This set of 52 cards will provide infant and toddler classrooms with a year of interactive family engagement activities. These simple and straightforward ideas are enjoyable for teachers, families, and children alike. Cards measure 5" x 5" and store in a sturdy plastic container.
6 - 12 months. Young infants begin to learn about the world around them by observing, exploring, and interacting with people and objects in their environment. Simple activities that encourage exploration and discovery promote important developmental skills, while providing opportunities to bond with your special baby! With carefully selected materials and bilingual activity cards targeted towards each stage of development, this kit promotes learning while strengthening the bond between parent and… More »
12 - 24 months. Animals are appealing to children of all ages and provide endless opportunities for vocabulary development as they encounter stories, pictures, and real life animals. When toddlers have opportunities to learn about animals and to care for them, they are also learning about respecting living creatures and beginning responsibility. With carefully selected materials and bilingual activity cards targeted towards each stage of development, this kit promotes learning while strengthening… More »
12 - 24 months. Language is only one form of communication, and for babies, communication begins at birth with the first cry. Even before your baby can speak he is learning to understand the language he hears around him. Talking to him, reading simple books, and incorporating facial expressions and body language in communication are all important ways of promoting your child's emerging language skills. With carefully selected materials and bilingual activity cards targeted towards each stage of… More »
24 - 36 months. Early literacy begins well before a child starts school! When learning is incorporated into hands-on activities, games, and story time, even toddlers can begin to identify letters and letter sounds. With carefully selected materials and bilingual activity cards targeted towards each stage of development, this kit promotes learning while strengthening the bond between parent and child. An ideal way for caregivers and families to enrich children's learning experiences together. Kit… More »
12 - 24 months. With a limited vocabulary, your toddler may have a hard time expressing her feelings. This can lead to frustration and tantrums as she struggles to understand and communicate her needs. What's the best way to help her develop the skills she needs to handle her emotions? By playing with her! When parents and caregivers role model situations and identify emotions, little ones learn that there is more than one way to express how they are feeling. With carefully selected materials and… More »
6 - 12 months. The most basic of baby games involves hiding and reappearing -- peek-a-boo! What seems like simple fun is actually teaching baby about a complex concept: object permanence. This means that your little one is learning that just because an item can no longer be seen, it doesn't mean that it no longer exists. With carefully selected materials and bilingual activity cards targeted towards each stage of development, this kit promotes learning while strengthening the bond between parent… More »
24 - 36 months. Turn on some music around children and you're bound to see an instant response -- swaying, bouncing, dancing and jumping, little ones can't seem to resist the beat of music. All that fun has an added bonus as well: musical experiences can positively impact brain development and jumpstart a lifetime of learning! With carefully selected materials and bilingual activity cards targeted towards each stage of development, this kit promotes learning while strengthening the bond between… More »
Together, the pictures and words of You Are My World lend a whole new meaning to the phrase 'baby talk". By pairing black-and-white photographs of infants with captions that reflect reality as seen through their newborn eyes, the book celebrates the continually miraculous interaction that occurs between babies and the most significant people in their young lives--their mothers and fathers. The text in the bilingual edition is in English and Spanish. Hardcover. 96 pages.
For the littlest learners, everything is an activity--feeling a rock, trying to lick a bubble, smelling a flower, or poking sand. In this book, teachers and caregivers of infants and toddlers will learn how these simple explorations support cognitive and vocabulary development. The book explains heuristic learning--discovery by trial and error--and how to encourage this type of learning to boost development. Through his explorations, the child is answering some fundamental questions: What is this… More »
Now enhanced and updated based on extensive user feedback and a NEW unparalleled research sample of more than 12,000 children, ASQ-3™ is the most accurate, cost-effective, and parent-friendly way to identify children from one month to 5 1/2 years with developmental delays.
Absolutely essential to using ASQ-3™, this revised and redesigned guide provides step-by-step guidance on administering and scoring the questionnaires, setting up a screening system, working with families effectively, and using ASQ-3™ across a wide range of settings.
This kit gives users quick, convenient access to all the items they need during the ASQ screening. The ASQ-3™ Materials Kit has approximately 20 engaging toys, books, and other items designed to encourage a child's participation and support effective, accurate administration of the questionnaires. All of the materials in the kit are safe, durable, easy to clean, age appropriate, culturally sensitive, and gender neutral.
Everything you need to start screening children with ASQ-3™: 21 photocopiable print masters of the questionnaires and scoring sheets, a CD-ROM with printable PDF questionnaires, the ASQ-3™ User's Guide, and a FREE ASQ-3™ Quick Start Guide.
Perfect for busy professionals on the go, this lightweight laminated guide to ASQ-3™ keeps administration and scoring basics close at hand. Sold in packages of 5 so everyone in your program can have a copy. English and Spanish available.
Every early childhood professional needs this comprehensive, practical guide to building a developmental parenting program for the families they serve. Includes the Home Visit Rating Scales (HOVRS), an observation tool to assess the quality of home visits from direct observation. 248 pages.
The ASQ:SE-2™ Quick Start Guide is a convenient, at-a-glance guide that keeps ASQ:SE-2™ scoring and administration basics right at the fingertips. Perfect for busy professionals on the go, this Quick Start Guide is laminated, lightweight, and so cost-effective that every professional in a program can have one (it's sold in a package of 5). ASQ:SE-2™ users will turn to the Quick Start Guide for clear, simple directions on selecting the correct questionnaire, scoring ASQ:SE-2™,… More »
The essential guide to the NEW edition of the trusted social-emotional screener, the updated ASQ:SE-2™ User's Guide gives your program all the information and guidance you need to use the screener accurately and effectively. Paperback. 320 pages.
This convenient Starter Kit includes everything you need to start screening children with ASQ:SE-2™ : a box of 9 photocopiable paper masters of the questionnaires and scoring sheets, a CD-ROM with printable PDF questionnaires, the ASQ:SE-2™ User's Guide, and a free ASQ:SE-2™ Quick Start Guide. Choose English or Spanish.
The ASQ:SE-2™ questionnaires are the most cost-effective, reliable way to screen young children for social-emotional issues in the first 6 years of life. Now in a new second edition, the 9 age-appropriate questionnaires (2, 6, 12, 18, 24, 30, 36, 48, and 60 months) effectively screen 7 key social-emotional areas: self-regulation, compliance, adaptive functioning, autonomy, affect, social-communication, and interaction with people. Includes photocopiable master copies on paper and printable… More »