Actively engage children's imaginations with more than three hundred activities for young children organized into a variety of popular themes—from the alphabet to the weather. The result of a nationwide contest among teachers, the classroom-tested activities in Another Encyclopedia of Theme Activities for Young Children provide many months of learning fun! Each activity is complete with learning objectives, materials list, related children's book suggestions, step-by-step instructions of what to do, teacher-to-teacher tips to expand on children's learning, assessment strategies, and related songs, poems, and fingerplays. Themes include All About Me, Alphabet, Animals, Art, Building and Construction, Celebrations, Colors, Five Senses, Health and Nutrition, Insects and Bugs, Kindness, Math, Music and Movement, My Community and Neighborhood, My Family and Friends, My School, Numbers, Our Earth, Plants, Science and Technology, Seasons, Shapes, Time, Transportation, Water, and Weather.
About the Author
Stephanie Roselli is an editor with Gryphon House. She lives in Greensboro, NC.
Brittany Roberts was a junior editor with Gryphon House.
Kathy Charner is the Editor in Chief, Books and Related Resources for the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), the nation’s leading professional organization for those working with and on behalf of young children from birth through age 8. Charner, who was previously the Editor in Chief of Gryphon House, manages and oversees NAEYC’s book publishing program. Before joining NAEYC, Charner spent 25 years at Gryphon House, where she developed the publishing program and worked with authors to create books that positively impacted the early childhood education field. Prior to joining Gryphon House, Charner was a preschool teacher and educational researcher. Kathy Charner has a BA in Humanities from Binghamton University. She lives with her husband in Silver Spring, Maryland.
Teachers and caregivers of children ages 3-6