The Giant Encyclopedia of Lesson Plans

Author: Kathy Charner
Publisher:
ISBN: 0876590687
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Education

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

The Giant Encyclopedia of Learning Center Activities

Author: Kathy Charner
Publisher: Gryphon House, Inc.
ISBN: 0876590016
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Education

Every preschool classroom has learning centers, and this giant resource will provide teachers with everything they need for fun, exciting learning centers in the classroom! The GIANT Encyclopedia of Learning Center Activities is the latest book in the award-winning, best-selling GIANT Encyclopedia series. You'll find traditional learning centers with great new twists as well as unique new learning centers to spice up your classroom. Teacher-developed and teacher-tested, these innovative learning center ideas are sure to add fun and learning to every preschooler's day!

The Encyclopedia of Infant and Toddler Activities

Author: Kathy Charner
Publisher: Gryphon House, Inc.
ISBN: 9780876591352
Release Date: 2006-09-01
Genre: Education

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 Kindergarten Activities

Author: Jennifer Ford
Publisher: Gryphon House, Inc.
ISBN: 087659285X
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Education

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 Weekly Curriculum Book

Author: Barbara Backer
Publisher: Gryphon House, Inc.
ISBN: 9780876597675
Release Date: 2003-06-01
Genre: Education

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

Simple Signing with Young Children

Author: Carol Garboden Murray
Publisher: Gryphon House, Inc.
ISBN: 9780876595718
Release Date: 2017-02-28
Genre: Education

The perfect book to introduce sign language to hearing children! Written for teachers of hearing children from birth to age six, Simple Signing is the perfect introduction to teaching young children through sign. There are chapters for infants, toddlers, and preschool children, with age-appropriate signs. The chapter written for teachers of infants focuses on using beginning signs as a bridge to communicating with words, while the toddler chapter focuses on signing to promote expression, enrich vocabulary, and teach social skills. The preschool chapter places an emphasis on using signs to enhance emergent literacy skills. Each sign is illustrated with a caption and one or more photos of a young child or adult demonstrating the sign, making them easy to understand and execute. Instructions for putting signs together into simple sentences are also included. In addition to the conventional index, there is also a pictorial index of signs to help you find what you need quickly and easily. Simple Signing shows teachers just how easy and valuable it can be to incorporate sign language into daily activities. Chapters Include: Using Sign Language to Manage the Classroom and Teach Social Skills Sign Language for Babies Sign Language for Toddlers Sign Language for Preschoolers Sign Language for an Inclusive Classroom

Preschool Classroom Management

Author: Laverne Warner
Publisher: Gryphon House, Inc.
ISBN: 9780876595831
Release Date: 2017-06-30
Genre: Education

An essential resource that all teachers will appreciate! Written by two experienced teachers, Preschool Classroom Management offers solutions and suggestions to help you tackle behavior issues in the classroom. Chapters include working with challenging behaviors, teaching alternative behaviors, building a caring community in the classroom, teacher tips and techniques, and dealing with daily routines and schedules.

Daily Plan Book for Preschool 2nd Edition

Author: Inc. Scholastic
Publisher: Teacher's Friend
ISBN: 1338064584
Release Date: 2016-03-01
Genre: Education

120 pages for planning the entire year! Unique pages for planning Early Childhood Interest Centers! Sample plan pages and numerous helpful hints included!. Easy to use 9 1/2" x 12" size!