Teachers, future teachers, day care providers and other professionals responsible for educating young children will be amazed at the wealth of valuable, well-organized, theme-based teaching material in Sing Me a Story! Tell Me a Song! It uses developmentally appropriate themes to integrate the curriculum of children from infancy to age eight. Thematic learning activities such as finger plays, poems, music and movement, and creative food experiences enable children to achieve curriculum goals, skills, and concepts. Activities for each of the 30 themes presented are designated as appropriate for infants, toddlers, preschoolers and kindergarteners, or primary-grade students using an icon to suggest appropriateness. Goals for each theme are written in a developmentally sequenced listing to aid planning for childrenAa's ongoing development as they grow and learn.Mount pictures of animals, clowns, and circus performers on poster board squares, and put them in reseal- able plastic bags. Stack the bags ... Have clown costumes, ballet shoes, ballet costumes, wigs, hats, small umbrellas, and stuffed animals. The children ... Place hula hoops on the floor to create the rings at the circus.
|Title||:||Sing Me a Story! Tell Me a Song!|
|Author||:||Hilda L. Jackman|
|Publisher||:||Cengage Learning - 2005|