Over twelve hundred activities for multiple intelligences and learning styles comprise a complete daily curriculum! Units center on the self-concept (body and family), colors, shapes, opposites, animals, little things, things that go together, food, nursery rhymes, traditional songs, favorite stories, weather, seasons, and choices. Linguistic, logical-mathematical, spatial, kinesthetic, musical, naturalist, interpersonal and intrapersonal intelligences are used as a framework for the activities. Each includes preparation notes, message, needed resources, learning centers, and a closing circle with home connections. Assessments for each unit are provided. 416 indexed pages, softcover. For use with ages 3-6.
There's more than one way to be smart! This award-winning curriculum for three- to six-year-olds offers a complete plan for every learning style. Revised and updated, the new edition of this classic bestseller is full of new activities based on the latest research about how children learn. Each activity now includes a Morning Message and Home Connections, and many of the original activities have been updated to include ideas for outdoor play. Full of old favorites and new ideas, the more than 1,200 activities in this curriculum are sure to engage all children. The comprehensive appendix has been updated, and the patterns are now available exclusively online so teachers can easily print them onto any paper at any time!
Pam Schiller, Ph.D., is an early childhood author, consultant, and highly sought after speaker. She has written numerous articles for early childhood journals, including Child Care Information Exchange and Texas Child Care Quarterly. Pam is the author of five early childhood curriculums, eleven children's books and more than 30 teacher and parent resource books.
Pat Phipps, PhD, is a highly sought-after early childhood consultant. She was a professor in the Graduate School of Education at George Mason University and in the College of Education at the University of Houston. Pat served as the executive director of the California Association for the Education of Young Children until 2005 and is the past vice president of the National Association for the Education of Young Children.