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Toys
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Title

Author

Subject

Description

Code

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

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

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

Guide to Baby Products

Jones

Infant/Toddler, Toys

Consumer Reports guide to baby products

L1-1

Kid Contraptions

Eagan

Art & Crafts, Toys

How to turn everyday items into original kid contraptions

SA2

Kid Creations

Eagan

Art & Crafts, Toys

Recipes for fun art supplies

SA2

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 Through Play: Blocks

Church, Miller

Preschool, Activities, Toys, Play

Using blocks to help children learn, 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

Making Toys for Infants and Toddlers

Miller, Gibbs

Toys, Crafts, Infant/Toddler

Using ordinary stuff to create extraordinary play

L1-2

Making Toys for Preschool Children

Miller, Gibbs

Toys, Crafts, Preschool

Using ordinary stuff to create extraordinary play

L1-2

Making Toys for School-Age Children

Miller, Gibbs

Toys, Crafts, School-Age

Using ordinary stuff to create extraordinary play

L1-2

Partners in Play: Creative Homemade Toys for Toddlers

Anderson, Neumann

Infant/Toddler, Toys

see title

IT3

Play with Small Boxes

Wilmes

Play & Games, Toys

Activity ideas using small boxes

L2-1

Playtime Props for Toddlers

Warren, Gnojewski

Infant/Toddler, Toys

Activities that integrate real objects into the classroom

IT3

Right Stuff for Children Birth to 8, The

Bronson, NAEYC

Play & Games, Toys

Selecting play materials to support development

L1-1 (2)

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

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