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1 Teacher Resource Activity Books: Circulation Collection Besides the teacher resource activity books located at the Reserve Desk (Circulation Desk), we have a number of activity books that are located within the circulating collection that can be checked-out for three-weeks. Here is a list of a majority of the activity books in the regular collection. You need the call number in order to locate the books on the shelves. The books are shelved by subject which means that some books might be located in the education section, while some are shelved in sections devoted to art, mathematics, science, or something else. Here are some subject headings that can be used for ValCat to find more activity books: Activity programs Early childhood education Education, preschool Science study and teaching List of Activity Books within the Regular Collection: 50 fantastic things to do with babies On Order. (Preschool) Up, down, move around: nutrition and motor skills: active learning for preschoolers. LB H4 M (Preschool, Nutrition and Physical Activity Programs). 50 early childhood literacy strategies. LB L35 B (Preschool, Literacy Skills). Building brains: 600 activity ideas for young children. LB A37 G (Preschool, brain development, development of senses, emotional development, social development, and more.) Time to create: hands-on explorations in process art for young children. LB A78 B fantastic things to do with preschoolers. HQ 772.F ( Activities for preschoolers include finger painting, fun with animal sounds, and simple crafting. ) Up, down, move around. Math and literacy: active learning for preschoolers. QA 20.P49 M (Mathematics). The everything toddler activities book: over 400 games and projects to entertain and educate. HQ L (A Variety of Activities). Multiple copies in Circulation. Early childhood activities for a greener Earth. GE 77.B (Environment, ecology). Nature sparks: connecting children s learning to the natural world. LB C (Nature, Science).

2 200 essential preschool activities. LB C74 O (Two copies). Spark student motivation: 101 easy activities for cooperative learning. LB 1592.R (Elementary, Group Work/Activities). Learn every day about seasons: 100 best ideas from teachers. QB L (Seasons, Preschool). Learn every day about social studies: 100 best ideas from teachers. LB S64 L (Social Sciences, Early Childhood). The Complete daily curriculum for early childhood: over 1,200 easy activities to support multiple intelligences and learning styles. On Order. (Early Childhood). (Two copies.) Creative thinking and arts-based learning: preschool through fourth grade. LB 1139.A37 I (Early Childhood). Incredible edible science: recipes for developing science and literacy skills. LB S35 P (Science, Food, Cooking, Early Childhood). Brain-compatible activities for mathematics. Grades K-1. QA S (Mathematics). Teaching the 3 Cs: creativity, curiosity, and courtesy: activities that build a foundation for success. LB A37 D (Social Interaction, Early Childhood). Raising confident readers: how to teach your child to read and write, from baby to age seven. LB L35 G (Language Arts, Preschool). Learning in motion: 101+ sensory activities for the classroom. LB 1067.A (Perceptual-Motor Learning, Movement Education, Preschool). Jump into science: active learning for preschool children. LB S35 P ( Bring science to life as children learn about their bodies, animals, seasons, and the weather. ) Activities for adults with learning disabilities: having fun, meeting needs. LC 4818.S (ADULTS). The 6 success factors for children with learning disabilities: ready-to-use activities to help kids with LD succeed in school and life. LC 4704.S (Learning Disabled Children, Life Skills, Special Education). Teaching for thinking today: theory, strategies, and activities for the K-8 classroom. LB W (K through 8 Activities, Thought and Thinking, A Variety of Activities).

3 Hands on learning! : more than 1,000 activities for young children using everyday objects. LB A37 K ( Organized into 16 themes, this resource features more than 1,000 hands-on activities using inexpensive, readily available objects to engage young children's senses. ) Phonemic awareness, grades K-3. LB M ( These valuable, grade-leveled resources incorporate reading skills identified by the National Reading Panel as critical to reading success. They provide standards-based, ready-to-use activities to improve spelling, phonological awareness, comprehension, and more!, Grades K 3). Inclusive literacy lessons for early childhood. LB L35 S ( one hundred literacy lessons designed for educators to use with children ages three to six to introduce literacy concepts and build important skills. Each of these simple, fun lessons includes adaptations for children with special needs, focusing on: Visual impairments, Hearing impairments, Cognitive challenges, Motor delays, Speech/language delays, and Emotional/behavior issues. ) Health, safety, and nutrition activities A to Z. TX 364.M (Children and Nutrition, Health and Hygiene). Toddler Storytimes II. LB S76 B (Storytelling, Words and instructions for fingerplays, rhymes, and songs are provided, while a discography provides melody sources for all songs. Each theme includes a flannel-board activity, complete with reproducible patterns and brief directions on how to present the story or song on the board. ) Curious crayons: early childhood science in living color. LB S35 C (Crayons and More.) Science adventures : nature activities for young children. LB S35 S (Science, Nature, Environment, Science Adventures will open up an amazing world of exploration and discovery through nature activities in urban, suburban, or rural settings. ) Exploring the connection between children s literature and music. MT 10.C (School Music, Poetry, Early Childhood). Hands on arts activities for the elementary classroom: seasonal, holiday, and design activities for K-5. LB 1592.C (Art, K through 5). Art projects from around the world: grades 1-3. N 362.E (Art, Countries, Each project reflects the culture or geography of a different country. ) Sing! Play! Create! : hands-on learning for 3 to 7 year olds. LB A37 B (Children move from parallel play into participatory activities. Sing! Sung or chanted to familiar melodies, the songs provide verbal awareness. Play! Simple games encourage important social skills, such as taking turns and respect for one another. Create! Engaging crafts help kids to observe, imagine, and express themselves. )

4 School days : 28 songs and over 300 activities for young children. LB L35 S (Includes CD-ROM). (School, From "The Alphabet Song" to "The Nursery Rhyme Rap," children will sing, dance, and learn with these songs about a place they spend much of their time: school. ) Honk, honk, rattle, rattle : 25 songs and over 300 activities for young children: a Pam Schiller book and CD. MT 920.S (Includes CD-ROM). (Transportation, Early Childhood, From "The Wheels on the Bus" to "A Bicycle Built for Two", children will sing, dance, and learn with these songs about different types of transportation. ) Art activities A to Z. LB A78 M (ART Process). The anti-bullying and teasing book for preschool classrooms. LB S (Anti- Bullying Activities, The Anti-Bullying and Teasing Book uses activities, the classroom environment, and family involvement to develop empathy in children and create a climate of mutual respect in the classroom. ) Teacher-made materials that really teach! LB A37 H (Early Childhood, This book consists of curriculum plans for incorporating teacher made materials that are developmentally appropriate and that really do teach. The materials are categorized in the book according to the curriculum areas, such as art, dramatic play, language, math, science, music and social studies. ) Michigan Native Americans: a kid s look at our state s chiefs, tribes, reservations, powwows, lore, and more from the past and the present. ON ORDER. ( Associates each letter of the alphabet with information concerning the various Indian tribes of Michigan. Includes reproducible pages of activities. ) Stepping out: using games and activities to help your child with special needs. LC 4026.N (Children with Disabilities, Using games and activities to help your child with special needs. ) Using stories to make art: creative activities using children s literature. N 350.L (ART, Children s Literature). Sorting shapes, show me, and many other activities for toddlers: 13 to 24 months. HQ H ( This series explores child development at the critical stages of life, such as the predictable and universal patterns of development that occur in all domains, including physical, cognitive, language and communication, social, and emotional. ) Rhyming books, marble painting, and many other activities for toddlers: 25 to 36 months. HQ H ( This series explores child development at the critical stages of life that occur in all domains including physical, cognitive, language and communication, social and emotional. )

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