Creative Learning Activities for Young Children / Edition 1

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Overview

This comprehensive activity book provides hundreds of developmentally appropriate activities for young children. The book focuses on the growth of the whole child and includes developmental norms for all areas. Activities are designed to support, enhance, and promote the child's development in all areas. Students are taught how to assess and plan appropriate activities. Criteria are provided for selecting children's books and toys to ensure that they are developmentally appropriate as well as suggestions for introducing activities. Activities include art, cooking, dramatic play, finger plays, large muscle activities, math, science, and music.

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A collection of hundreds of activities for young children, plus a set of criteria for selecting children's books and toys, and suggestions for introducing activities. Includes an overview of developmental norms for young children, and outlines for observing, recording, and documenting behavior to make educated decisions about a child's development. For caregivers including parents, nannies, and teachers. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780766816138
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 12/18/2000
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 464
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.84 (h) x 0.81 (d)

Meet the Author

Judy Herr, Ph.D., is Professor Emeritus of Early Childhood Education at the University of Wisconsin-Stout. Dr. Herr is a member of numerous early childhood organizations such as NAEYC, and has held leadership positions in these organizations. She is also a frequent lecturer at early childhood conferences and seminars and has published many articles and books on early childhood topics.

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Table of Contents

Art. Drawing Media and Tools. Collages. Dough and Clay. Arts and Crafts. Cooking. Dramatic Play. Excursions. Fingerplays. Large Muscle Activities. Math. Rainy Day Activities. Science. Sensory Activities. Social Studies. Songs. Features.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 28, 2001

    Herr has better books to offer

    I have not used this book as much as I thought I would.

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