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.
With the classic bestseller A Planning Guide to the Preschool Curriculum at its foundation, Learn Every Day™ : The Preschool Curriculum can be implemented in any preschool classroom. Based on the latest research about how children learn best, each of the 36 thematic units contain ESL tips, special needs adaptations, and suggestions for extending learning. The curriculum includes a music CD with 18 songs. Meets state guidelines for quality preschool education.
This program is packed with tips, advice, strategies, and hundreds of activities to help you provide nurturing environments for infants, toddlers, and twos. The program includes two music CDs by award-winning composer Maryann Mar. Harman. This three-book set contains a foundation guide, and more than 1,000 activities for infants, toddlers, and twos. Written by experts in the field of early learning, this program provides advice on infant development, working with children who have special needs,… More »
Make every day a learning experience! Set of 8 books on Numbers, Colors, Shapes, Earth, Animals, Bugs, Seasons, and Social Studies. Books feature 100 activities organized by curriculum area for children ages 3 to 6. Each book has 128 pages.
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.
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.
This comprehensive two volume curriculum set, designed for all preschoolers was written by Debby Cryer, a leading expert in the field of early childhood and one of the authors of the Environment Rating Scales; and Cathy Riley, one of the authors of the All About ECERS-R™ and an expert team of five other authors in the early childhood field. Meets the standards of ECERS-R™ with more than 650 pages, with over 600 illustrative photographs and curriculum plans. Based on many years of developmental… 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. Set of 20 guides.
Poster-sized versions for classroom display of the eighteen weekly lesson plans from the All About Preschoolers curriculum. Complete with plans for activities divided into large and small groups and interest areas. Each poster illustrates a daily plan for each week, providing ideas for curriculum areas or centers including group time, art, music, blocks,science, math, and writing. Posters measure 17" x 22".
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.
This kit contains toys for eight types of experiences that support children's development and learning. This kit features a sampling of items designed to enhance the experiences of "Imitating and Pretending" and "Enjoying Stories and Books" for Young Infants. Kit includes (over 60 items): Balls, Rattles, Teethers, Puppets, Soft Blocks, Board Books, and a Wall Hanging Book Display.
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 »
This kit contains toys for eight types of experiences that support children's development and learning. This kit features a sampling of items designed to enhance the experiences of "Connecting with Music and Movement", "Exploring Sand and Water" and "Going Outdoors" for Young Infants. Kit includes (over 40 items): Soft Dolls, Play Vehicles, Photo & Mirror Cubes, Plush Animals, Music CD, Musical Instruments, Board Books, and an Infant Sand and Water Table.
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 »
Many early childhood programs have forgotten how to provide a variety of experiences that allow children to successfully develop the skills needed for reading and writing. In a literacy-rich classroom, language, reading, and writing experiences are not isolated events or assigned to a specific area. This module is written in an effort to help teachers find a method of teaching phonemic and print awareness, alphabetic knowledge, language, and other literacy skills while helping children to maintain… 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.
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 Investigations Kit offers a wide range of tools and materials to support and encourage these in-depth investigations. Kit includes: 20 Child-sized clipboards, Tripod Magnifier, 6 Magnifying Glasses, 6 Binoculars, 6 Magnetic Wands, 10 Measuring Tapes, 6 Sorting Hoops, "Comparing Materials" book set… More »
3 years & up. Each book in the set represents a variety of formats from popular fictional stories to informative, content specific books that develop language, vocabulary and comprehension skills. Perfect for providing read aloud experiences to children whose native language is Spanish.Includes best practices guide for instructional support. Note: Each book in this set was selected to enhance the lessons provide in both Nemours® BrightStart! programs. The set can also be used in any classroom.
3 - 6 years. Encourage exploration and discovery with this kit. Based on the scientific principles incorporated in "Learn Every Day™ ; The Preschool Curriculum", this kit provides tools that make learning about science fun. From magnifying glasses to real X-rays, these activities will keep children ages 6 and under engaged as they learn about science and the world around them.
Encourage exploration and discovery with this infant kit. Designed to support the brain-based principles of "Learn Every Day™ : The Program for Infants", this kit is full of multi-sensory materials that will support infants as they grow and develop.