Simple Steps: Developmental Activities for Infants, Toddlers and Two-Year-Olds / Edition 1

Simple Steps: Developmental Activities for Infants, Toddlers and Two-Year-Olds / Edition 1

by Karen Miller
     
 

This book opens the door to teaching infants, toddlers and two-year-olds using an array of activities organized and framed by overviews of developmental domains. Simple Steps shows, step-by-step how to encourage young children to develop new skills, practice these skills, and move forward at their own pace. It provides easy-to-follow

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This book opens the door to teaching infants, toddlers and two-year-olds using an array of activities organized and framed by overviews of developmental domains. Simple Steps shows, step-by-step how to encourage young children to develop new skills, practice these skills, and move forward at their own pace. It provides easy-to-follow explanations of key developmental stages in a young child's life, and contains chapters on developing curriculum, working with parents, creating a learning environment, dealing with challenging behaviors, and establishing workshops. For teachers, parents, and early childhood professionals completing their infant/toddler program.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131704978
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
08/06/2004
Series:
Gryphon House Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.86(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

  1. The Heart of the Matter: Social and Emotional Development
  2. Let's Talk: Language Development and Early Literacy
  3. Busy Little Hands: Fine Motor Development
  4. Go, Go, Go!: Gross Motor Development
  5. Let Me Think About It: Cognitive Development
  6. Make a Joyful Noise: Music and Movement Development
  7. Getting in Touch with the World: Sensory Development
  8. A Sense of Wonder: Nature Activities
  9. Making Your Mark on the World: Creative Development
  10. Let's Pretend: Dramatic Play Development
  11. Playing and Learning: How to Set up a Positive Learning Environment
  12. Teaching and Coaching: Behavior of Infants, Toddlers, and Two-Year-Olds in Groups
  13. Meeting the Needs of Children: Curriculum Development
  14. Becoming Partners: Working with Parents

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