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Planning for Learning through Colour. by Sparks Linfield, Rachel.; Coltman, Penny.(DLC)1922969;
Cover -- Contents -- Body matter -- Making plans -- Using the 'Early Learning Goals' -- Week 1: Black and White -- Week 2: Red -- Week 3: Yellow -- Week 4: Blue -- Week 5: Mixing colours -- Week 6: Rainbows -- Bringing It All Together -- Resources -- Collecting Evidence of Children's Learning -- Skills overview of six-week plan -- Home links -- Parent's Page.Plan for six weeks of learning covering all six areas of learning and development of the EYFS through the topic of colour. The Planning for Learning series is a series of topic books written around the Early Years Foundation Stage designed to make planning easy. This book takes you through six weeks of activities on the theme of colours. Each activity is linked to a specific Early Learning Goal, and the book contains a skills overview so that practitioners can keep track of which areas of learning and development they are promoting. This book also includes a photocopiable page to give to parents with ideas to involve them in the topic and their children's learning. The book also features suggestions for bringing the six weeks of learning together.The weekly themes in this book include: red, yellow, blue, black and white, and mixing colours.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Color -- Study and teaching (Preschool).; Creative activities and seat work;
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Planning for Learning through The Twelve Days of Christmas. by Sparks Linfield, Rachel.; Coltman, Penny.(DLC)1922969;
Cover -- Contents -- Front matter -- Making plans -- Using the 'Early Learning Goals' -- Body matter -- Days 1 and 2: Advent -- Days 3 and 4: Christmas decorations -- Days 5 and 6: The Christmas story -- Days 7 and 8: Christmas cards -- Days 9 and 10: Christmas presents -- Week 6: The Christmas party -- Bringing it all together -- Resources -- Collecting evidence of children's learning -- Skills overview of twelve day plan -- Home links -- Parent's page.Plan for six weeks of learning covering all six areas of learning and development of the EYFS through the topic of the twelve days of Christmas. The Planning for Learning series is a series of topic books written around the Early Years Foundation Stage designed to make planning easy. This book takes you through 12 days of activities on the theme of the 12 days of Christmas. Each activity is linked to a specific Early Learning Goal, and the book contains a skills overview so that practitioners can keep track of which areas of learning and development they are promoting. This book also includes a photocopiable page to give to parents with ideas for them to get involved with their children's topic, as well as ideas for bringing the six weeks of learning together. The weekly themes in this book include: ideas for advent, the Christmas story, Christmas cards and decorations, and organising your very own Christmas party.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Christmas -- Study and teaching (Preschool).; Creative activities and seat work;
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Planning for Learning through the Seasons. by Sparks Linfield, Rachel.; Coltman, Penny.(DLC)1922969;
Cover -- Contents -- Front matter -- Title page -- About the book -- Copyright information -- Body matter -- Making plans -- Using the 'Early Learning Goals' -- Spring -- Week 1: Detecting spring -- Week 2: Frogs -- Week 3: Spring rain -- Week 4: Woolly week -- Week 5: Mother's Day -- Week 6: Spring parade -- Bringing It All Together -- Resources -- Home links -- Parent's Page -- Skills overview of six-week plan for Spring -- Summer -- Week 1: Detecting summer -- Week 2: Summer fruits -- Week 3: Summer flowers -- Week 4: Sunny week -- Week 5: Summer holidays -- Week 6: Sports day -- Bringing It All Together -- Resources -- Home links -- Parent's Page -- Skills overview of six-week plan for Summer -- Autumn -- Week 1: Detecting Autumn -- Week 2: Harvest -- Week 3: Autumn Leaves -- Week 4: Autumn fruits -- Week 5: Windy week -- Week 6: Autumn Gallery -- Bringing It All Together -- Resources -- Home links -- Parent's Page -- Skills overview of six-week plan for Autumn -- Winter -- Week 1: Detecting Winter -- Week 2: Winter Foods -- Week 3: Winter Weather-snow -- Week 4: Winter weather- ice -- Week 5: Winter Clothes -- Week 6: Winter fair -- Bringing It All Together -Introducing the winter fair -- Resources -- Home links -- Parent's Page -- Skills overview of six-week plan for Winter -- Collecting Evidence of Children's Learning.Plan for six weeks of learning for each season with this bumper edition, covering all six areas of learning and development of the EYFS. This bumper edition contains all the material contained in Planning for Learning Through Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter in one value book. Ideal for helping young children to explore the seasons, whatever the time of year, with this step-by-step guide to planning fun activities that cover a wide range of Early Learning Goals. This title comes with advice on observing and assessing children's learning, as well as how to record evidence of learning. It also includes photocopiable sheets for parents to take and extend the learning at home. A must-have for any early years setting wanting easy to dip into planning all year round.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Creative activities and seat work; Seasons -- Study and teaching (Preschool).;
