ERIC Number: ED421276
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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Everyday Creative Play: Simple Fun Things You Can Do To Help Your Young Child Learn.
Church, Lisa R.
Noting that parents are their children's first teachers, this book presents activities to help parents prepare their children for school. The chapters are: (1) "Getting Started," which discusses chores, hobbies, television viewing, socialization, preschool, learning styles, supplies, work area, and motivation; (2) "Reading," which suggests activities for use in the home, outside the home, and in the car; (3) "Writing," which discusses the alphabet, letters and sound recognition, and writing the alphabet; (4) "Numbers, Shapes, and Colors," which discusses counting, reading and writing numbers, measurement, money, telling time, calendars, shapes, and colors; (5) "Community," which presents activities for exploring world events and citizenship; (6) "Science," which suggests activities that help children explore the earth, the solar system, plants, and animals; (7) "Safety, Health, and Hygiene," which presents activities to help children learn good habits early; and (8) "Holiday Activities." Contains 41 references. (LPP)
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Beginning Reading, Beginning Writing, Childrens Writing, Early Reading, Emergent Literacy, Health Activities, Holidays, Learning Activities, Mathematics Activities, Parent Influence, Parent Role, Parents as Teachers, Play, Preschool Children, Preschool Education, Reading Readiness, Safety, Science Activities
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
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