The Giant Encyclopedia of Circle Time and Group Activities for Children 3 to 6

The Giant Encyclopedia of Circle Time and Group Activities for Children 3 to 6 Author Kathy Charner
ISBN-10 0876591810
Release 1996
Pages 510
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Over 600 circle and group time activities created by teachers for teachers.



The Giant Encyclopedia of Transition Activities for Children 3 to 6 Over 600 Activities Created by Teachers for Teachers

The Giant Encyclopedia of Transition Activities for Children 3 to 6   Over 600 Activities Created by Teachers for Teachers Author Kathy Charner
ISBN-10 0876590032
Release 2005
Pages 496
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"Resource book with over 600 transition activities for teachers of preschool children ages three to five to use in the classroom"--Provided by publisher.



The Giant Encyclopedia of Monthly Activities for Children 3 to 6

The Giant Encyclopedia of Monthly Activities for Children 3 to 6 Author Kathy Charner
ISBN-10 0876590121
Release 2006
Pages 570
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The tenth in the best-selling series, this book has over 600 activities written by teachers for teachers. The result of a nationwide contest, these activities were selected as the best-of-the-best, and are organized by month for easy use by teachers. Teachers will love the activities that span the traditional areas of the curriculum, such as science, math, art, and music and movement, and it also include ideas for additional experiences such as field trips, cooking, and holidays. Sample activities include: • Snowflake Masks • Do the Dragon Dance • Friendship Salad • Stretching Shadows • Dinosaur Elections • Insect ABC's • Feather Duster Painting Mural • Shining Sea Stencils Each activity is presented with instructions and a list of materials, plus possibilities for extending the activity into the curriculum. Many include lists of related children's books to further both literacy and imaginative play. Loved by children because they're fun, and teachers because they are developmentally appropriate, The GIANT Encyclopedia of Monthly Activities will captivate children's imaginations and create wonderful opportunities for learning and fun. The result of a nationwide contest, the authors of The GIANT Encyclopedia of Monthly Activities come from all over the United States. Together they have decades of experience teaching young children.



The Giant Encyclopedia of Theme Activities for Children 2 to 5

The Giant Encyclopedia of Theme Activities for Children 2 to 5 Author Kathy Charner
ISBN-10 0876591667
Release 1993
Pages 511
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This large Encyclopedia resulted from a national preschool teacher competition for favorite, original, classroom-tested, activities.



The Giant Encyclopedia of Science Activities for Children 3 to 6

The Giant Encyclopedia of Science Activities for Children 3 to 6 Author Kathy Charner
ISBN-10 0876591934
Release 1998
Pages 575
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Preschool science from sand volcanoes to window-box gardens



The Giant Encyclopedia of Preschool Activities for Three year olds

The Giant Encyclopedia of Preschool Activities for Three year olds Author Kathy Charner
ISBN-10 087659237X
Release 2004
Pages 640
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A comprehensive collection of over 600 activities written just for three-year-olds!



The Giant Encyclopedia of Preschool Activities for Four year olds

The Giant Encyclopedia of Preschool Activities for Four year olds Author Kathy Charner
ISBN-10 0876592388
Release 2004
Pages 640
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A comprehensive collection of activities written just for four-year-olds!



The Encyclopedia of Infant and Toddler Activities

The Encyclopedia of Infant and Toddler Activities Author Kathy Charner
ISBN-10 9780876591352
Release 2006-09-01
Pages 240
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With over three hundred activities written specifically for infants and toddlers, this book will captivate children’s imaginations and create wonderful opportunities for learning. The result of a nationwide contest, these activities were selected as the best of the best and are written by teachers, directors, and caregivers. Organized by time of day, teachers will love the easy-to-use format. Covering areas such as arrival and departure time, clean up, and transitions, the activities span a variety of developmental areas, including language, sensory, cognitive, social-emotional, and motor skills. Approved by teachers and loved by children, this resource is sure to be a classroom favorite.



The Giant Encyclopedia of Art Craft Activities

The Giant Encyclopedia of Art   Craft Activities Author Kathy Charner
ISBN-10 0876592094
Release 2000
Pages 568
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The giant encyclopedia of art & craft activities for children 3 to 6 more than 500 art & craft activities written by teachers for teachers.



