ERIC Number: ED348140
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
School-Age Ideas and Activities for After School Programs.
Haas-Foletta, Karen; Cogley, Michele
This guide describes activities for school-age children in after-school day care programs. These activities may also be used in other settings. An introductory section discusses program philosophy, room arrangement, multicultural curriculum, program scheduling, summer programs and holiday care, field trips and special programs, age grouping, communication between parents and teachers, and conflict resolution. Sections of the guide describe approximately 150 activities that relate to: (1) problem solving in general and social problem solving in particular; (2) rough-and-tumble play; (3) painting; (4) printing; (5) making cards and gifts; (6) making masks, puppets, and gifts; (7) candle making; (8) making three-dimensional artworks; (9) cooking art supplies from recipes; (10) craft projects involving nature; (11) planting and growing plants and vegetables; (12) science experiments; and (13) indoor and outdoor games. A resource list of more than 120 publications is appended. (BC)
Descriptors: After School Programs, Childrens Games, Class Activities, Cooking Instruction, Day Care, Elementary Education, Handicrafts, Horticulture, Painting (Visual Arts), Play, Printing, Problem Solving, Science Projects
School-Age NOTES, P.O. Box 40205, Nashville, TN 37204 ($16.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A