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Jasmine is at the fair and she has suddenly lost her teddy bear! Can you help her find him? In this cute little "point and find" mystery, teddy bears have taken over Jasmines world! It is up to you to help her find the bear that matches the unique description. At the turn of every page you get closer and closer to finding Jasmine's precious fuzzy friend.Where's My Teddy Bear builds cognitive development skills by helping children recognize objects based on their similarities and differences. Your little one will have oodles of fun while learning patterns, colors, shapes, numbers, textures, and so much more. Join Jasmine in her exciting adventure in a teddy bear world.
It's bedtime but Lily Mouse has lost her teddy. "I can't go to sleep without Teddy!" she squeaks. Lily looks everywhere. She has lots of surprises, but will she ever find Teddy? Children will love lifting the flaps and searching for Teddy in this wonderful lift-the-flap book.
Whether used for thematic story times, program and curriculum planning, readers' advisory, or collection development, this updated edition of the well-known companion makes finding the right picture books for your library a breeze. • Offers easy subject access to children's picture books • Features a user-friendly organization • Provides in-depth indexing and full bibliographic detail
The Practical Guidance in the Early Years Foundation Stage series will assist practitioners in the smooth and successful implementation of the Early Years Foundation Stage. Each book gives clear and detailed explanations of each aspect of Learning and Development and encourages readers to consider each area within its broadest context to expand and develop their own knowledge and good practice. Practical ideas and activities for all age groups are offered along with a wealth of expertise of how elements from the practice guidance can be implemented within all early years settings. The books include suggestions for the innovative use of everyday ressources, popular books and stories. Children's early communication needs careful nurturing and support. Practitioners will be both challenged and supported by this book which focuses on the skills needed for language and literacy and all aspects of children's interaction with others. The learning opportunities for children need to be relevant for their age group, realistic and challenging. This book gives readers clear explanations and practical ideas to help them establish firm foundations on which children can grow in confidence and become skilful communicators.
Rocky wakes up from stasis, and realises he’s nearly home, but he hasn’t been awake for five minutes when things start to go wrong. His little sister’s teddybear is missing, and it’s not the only thing. A cat has gone missing from the animals’ deck. And then his sister goes missing, too. Can Rocky find her, and maybe Teddy and the cat, before the ship arrives and all three are lost forever? Rocky and the Great Teddybear Rescue is the third book in the Otherworld Adventures series, which is set on Rocky’s journey to the new world, where his parents will farm alongside the aliens who have asked them to help. This, and the other five books can be found in the Rocky’s Adventures Collected omnibus.
"This file will tell you everything you want to know about young children learning mathematics. Starting Out explores the steps involved in learning the counting numbers, the subtleties of more and less and difference, and how pattern-making sets the basis for an understanding of algebra.
This third warm and funny pairing of little Eddie and the bear finds them feeling sad with no friends to talk to except their teddies, who are suddenly able to talk back. Reprint.
Designed to promote literacy in young children and to empower parents, educators, and librarians, this guide is filled with simple strategies, creative activities, and detailed instructions that help make reading fun. • Recommended book lists for promoting reading • An overview of basic strategies and components of an early literacy program • Helpful outline of pre-literacy skills required for reading success • Detailed instructions for early literacy activities
CAROUSEL CURRICULUM Definition- carousel: a merry-go-round, a conveyer on which items are placed for later retrieval. (Education should be fun, and we learn by retrieving old information and building on it.) My curriculum is a collection of literature-based thematic units for early learners. The units are developmentally appropriate for all early learners. They are standards based and Creative Curriculum friendly. Carousel Curriculum has been used successfully with young learners including English language learners, children with special needs and diverse learning styles as well as homeschoolers. I am a teacher with 35 years of teaching experience in the areas of early childhood education and early childhood special education. Principals and co-workers always expressed an interest in my thematic units. This planted the bug for me to write down and market what I have used successfully for so many years. The curriculum was created through years of education, experience, trial and error, revisions, and updating. Each unit covers a span of 4-6 weeks. Each unit includes an introduction, weekly outlines, daily plans, poems and songs, a book list, additional activities listed by domain, and related ideas for centers. Each unit can be used independently or be used as part of the collection of units to create an interwoven curriculum: Animals And Their Environments. The total collection includes: Farm Animals, Forest Animals in Winter, Polar Animals, Jungle Animals, Pond Animals, and Ocean Animals. Additional units available are Farm Crops, A Safari, The Zoo, and The Circus. I hope the units will be a great resource for you and your class. Enjoy!!!
Plan for six weeks of learning covering all six areas of learning and development of the EYFS through the topic of opposites. The Planning for Learning series is a series of topic books written around the Early Years Foundation Stage designed to make planning easy. This book takes you through six weeks of activities on the theme of opposites. Each activity is linked to a specific Early Learning Goal, and the book contains a skills overview so that practitioners can keep track of which areas of learning and development they are promoting. This book also includes a photocopiable page to give to parents with ideas for them to get involved with their children's topic, as well as ideas for bringing the six weeks of learning together.The weekly themes in this book include: words and concepts: happy/sad; big/small; old/new; hot/cold; loud/quiet; up/down. It all ends with a pyjama party with children enjoying night time things during the day!
This book grew out of a three-year study of one child, documenting her social, emotional and cognitive development. It provides a valuable insight for all students and teachers of child development at the individual level. The observations and assessments are presented here as a model for students to use in their own observations aimed at supporting and extending children's learning. The book sets out theories and traditions in early childhood development and care, as well as ways of analyzing observations. This is an essential book for students and practitioners involved in research and observation in early years settings.
This guide contains four books-worth of creative activities for the early years in one bumper-value guide. Perfect to dip into, this gem of a guide features: - Hundreds of easy-to-follow activities that cover 40 of the most popular early years topics - Each topic contains ideas for singing, dance, movement, storytelling, art and design, and drama - An easy-reference key showing which of the Creative Development Early Learning Goals are being explored An essential for anyone wanting new and creative ideas for use in topic work with the early years. This book is a compendium of all the activities from the following four Stepping Stones to Creativity titles: Dance and Movement; Design, Art and Modelling; Stories, Songs and Rhymes and Drama and Role Play.