The Giant Encyclopedia of Kindergarten Activities

The Giant Encyclopedia of Kindergarten Activities Author Jennifer Ford
ISBN-10 087659285X
Release 2004
Pages 560
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From Autumn Leaf Ornaments to The Recycling Game, kindergarten children will delight in the 600 activities written just for them! In a nationwide contest, teachers submitted their favorite activities and the best of the best are included in this giant resource. This compilation has everything from language and science activities to art, music and movement, and learning centers. You'll find everything you need to keep your kindergarten classes engaged and learning for years to come. Themes Include: Art Blocks Books Circle time Fine motor Fingerplays, songs, poems Gross motor Games General tips for working with kindergarten children Language Literacy Manipulatives Math Outdoors Sand and water Science and nature Social development Transitions Kathy Charner has been with Gryphon House for over 10 years. She is the editor of several books including: The GIANT Encyclopedia of Circle Time Activities; The GIANT Encyclopedia of Art and Craft Activities; The GIANT Encyclopedia of Science Activities; and The GIANT Encyclopedia of Theme Activities.



The Giant Encyclopedia of Lesson Plans

The Giant Encyclopedia of Lesson Plans Author Kathy Charner
ISBN-10 0876590687
Release 2008
Pages 544
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More than 250 lesson plans written by teachers for teachers! This newest addition to the best-selling GIANT Encyclopedia series expands the scope of the series by offering complete lesson plans. Written and created by teachers, The GIANT Encyclopedia of Lesson Plans has more than 250 complete lesson plans that cover topics from colors and numbers to seasons and nursery rhymes. Each lesson plan is complete with: A learning objective A circle or group time activity Book suggestions Snack ideas Five learning center activities Assessment strategies Related songs, poems, and fingerplays



Another Encyclopedia of Theme Activities for Young Children

Another Encyclopedia of Theme Activities for Young Children Author Kathy Charner
ISBN-10 9780876593943
Release 2012
Pages 331
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Provides over three hundred activities for young children both in and out of the classroom, organized thematically, and includes such themes as building and construction, health and nutrition, and science and nature.



The Weekly Curriculum Book

The Weekly Curriculum Book Author Barbara Backer
ISBN-10 9780876597675
Release 2003-06-01
Pages 384
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What will the children in your class do Monday morning? Take the stress out of planning with The Weekly Curriculum Book. Each of the 52 theme-based plans includes enough activities to fill an entire week, covering such fundamental curriculum areas as math, music, movement, language, science, and art. The wide range of creative topics, from "Think Warm Thoughts Week" to "Dr. Seuss's Birthday," combine learning with fun. With The Weekly Curriculum Book, you can add pizzazz to your teaching plans and make every day of the year a festive occasion! Themes include: The First Week of School National Pretzel Month Children's Book Week Hugging Day The Five Senses Learning With Ladybugs Art Museum Table Talk Mushy Mud ...and many more! Each Weekly Curriculum includes: Weekly Vocabulary An Activity to Introduce the Weekly Theme Weekly Extension Activities Related Children's Books Learning Center Ideas



How I Became a Ghost

How I Became a Ghost Author Tim Tingle
ISBN-10 1937054551
Release 2014-07-08
Pages 160
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A Choctaw boy tells the story of his tribe's removal from its Mississippi homeland, and how its exodus to the American West led him to become a ghost -- one able to help those left behind.



The Complete Book of Rhymes Songs Poems Fingerplays and Chants

The Complete Book of Rhymes  Songs  Poems  Fingerplays  and Chants Author Jackie Silberg
ISBN-10 0876592671
Release 2002
Pages 507
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Includes an alphabetical compilation of nursery rhymes, folk songs, and poems, each with themes for classroom activities and instruction.



Month by Month Preschool Almanac

Month by Month Preschool Almanac Author Ann Stiefel
ISBN-10 0439531527
Release 2004-12-01
Pages 192
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Packed with tons of developmentally appropriate learning projects, games, crafts, songs, fingerplays and recipes - all organized by favorite themes.