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In order to deliver consistently high-quality care and education to children programs require well-trained, professional classroom staff. Create a good professional library with a balanced collection of books on a variety of early childhood subjects, including curriculum and activity books containing practical classroom ideas, books on child development theory and practice, and materials on working with parents, diversity, or inclusion.

  • Making Toys for Infants & Toddlers
    Making Toys for Infants & Toddlers
    $14.95
    • Item Number: 10021
    • In Stock
    What do you get when you combine a large appliance box, a garbage bag, tape, a craft knife, and markers? A mini car wash for toddlers, of course! Find more creative ways to use a tube sock, milk carton, and other inexpensive items found around the house. Create unique, exciting toys and props to help children learn in appropriate ways.
  • Summer Bridges PreK-K
    Summer Bridges PreK-K
    $14.99
    • Item Number: 10542
    • In Stock
    Help children maintain skills while away from school with this award-winning series and original summer learning program! Daily activities in reading, writing, mathematics, and language arts with bonus activities in science and geography. Also included are full-color flash cards, incentive contract calendars, a certificate of completion, and the Summer Bridge Kids who guide children though their daily exercises.
  • 99 Tips For School Readiness
    99 Tips For School Readiness
    $9.95
    • Item Number: 10595
    • In Stock
    99 Tips for School Readiness is designed to provide simple, developmentally appropriate activities to help children ages four and five get ready for school. The activities progress in difficulty within each skill area and can be used by families or by teachers. Skill areas include: Self-Help, Social-Behavioral, Gross Motor, Fine Motor, Language, and Cognitive.
  • I Love You Rituals Book
    I Love You Rituals Book
    $15.95
    • Item Number: 10620
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    Seventy-nine interactive activities based on positive messages help children increase their attention spans, reduce hyperactivity, build self esteem, and facilitate language development. The interactions teach children how to be kind and caring using gentle touches. 208 pages.
  • Prop Box Play
    Prop Box Play
    $16.95
    • Item Number: 10804
    • In Stock
    With this book, you can think inside the (prop) box! Encourage more dramatic play with "Prop Box Play". Prop boxes contain dramatic play props that offer children the freedom to express themselves and to exercise their imaginations. Props that inspire children to play different roles (examples: archeologist, veterinarian, undersea explorer) help them interact with each other, cultivating important social skills. With 50 themes that inspire hours of dramatic play and creativity, lists of… More »
  • Preschool Art: Collage & Paper
    Preschool Art: Collage & Paper
    $9.95
    • Item Number: 10811
    • In Stock
    Teach children to create using paper, feathers, buttons, and other easy-to-find materials! The 50 activities featured in this book will make art fun and accessible to children of all ages. 64 pages.
  • Beyond Differences and Diagnoses: The Celebration of Inclusion for All Children
    Beyond Differences and Diagnoses: The Celebration of Inclusion for All Children
    $45.95
    • Item Number: 11254
    • In Stock
    Emphasizes the importance of play in the inclusive classroom. Provides teachers with experiences that will enhance all children's cognitive, social, and emotional development.
  • All About The ITERS-R™ - Book
    All About The ITERS-R™ - Book
    $49.95
    • Item Number: 11647
    • In Stock
    This resource guide should be used with the Infant/Toddler Environment Rating Scale-revised edition. It explains why each item is important, what is needed to meet the requirements for all items, and how to score. Over 800 color photographs taken in child care settings are presented in this text of 465 pages. We have also developed a classroom list to correlate with ITERS-R™ (sold separately).
  • Complete Resource Book for Toddlers and Twos
    Complete Resource Book for Toddlers and Twos
    $34.95
    • Item Number: 12612
    • In Stock
    Over 2000 experiences and ideas in one book. Designed for ages 12-36 months. Each of the 100 daily topics is divided into activities and experiments that enrich all skills through stories, music, art, exercise, and more. A detailed appendix offers quick reference to helpful tools. 640 pages.
  • Growing & Developing Infant and Toddler Posters (Set of 12)
    Growing & Developing Infant and Toddler Posters (Set of 12)
    $49.95
    • Item Number: 12826
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    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.
  • All About...Growing & Developing Activity Kit 0-12 Months
    All About...Growing & Developing Activity Kit 0-12 Months
    $299.95
    • Item Number: 12827
    • In Stock
    It's all about...Quality in the classroom, incorporating activities with the appropriate materials and achieving higher environmental rating scores using this new activity kit for infants. Includes durable activity cards, age appropriate materials and a storage container to keep everything in place.
  • All About...Growing & Developing Activity Kit 13-24 Months
    All About...Growing & Developing Activity Kit 13-24 Months
    $299.95
    • Item Number: 12828
    • In Stock
    It's all about...Quality in the classroom, incorporating activities with the appropriate materials and achieving higher environmental rating scores using this new activity kit for 13 to 24 month olds. Includes durable activity cards, age appropriate materials and a storage container to keep everything in place.
  • Easy Grammar 3 Test Book
    Easy Grammar 3 Test Book
    $5.95
    $3.95
    • Item Number: 141392
    • In Stock
    8 years & up. Save on copying costs! Includes pre and post tests, unit tests, and Cumulative tests. This book only contains the assessments for Easy Grammar Grade 3. Easy Grammar 3 Teacher's Edition and Workbook sold separately. Paperback
  • MCP Words Their Way Student Workbook Level K (Kindergarten)
    MCP Words Their Way Student Workbook Level K (Kindergarten)
    $11.95
    • Item Number: 141723
    • In Stock
    Words Their way teaches children phonics, spelling, and vocabulary. This vocabulary program will keep your child engaged with a colorful 160 page notebook featuring 36 lessons of four pages each, plus an accompanying activity. Each lesson encourages hands-on- involvement by sorting cards, cutting, classifying, and pasting/categorizing them according to sounds, word families, etc. Student book only. Paperback.
