducible songs and rhyme sheets, and easy lessons that prepare children for phonics instruction

SR1

Pick up Your Socks

Crary

Behavior & Guidance

Raising responsible kids

L2-4

Picture Book Storytelling

Beaty

Early Literacy

Literature activities for young children, textbook

CCRR

Picture Science

Hinds-Neumann

Curriculum, Math, Science & Gardening

Use digital photography to teach young children

TBP4

Picture Sorting for Phonemic Awareness

Leber

Early Literacy, Preschool, Activities, Games

Reproducible picture cards with hands-on sorting games & activities that get kids ready for reading

SR1

Place for Me, A

Chandler

Special Needs

Including children with special needs

L2-7

Places for Childhoods: Making Quality Happen in the Real World

Greenman

Environment

Help make quality learning environments for young children.

TBP2

Places and Spaces for Preschool And Primary (Indoors)

Vergeront, NAEYC

Preschool, Child Care Environment

Setting up the indoor early childhood space

CCRR, FCC2

Places and Spaces for Preschool And Primary (Outdoors)

Vergeront, NAEYC

Preschool, Child Care Environment

Setting up the outdoor early childhood space

CCRR

Planning Environments for Young Children: Physical Space

Kritchevsky, Prescott, Walling, NAEYC

Child Care Environment

Planning physical space for young children

CCRR, L2-1(2)

Plants for Play

Moore

Science, Child Care Environment

Plant selection guide for children’s outdoor environments

SA4

Play in Practice

Brown, Marchant

Play & Games, Child Development

Case studies in young children’s play

L2-5

Play Together, Learn Together

Rice

Play & Games

400+ activities for playing and learning with children

L2-6

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

Playing for Keeps

Phillips, Early Childhood Consortium

Play, Child Issues

Companion to Play in Practice, supporting young children’s play

CCRR

Playing Smart

Perry

School-Age, Curriculum

Guide to enriching, offbeat learning activities for ages 4 - 14

SA3

Playing with Print

Bloom

Early Literacy, Preschool

Incorporating print into every part of the day

L2-2, SR1, CCRR

Playtime Props for Toddlers

Warren, Gnojewski

Infant/Toddler, Toys

Activities that integrate real objects into the classroom

IT3

Poking, Pinching & Pretending

Smith, Goldhaber

Preschool

Strategies for observing and documenting children's interactions

GE1

Portfolio and Its Use, The

MacDonald

Assessment

Guide to using portfolios in assessment

L2-5

Positive Discipline

Nelson

Behavior & Discipline

Guide to helping children develop self-discipline, responsibility, cooperation and problem-solving skills

L2-3

Practical Guide to Quality Child Care, The Schiller, Carter Dyke Business Management techniques, public relations, personnel policies, sample forms and more! CCRR

Practical Ideas that Really Work for Students with Disruptive, Defiant, or Difficult Behaviors (plus evaluation sheets)

McConnell, Ryser, Patton

Behavior, Guidance

Templates and instructions for behavior modification programs, rewards, and ideas

SN4

Practical Solutions to Practically Every Problem

Saifer

Behavior & Discipline, Business

Classroom management techniques, quick reference, addresses everything from circle time to biting, divorce to selecting a curriculum

L2-3, GE2

Preparing for Illness

NAEYC

Health & Safety

Guide to illness symptoms

FCC2 (2)

Preschool Appropriate Practices

Beaty

Preschool, Curriculum

Appropriate center activities and background developmental information

SR4

Preschool Art

Kohl

Art & Crafts, Preschool

200 process-oriented art experiences for children 3 - 6

SR4

Preschool Art: Clay and Dough

Kohl

Art & Crafts, Preschool

50 great process-oriented ways to explore and create with play dough, tissue mâché, yeast dough, peanut butter dough, and more

GE4

Preschool Art: Collage and Paper

Kohl

Art & Crafts, Preschool

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

GE4

Preschool Art: Craft and Construction

Kohl

Art & Crafts, Preschool

50 great process-oriented ways to explore and create with lace, string, fabric, glue, and other easy-to-find materials

GE4, RT4

Preschool Art: Drawing

Kohl

Art & Crafts, Preschool

50 great process-oriented ways to explore and create with chalk, crayons, stencils, textures, and more

GE4, TBP1

Preschool Art: Painting

Kohl

Art & Crafts, Preschool

50 great process-oriented ways to explore and create using baking soda, shoe polish, vegetable dyes, and other surprising materials

GE4, TBP4

Preschool Classroom Management

Warner, Lynch

Preschool, Guidance & Discipline

Encourage positive interactions and relationships with children

SR4, RT2

Preschool Education Programs for Children with Autism

Handleman, Harris

Special Needs

Examples of different preschool programs serving children with autism

SN4

Prime Times

Greenman, Stonehouse

Infant/Toddler

Handbook for excellence in infant and toddler programs

IT2 (2), CCRR

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

Project Spectrum: Early Learning Activities

Chen, Isberg, Krechevsky

Curriculum

Large and small group activities across the curriculum

SA1

Prop Box Play

Barbour, Desjean-Perrotta

Dramatic Play, Play & Games

50 themes to inspire dramatic play

SR4

Prosocial Guidance for the Preschool Child

Beaty

Guidance & Discipline, Preschool

A new approach to behavior management in the preschool classroom

SR4

Protect Your Child From Sexual Abuse

Hart-Rossi

Child Issues

Ideas for teaching young children how to resist uncomfortable touch

L2-7

Punished by Rewards

Kohn

Behavior & Guidance, Child Issues & Development

The trouble with gold stars, incentive plans, A’s, praise and other bribes

GE3

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