The Giant Encyclopedia of Circle Time and Group Activities for Children 3 to 6

The Giant Encyclopedia of Circle Time and Group Activities for Children 3 to 6 Author Kathy Charner
ISBN-10 0876591810
Release 1996
Pages 510
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Over 600 circle and group time activities created by teachers for teachers.



The Giant Encyclopedia of Transition Activities for Children 3 to 6 Over 600 Activities Created by Teachers for Teachers

The Giant Encyclopedia of Transition Activities for Children 3 to 6   Over 600 Activities Created by Teachers for Teachers Author Kathy Charner
ISBN-10 0876590032
Release 2005
Pages 496
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"Resource book with over 600 transition activities for teachers of preschool children ages three to five to use in the classroom"--Provided by publisher.



The Giant Encyclopedia of Monthly Activities for Children 3 to 6

The Giant Encyclopedia of Monthly Activities for Children 3 to 6 Author Kathy Charner
ISBN-10 0876590121
Release 2006
Pages 570
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The tenth in the best-selling series, this book has over 600 activities written by teachers for teachers. The result of a nationwide contest, these activities were selected as the best-of-the-best, and are organized by month for easy use by teachers. Teachers will love the activities that span the traditional areas of the curriculum, such as science, math, art, and music and movement, and it also include ideas for additional experiences such as field trips, cooking, and holidays. Sample activities include: • Snowflake Masks • Do the Dragon Dance • Friendship Salad • Stretching Shadows • Dinosaur Elections • Insect ABC's • Feather Duster Painting Mural • Shining Sea Stencils Each activity is presented with instructions and a list of materials, plus possibilities for extending the activity into the curriculum. Many include lists of related children's books to further both literacy and imaginative play. Loved by children because they're fun, and teachers because they are developmentally appropriate, The GIANT Encyclopedia of Monthly Activities will captivate children's imaginations and create wonderful opportunities for learning and fun. The result of a nationwide contest, the authors of The GIANT Encyclopedia of Monthly Activities come from all over the United States. Together they have decades of experience teaching young children.



The Giant Encyclopedia of Theme Activities for Children 2 to 5

The Giant Encyclopedia of Theme Activities for Children 2 to 5 Author Kathy Charner
ISBN-10 0876591667
Release 1993
Pages 511
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This large Encyclopedia resulted from a national preschool teacher competition for favorite, original, classroom-tested, activities.



The Giant Encyclopedia of Science Activities for Children 3 to 6

The Giant Encyclopedia of Science Activities for Children 3 to 6 Author Kathy Charner
ISBN-10 0876591934
Release 1998
Pages 575
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Preschool science from sand volcanoes to window-box gardens



The Giant Encyclopedia of Art Craft Activities

The Giant Encyclopedia of Art   Craft Activities Author Kathy Charner
ISBN-10 0876592094
Release 2000
Pages 568
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The giant encyclopedia of art & craft activities for children 3 to 6 more than 500 art & craft activities written by teachers for teachers.



The Giant Encyclopedia of Preschool Activities for Four year olds

The Giant Encyclopedia of Preschool Activities for Four year olds Author Kathy Charner
ISBN-10 0876592388
Release 2004
Pages 640
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A comprehensive collection of activities written just for four-year-olds!



The Giant Encyclopedia of Math Activities for Children 3 to 6

The Giant Encyclopedia of Math Activities for Children 3 to 6 Author Kathy Charner
ISBN-10 087659044X
Release 2007
Pages 528
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Arranged by time of day and curriculum area, offers six hundred creative math activities, with each activity containing math concepts, materials needed, and step-by-step instructions.