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The Complete Guide to Practically Perfect Grandparenting [electronic resource] : Stories, Nursery Rhymes, Recipes, Games, Crafts and More by Gehring, Abigail R.(SAGE)1590972; Gehring, Martha M.(SAGE)2051188;
Cover; Title Page; Dedication; Copyright; Contents; Introduction by Martha M. Gehring; Stories and Nursery Rhymes; Baa, baa, black sheep; The Elves and the Shoemaker; Jack and Jill; Little Bo-Peep has lost her sheep; The Princess and the Pea; Little Miss Muffet; The north wind doth blow; The Ugly Duckling; Pat-a-cake; The Twelve Dancing Princesses; Little Jack Horner; Humpty-Dumpty sat on a wall; Rapunzel; Mary had a little lamb, Its fleece was white as snow; Sleeping Beauty; Hey! Diddle, diddle; The Tale of Peter Rabbit; The Three Bears; Hickery, dickery, dock; Mary, Mary, quite contraryCraftsBerry Ink and Feather Pens; Make a Birdhouse!; Coupon Book; Finger Paint; Handmade Valentines; Make a Sundial; Make Paper; Pinecone Birds; Potato Prints; Pressed Flowers and Leaves; Collages; Sand Jars; Sock Puppets; Terrariums; Edible Playdough; Games and Activities; Bob for Apples; Plant Magic; Bookworm; Car Games; Long-Distance Activities; Compost Lasagna; Garden Party; Papier-Mâché Piñata; How Soap Works; Have a Tea Party; Build an Indoor Fort; Plant Art; Scavenger Hunt; Story Time; Plant Something!; Recipes; Chocolate Fudge; Homemade Ice Cream; Chocolate-Peanut Butter Crunch BarsFood ArtChocolate-Peppermint Spoons; Lemonade; Macaroni and Cheese; Hot Chocolate with Homemade Marshmallows; Homemade Marshmallows; Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies; Popcorn Balls; Rabbit Cake; Velvety Chocolate Cupcakes; Mini Pizzas; Peter Rabbit's Favorite Salad; Records; Family Tree; Family Treasure Map; Important Dates; Important Facts; A Grandparent's Journal; Conversation Time; Favorite Quotes from the Grandkids; Acknowledgments and Art CreditsStories, Nursery Rhymes, Recipes, Games, Crafts, and MoreA beautiful, keepsake book packed with everything you need to be a terrific grandparent!Beautifully illustrated and chock full of everything you need to be a great grandparent, The Complete Guide to Practically Perfect Grandparenting is the perfect gift for new grandpas and grandmas. In these pages you'll find classic stories and poems such as Peter Rabbit" and The Princess and the Pea," tasty recipes sure to please young taste buds, and crafts that will entertain any child on a rainy day. Some favorites from the book include: Grandma
Subjects: Electronic books.; Creative activities and seat work; Grandchildren -- Care.; Grandparent and child; Grandparenting;
© 2015., Skyhorse Publishing,
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The Ooey Gooey® Handbook [electronic resource] : Identifying and Creating Child-Centered Environments by Murphy, Lisa.;
Contents; The Journey Begins; Changing My Mind; Being Ready; Taking Your Time; Child-Centered Is Not Chaos!; Identifying a Child-Centered Environment; Identifying Characteristic #1; Identifying Characteristic #2; Identifying Characteristic #3; I Need Some More Bags!; Identifying Characteristic #4; Making Time for Change: Continuing the Journey; Ego; Environment; Experiences; Three Flat Circles; Ooey Gooey Activities; Index of Activity Ideas; References; Contacting Lisa MurphyLisa Murphy: Lisa Murphy, MEd, has been involved with early childhood education for over 20 years, teaching and working with children in various environments including Head Start, kindergarten, private preschools, family child care, parks and recreation centers, group homes, and many child care centers.As the founder and CEO of Ooey Gooey, Inc., Lisa's mission is to assist in the transformation of early childhood education by offering the best workshops and trainings, the most up to date materials and resources, and insightful conversations and connections through the power of social media. Li
Subjects: Electronic books.; Art -- Study and teaching (Preschool).; Creative activities and seat work; Play;
© 2015., Redleaf Press,
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The joyful child : a sourcebook of activities and ideas for releasing children's natural joy / by Jenkins, Peggy Davison(SAGE)1676461;
Includes bibliographical references (p. 239-248) and index.
