It's Great to Be Four

It's Great to Be Four

by Kathy Charner, K. Whelan Derry
     
 

The first book in this new series from Gryphon House is a comprehensive collection of over 600 teacher-created, classroom-tested activities just for four-year-olds. It's Great to Be Four has everything from songs and books to activities in art, circle time, transitions, science, math, language, music and movement, and more! This complete resource is sure to

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The first book in this new series from Gryphon House is a comprehensive collection of over 600 teacher-created, classroom-tested activities just for four-year-olds. It's Great to Be Four has everything from songs and books to activities in art, circle time, transitions, science, math, language, music and movement, and more! This complete resource is sure to become a classroom favorite.

Kathy Charner is the editor of the best-selling GIANT Encyclopedia series. She lives in Silver Spring, Maryland. The authors of It's Great to Be Four were selected from a nationwide contest of teachers submitting their favorite classroom activities.

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This is a comprehensive encyclopedia of activities for four-year-olds, containing more than 600 projects and suggestions. The book is the result of a nationwide contest of activities sent in by teachers. In order to match the activities with the special interest of a child, the reader can browse through the table of contents, which lists the activities categorized by th e following headings—Art, Blocks, Books, Circle Time, Dramatic Play, Fine Motor (Skills), Fingerplays, Songs and Poems, Games, General Tips, Gross Motor (Skills), Language, Literacy, Math, Morning Greeting, Music and Movement, Outdoor Play, Rest or Nap Time, Sand and Water, Science and Nature, Snack and Cooking, Social Development, and Transitions. Each activity contains a section of the materials needed, directions, additional ideas, as well as related books, songs and poems. The book also provides an index of the materials needed, an index of the books referenced in the activities and an alphabetical index of the activities. Teacher-created and classroom-tested, this is a great resource for teachers and parents. 2001, Gryphon House, $29.95. Ages 3 to 5. Reviewer: Ute Krappen-Clancy

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780876592618
Publisher:
Gryphon House, Incorporated
Publication date:
05/01/2001
Series:
It's Great to Be Series
Pages:
500
Product dimensions:
8.53(w) x 10.98(h) x 1.54(d)

Meet the Author

Kathy Charner has been with Gryphon House for over 15 years. She is the editor of several books including: The GIANT Encyclopedia of Learning Center Activities; The GIANT Encyclopedia of Circle Time Activities; The GIANT Encyclopedia of Art & Craft Activities; The GIANT Encyclopedia of Science Activities; and The GIANT Encyclopedia of Activities for Four-Year-Olds.

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