The Giant Encyclopedia of Lesson Plans

The Giant Encyclopedia of Lesson Plans
Author: Kathy Charner,Maureen Murphy,Charlie Clark
Publsiher: Giant Encyclopedia
Total Pages: 544
Release: 2008
Genre: Education
ISBN: 0876590687

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This 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, covering topics from colors and numbers to seasons and nursery rhymes. Each lesson plan is complete with learning objectives, a circle or group time activity, book suggestions, snack ideas, five learning center activities, assessment strategies, and related songs, poems, and fingerplays. With easy-to-use lesson plans for more than an entire school year, this book belongs on every teacher's bookshelf!

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
Publsiher: Gryphon House Incorporated
Total Pages: 511
Release: 1993
Genre: Education
ISBN: 0876591667

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Arranged by age, this collection offers ideas for activities that involve the environment, revolve around certain holidays, or are traditional crafts.

The Giant Encyclopedia of Preschool Activities for Four year olds

The Giant Encyclopedia of Preschool Activities for Four year olds
Author: Kathy Charner
Publsiher: Gryphon House, Inc.
Total Pages: 640
Release: 2004
Genre: Education
ISBN: 0876592388

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This wide-ranging collection of more than 600 teacher-created, classroom-tested activities has everything from songs and books to activities in art, circle time, transitions, science, math, language, music and movement, and more! This complete resource of the best selections from a national contest is sure to become a classroom favorite. Formerly titled It's Great to Be Four. 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 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
Publsiher: Gryphon House, Inc.
Total Pages: 510
Release: 1996
Genre: Education
ISBN: 0876591810

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We invited teachers from all over the country to share their experience and knowledge for the creation of this giant resource. Open to any page in this book and you will find an activity for circle or group time written by an experienced teacher—over 600 activities covering 48 themes. This book is jam-packed with ideas that were tested by teachers in the classroom. These are ideas that work, and there are enough to keep children learning and happy for days, weeks and months. Many activities include suggestions for extending the circle time or group activity into other areas of the curriculum such as math, science, snack, language, or field trips. Books and songs related to the activity as well as original songs and poems are included. "Consider this resource as a gift for a new teacher or for someone always looking for new proven ideas."—Reviews from Parent Council "Teachers will find this an important reference as it charts practical circle time activities which have been tried and tested in the classroom: from dinosaur bone hunt to holiday celebrations, this is an excellent collection."—Children's Bookwatch ". . . open this book anywhere and find something fun to do. . . . Even teachers with years of experience should find great new suggestions here, while beginners will find it invaluable."—Notes from the Window Sill

The Giant Encyclopedia of Math Activities for Children 3 to 6

The Giant Encyclopedia of Math Activities for Children 3 to 6
Author: Kathy Charner,Maureen Murphy,Charlie Clark
Publsiher: Giant Encyclopedia
Total Pages: 528
Release: 2007
Genre: Education
ISBN: 087659044X

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Arranged by time of day and curriculum area, offers six hundred creative math activities, with each activity containing math concepts, materials needed, and step-by-step instructions.

The Giant Encyclopedia of Art Craft Activities

The Giant Encyclopedia of Art   Craft Activities
Author: Kathy Charner
Publsiher: Gryphon House, Inc.
Total Pages: 568
Release: 2000
Genre: Art
ISBN: 0876592094

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A comprehensive collection of the best art and craft activities for young children. The result of a nationwide competition, these art and craft activities are the best of the best. Just the thing to add pizzazz to your day! Activities include: Bath Sponge Painting Blast-off Helmets Bumby Snake Candy Jewelry Caterpillar Cookies Cereal Box Tote Bag Darling Daffodils Dinosaur Sock Puppets Dream Catcher Ecology Art Creations

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
Publsiher: Gryphon House, Inc.
Total Pages: 575
Release: 1998
Genre: Education
ISBN: 0876591934

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A collection of activities designed to teach such critical science skills as observing, predicting, ordering, exploring, sorting, and creative thinking.

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,Maureen Murphy,Jennifer Ford
Publsiher: Gryphon House, Inc.
Total Pages: 496
Release: 2005
Genre: Education
ISBN: 0876590032

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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,Maureen Murphy,Charlie Clark
Publsiher: Gryphon House, Inc.
Total Pages: 570
Release: 2006
Genre: Education
ISBN: 0876590121

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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.

Another Encyclopedia of Theme Activities for Young Children

Another Encyclopedia of Theme Activities for Young Children
Author: Kathy Charner,Stephanie Roselli,Brittany Roberts
Publsiher: Gryphon House, Inc.
Total Pages: 331
Release: 2012
Genre: Education
ISBN: 9780876593943

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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.

How to Manage Your Early Childhood Classroom

How to Manage Your Early Childhood Classroom
Author: Kathleen Thayer,Susan Westby
Publsiher: Teacher Created Resources
Total Pages: 304
Release: 1999-02-01
Genre: Education
ISBN: 9781576903247

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Provides forms and ideas for early childhood teachers to use in their classroom.

The Giant Encyclopedia of Learning Center Activities

The Giant Encyclopedia of Learning Center Activities
Author: Kathy Charner,Maureen Murphy,Jennifer Ford
Publsiher: Gryphon House, Inc.
Total Pages: 576
Release: 2005
Genre: Education
ISBN: 0876590016

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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!

Circle Time Activities Grade Preschool

Circle Time Activities  Grade Preschool
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Carson-Dellosa Publishing
Total Pages: 160
Release: 2012-09-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
ISBN: 9781620578841

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Turn circle time into learning time with Circle Time Activities. These activities foster social and emotional development and develop basic math, problem solving, language, music, movement, and literacy skills. A Concept and Activity Matrix are included to help educators identify, focus, assess, and enhance specific skills of each student. Its 160 pages include hundreds of child-tested and developmentally appropriate group activities.

Early Childhood Themes Through the Year

Early Childhood Themes Through the Year
Author: Debbie Thompson,Darlene Hardwick,Theresa Wright
Publsiher: Teacher Created Resources
Total Pages: 400
Release: 1993
Genre: Education
ISBN: 9781557341464

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Each of 36 weekly themes is accompanied by a list of materials, patterns, activities, and more.

The Encyclopedia of Infant and Toddler Activities

The Encyclopedia of Infant and Toddler Activities
Author: Kathy Charner
Publsiher: Gryphon House, Inc.
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2006-09-01
Genre: Education
ISBN: 9780876591352

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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.