ERIC Number: ED121019
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: N/A
How to Fill Your Toy Shelves Without Emptying Your Pocketbook: 70 Inexpensive Things to Do or Make.
Southwest Educational Development Lab., Austin, TX.
Designed for parents and teachers, the manual contains suggestions for approximately 70 inexpensively constructed games, activities, and manipulative materials for use with handicapped and non handicapped young children. Suggested are procedures for conducting materials workshops for parents and teachers. Instructions are provided for items emphasizing the following learning areas (with sample items in parentheses): visual (nesting cans and boxes, pegboard patterns and rubber band boards); auditory (rhythm instruments and sound boxes); fine motor (stencils, dressing frames, and blowing games); gross motor (beanbags, tin can stilts, and hopscotch); touch and smell (freely feely board and smell bottles); and language and concept development (felt board, finger puppets and sequence stories). (CL)
Descriptors: Auditory Perception, Early Childhood Education, Educational Games, Exceptional Child Education, Eye Hand Coordination, General Education, Handicapped Children, Home Instruction, Instructional Materials, Language Acquisition, Material Development, Motor Development, Parent Role, Perceptual Development, Teacher Developed Materials, Toys, Visual Perception
Council for Exceptional Children, 1920 Association Drive, Reston, Virginia 22091 ($3.95, publication number 130)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Southwest Educational Development Lab., Austin, TX.