Creative Activities and Curriculum for Young Children

Author: Mary Mayesky
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1285965612
Format: PDF, ePub
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CREATIVE ACTIVITIES AND CURRICULUM FOR YOUNG CHILDREN, 11th Edition, is filled with fun, creative, and easy-to implement activities for young children. You'll be encouraged to exercise your own creativity as well as learn how to help young children do the same. Hundreds of activities, up-to-date research, recipes, finger plays, information on how to select children's books, and more make this book an invaluable resource for you and others planning to work creatively with children across the curriculum. This is a book you'll want to use throughout your professional career. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Creative Activities for Young Children

Author: Mary Mayesky
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1111298092
Format: PDF, Docs
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CREATIVE ACTIVITIES FOR YOUNG CHILDREN, 10th Edition, is an invaluable resource for any teacher, pre-service or experienced, as well as for parents and child-care providers. Featuring a wealth of information covering every conceivable content area encountered in an early childhood classroom as well as up to grade 5, this combined art/curriculum text promotes creativity in children and encourages readers to exercise their own creativity. The sound theoretical base is applied in hundreds of practical activities. The Tenth Edition features expanded coverage of developmentally appropriate practice (DAP), Web tools in the arts, and brain research, and nearly all photos are new. All references, including websites, software recommendations, and additional readings have been updated. The final section on Creativity and Multicultural Education covers the place of creativity in the anti-bias curriculum, and provides a multitude of creative activity ideas for use in today’s multicultural classrooms. Students will find this book to be a helpful resource throughout their professional careers. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Creative Arts for Young Children

Author: Jennifer Johnson
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781111821456
Format: PDF
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Part of Cengage Learning's Early Childhood Education Professional Enhancement series, this brief guide focuses on key topics of interest for future early childhood directors, teachers, and caregivers. The Professional Enhancement text helps tomorrow's teachers in their process of growing, learning, reflecting, and discovering through experience. Students will keep this informational supplement and use it for years to come in their early childhood practices.

An introduction to music in early childhood education

Author: Joanne Greata
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780766863033
Format: PDF
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Childcare providers and educators who musically nurture the children in their care will find enhanced musical aptitude and better performance in other school subjects. They will successfully accomplish these goals by studying the teachings of author Joanne D. Greate, Ed. D. in Music in Early Childhood Education. She presents the why and how of musical nurturing in children. Research on the value of this focus is carried out through specific activities aimed at making the leader more comfortable in singing, moving, playing and listening to music with young children. A supplemental section further prepares the student with an overview of basic musical elements and terms.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Author: Eric Carle
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1524739553
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The all-time classic picture book, from generation to generation, sold somewhere in the world every 30 seconds! Have you shared it with a child or grandchild in your life? For the first time, Eric Carle’s The Very Hungry Caterpillar is now available in e-book format, perfect for storytime anywhere. As an added bonus, it includes read-aloud audio of Eric Carle reading his classic story. This fine audio production pairs perfectly with the classic story, and it makes for a fantastic new way to encounter this famous, famished caterpillar.

Sing Me a Story Tell Me a Song

Author: Hilda L. Jackman
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781401837297
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Teachers, future teachers, day care providers and other professionals responsible for educating young children will be amazed at the wealth of valuable, well-organized, theme-based teaching material in Sing Me a Story! Tell Me a Song! It uses developmentally appropriate themes to integrate the curriculum of children from infancy to age eight. Thematic learning activities such as finger plays, poems, music and movement, and creative food experiences enable children to achieve curriculum goals, skills, and concepts. Activities for each of the 30 themes presented are designated as appropriate for infants, toddlers, preschoolers and kindergarteners, or primary-grade students using an icon to suggest appropriateness. Goals for each theme are written in a developmentally sequenced listing to aid planning for childrenÂ's ongoing development as they grow and learn.

Sand and Water Play

Author: Sherrie West
Publisher: Gryphon House, Inc.
ISBN: 9780876592472
Format: PDF
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Energize your sand and water play with over 70 ideas and activities.