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Multcolib Early Childhood Picks: Play & Early Literacy

Come and Play
Come and Play Sensory-integration Strategies for Children With Play Challenges By Cross, Aerial (Book - 2010 ) 155.423 C9511c 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:All children need to play! This book provides some specific strategies to help those with sensory-related play challenges.

The birthday box
The birthday box Mi caja de cumpleaños By Patricelli, Leslie (Book - 2011 Spanish ) SPANISH jbb 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation:A playful reminder that for little ones the gift box is as fun as its contents!

A Child's Work
A Child's Work The Importance of Fantasy Play By Paley, Vivian Gussin (Book - 2004 ) 155.418 P158c 2004 All copies in use Availability details Holds: 1 on 1 copy

Annotation:One of the most important names in early childhood education writes about the critical role of fantasy play in the psychological, intellectual, and social development of young children.

Einstein Never Used Flash Cards
Einstein Never Used Flash Cards How Our Children Really Learn--and Why They Need to Play More and Memorize Less By Hirsh-Pasek, Kathy (Book - 2003 ) 305.231 H669e 2003 Available in some locations

Annotation:These two experts in early childhood research present the overwhelming scientific evidence that play is the best way for children to learn. Parents and educators will appreciate this practical guide to introducing complex concepts through smart, simple, and loving play.

Not A Box
Not A Box By Portis, Antoinette (Book - 2006 ) jE PORTIS Available in some locations

Annotation:Your child's imagination will fly along with this adventurous bunny.

Not A Stick
Not A Stick By Portis, Antoinette (Book - 2008 ) jE PORTIS Available in some locations

Annotation:Any child with an active imagination will relate to this book - whose title says it all!

Play
Play How It Shapes the Brain, Opens the Imagination, and Invigorates the Soul By Brown, Stuart L. (Book - 2009 ) 155 B879p 2009 All copies in use Availability details Holds: 2 on 5 copies

Annotation:While this books is not strictly about early childhood, it proves why play just might be the most important work we can ever do. A fascinating blend of cutting-edge neuroscience, biology, psychology, social science, and inspiring human stories of the transformative power of play.

The Power of Play
The Power of Play How Spontaneous, Imaginative Activities Lead to Happier, Healthier Children By Elkind, David (Book - 2007 ) 155.418 E43p 2007 All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:While you may worry that your children will be at a disadvantage if they are not engaged in constant, explicit learning or using the latest "educational" games, The Power of Play reassures us that unscheduled imaginative play goes far in preparing children for academic and social success.

Shark Vs. Train
Shark Vs. Train By Barton, Chris (Book - 2010 ) jE BARTON 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:"A shark and a train compete in a series of contests on a seesaw, in hot air balloons, bowling, shooting baskets, playing hide-and-seek, and more...This inspired pairing, executed with ingenuity and packed with action and humor, is a sure winner" - SLJ

Where Do the Children Play?
Where Do the Children Play? (DVD - 2007 ) DVD 155.418 WHERE All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:Where Do the Children Play? is a one-hour documentary for public television that examines how restrictive patterns of sprawl, congestion, and endless suburban development across America are impacting children's mental and physical health and development.

World Playground
World Playground A Musical Adventure For Kids (Music CD - 1999 Multiple languages ) CD-j 782.42 WORLD

Annotation:This is just one of Putumayo's many music CDs featuring playful music from across the US and around the world. Put on some music and dance with your kids!

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A mix of books for adults about the importance of play and books & music for children that inspire play.


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