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Title

Author

Subject

Description

Code

101 Improv Games

Bedore

Play & Games

Games for children ages 5 and up

FCC3

101 Easy Wacky Crazy Activities for Young Children

Dibble, Lee

Play & Games

Encourage children to think creatively, solve problems, and have fun while learning.

SN4

125 Brain Games for Babies

Silberg

Play & Games

125 simple, enjoyable games to build a solid foundation for success ful future learning

RT3

125 Brain Games for Toddlers and Twos

Silberg

Play & Games

Simple games to promote early brain development

RT2

300 Three Minute Games

Silberg

Play & Games

Quick and easy activities for 2-5 year olds

SR4

365 After School Activities

Ellison, Gray

School Age, Play & Games

TV-free fun anytime for kids ages 7-12

SA3

365 Games Smart Toddlers Play

Ellison

Play & Games

365 new playtime ideas for every day of the year.

TBP2

500 Five Minute Games

Silberg

Play & Games

Quick and easy activities for 3-6 year olds

SR4

1001 Things to Spot in Fairyland Doherty Play & Games Practice identifying and matching various fairy objects CCRR

Anna Banana: 101 Jump-Rope Rhymes

Cole

Movement, Play & Games

101 jump-rope rhymes

SA3

Baby Games

Martin

Infant/Toddler, Play & Games

Play Activities for infants and toddlers

IT3

Baby Minds

Acredolo, Goodwyn

Child Development, Infant/Toddler, Play & Games

Brain building games for babies

L1-2

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

Book of Wiggles and Tickles, The

Feierabend

Play & Games, Movement, Infant/Toddler

Active games for young children

IT4

Cabin Fever Relievers

Koch, Kamberg

Play & Games

Indoor activity ideas for all rooms of the house

L1-2

Child’s Play 6-12

Hamilton

School-Age, Science, Play & Games

Activity, craft and science project ideas for ages 6-12

SA4

Children’s Games Made Easy

Carter, Marques

Play & Games, Music & Movement

Quick and easy games, songs and activities for kids

IT1, L2-2

Children’s Play: The Roots of Reading

Zigler, Singer, Bishop-Josef

Early Literacy, Play & Games

The importance of play in literacy development and more

CCRR

Chinese Jumprope

Marty

Music & Movement, Play & Games

Physical Activity, Chinese Jumprope

SA1

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

Creative Play Activities for Children with Disabilities

Morris, Schulz

Special Needs, Play & Games

250+ games and activities for children with disabilities age 0 - 8

SN4, SN3

Designing Creative Materials for Young Children

Herr, Libby

Play & Games, Art & Crafts, Toys

Ideas, instructions, and photographs of materials to aid in children's development

L2-5

Earthways

Petrash

Special Needs, Play & Games

Simple environmental activities for young children

SN3

Everybody Wins

Booth, Bartl

Movement, Games, School-Age

Games for active learning in K-6 Classrooms

SA1

Everybody Wins

Sobel

Play & Games

393 non-competitive games for young children

SA4

Games Babies Play

Lansky

Play & Games, Infant/Toddler

Games to play with infants, birth to one year

IT4

Games, Games, Games

Whitaker

Play & Games, Movement, School-Age

Creating hundreds of group games and sports

SA4

Games Kids Like to Play

CCRR

Play & Games

Instructions for 20+ traditional children’s games

L1-2, L2-2

Games to Play with Two Year Olds

Silberg

Play & Games

Offers hundreds of practical ways to turn everyday experiences into learning experiences

TBP3

Great Outdoors, The

Rivkin

Play & Games, Child Issues

Urges a restoration of children’s right to play outside

L2-2, CCRR

Group Games in Early Education

Kamii, DeVries, NAEYC

Play & Games

Implications of Piaget's theory

CCRR

How to Help Children Learn Through Play

Marzollo, Lloyd

Play & Games

Games and ideas to make learning fun

L2-5

Incredible Indoor Games Book, The

Gregson

Play & Games

160 projects, games and activities for indoor play

SA1, SA2, SA3, SA4

Indoors and Out

Children First Incorporated

Health & Safety, Play & Games

Ideas and safety tips for activities indoors and out

L2-4

Instant Curriculum, The, Revised

Schiller, Rossano

Curriculum, Play & Games

Over 750 developmentally appropriate learning activities for busy teachers of young children

TBP3

Joyful Play with Toddlers

Dexter

Infant/Toddler, Play & Games

Activity ideas for use with toddlers

IT3

Kid Concoctions

Eagan

Art & Crafts, Play & Games

Extraordinary things to make and do

SA2

Kids' Nature Book, The

Milford

Curriculum, Play & Games

365 indoor and outdoor activities and experiences

TBP3

Learn and Play in the Garden

Herd

Play & Games, Art & Crafts, Activities

Outdoor games, crafts and activities for kids

GE4

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

Let’s Have a Tea Party!

