PERFECT FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATORS, CARE GIVERS AND PARENTS ALIKE! Designed for incorporating activity planning and creativity, this is a how-to model for creating meaningful, individualized activities in the school, Child Care center, or home, with a minimal amount of planning or time-consuming preparations. The activities in What's Up? Activities for Responding to Children's Lives authenticate children s feelings, their perspectives, and their life experience. Teachers will find activities that address a full range of developmental areas, all contained within this handy resource. Everything from children's literature and outdoor games, to imaginative play set up and cooperative sculpting has been collected here to help you save on preparation time. Activities promote large and small muscle development, social interaction, self-esteem, building and language acquisition. Projects, games, and experiments relating to traditional art, music, pre-science and math are interwoven in an interdisciplinary format, appropriate for early childhood.
Three characters in the book foster literacy with their stories, poems, and thoughts on the topics in the three sections: Family Play, Family Work and Changes.
Publisher: Cengage Learning, Inc
Number of pages: 192
Weight: 726 g
Dimensions: 277 x 213 x 25 mm