Squish, Sort, Paint & Build: Over 200 Easy Learning Center Activities

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Gryphon House, Inc., 1996 - Education - 254 pages
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Squish, Sort, Paint and Build is jam-packed with over 200 activities to keep young children actively involved in developmentally appropriate ways. The activities are child-initiated, so children can work and learn at their own level of interest and ability. This essential resource includes information on how to set up 11 learning centers, what skills the children learn by doing the activities and how to simplify the activity for a younger child or make it more difficult for an older child. Most of all, this book is about how to make learning fun and exciting.
 

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Contents

Dear Teachers
9
3+ Cotton Ball Painting
17
3+ Record Player Art
23
3+ Crayon Muffins
29
Chapter 2
35
3+ Make a Sign
41
4+ Build Within a Shape
47
Chapter 3
55
3+ Place Mat Puzzle
124
Chapter 7
143
3+ Balls and Bats
149
3+ Tennis Can Bowling
155
4+ LoopAStick
162
3+ Ribbon Dancing
168
3+ Leaves
171
3+ Horseshoe Triangle
177

3+ Interlocking Blocks
61
4+ Paper Clip Construction
67
3+ Picture Identification
74
3+ Dog Ears
80
3+ Scale
86
3+ Snowcone
92
3+ Hula Skirt
98
3+ Velcro Book
104
3+ Accordion Books
110
4+ Message Board
116
4+ WindUpToy
183
3+ Pouring
190
3+ Sifting Sand
196
3+ Soap Sculpture
202
3+ Color Making
212
Chapter 11
232
3+ Golf Tee Construction
238
4+ Colored Nails and Shapes
244
Index
251
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About the author (1996)

Sharon MacDonald, M.Ed., has been training teachers throughout the United States for more than fifteen years. Her training workshops and presentations focus on a variety of early childhood topics based on years of classroom experience. With a master's degree in education, Sharon has taught ages ranging from three-year-olds to adults and an inclusion program for children with disabilities. She is a frequent keynote speaker and workshop presenter at early childhood education conferences and has written many magazine articles.

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