101 Easy, Wacky, Crazy Activities
By Kathy H. Lee and Carole Dibble
This book is a must have for anyone who hangs out with children, offering quick and easy activities with supplies you already in your home.
With quick and simple ideas, 101 Easy, Wacky, Crazy Activities is guaranteed to enliven any day. Try Tongue Painting (yes, Tongue Painting!) or Squishy Squeezy (a clean and messy activity!) and open the door to creative discovery. Encourage children to think creatively, problem solve, and have fun while learning. Written by two experienced teachers, this collection of open-ended ideas is a book teachers and parents will want to keep handy.
A Year of Playing Skillfully
By Kathy H. Lee
A Year of Playing Skillfully is a wonder based, developmental curriculum designed for children ages 3-7. Concrete themes and character traits have been carefully chosen for children to explore. Research based learning opportunities address the needs of the developing brain in the following areas: Language and Literacy, Math and Manipulatives, Science and Sensory, Art and Music, Gross Motor and Outdoor Play, and Social Emotional and Home Life.
Beautiful monthly printables help parents track each critical developmental area. Detailed instructions, supply and resource lists save precious time in planning for families with young children. The photo rich pages will inspire a sense of curiosity and enthusiasm for both parents and children. A Year of Playing Skillfully is the perfect resource to build a firm foundation for lifelong learning.
Solutions for Early Childhood Directors
By Kathy H. Lee
The Homegrown Preschooler
By Kathy H. Lee and Lesli Richards
This book is the leading resource for parents of young learners. It provides everything you need to prepare your child for lifelong learning.
With the accessibility of a parenting how-to book and the thorough educational foundation of an expensive boxed curriculum, this guide will inspire parents to use their homes as classrooms as they take advantage of the naturally rich learning opportunities that occur in everyday home life.
Parents will learn how to transform their home into a learning environment that rivals the best preschool classroom by finding exciting learning opportunities in everyday occurrences, from using laundry to teach sorting to exploring growth cycles in the garden.
Parents can make easy use of simple-to-start ideas, advice, and activities, as well as organizational tips, recipes, and more than 200 activities that are easy to pull together. In addition, there are convenient charts and checklists to document children s growth, which will help ensure there are no gaps in educational, social, or physical development.