The Giant Encyclopedia of Monthly Activities for Children 3 to 6: Written by Teachers for Teachers

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Kathy Charner, Maureen Murphy, Charlie Clark
Gryphon House, Inc., 2006 - Education - 570 pages
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The tenth in the best-selling series, this book has over 600 activities written by teachers for teachers. The result of a nationwide contest, these activities were selected as the best-of-the-best, and are organized by month for easy use by teachers. Teachers will love the activities that span the traditional areas of the curriculum, such as science, math, art, and music and movement, and it also include ideas for additional experiences such as field trips, cooking, and holidays.

Sample activities include:

• Snowflake Masks
• Do the Dragon Dance
• Friendship Salad
• Stretching Shadows
• Dinosaur Elections
• Insect ABC's
• Feather Duster Painting Mural
• Shining Sea Stencils

Each activity is presented with instructions and a list of materials, plus possibilities for extending the activity into the curriculum. Many include lists of related children's books to further both literacy and imaginative play. Loved by children because they're fun, and teachers because they are developmentally appropriate, The GIANT Encyclopedia of Monthly Activities will captivate children's imaginations and create wonderful opportunities for learning and fun.

The result of a nationwide contest, the authors of The GIANT Encyclopedia of Monthly Activities come from all over the United States. Together they have decades of experience teaching young children.

 

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This series of activities for kids is FANTASTIC!!! I love all the books that I own (I have 4 or 5 of them) and would love to own them all! :) I highly recommend these for any mom looking for fun ... Read full review

Contents

Activities
13
Standing Autumn Tree Decoration
19
Leaves Fingerplay
25
Just Me and My MomDad on
31
Birthday Balloons
37
We Are All Special
43
MonthLong Celebrations
61
Yeah Its Grandparents Day
67
m
224
Fedruary
240
Have You Grown or Lost a Tooth?
246
Mailboxes
252
MonthLong Celebrations
297
Celebrate National Nutrition Month
303
This Little Leprechaun
309
MonthLong Celebrations
334

m
79
MonthLong Celebrations
103
LL
106
Germ Play
109
Holidays and Special Days
117
Heres a Pumpkin Fingerplay
123
Halloween Syllables
129
Witchs Brew
135
MonthLong Celebrations
141
Dinosaur Elections
152
Decemder
162
Holidays and Special Days
175
Call Rudolph
182
MonthLong Celebrations
213
Budding Baskets
340
The WideMouthed Frog
347
Tube Bunnies
353
2
381
MonthLong Celebrations
382
Celebrate Mother Goose
389
MonthLong Celebrations
420
Fathers Day Bookmarks
426
m
446
Holidays and Special Days
449
Moon Festival
456
LisT of HolioUys
531
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About the author (2006)

Kathy Charner has been with Gryphon House for over 15 years. She is the editor of several books including: The GIANT Encyclopedia of Learning Center Activities; The GIANT Encyclopedia of Circle Time Activities; The GIANT Encyclopedia of Art & Craft Activities; The GIANT Encyclopedia of Science Activities; and The GIANT Encyclopedia of Activities for Four-Year-Olds.

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