The Nemours® BrightStart! Complete Program for Early Literacy Success puts teachers on the cutting edge of early literacy best practices with an exciting new approach to building reading readiness skills in struggling learners. This program is specifically designed for teaching early literacy skills to small groups of at-risk four- and five-year-old children, but is an effective teaching tool for all children in that age range. Included in this program: Nemours® BrightStart! Lesson Plans… More »
Learning to read is one of the major milestones in a child's life, and it's one that parents worry about. This guide gives parents information on how to support their child on his or her reading journey. Now parents of children, aged three to five years old, have the power to ensure their child becomes a successful reader. Available in English and Spanish.
This comprehensive, research-based curriculum works with half-day and full-day programs. The 36 weekly thematic units, which differentiate instruction for three- and four-year olds, include multi-sensory activities. In addition to encouraging family engagement, the curriculum supports dual language learners and incorporates special needs adaptations. Includes a curriculum guide for setting up and managing your learning environment and a three-volume lesson guide.
Encourage exploration and discovery with skill kits designed to support the brain-based principles of Learn Every Day™: The Pre-K Curriculum, 2nd Ed. The Learn Every Day™ program is recommended, but not required, to use these kits. Learn more about the research-based, year-round program that incorporates play into children's daily learning routines to enhance their growth and development. For professional development options, call 1-800-334-2014 ext. 3252 or request more information.
This research-based, year-round program works with half-day and full-day programs. Appropriate for mix-aged group settings, it includes multi-sensory activities grouped by domain. In addition to encouraging family engagement, it incorporates special needs adaptations. Includes a program guide for setting up and managing your learning environment, a three-volume lesson guide, and a music CD.
Encourage exploration, discovery and multi-sensory learning with kits designed to support the brain-based principles of Learn Every Day™: The Program for Infants, Toddlers and Twos, 2nd Ed. The Learn Every Day™ program is recommended, but not required, to use these kits. Learn more about the research-based, year-round program that incorporates play into children's daily learning routines to enhance their growth and development. For professional development options, call 1-800-334-2014… More »
Classroom-tested and teacher-approved, these activities help children ages 3-6 learn all about numbers. With 100 engaging and fun activities, Learn Every Day™ About Numbers offers everything a teacher needs to build a foundation for future math learning. Each activity offers learning objectives to meet standards, a materials list, related children's books, and an assessment component to measure children's learning. 128 pages.
This book features classroom activities from teachers around the globe, all focused on topics that teachers use every day. Organized by curriculum area, Learn Every Day™ About Colors has 100 activities for children ages 3-6, providing teachers with innovative and fun ways to introduce and reinforce learning about colors. Each activity features learning objectives, related vocabulary, related children's books, materials needed, directions for preparation, instructions for each activity, and… More »
This new book features 100 activities all about shapes! Contributed by teachers, these activities are organized by curriculum area and offer fresh ideas that provide hours of engaging activities. Complete with learning objectives, related children's books, and an assessment component, teachers will find everything they need to teach children ages 3-6 all about shapes. 128 pages.
With 100 classroom-tested activities this book makes it easy for teachers to incorporate discussions about caring for the Earth into any curriculum. Each activity features learning objectives, vocabulary, related children's books, materials, preparation (if necessary), directions, and an assessment component. Paperback.
With the 100 activities included in this resource, teachers can easily incorporate learning about animals into any curriculum. Each activity features learning objectives, vocabulary, related children's books, materials, preparation (if necessary), directions, and an assessment component.
100 easy-to-do activities give children a peek into the lives of their creepy-crawler friends. Each activity features learning objectives, vocabulary, related children's books, materials, preparation (if necessary), directions, and an assessment component.
Now teachers can bring the magic of each season into their classrooms with these activities that introduce children to the wonder of the seasons with a year full of fun! Classroom-tested teacher favorites, this book features activities that teach children to understand the difference between the seasons, as well as activities that can only be done during certain seasons. Children will love making paper cutout fall leaves, suns, and snowflakes as they celebrate the joy and excitement of the world… More »
3 years & up. The hands-on exploratory nature of studies in the classroom taps into children's natural curiosity, resulting in a learning environment that is both fun and intentional. This Mathematics Skills Kit offers a wide range of tools and materials to support and encourage growth and exploration across math concepts. Kit includes: 200 Pieces Round Math Counters Tub, Balance Scale, Pattern Blocks & Boards, Measuring Cups, Measuring Spoons, Wooden Geometric Solids, 10 Measuring Tapes,… More »
From Kaplan Early Learning Company and Chapel Hill Training Outreach Project. This book correlates with E-LAP™. Using a theme based approach, each developmentally appropriate activity involves language, cognitive, gross motor, fine motor, self-help, and social emotional skills. Provides a variety of activities to meet the rapidly changing needs and interests of this age group. Activities foster emotional security, positive self-concepts, physical and cognitive development. They are organized… More »
Set of 12 beautiful photographic posters by Stephanie Whitfield of the The Creative Center for Childhood Research and Training (CCCRT) in Tallahassee, Florida. Each poster is 11" x 17" depicting meaningful notes, images and quality intentional experiences for young children. Set of 12.
Developed by Pamela Phelps, PhD and the Center for Childhood Research and Training in Tallahassee, FL, this manual provides teachers with an understanding of children's play, well-planned and organized play opportunities, and concrete information for creating and scaffolding engaging play environments. ISBN 978-0-88076-793-4.
3 years & up. Learn all about proper nutrition with this Nutritional Food Activity Kit. Kit can also be used to learn counting, colors, pretend play, and more. The learning and dramatic play possibilities are endless! Included: 3 Double-sided activity cards, 5 sorting baskets with a mixture of 25 color coordinated, and a Self-contained storage case.
Grounded in solid research, that supports high ratings on quality environment rating tools. This comprehensive thematic curriculum from the developers of the ECERS-R™ is complete with a two volume teacher's guide, weekly posters and resource manipulative set. Teachers are given specific guidance on how to set up, manage and individualize their classroom environment within 18 thought provoking engaging thematic units. Used as a stand-alone or a supplemental curriculum for preschool age children.
3 years & up. The hands-on exploratory nature of studies in the classroom taps into children's natural curiosity, resulting in a learning environment that is both fun and intentional. This Physical Development Kit offers a wide range of tools and materials to support and encourage children's gross motor skills and abilities. Kit includes: 6 Jump Ropes, 6 Cones, Basketball, Football, Soccer Ball, 7" Playground Ball, 10" Playground Ball, 13" Playground Ball, Sports Ball Bag, 2 Hand… More »