Subjects: Children; Creative activities and seat work; Joy;
Available copies: 1 / Total copies: 1
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The artful parent : simple ways to fill your family's life with art & creativity / by Van't Hul, Jean.(SAGE)1611440;
Includes bibliographical references (p. 298-309) and index.Saying yes to art -- Preparing for Art. An exploratory approach to art: What is Process Art? Why is it Creative? / by MaryAnn F. Kohl ; Planning for art ; Making space for art ; Gathering art materials ; Encouraging your budding artist: Connecting With Children Through Talking About Their Art / by Judith Rubin ; Sustaining inspiration: Humming Birds, Pebbles, and Maps / by Susan-Marie Swanson ; Storing, displaying, and sharing the art. -- Playful Activities. First forays into art: Having Fun With Crafts / by Cassi Griffin ; Quick and easy art: Using Recycled Materials for Art and Crafts Projects / by Maya Donenfeld ; Getting fancy: Exploring Clay / by Cathy Weisman Topal ; Action art: The Exploration Toolkit / by Keri Smith ; Quiet activities for downtime and transition: Playful Exploration of Art Ideas and Materials / by Rachelle Doorley ; Art for playdates, parties, and groups: Success with Group Art / by Julie Liddle ; Homemade art materials to make and enjoy: The Natural Artist / by Diana Mercer.Bring out your children's creativity and imagination with more than 60 kids' art activities. Art making is a wonderfully fun way for young children to tap into their imagination, deepen their creativity, and explore new materials, all while strengthening their fine motor skills and developing self-confidence. This book has all the tools and information needed to encourage your children's creativity through art. You will learn how to set up an art space, how to talk to children about their artwork, how to choose the best art supplies (without breaking the bank), how to repurpose and organize the piles of art created, and even how to use kids' art activities to soften everyday transitions. The kids' arts and crafts projects included here are accessible and developmentally appropriate for one- to eight-year-olds, and they are a far cry from the cookie-cutter crafts many of us did in school as kids. From bubble prints to musical chairs art, these kids' art activities allow children to explore art materials, techniques, and ideas as they grow more creative every day. With activities for downtimes, action art for releasing energy, and recipes for making your own art materials, this book is a guide for raising an artful family.
Subjects: Handicraft for children.; Parent and child.; Creative activities and seat work.; Child artists.;
© c2013., Roost Books,
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Lawrence Block on Writing, Three Volumes in One : Writing the Novel, The Liar's Bible, and The Liar's Companion. by Block, Lawrence(DLC)1679402;
Cover -- The Liar's Companion -- Title Page -- Contents -- Writing the Novel -- Title Page -- Contents -- Introduction -- Why Write a Novel? -- Deciding Which Novel to Write. -- Read … Study … Analyze. -- Developing Plot Ideas. -- Developing Characters. -- Outlining. -- Using What You Know … and What You Don't Know. -- Getting Started. -- Getting It Written. -- Snags, Dead Ends and False Trails. -- Matters of Style. -- Length. -- Rewriting. -- Getting Published. -- Doing It Again. -- A New Afterword by the Author -- Title Page -- Contents -- Introduction -- Make No Misteak (August 1981) -- A Writer's Library (October 1981) -- Getting By on a Writer's Income (October 1981) -- Travelin' Man (December 1981) -- Who It May Concern (January 1982) -- Craven Images (February 1982) -- Who's in Charge (April 1982) -- Huffing and Puffing (August 1982) -- Sticks and Stones (September 1982) -- Crockpot Macramé (October 1982) -- View Finder (November 1982) -- Shifting Gears (December 1982) -- Tune iIn to Your Creativity … and Let the Ideas Come to You (1983 Yearbook) -- Applying the Breaks (August 1983) -- Plotting, Plodding (May 1983) -- Secondhand Pros (July 1983) -- So Don't Do That! (November 1983) -- Reflections Slips (December 1983) -- Call Him Ishmael (January 1984) -- Eye Strain (March 1984) -- Overcoming the Ultimate Writer's Block (April 1984) -- Self-Analysis (April 1984) -- Nonstop Writing (May 1984) -- Gone Shopping (June 1984) -- Fear of Writing (August 1984) -- Character Studies (September 1984) -- The Guts of the Fiction Writer (Basics of Fiction) -- Length Wise (January 1985) -- Spilling the Beans (February 1985) -- Opus 100 (May 1985) -- No Message (March 1986) -- Hands Off! (June 1986) -- First Blood (July 1986) -- Buckling Down (December 1986) -- Are You Sure Alfred Knopf Started This Way? (1987 Yearbook).Do It Until You Need Glasses (April 1987) -- Dare to Be Bad (May 1987) -- Looking for Madame Bovary (June 1987) -- Turnabout Is Fair Play (July 1987) -- Pieces of String Too Small to Save (August 1987) -- Writing, Always Writing (October 1987) -- The Hearts of the Matter (November 1987) -- The Scene of the Crime (December 1987) -- The Courage to Change (January 1988) -- The Writing of Random Walk (February 1988) -- Keeping Up Appearances (March 1988) -- Writing at an Artists' Colony (April 1988) -- When I Get Like This I Can't Even Think of a Title (May 1988) -- Messages for Your Most Important Reader (June 1988) -- 15 Things You Must