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CREATIVE ACTIVITIES AND CURRICULUM FOR YOUNG CHILDREN, 11th Edition, is filled with fun, creative, and easy-to implement activities for young children. You’ll be encouraged to exercise your own creativity as well as learn how to help young children do the same. Hundreds of activities, up-to-date research, recipes, finger plays, information on how to select children’s books, and more make this book an invaluable resource for you and others planning to work creatively with children across the curriculum. This is a book you’ll want to use throughout your professional career. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Genre: Education
Author: Mary Mayesky
Publisher: Nelson Education
Release: 2015
File: 624 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781285428178

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In this very special book, teachers, parents and care givers will be exposed to hundreds of age-appropriate activities for young children through grade 5-all aimed at promoting creativity through art activities across the curriculum. The author presents a wealth of information about developing creativity in children and in their adult educators with such activities as art and food recipes, finger plays, and poems and through the use of such resources as book and software lists, advice for choosing children's books, hundreds of resource Web sites and much more. Readers will appreciate the sound theoretical base presented for the hundreds of practical activities designed to encourage creativity in children and their educators. "This One's for You" and "Think About It" sections make the text more interesting by expanding coverage to related, thought-provoking research in early childhood education. This book is a must have for those looking to bring creativity to young children in a very engaging way.

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Genre: Education
Author: Mary Mayesky
Publisher: Delmar Pub
Release: 2006
File: 628 Pages
ISBN-13: UVA:X004860567

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Part of Cengage Learning's Early Childhood Education Professional Enhancement series, this brief guide focuses on key topics of interest for future early childhood directors, teachers, and caregivers. The Professional Enhancement text helps tomorrow's teachers in their process of growing, learning, reflecting, and discovering through experience. Students will keep this informational supplement and use it for years to come in their early childhood practices.

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Genre: Education
Author: Jennifer Johnson
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Release: 2005-04
File: 127 Pages
ISBN-13: 1111821453

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CREATIVE ACTIVITIES FOR YOUNG CHILDREN, 10th Edition, is an invaluable resource for any teacher, pre-service or experienced, as well as for parents and child-care providers. Featuring a wealth of information covering every conceivable content area encountered in an early childhood classroom as well as up to grade 5, this combined art/curriculum text promotes creativity in children and encourages readers to exercise their own creativity. The sound theoretical base is applied in hundreds of practical activities. The Tenth Edition features expanded coverage of developmentally appropriate practice (DAP), Web tools in the arts, and brain research, and nearly all photos are new. All references, including websites, software recommendations, and additional readings have been updated. The final section on Creativity and Multicultural Education covers the place of creativity in the anti-bias curriculum, and provides a multitude of creative activity ideas for use in today’s multicultural classrooms. Students will find this book to be a helpful resource throughout their professional careers. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Genre: Family & Relationships
Author: Mary Mayesky
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Release: 2011-01-01
File: 688 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781111298098

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ART AND CREATIVE DEVELOPMENT FOR YOUNG CHILDREN, 7th Edition, is a comprehensive, must-have resource for establishing and implementing a developmentally appropriate art program. Written for pre-service and in-service early childhood professionals in child care, preschool, or kindergarten through third grade settings, the text takes a child-centered approach to art education. The book blends theory and research with practical applications as it discusses important topics and issues related to creative experience, including art and the developing child, special needs and diversity, and children’s artistic development. Also discussed are planning, developing, implementing, and evaluating art along with strategies for integrating art across the curriculum. The updated Seventh Edition gives greater emphasis to communication with families, and includes such new topics as digital camerawork and the use of recycled materials in art. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Genre: Family & Relationships
Author: J. Fox
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Release: 2011-01-01
File: 368 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780495913122

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CREATIVITY AND THE ARTS WITH YOUNG CHILDREN, Third Edition, is written for early childhood educators as well as those who work with children from birth through age eight. The text focuses on helping educators make the vital connection to the arts--including music, movement, drama, and the visual arts--throughout all areas of the classroom and curriculum, and on developing creative teachers who will be able to foster an artistic environment. Observations and photos of teachers and children demonstrate practical ways the arts can be used to help children reach their potential. Educators will find many ideas for open-ended activities that are important for the development of young children, and which will encourage them to think in new ways. Discussion of professional standards and recommendations allows teachers to be cognizant of goals that are important in the early years. Thorough in its coverage, the text speaks to children with special needs and cultural diversity, leaving readers with a complete information resource regarding arts in the young child’s classroom. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Genre: Education
Author: Rebecca Isbell
Publisher: Nelson Education
Release: 2012-02-24
File: 400 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781285225524

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'An excellent resource for all those working with young children... jam-packed with exciting, inspirational activities that encourage young children to nurture their creativity and imagination while helping practitioners to facilitate what children do naturally... It is a book that celebrates and encourages original thought and action to support learning through exploration and investigation, recognising that creativity is about representing one's own image and not reproducing someone else's' - Early Years Educator '[I]nspirational... This book is easy to read, refreshing and exciting, and I would recommend it to all those working with young children. It is also useful for students, clearly articulating the reasons for providing well-organised child-initiated creative opportunities rather than adult-directed activities' - Nursery World It is an interesting and informative manual aimed at those who work with children in the 3-5 years age range, and is therefore most suited to anyone in a Pre-School or Day Nursery setting, and could also be valuable to a Reception Teacher...over all, I found this to be a very useful book'. - National Childminding Association Packed full of exciting ideas and powerful visual aids, this book will help those working with young children to encourage and nurture their creativity and imagination. The book takes examples of what has worked in an early years setting, and transfers these inspirational activities onto the page. The book includes: " practical activities in Art, Dance and Music and ideas on how to link them together; " advice on how to make the most of music, lighting, space and nursery resources; " showing how the work supports the Foundation Stage Curriculum; " ideas for cross-curricular work; " suggestions for recording children's progress; " advice on how to choose materials, and a list of specialist suppliers. Everyone involved in working with young children should read this book. Nursery practitioners, early years teachers, Sure Start workers, play workers and Children's Centre staff will find it an invaluable resource. It is also useful for specialist staff in hospitals and other areas of health. For resources, useful hints and tips, and samlpe materials, visit the companion website here!

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Genre: Education
Author: Stella Skinner
Publisher: SAGE
Release: 2007-02-22
File: 120 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781848604582

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Helps providers implement proven child-centered curricular practices while meeting early learning standards.

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Genre: Education
Author: Susan Stacey
Publisher: Redleaf Press
Release: 2008-07-01
File: 184 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781605540894

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