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  • Creative Investigations in Early Science - Paperback
    Creative Investigations in Early Science - Paperback
    $18.95
    • Item Number: 92755
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    Young children are born scientists with an innate desire to analyze and investigate the world around them. Creative Investigations in Early Science helps educators expand and encourage young learners' inquisitive nature as they explore the physical, life, and earth sciences. Paperback. 100 pages.
  • Simple STEAM: 50+ Science Technology Engineering Art Math Activities
    Simple STEAM: 50+ Science Technology Engineering Art Math Activities
    $24.95
    • Item Number: 90588
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    Parents are eager to help their children learn, but teaching young children complicated scientific and mathematical concepts can be intimidating. Simple STEAM helps parents realize they don't need to be engineers or scientists to support STEAM learning. Help children explore STEAM concepts with fun and engaging activities. Discover STEAM learning opportunities in everyday activities and experiences. Prepare children for kindergarten and build crucial 21st century learning skills, including collaboration,… More »
  • STEM Play: Integrating Inquiry into Learning Centers - Paperback
    STEM Play: Integrating Inquiry into Learning Centers - Paperback
    $24.95
    • Item Number: 81378
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    Most early childhood teachers are using learning centers in the classroom, but do not approach them in ways that fully support a variety of learning opportunities. This book approaches learning centers through the STEM lens, and shares how themes can be integrated into centers to promote creativity and higher-level thinking. "STEM Play" provides varied activities for the most common centers: art, blocks, dramatic play, literacy, math, science, music and movement. Full of beautiful, full-color… More »
  • Creative Investigations in Early Engineering & Technology - Paperback
    Creative Investigations in Early Engineering & Technology - Paperback
    $16.95
    • Item Number: 90591
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    Early childhood teachers continue to seek activities that promote STEM-based learning. But most STEM books focus on science and math, excluding technology and engineering. Creative Investigations in Early Engineering & Technology helps teachers create a more well-rounded STEM learning program. Encourage children to think, make, tinker and innovate. Introduce engineering skills such as coding in a developmentally appropriate way. Leverage children's use of digital technologies to help them learn… More »
  • Loose Parts 3: Inspiring Culturally Sustainable Environments - Paperback
    Loose Parts 3: Inspiring Culturally Sustainable Environments - Paperback
    $32.95
    • Item Number: 91275
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    Offering inspiration and guidance on creating culturally sensitive and culturally sustainable early childhood environments. With the help of over 400 full-color photos this book guides readers to use their environment to promote a sense of wonder, curiosity, and joy, and allow children to explore their identity. This book analyzes environment design through six key terms: aesthetic--the nature of art and beauty; authenticity--avoiding stereotypical and biased assumptions; equity-achieving equal… More »
  • Jump into Science - Paperback
    Jump into Science - Paperback
    $14.95
    • Item Number: 17238
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    "Jump into Science" is the perfect way to turn children's love of active games into learning opportunities! The activities in each chapter are organized by level of difficulty and each one incorporates fun, exciting science experiences with movement. Most activities require few or no materials and include related children's books or music to extend the learning. The science skills index is an invaluable reference tool giving teachers flexibility to plan around children's interests. Paperback. 132 pages.
  • Loose Parts 2: Inspiring Play with Infants and Toddlers - Paperback
    Loose Parts 2: Inspiring Play with Infants and Toddlers - Paperback
    $32.95
    • Item Number: 85541
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    This follow-up to the wildly popular "Loose Parts: Inspiring Play in Young Children" brings the fun of found objects to infants and toddlers. A variety of new and innovative loose parts ideas are paired with beautiful photography to inspire safe loose parts play in your infant toddler environment. Learn about the safety considerations of each age group and how to appropriately select materials for your children. Captivating classroom stories and proven science, provide the context for… More »
  • Loose Parts: Inspiring Play in Young Children - Paperback
    Loose Parts: Inspiring Play in Young Children - Paperback
    $29.95
    • Item Number: 72295
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    Loose parts are natural or synthetic found, bought, or upcycled materials--acorns, hardware, stones, aluminum foil, fabric scraps, for example--that children can move, manipulate, control, and change within their play. Loose parts are alluring and beautiful. They capture children's curiosity, give free reign to their imagination, and encourage creativity. With more than 550 color photographs of many kinds of loose parts in real early childhood settings, classroom stories, and a dynamic overview,… More »
  • Sand and Water Play Book
    Sand and Water Play Book
    $12.95
    • Item Number: 97734
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    Packed with more than 70 ways to invigorate play with sand and water tables while encouraging problem solving skills, fine and gross motor creativity, and imagination. Children will learn creative ways to explore and discover on their own!