Know About Writing the Short Story (July 1988) -- By the Time I Get to Phoenix I'll Be Working (July 1988) -- No, but I Saw the Movie (August 1988) -- Prejudice and Pride (September 1988) -- The Ripening Process (October 1988) -- Fiction to Order? (November 1988) -- Is It Time to Quit Your Day Job? (December 1988) -- Bouncing One off the Fourth Wall (January 1989) -- Lies, Lies, Lies (February 1989) -- Not Enough Rain (March 1989) -- Ten Percent of Your Life (April 1989) -- Inspiration Is Where You Find It (May 1989) -- It's Your Book (June 1989) -- Piping Them Aboard (July 1989) -- Keeping Them on the Ship (August 1989) -- Killing Them at the End (September 1989) -- Joywriting (October 1989) -- No Tense Like the Present (November 1989) -- A Question of Character (December 1989) -- Stop Making Sense (January 1990) -- Why Fiction? (February 1990) -- Writer to Writer (March 1990) -- Writing All the Time (April 1990) -- The Book Stops Here (May 1990) -- Good News About Bad News (June 1990) -- Short Story Time (July 1990) -- Getting Real (August 1990) -- Just Spell My Name Right (September 1990) -- Are You Sure Chandler Started This Way? (1991 Yearbook) -- A Biography of Lawrence Block -- Copyright.A special three-in-one edition of four-time Edgar Award winner Lawrence Block's definitive collections on the art of writing fiction: Writing the Novel, The Liar's Bible, and The Liar's CompanionIn Writing the Novel, Lawrence Block, the crown prince of suspense writing,offers neither tricks nor formulas, but straightforward advice based on the experience that comes with publishing more than one hundred books. He explains how to refine an idea, how to study one's chosen genre, and how to use the novel's expansive form to find one's particular voice. And he tells it all in the easy, immediate style that has made his own work so successful. The Liar's Bible collects, for the first time, ten years' worth of Block's writing expertise as originally published in his monthly column for Writer's Digest. Each essay illuminates the tricks of the authorial trade, from creating vibrant characters and generating seamless plots, to conquering writer's block and experimenting with self-publishing. Filled with wit and insight, this is a must-read for experts, amateurs, and anyone interested in learning to craft great fiction from one of the field's modern masters.And in The Liar's Companion, more of Lawrence Block's hard-won wisdom from his monthly column in Writer's Digest is brought together in one enlightening collection, covering such topics as creating a fresh story, delivering a powerful ending, adapting books for the screen, and deciding when to make the switch to full-time writer.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2016. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Creative activities and seat work; Fiction -- Authorship.; Fiction -- Technique.; Language arts;
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Reaching standards and beyond in kindergarten : nurturing children's sense of wonder and joy in learning / by Jacobs, Gera(SAGE)1583681; Crowley, Kathy(SAGE)1583676;
Includes bibliographical references and index.The importance of the kindergarten year: getting off to a good start -- Designing the kindergarten environment -- Addressing standards through engaging studies and authentic assessment -- Nurturing children's sense of wonder through science -- Fostering involved citizens through social studies -- Engaging young readers and writers in the literacy-rich kindergarten -- Motivating mathematics -- Celebrating creativity through the arts -- Promoting healthy physical and social-emotional development -- Connecting the dots: reaching standards and beyond.
Subjects: Early childhood education; Creative activities and seat work; Play;
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Planning for Learning through Weather. by Sparks Linfield, Rachel.;
Cover -- Contents -- Body matter -- Making plans -- Using the 'Early Learning Goals' -- Week 1: Sunny days -- Week 2: Rain and clouds -- Week 3: Stormy days -- Week 4: Ice, frost and snow -- Week 5: Measuring and forcasting the weather -- Week 6: Using the weather -- Bringing It All Together -- Resources -- Collecting Evidence of Children's Learning -- Skills overview of six-week plan -- Home links -- Parent's Page.Plan for six weeks of learning covering all six areas of learning and development of the EYFS through the topic of weather. The Planning for Learning series is a series of topic books written around the Early Years Foundation Stage designed to make planning easy. This book takes you through six weeks of activities on the theme of the weather. Each activity is linked to a specific Early Learning Goal, and the book contains a skills overview so that practitioners can keep track of which areas of learning and development they are promoting. This book also includes a photocopiable page to give to parents with ideas for them to get involved with their children's topic, as well as ideas for bringing the six weeks of learning together. The weekly themes in this book include: wet weather, sunny weather and everything in between.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Creative activities and seat work; Weather -- Study and teaching (Preschool) -- Activity programs.;
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