Moving & Learning Across the Curriculum: More Than 300 Games and Activities to Make Learning Fun! Ages 4-8
Moving and Learning Across the Curriculum: More Than 300 Activities and Games to Make Learning Fun is now out in its? 2nd edition. Movement is the young child?s preferred method of learning. This is because when a child physically experiences concepts, they understand them more completely and retain the information longer. Retention has been proven to increase when children?s senses are involved in the learning process, and this book provides hundreds of activities that help to teach major concepts in the content areas of art, language arts, math, music, science, and social studies. The domains of child development are completely intertwined in the early years making it important to incorporate them all throughout the learning process. This book will show the early childhood professional how to educate the ?whole child,? covering all of the domains of child development which include physical, social/emotional, and cognitive. To truly educate the child, they must be recognized as thinking, feeling, moving human beings with the need to experience with all of their senses. Moving and Learning Across the Curriculum, 2e, provides the activities to achieve that level of learning with features including detailed lesson plans, outdoor alternatives, updated resources, and enhanced ?curriculum connectors? with additional suggestions for children?s literature and music. An ideal resource for the early childhood professional, this book offers everything needed to use movement as a teaching tool.
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