  • Science Adventures
    Science Adventures
    $24.95
    • Item Number: 85431
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    With more than 125 activities, Science Adventures opens up a world of exploration through nature activities in urban, suburban, or rural settings. From Big Step Measuring and Rocks That Write to The Ant Restaurant and How Far Can You Squeeze a Squirt?, the engaging activities in Science Adventures make exploring the environment fun and easy! The authors have adapted the kindergarten science standards set by the National Academy of Sciences to make them developmentally appropriate for preschool children.… More »
  • Engaging Young Engineers - Paperback
    Engaging Young Engineers - Paperback
    $36.95
    • Item Number: 63408
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    Help young children develop problem-solving skills, and you'll boost their kindergarten readiness and set them up for long-term success in STEM subjects. You will discover how to support the problem-solving skills of all young children by teaching them basic practices of engineering and five types of critical thinking skills (Curiosity, Persistence, Flexibility, Reflection, and Collaboration). Using a clear instructional framework and fun activities tailored for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers,… More »
  • Everyday Discoveries
    Everyday Discoveries
    $19.95
    • Item Number: 42226
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    PreK & up. Self-directed, open-ended activities incorporating daily events and ordinary materials help children easily learn science and math. 246 pages.
  • Making and Tinkering with STEM: Solving Design Challenges With Young Children
    Making and Tinkering with STEM: Solving Design Challenges With Young Children
    $24.95
    • Item Number: 74282
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    A fun, accessible approach to the maker movement! With 25 classroom-ready engineering design challenges inspired by children's favorite books, educators can seamlessly integrate making and tinkering and STEM concepts (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) in preschool through third grade classrooms. Paperback. 144 pages.
  • Hands-On Science and Math - Paperback
    Hands-On Science and Math - Paperback
    $14.95
    • Item Number: 72301
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    Encourage young investigators to feel, listen, smell, taste, and see their way to discovery by seamlessly infusing math and science throughout the school day! As you incorporate all five senses into learning experiences, you will give little innovators the opportunity to observe and explore the world around them. The activities in this book will help you plan engaging science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) lessons that will excite children and foster their critical thinking. Children… More »
  • Mudpies to Magnets
    Mudpies to Magnets
    $16.95
    • Item Number: 15596
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    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.
  • Science is Simple - Paperback
    Science is Simple - Paperback
    $19.95
    • Item Number: 47032
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    Great resource book with 250 activities spanning 39 concepts. From magnets to bubbles, children will be excited to learn about science and the role it plays in their lives. Paperback. 255 pages.
  • Spotlight on Young Children: Exploring Science
    Spotlight on Young Children: Exploring Science
    $25.00
    • Item Number: 29094
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    Articles from NAEYC's journal "Young Children" offers ideas for creating science-rich environments and promoting young learners' investigations and discovery. 80 pages.
  • More Mudpies to Magnets
    More Mudpies to Magnets
    $16.95
    • Item Number: 17235
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    Develop the natural scientist in every child with 260 hands-on science activities and ideas. Build science skills such as classification, measurement, time and space relationships, prediction, inference and numbers. 205 pages.
  • Discovering Nature With Young Children
    Discovering Nature With Young Children
    $25.95
    $19.95
    • Item Number: 81742
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    Discovering Nature with Young Children is an inquiry-based curriculum that builds on children's natural curiosity about the living world. 168 pages.
  • The Budding...Books
    The Budding...Books
    $9.95 - $44.95
    • Item Number: 29042P
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    Perfect for children ages 3 to 6, these fun-filled introductions feature easy-to-follow instructions and easy-to-find materials that will help children develop many important life skills. Books included are: "The Budding Gardener", "The Budding Chef", "The Budding Artist", "The Budding Scientist", and "The Budding Builder". Books have 72 pages each. Paperback.
  • Science--Not Just for Scientists! - Paperback
    Science--Not Just for Scientists! - Paperback
    $12.95
    • Item Number: 28588
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    Children are natural scientists, drawn to wonder, exploration, discovery, and analysis. This book gives you simple ideas to open up the world of discovery to young children. Through open-ended explorations, you will discover how to cultivate children's natural curiosity by asking simple questions: How? When? Where? And the most famous of all children's questions: Why? The hands-on activities will empower children to question, experiment, and develop abstract reasoning skills. Children will explore… More »
  • Standards-Based Investigations: Science Labs Grades 3-5 + CD
    Standards-Based Investigations: Science Labs Grades 3-5 + CD
    $29.95
    $19.95
    • Item Number: 25238
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    Grades 3 - 5. Teach scientific concepts and the inquiry process with hands-on investigations that improve students' critical thinking skills. Students will learn the scientific process and build content knowledge through collaborative group investigations. Scaffolded activities support differentiation and extension activities are included. Each Guide includes a Resource CD with reproducibles. 176 pages.
  • The Preschool Scientist
    The Preschool Scientist
    $19.95
    • Item Number: 18896
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    Children learn best through hands-on exploration, observation, and discovery. With more than 100 activities, this book gives them the opportunity to actively engage, experiment, create, and discover the exciting world of science. Children will have fun developing problem-solving skills while becoming comfortable with exploring their world.
  • Do You Really Want to Visit Series (Set of 6)
    Do You Really Want to Visit Series (Set of 6)
    $53.95
    $35.95
    • Item Number: 53652
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    Level J reading level. Our planet Earth has a great diversity of ecosystems, both beautiful and dangerous.Would you want to visit the wildest places left on Earth, even with the dangers of wild animals and harsh climates? Through these books, follow the adventures of child explorers as they travel through the world's biomes. Visit a Temperate Forest, a Desert, a Prairie, a Rainforest, a Coral Reef and a Wetland. Written by Bridget Heos.

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