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Title

Author

Subject

Description

Code

Sand and Water Play

West, Cox

Play & Games

Simple, creative sand and water play activities

FCC3, IT3

Sanity Savers

McDonald

Infant/Toddler

Simple, creative sand and water play activities

GE1

Scaffolding Children’s Learning

Berk, Winsler, NAEYC

Child Development

Vygotsky and early childhood education

FCC3, L2-4

School-Age Children with Special Needs

Fink

School-Age, Special Needs

Childcare policy and practice for school-age children with disabilities

SN

School-Age Ideas and Activities for After-School Programs

Haas-Foletta, Cogley, Geno

School-Age, Curriculum

Over 125 activities, games, and recipes that are relevant and age appropriate

SA3

School Days

Schiller

Play & Games

28 songs and over 300 activities for young children

TBP2, RT1

School’s Out!

Bergstrom

School-Age, Curriculum

Afternoon, weekend and vacation activities for school age kids

SA2, SA3

Science Adventures

Sherwood, Williams, Rockwell

Science

Nature activities for young children

TBP1

Science Arts

Kohl, Potter

Science, Art & Crafts, Activities

Art experiments that teach science concepts

SA3

Secure Relationships

Honig, NAEYC

Infant/Toddler, Child Development

Nurturing infant/toddler attachment in early care settings

IT2

Sensory Integration

Isbell, Isbell

Curriculum

Easy-to-implement solutions to help parents and teachers identify and adapt to children with difficulties with sensory processing

TBP3

Sensory Motor Activities for the Young Child

Hurley

Special Needs, Curriculum

Activities for therapists, teachers and parents to do with children, ages three to seven years old, to facilitate sensory processing abilities

SN1

Separation: Strategies for Helping Two- to Four-Year-Olds

Jervis

Child Issues, Partnering with Parents

Strategies for helping 2 to 4 year olds deal with separation

L1-2, L2-3, GE1

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

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

Seven Secrets of Successful Parents, The

Rolfe

Partnering with Parents

Core attitudes and beliefs to empower parents

L2-6

Shake-It-Up Tales!

MacDonald

Early Literacy, Music & Movement

Stories to sing, dance, drum and act out

SA4

Sidewalk Games Around the World

Erlbach

Games

Step-by-step instructions for playing games from 26 countries

FCC1

Sign About Getting Ready photo

Lewis

Special Needs

Signing guide for hearing and deaf children containing 40 everydays signs

SN2

Sign About Meal Time photo

Lewis

Special Needs

Signing guide for hearing and deaf children containing 40 everydays signs

SN2

Sign Language Fun in the Early Childhood Classroom

Flora

Special Needs

Enrich language and literacy skills of young hearing children, special needs and english language learners

SN2 (2)

Sign to Learn

Dennis, Azpiri

Curriculum

American Sign Language in the early childhood classroom

GE3

Silly Snacks

Better Homes and Gardens

Food & Nutrition

50 fun recipes for kids

L2-6

Simple Signing with Young Children

Murray

Child Development

How to make the block area a place for young children to develop cognitively, physically, socially & creatively.

TBP4

Simple Steps

Miller

Curriculum, Play & Games

Over 300 d evelopmental activities for infants, toddlers and two-year-olds

TBP2

Simple Transitions for Infants and Toddlers

Miller

Infant/Toddler

Over 400 tips, ideas and easy-to-do activities to help parents and teachers handle day-to-day routines

SN1

Sing and Learn Songs for Children with cassette

Slade

Music, Preschool

Songs and visuals for 11 original children’s songs

SR4

Sing to Learn With Dr. Jean (CD)

Feldman

Music

Compact disc with 17 children's songs

SA1

Singable Songs for the Very Young (cassette tape)

Raffi

Music, Preschool

Cassette tape with 19 children's songs

L1-1

Singing Year, The (with CD)

Verney

Music

Songbook and CD for singing with young children

SN2

Six Stages of Parenthood

Galinsky

Partnering with Parents

How parents develop

L2-6

Sleep Book for Tired Parents, The

Huntley

Child Issues & Development, Partnering with Parents

Sleep solutions for 3 styles: Family Bed, Cry-it-Out and Teaching in Small Steps

IT4, L2-6

Sleep The Brazelton Way

Brazelton

Infant/Toddler, Child Development

Practical advice for helping children sleep through the night

CCRR, RT1, RT2

Sleeping Through the Night

Mindell

Child Issues & Development, Partnering with Parents

Helping infants and toddlers sleep through the night

IT1

Smart Moves: Why Learning is Not All in Your Head

Hannaford

Movement

Why movement is critical to learning

CCRR

So This is Normal Too?