Barnes

Play & Games, Dramatic Play

Ideas for special celebrations (tea parties) for little girls

SA3

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

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

Making Sounds, Making Music, and Many Other Activities for Infants

Herr, Swim

Play & Games

Activities to promote healthy brain development during the first three years of life.

TBP1

Me, My Family and Friends

Schiller

Play & Games

26 songs and over 300 activities for young children

TBP1

Mister Rogers’ Plan and Play Book

Rogers

Play & Games, Curriculum

685 activity ideas from Mister Rogers' Neighborhood for young children

L2-4, L2-7, TBP4

More Games to Play with Toddlers

Silberg

Play & Games

Over 200 ideas of block, color, running, quiet, family and toy games.

TBP2

More Than Letters

Moomaw, Hieronymus

Play & Games,Literacy

Dozens of engaging ideas using big books, games and manipultives to enhance literacy skills.

TBP2

Outdoor Action Games for Elementary Children

Foster, Overholt

Movement, Play & Games

Active games and academic activities for fun and fitness

SA1

Outdoor Play Every Day

Wellhousen

Play & Games

Innovative play concepts for Early Childhood

FCC2, SR3

Outside Play and Learning Book, The

Miller

Play, Activities

Outdoor play ideas for all areas of the curriculum

SR3, SN3

Pathways to Play

Heidemann, Hewitt

Play & Games, Behavior & Discipline

Suggestions for helping children develop social and play skills

L2-3, FCC3

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

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

Playing for Keeps

Phillips, Early Childhood Consortium

Play, Child Issues

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

CCRR

Prop Box Play

Barbour, Desjean-Perrotta

Dramatic Play, Play & Games

50 themes to inspire dramatic play

SR4

Quick & Fun Games for Babies

Eyles

Play & Games, Infant/Toddler

Games and activities for toddlers

IT2

Quick & Fun Games for Preschoolers

Guerrero

Play & Games, Preschool

Games and activities for preschoolers

SR4

Quick & Fun Games for Toddlers

Jasmine

Play & Games, Infant/Toddler

Games and activities for toddlers

IT2

Rainy Day Fun

Warren

Play & Games

Activity ideas for turning rainy days into fun learning adventures

FCC3

Read! Move! Learn!

Hammett, Geigert

Curriculum, Play & Games

Over 150 active learning experiences based on popular children's books

TBP3

Right Stuff for Children Birth to 8, The

Bronson, NAEYC

Play & Games, Toys

Selecting play materials to support development

L1-1 (2)

Rhyming Books, Marble Painting, and Many Other Activities for Toddlers

Herr, Swim

Curriculum, Play & Games

See title

TBP3

Sand and Water Play

West, Cox

Play & Games

Simple, creative sand and water play activities

FCC3, IT3

School Days

Schiller

Play & Games

28 songs and over 300 activities for young children

TBP2

Sidewalk Games Around the World

Erlbach

Games

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

FCC1

Simple Steps

Miller

Curriculum, Play & Games

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

TBP2

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

Star Power for Preschoolers

Oser

Preschool, Play & Games

Learning life skills through physical play

SR3

Teachables from Trashables

Redleaf

Toys, Play & Games

Ideas for making simple homemade toys

FCC1, L2-6, L2-8

Teachables II: Homemade Toys that Teach

Redleaf

Toys, Play & Games

Ideas for turning common household items into toys

L2-6, L2-8, SA2, TBP3

Teaching Numeracy, Language, and Literacy with Blocks

Newburger, Vaughan

Toys, Play & Games

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

FPCP

Thrifty Nifty Stuff for Little Kids

Blose, Smith

Play & Games, Toys

Developmental play using home resources

FCC3, SN3

Watermelon Pie & Other Slices

MacDonald

Play & Games

Interactive songs, poems, charts, and games

RT2

What Will We Play Today?

Larkin, Suthers

Play & Games

Drama, movement and music arts games for children aged 0-5 years

TBP3

Wonderplay

Reitzes, et al

Play & Games

Games, crafts and creative activities for infants, toddlers & preschoolers

RT2

Your Child at Play: Birth to One Year

Segal

Infant/Toddler, Child Development, Play & Games

Infant development info and activity ideas

IT4, L1-2

Your Child at Play: One to Two Years

Segal, Adcock

Infant/Toddler, Child Development, Play & Games

Toddlers exploring daily living, learning, making friends, development and activity ideas

IT4

Your Child at Play: Two to Three Years

Segal, Adcock

Infant/Toddler, Child Development, Play & Games

Growing up, language and the imagination, toddler development and activity ideas

IT4

Your Child at Play: Three to Five Years

Segal, Adcock

Preschool, Play & Games, Child Issues & Development

Preschoolers’ conversation, creativity, cognitive learning, development and activity ideas

L1-1, SR3

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