The Complete Resource Book: An Early Childhood Curriculum : Over 2000 Activities and Ideas!

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Gryphon House, Inc., 1998 - Education - 463 pages
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This book is a collection of developmentally appropriate activities for 3- to 5-year-olds, designed to be easily integrated into the daily schedule of an early childhood program. The book's introduction describes the collection's theme units, delineates typical half- and full-day schedules, and discusses the arrangement and management of classroom learning centers. There are 25 two-week thematic units and 2 one-week units. Each unit contains 10 daily plans with a primary focus activity, 6 learning center ideas, and music and story suggestions. Each plan includes a materials list, suggestions for morning circle activities, music and movement activity, activities for learning centers, and suggested children's books. The theme topics included in the curriculum are: (1) acquainting children to the new environment and routine; (2) the self, exploring physical features, feelings, and senses; (3) family and friends; (4) workers, tools, and uniforms; (5) pets; (6) weather; (7) color; (8) farm life; (9) western life; (10) zoo animals; (11) circus; (12) forests; (13) giants from fairy tales, dinosaurs, tall buildings, and mountains; (14) traditional stories; (15) construction; (16) insects and small creatures; (17) seashore; (18) sound and movement; (19) art; (20) food sources and preparation; (21) properties of the sun; (22) nighttime; (23) favorite stories; (24) fantasy; (25) transportation; (26) special accomplishments and seasons; and (27) summertime fun. The appendix includes stories, recipes, directions for games, patterns and words to fingerplays, songs, and chants. (KB)
  

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Pam Schiller, Ph.D., is an early childhood author, consultant, and highly sought after speaker. She has written numerous articles for early childhood journals, including Child Care Information Exchange and Texas Child Care Quarterly. Pam is the author of five early childhood curriculums, eleven children's books and more than 30 teacher and parent resource books. Kay Hastings, Ph.D. has over 22 years of teaching experience in the field of early childhood education. She co-authored The Complete Resource Book with Pam Schiller. The Complete Resource Book is like having a master teacher working at your side, offering you guidance and inspiration all year long.

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