Making Toys for School-Age Children: Using Ordinary Stuff for Extraordinary Play
  • Making Toys for School-Age Children: Using Ordinary Stuff for Extraordinary Play
  • Making Toys for School-Age Children: Using Ordinary Stuff for Extraordinary Play

Making Toys for School-Age Children: Using Ordinary Stuff for Extraordinary Play

by Linda Miller, Mary Jo Gibbs
     
 

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What do you get when you combine jingle bells, ribbon, a glove, and some thread? A Garden Glove Windsock, of course! This series is a teacher’s dream! You’ll find more creative ways to use a tube sock, milk carton, and other inexpensive things found around the house than you ever imagined. Create unique, exciting toys and props to help children learn in

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What do you get when you combine jingle bells, ribbon, a glove, and some thread? A Garden Glove Windsock, of course! This series is a teacher’s dream! You’ll find more creative ways to use a tube sock, milk carton, and other inexpensive things found around the house than you ever imagined. Create unique, exciting toys and props to help children learn in appropriate ways. Don’t recycle that cereal box . . . reuse it to make a simple puzzle! Each age-appropriate Making Toys book will make you look at the everyday items around you in a whole new way.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780876592762
Publisher:
Gryphon House Inc.
Publication date:
09/01/2002
Series:
Making Toys
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
5 - 8 Years

Meet the Author


Dr. Linda Miller is a nationally recognized speaker and consultant for early childhood programs, leading her own company, Innovations in Education, Inc. She has developed curricula for numerous child care companies and also acts as an expert witness in cases involving curriculum and supervision. In recent years Dr. Miller has taught for Wheelock College of Boston in Bermuda, Singapore, and The Bahamas. Mary Jo Gibbs has worked with young children for more than 25 years. She has been a kindergarten teacher, a curriculum writer, and a training specialist for child care providers.

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