ERIC Number: ED411040
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Mister Rogers' Plan & Play Book: Activities from Mister Rogers' Neighborhood for Parents & Child Care Providers. Fourth Edition.
Family Communications, Inc., Pittsburgh, PA.
Intended for both childcare professionals and parents, this book lists activities from episodes of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood television program, and can be used with or without watching the program. Each activity is assigned a number which corresponds to the television episode in which the activity is featured, and a national PBS Broadcast schedule is provided that allows users to determine what will be featured on a daily basis. This book includes activities from programs 1001 through 1685, with the individual activities organized by week. At the beginning of each week's activities are thoughts for the week's programs and a listing of featured songs. Each day's activities begin with the goals of the day's work and what the day's work can help children learn. A listing of required materials is also provided. The activities are fully explained, and further questions and areas of investigation are suggested. Several appendices include recipes for homemade modeling dough, toothpaste, finger paint, and pastes. Directions for play props, children's food recipes, and a listing of songs and their lyrics are also included. The book contains a full index to assist users in locating specific types of activities. (SD)
Descriptors: Active Learning, Activity Units, Childrens Games, Childrens Television, Creative Activities, Early Childhood Education, Educational Television, Group Activities, Individual Activities, Interactive Television, Learning Activities, Play, Public Television, Television Teachers, Television Viewing
Family Communications, Inc., 4802 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213; phone: 412-687-2990; fax: 412-687-1226.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents; Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Family Communications, Inc., Pittsburgh, PA.