This book is a National Parenting Center Holiday 2002 Seal of Approval Winner!
The 300+ activities in Teaching Young Children are designed to actively involve young learners. The directions are adult-friendly. First you are told “What You Need” and then “What You Do” step by step. Most activities require only materials usually found around the home or classroom.
This book is organized to help you find activities that are appropriate for your situation.
Indoor Playtime—54 activities
Art Time—26 activities
Story Time—26 activities
Outdoor Playtime—66 activities
While-You-Wait Time—24 activities
Travel Time—54 activities
Each activity states which of six important skill areas are developed by the activity:
coordination & dexterity
memory & concentration
The book also presents information on common developmental traits of children ages 1–6.
This resource contains teacher support pages, reproducible student pages, and an answer key.