Another Encyclopedia of Theme Activities for Young Children

Another Encyclopedia of Theme Activities for Young Children Author Kathy Charner
ISBN-10 9780876594308
Release 2012-10-01
Pages 448
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More than 300 theme activities written by teachers for teachers! Actively engage children’s imaginations with more than 300 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: •All About Me •Alphabet •Animals •Art •Building & Construction •Celebrations •Colors •Five Senses •Health & Nutrition •Insects & Bugs •Kindness •Math •Music & Movement •My Community & Neighborhood •My Family & Friends •My School •Numbers •Our Earth •Plants •Science & Technology •Seasons •Shapes •Time •Transportation •Water •Weather



The Giant Encyclopedia of Lesson Plans

The Giant Encyclopedia of Lesson Plans Author Kathy Charner
ISBN-10 0876590687
Release 2008
Pages 544
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More than 250 lesson plans written by teachers for teachers! This newest addition to the best-selling GIANT Encyclopedia series expands the scope of the series by offering complete lesson plans. Written and created by teachers, The GIANT Encyclopedia of Lesson Plans has more than 250 complete lesson plans that cover topics from colors and numbers to seasons and nursery rhymes. Each lesson plan is complete with: A learning objective A circle or group time activity Book suggestions Snack ideas Five learning center activities Assessment strategies Related songs, poems, and fingerplays



The Giant Encyclopedia of Preschool Activities for Three year olds

The Giant Encyclopedia of Preschool Activities for Three year olds Author Kathy Charner
ISBN-10 087659237X
Release 2004
Pages 640
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A comprehensive collection of over 600 activities written just for three-year-olds!



The Encyclopedia of Infant and Toddler Activities

The Encyclopedia of Infant and Toddler Activities Author Kathy Charner
ISBN-10 9780876591352
Release 2006-09-01
Pages 240
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With over three hundred activities written specifically for infants and toddlers, this book will captivate children’s imaginations and create wonderful opportunities for learning. The result of a nationwide contest, these activities were selected as the best of the best and are written by teachers, directors, and caregivers. Organized by time of day, teachers will love the easy-to-use format. Covering areas such as arrival and departure time, clean up, and transitions, the activities span a variety of developmental areas, including language, sensory, cognitive, social-emotional, and motor skills. Approved by teachers and loved by children, this resource is sure to be a classroom favorite.



The Giant Encyclopedia of Kindergarten Activities

The Giant Encyclopedia of Kindergarten Activities Author Jennifer Ford
ISBN-10 087659285X
Release 2004
Pages 560
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From Autumn Leaf Ornaments to The Recycling Game, kindergarten children will delight in the 600 activities written just for them! In a nationwide contest, teachers submitted their favorite activities and the best of the best are included in this giant resource. This compilation has everything from language and science activities to art, music and movement, and learning centers. You'll find everything you need to keep your kindergarten classes engaged and learning for years to come. Themes Include: Art Blocks Books Circle time Fine motor Fingerplays, songs, poems Gross motor Games General tips for working with kindergarten children Language Literacy Manipulatives Math Outdoors Sand and water Science and nature Social development Transitions Kathy Charner has been with Gryphon House for over 10 years. She is the editor of several books including: The GIANT Encyclopedia of Circle Time Activities; The GIANT Encyclopedia of Art and Craft Activities; The GIANT Encyclopedia of Science Activities; and The GIANT Encyclopedia of Theme Activities.



The Complete Book of Activities Games Stories Props Recipes and Dances for Young Children

The Complete Book of Activities  Games  Stories  Props  Recipes  and Dances for Young Children Author Pamela Byrne Schiller
ISBN-10 0876592809
Release 2003
Pages 640
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Instant access to over 500 favorite activities, games, stories, and more!



Early Childhood Themes Through the Year

Early Childhood Themes Through the Year Author Debbie Thompson
ISBN-10 9781557341464
Release 1993
Pages 400
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Each of 36 weekly themes is accompanied by a list of materials, patterns, activities, and more.



How to Manage Your Early Childhood Classroom

How to Manage Your Early Childhood Classroom Author Kathleen Thayer
ISBN-10 9781576903247
Release 1999-02-01
Pages 304
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Provides forms and ideas for early childhood teachers to use in their classroom.



The Busy Classroom

The Busy Classroom Author Patty Claycomb
ISBN-10 0876591594
Release 1992
Pages 286
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An activity-a-day, for preschoolers, for a year.