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Creative Investigations in Early Math by
Call Number: QA135.6 .E3275 2017
Publication Date: 2017-06-01
Math crops up in everyday activities in so many ways. You can help preschoolers see math in the petals of a flower, the shape of a window, the bounce of a ball, the growth of a plant, and the repetition of a song. Instead of teaching math to preschoolers, you can be their guide as they experiment, think about problems, try solutions, gain understanding, and discuss their findings. Creative Investigations in Early Math gives teachers practical ideas for intentionally fostering young children's hands-on explorations in the following areas: Number and number sense Computation Geometry and spatial sense Measurement Data collection and statistics Patterns and relationships With your guidance, preschoolers can figure out how the world of mathematics works and how math works in their world.
Baby Rhyming Time by
Call Number: Z718.3 .E76 2008
Publication Date: 2007-01-01
150 building-block activities from the author of Lapsit Services for the Very Young The renowned authority on library services for the very youngest patrons has done it again Linda Ernst has created programming based on the most important findings in babies' brain development. This new resource is full of activities that stimulate infants' and toddlers' cognitive, physical, and emotional growth. In this versatile book and CD-ROM package, you'll find book ideas, rhymes, songs and music, props, and more that can be combined to form hundreds of hours of quality programming that will wow parents, educators, and caregivers. The CD-ROM contains lyrics, patterns, forms, and posters that can be adapted and easily reproduced. In addition, the book contains suggestions for scheduling, room arrangement, and parent education. Now your programming for babies and infants can strengthen their language acquisition and motor-skill development...and connect your library with families right from the start
Literature Based Resources for the Curriculum. Connects groups of books to subject areas, provides author interviews, and a Read Aloud Alert column. Available from Academic Search Premier.
Stories to Play With by
Call Number: LB1042 .F84 1999
Publication Date: 2005-12-19
For storytellers who are just starting out, it seems appropriate to begin telling to young children. Yet young children present the most difficult audience a storyteller can face. So where does one begin? Simple. With some old newspaper and the story Rain Hat or Mountain Climbing, children will be enthralled at the action of the young hero as you fold and tear and create mountains, hats, fans, and boats right before their very eyes. Or, take a milk carton and make a frog puppet to tell the story ....