ERIC Number: ED421263
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
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Growing Thinking Kids: Seeds for Success.
Adults can encourage young children to assimilate and use information through inventing, creating, experimenting, and other activities. This guide, part of the "Seeds for Success" series, provides ideas for parents on being their children's first and most important teacher by means of nearly 100 simple activity ideas designed for use with 3- to 5-year-olds. Activities are offered in the following areas: (1) "Thinking Skill-Builders"; (2) "Discovering Similarities and Differences"; (3) "Understanding Relationships"; (4) "Putting Things in Order"; (5) "Giving Things Value"; and (6) "Thinking Skills in Action" (EV)
Descriptors: Caregiver Child Relationship, Child Rearing, Cognitive Development, Experiential Learning, Learning Activities, Parent Child Relationship, Parents as Teachers, Preschool Children, Preschool Education, Problem Solving, Thinking Skills
Totline Publications, 23740 Hawthrone Blvd.,, Torrance, CA 90505-5927; phone: 800-421-5565 ($9.95, plus $3 shipping. Residents in California, Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, Texas, and Washington must add appropriate sales tax).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
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Note: Illustrated by Barb Tourtillotte.