Learning activities for the young preschool child

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Van Nostrand, 1978 - Education - 466 pages
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Contents

A Period of Rapid Growth
1
The Text and Its
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Activity
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90
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113
Books
227
Naming Pictured Objects
237
A Sensory Book
239
Comparing Real and Picture Objects
240
Personalizing Pictures
242
Identifying Multiple Pictured Objects
244
Interpreting Action Pictures
246
Nursery Rhymes
248

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197
Motor Skills
79
Pulling and Pushing
85
Rolling a Ball
86
Building with Blocks
88
Nesting Objects
90
Putting Small Objects in a Jar
92
A Game of On Again Off Again
94
Climbing Steps
96
Zipping and Unzipping
97
Pounding with a Hammer
99
Kicking a Ball
101
v Slow and Fast
103
Sweeping
105
Pouring Water
107
Blowing Bubbles
109
Opening and Closing a Bottle with a Screw Lid
111
Stringing Beads
113
Hopping on Two Feet
115
Jumping
117
Positions Over and Under
119
Positions Behind and In Front Of
121
Position of Between
123
v Open and Closed Positions
125
Walking a Straight and a Wavy Line
127
Walking Running Jumping
129
Building Short and Long Structures
131
Building Structures from Models
133
Unbuttoning and Buttoning
135
Untieing and Unlacing
137
Part 3
143
Activity
153
Activity
154
Forming Shapes by Tearing
155
Finger Painting with Two Colors
157
Arranging and Pasting Precut Shapes
159
Sponge
161
Glass Wax Painting
163
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413
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421
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426
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431
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435
Coloring with Crayons
164
Sand Painting
166
Making Shapes with Pipe Cleaners
168
Making Art Objects for Special Occasions
170
Using a Pencil
171
Playing with Play Dough
173
Marking with Chalk
175
v Making a Collage
177
Free Cutting with Scissors
179
Making Designs by Folding and Cutting Paper
181
Painting on an Easel
183
Making ThreeDimensional Objects
186
Music
189
Clapping to Music
197
Rhythmic Movement
198
A Song to Learn Names
200
Running to Music
202
Singing about Everyday Tasks
203
Free Dancing to Music
205
Marching to Music
206
Rhythm and Hand Movements
208
Listening to Music
210
Nursery Rhymes
212
Singing about Your Feelings
214
Exploring Pitch of Sounds
216
Listening to Loud and Soft Music
218
Listening to Fast and Slow Music
220
Finger Play to Music
222
Play Rhythm Instruments
224
Informational Books
250
Reading a Story
252
Listening to Stories on Records
255
ABC Books 1
257
Number Books
262
Dramatic Play and Games
267
Pretending To Be Animals
273
PeekaBoo
274
Playing Family Roles
276
Dressing Up
278
Playing House
279
Follow the Little White Road
281
Simon Says
283
Talking on the Telephone
285
Baking Cookies
287
Playing Grocery Store
289
Playing Mail Carrier
291
Playing with Boats
293
Camping Out
296
Follow the Leader
298
Puzzles
301
One Piece WholeObject Puzzle 31 1
311
OnePiece WholeObject Puzzle
313
Two Piece WholeObject Puzzle
315
TwoPiece DividedObject Puzzle
317
ThreePiece DividedObject Puzzle
319
Four or FivePiece DividedObject Puzzle
321
Sorting and Ordering
327
Matching Like Objects
335
Sorting Objects
337
Sorting by Color
339
Sorting by Size LittleBig
341
Sorting by Function
343
Sorting by SoftHard Qualities
345
Sorting Multiple Objects
347
Sorting Multiple Kinds of Objects by Size LittleBig
349
Ordering Objects by a Pattern
351
Ordering Objects by Size
353
Sorting by Shape RoundSquare
356
Sorting by Shape RoundTriangle
358
Matching Pictures
360
Ordering Pictures in a Temporal Sequence
362
Mathematics
367
Numbers One and Two
371
Rote Counting One to Ten
373
Counting Objects in Sequence
375
Recognizing Shapes That Are Round
377
Recognizing Shapes That Are Square
380
Recognizing Shapes That Are Triangular
383
Matching Shapes
386
Finger Play with Numbers
390
Counting Song
392
Counting To Find Total Number of Objects
394
Counting to a Specified Number
396
Counting Objects to a Specified Number
398
Science
403
Kinds of Weather
409
Air
411
Using a Flashlight
413
Water Properties
415
Nature Collections
417
Color Changes
419
Mechanics
421
Growing Plants
423
Seasons of the Year
426
Magnets
429
Ice
431
Changing Ingredients in Cooking
433
Insects
435
Trips
439
Exploring the Immediate Neighborhood
443
Visiting a Pet
445
Exploring the Neighborhood by Bus
447
Exploring the Grocery Store
449
A Trip to the Park
451
A Trip to the Mailbox
453
Exploring a Department Store
455
Exploring a Library
457
A Trip to the Firehouse
459
Index
462
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