  • Coding With Scratch Workbook Set (Set of 3) - Paperback
    Coding With Scratch Workbook Set (Set of 3) - Paperback
    $17.95
    • Item Number: 145629
    • In Stock
    6 years & up. Easy, fun, and foundational! This coding workbook set by DK Publishing is perfect for young programmers with an itch to create! Using the free, easy-to-use coding language, Scratch, these workbooks will teach essential programming concepts. As your children enjoy learning to create animations, games, and other exciting projects by following fun, step-by-step visual examples and instructions they will gain a leg up in a world where programming is becoming a necessary, sought after… More »
  • Mudpies to Magnets
    Mudpies to Magnets
    $16.95
    • Item Number: 15596
    • In Stock
    224 hands-on science experiments and ideas with step-by-step instructions delight and amaze children as they experience nature, the human body, electricity, floating and sinking, and more. Categorized by curriculum areas, each activity includes a list of vocabulary words and easily accessible materials. 157 pages.
  • Active Learning for Twos
    Active Learning for Twos
    $39.95
    • Item Number: 15676
    • In Stock
    Spiral bound book with over 300 easy-to-read, age-appropriate activities. Includes planning guides, activities for listening and talking, activities for social growth, and suggestions for physical development and creative learning. 330 pages.
  • Active Learning for Infants
    Active Learning for Infants
    $39.95
    • Item Number: 15678
    • In Stock
    Spiral bound book with over 300 easy-to-read, age-appropriate activities. Includes planning guides, activities for listening and talking, activities for social growth, and suggestions for physical development and creative learning. 193 pages.
  • Inclusive Literacy Lessons for Early Childhood
    Inclusive Literacy Lessons for Early Childhood
    $24.95
    • Item Number: 15905
    • In Stock
    Best-selling, award-winning authors Pam Schiller and Clarissa Willis have teamed up to create this collection of 100 literacy lessons, designed to introduce children ages 3-6 to a variety of literacy concepts and build important literacy skills. Each of these simple, fun lessons offers adaptations for children with special needs, including: visual and hearing impairments, cognitive challenges, motor delays, speech/language delays, and emotional/behavior issues. The first page of each two-page lesson… More »
  • CLASS® Manual, Grades K-3 - English
    CLASS® Manual, Grades K-3 - English
    $54.95
    • Item Number: 15911
    • In Stock
    Effective teacher-student interactions are a primary ingredient of high-quality early educational experiences. With the popular CLASS® observational tool, schools can accurately assess classroom quality in K-3 classrooms based on teacher-student interactions rather than the physical environment or a specific curriculum. Spiral-bound. 128 pages.
  • CLASS® Score Sheets, PreK-Third Grade Forms (Set of 10) - English
    CLASS® Score Sheets, PreK-Third Grade Forms (Set of 10) - English
    $29.95
    • Item Number: 15912
    • In Stock
    Available in packages of 10 booklets, each with 6 observation sheets and 1 scoring summary sheet, these are the forms needed to conduct the Classroom Assessment Scoring System® (CLASS® ) observation. These forms are a part of CLASS®, the bestselling classroom observational tool that measures interactions between children and teachers -- a primary ingredient of high-quality early educational experiences. With versions for toddler programs, PreK (in English and Spanish), and K-3 classrooms,… More »
  • ELLCO K-3 User's Guide - Research Edition (Paperback)
    ELLCO K-3 User's Guide - Research Edition (Paperback)
    $35.00
    • Item Number: 15916
    • Ships From Manufacturer
    The User's Guide is part of ELLCO, the bestselling classroom observation tool that helps schools assess the quality of literacy practices and supports and give children the best possible start in language and literacy development. Trusted by schools across the country, ELLCO helps educators reliably gather the data needed for professional development and program improvement, leading to better literacy outcomes for young children. Paperback. 104 pages.
  • ELLCO K-3 - Research Edition (Package of 5)
    ELLCO K-3 - Research Edition (Package of 5)
    $35.00
    • Item Number: 15917
    • Ships From Manufacturer
    The Early Language and Literacy Classroom Observation Tool (ELLCO) comes in a package of 5 and is part of ELLCO, the bestselling classroom observation tool that helps schools assess the quality of literacy practices and supports and give children the best possible start in language and literacy development. Trusted by schools across the country, ELLCO helps educators reliably gather the data needed for professional development and program improvement, leading to better literacy outcomes for young children. Package of 5.
  • Intellectual Emergencies: Some Reflections on Mothering and Teaching
    Intellectual Emergencies: Some Reflections on Mothering and Teaching
    $24.95
    • Item Number: 16807
    • In Stock
    Lilian Katz has spent many years conducting workshops for teachers, parents, and students all over the world, and during those workshops she has often referred to her son Stephen, and what she has termed the "intellectual emergencies" she experienced during the years he was growing up. Her responses to these "emergencies," the moments when he analyzed her actions and challenged her decisions as a parent and a teacher, are pulled together in this book. With music and words from… More »

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