Hewitt

Behavior & Guidance, Child Development

Working out developmental issues in young children

L2-3, GE1

Songs Children Love to Sing

Jenkins

Music

See title

IT3

Sorting Shapes, Show Me, and Many Other Activities for Toddlers

Herr, Swim

Curriculum, Play & Games

Series of resources divided by age and classroom criteria.

TBP2

Spark Curriculum for Early Childhood

Lewman, Fowler

Curriculum, Early Literacy

Implementation guide for curriculum designed around children’s books

CCRR

Sparkly Touchy-Feely Fairies Watt Dramatic Play Visit the magical world of fairies as they sprinkle flowers with fairy dust, paint rainbows and light up the stars at night CCRR

Spreading the News

Carter, Curtis

Inspirational, Child Issues

Sharing the stories of early childhood education

L2-8 (2), CCRR

Squish, Sort, Paint & Build

MacDonald

Curriculum, Arts & Crafts

Over 200 easy learning center activities

RT1

Staff Challenges

Child Care Information Exchange

Business

Articles to help with motivating and supervising staff.

L2-8

Star Power for Preschoolers

Oser

Preschool, Play & Games

Learning life skills through physical play

SR3

Start Smart

Schiller

Music & Rhymes

Simple ways to boost brain power with active exploration, repetition, sensory exploration, laughter and more

RT3(4)

Starting Out Right

Burns, Griffin, Snow

Early Literacy

Guide to promoting children’s reading success

L2-2

Starting Points

Carnegie Corporation

Child Issues & Development

Meeting the needs of our youngest children

L2-8

Stepping Stones to Using Caring For Our Children

US Department of Health and Human Services

Health & Safety

National health and safety performance standards guidelines for out-of-home child care programs

CCRR

Stories of Fairies Lester Dramatic Play Join the magical world of fairies as they solve mysteries, take flying lessons and attend fairy balls CCRR

Storybook Art

Kohl, Potter

Art

A creative collection of easy hands-on art activities to enhance children's enjoyment of their favorite books

SN2

Story Play

Huff

Curriculum, Music & Rhymes

Build language and literacy by using stories to continue learning activities and experiences

RT4

Story Stretchers

Raines, Canady

Early Literacy

Activities to expand children’s favorite books

L2-2, SR1

Story Stretchers for Infants, Toddlers, and Twos

Raines, Miller, Curry-Rood

Early Literacy, Infant/Toddler

Experiences, activities and games for popular children’s books

IT4

Storytelling with Puppets, Props, & Playful Tales

Huff

Early Literacy, Preschool, Activities

Make stories come alive with activities, puppets and props

SR4

Storytime Theme-a-Saurus

Warren

Early Literacy

Activity ideas to accompany fairy tales

L2-1

Strategies for Including Children with Special Needs

Klein, Cooke, Richardson-Gibbs

Special Needs

Include children in Early Childhood settings

SN3

Summer Fun!

Williamson

Activities, School-Age

60 activities for a kid-perfect summer

SA4

Super Snacks

Warren

Food, Curriculum

Seasonal sugarless snacks

FCC1, L2-1

Supporting Young Learners

Brickman, Taylor

Curriculum

Collection of articles with ideas for effective teaching

SR4

Survival Guide for Child Care Providers, A

Levine

Inspirational

Reflections and quotes from early childhood providers

L2-8

Sympathetic Understanding of the Child

Elkind

Child Development

Describes personal, social and intellectual development of children from birth to age 16

CCRR

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