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Wiggle, Giggle and Shake
200 Ways to move and Learn

Author(s): Rae Pica (click on the author's name for more titles)

Encourages children to think and solve problems, to recognise and explore their feelings and to participate physically in their own learning.

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StoryMaking: The Maker Movement Approach to Literacy for Early Learners

StoryMaking is a first-to-market book celebrating the multimodal literacies and learning that are demonstrated by young children as they imagine, play, make, and share their stories. It encourages inquiry-based play to develop literacy, and combines: Story-retelling and story creation the Maker Movement—a creative and technological revolution in education that is underway around the globe the importance of play in the early learning curriculum Reggio theory It’s the practice of communicating a variety of ways (e.g. language, gesture, images) over various systems (e.g. visual, audible, physical), and moving children forward in their literacy learning. This book shares the processes, first steps, materials, practical suggestions, student samples, documentation forms, and over 100 full-color photos so teachers can implement their own version of StoryMaking in their classrooms.

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RRP $89.95

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One, Two What Can I Do? Book plus 2 CDs
Dance and Music for the Whole Day

Author(s): Connie Bergstein Dow (click on the author's name for more titles)

Keep the day moving with 112 playful dance activities for children three to six years. Each provides children with opportunities to exercise, practise
and improve age-appropriate large motor skills, develop body awareness and control. Enhance children’s physical, social, emotional and kinaesthetic learning with movement activities while creating structure throughout your day, including greetings and goodbyes, group time, transitions, and quiet time.

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Movement Plus Rhymes, Songs & Singing Games. Second Edition
Activities for Young Children

Author(s): Phyllis S Weikart (click on the author's name for more titles)

A newly revised collection of engaging movement activities for children  Use them during circle time, small-group time, or transitions. Includes CD with colourful music to accompany activities in the book.

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RRP $67.95

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More Than Singing Second Edition
Discovering Music in Preschool and Kindergarten

Author(s): Sally Moomaw (click on the author's name for more titles)

This book features more than 100 musical activities; it has ideas for creating songs, instruments, music centres, and extensions into language, science, and maths.

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Me, My Family, and Friends
26 Songs and Over 300 Activities for Young Children

Author(s): Pam Schiller (click on the author's name for more titles)

 Every song in this book has activities and information about links to literacy and prereading, ideas to link the songs to other curriculum areas such as maths, art, outdoor play etc, fun and interesting facts relating to the song, home activities, related children's books and more.

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Joy of Movement: Lesson Plans and Large-Motor Activities for Preschool and Kindergarten

The Joy of Movement is a preschool movement activity book with a therapeutic perspective. The combination of old and new games creates a purpose driven physical motor curriculum. Each activity has been kid tested. This well-organized and easy-to-use book includes fun, developmentally appropriate activities that foster physical development and build self-esteem. The activities are built around developmental motor milestones and are flexible enough to encourage skill development for a variety of learners. The Joy of Movement is for anyone with young children ages three to six in their lives: preschool teachers, parents, families and child care providers.

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RRP $59.95

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Intellectual Emergencies
Some Reflections on Mothering and Teaching

Author(s): Lilian Katz (click on the author's name for more titles)

Lilian Katz has spent many years conducting workshops for teachers, parents, and students all over the world, and during those workshops she has often referred to her son Stephen, and what she has termed the "intellectual emergencies" she experienced during the years he was growing up. Her responses to these "emergencies," the moments when he analyzed her actions and challenged her decisions as a parent and a teacher, are pulled together in this book.

With music and words from Stephen incorporated into the book, Katz presents an inspirational work for parents and teachers, or anyone who has ever looked into the face of a child and wondered if she was making the right choices.

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I Can't Sing Book, The
For Grownups Who Can't Carry a Tune in a Paper Bag but Want to do Music with Young Children

Author(s): Jackie Silberg (click on the author's name for more titles)

Who says you need an opera singer's voice to teach music to young children? Fascinating, easy activities help even the most tone-deaf adult show children the wonder and magic of making and hearing music. All you need are things like rubber bands, paperclips, jingle bells and paper plates to bring the joy of music to children.

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Easy Songs for Smooth Transitions in the Classroom

Author(s): Carol Aghayan, Nina Araujo (click on the author's name for more titles)

Singing is one of the best things we can do with children. Music stimulates our minds and satisfies our emotions and it can be used all day long to help yound children move smoothly and joyfully through classroom transition times. No matter how shy we may be about singing, the simple, catchy songs in Easy Songs for Smooth Transitions in the Classroom are about participation, not performance, and are fun and easy enough for anyone to use.

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Do You Know the Muffin Man?
700 Literacy Activities using Favourite Rhymes and Songs

Author(s): Pam Schiller, Thomas Moore (click on the author's name for more titles)

Rhyme, rhythm, and music are an essential part of a quality early childhood program. The authors of the perennial favourite, Where is Thumbkin? have created activities children will love to accompany the 250 rhymes and songs in this invaluable new literacy book.

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Dance, Turn, Hop, Learn!
Enriching Movement Activities for Preschoolers

Author(s): Connie Bergstein Dow (click on the author's name for more titles)

Dance, Turn, Hop, Learn! has 38 creative and fun movement lessons built around common early childhood curriculum themes, such as animals, seasons, colours, and shapes. The lessons provide fun and accessible ways to encourage young children to learn the way they learn best - with their bodies!

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Bugs, Bugs, Bugs
21 Songs and Over 250 Activities for Young Children

Author(s): Pam Schiller (click on the author's name for more titles)

From "Baby Bumblebee" to "The Ants Go Marching," children will sing and learn about the insects they encounter in their own backyards. The enclosed CD features 21 fun songs-old favorites and originals-and the book offers more than 250 activities that help children appreciate the wonderful world of bugs.

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Bountiful Earth
25 Songs and Over 300 Activities for Young Children

Author(s): Pam Schiller (click on the author's name for more titles)

Every song has activities and information about links to literacy and prereading, ideas to link the songs to other curriculum areas such as maths, art, outdoor play etc, fun and interesting facts relating to the song, home activities, related children's books and more.

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Big Body Play
Why Boisterous, Vigorous, and Very Physical Play is Essential to Children’s Development and Learning

Author(s): Frances M Carlson (click on the author's name for more titles)

Drawing from evidence-based practice and the latest research, this book explains the multitude of benefits of big body play for young children’s social-emotional, cognitive, and physical development.

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