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Beautiful Beginnings : A Developmental Curriculum for Infants and Toddlers [With CD-ROM]
by Helen H. Raikes and Jane Mccall Whitmer


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Developed by two respected research consultants for Early Head Start, this extensive curriculum takes a joyful activity-based approach to enhancing the development of infants and toddlers. Professionals and parents will get more than 350 photocopiable, easy-to-use activity sheets--divided into six age ranges between birth to three years --that build on each childa (TM)s natural strengths and interests, recognize and expand on emerging developments, and encourage progress in areas of concern.  Read more...


 
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Overview

Developed by two respected research consultants for Early Head Start, this extensive curriculum takes a joyful activity-based approach to enhancing the development of infants and toddlers. Professionals and parents will get more than 350 photocopiable, easy-to-use activity sheets--divided into six age ranges between birth to three years --that build on each childa (TM)s natural strengths and interests, recognize and expand on emerging developments, and encourage progress in areas of concern. This research-supported curriculum

  • helps children progress in eight key areas communication, gross motor, fine motor, intellectual, discovery, social, self-help, and pretend
  • promotes parent/professional collaboration as they choose goals for the child and support the childa (TM)s progress
  • recognizes each childa (TM)s individuality by encouraging careful observation and reflection during goal selection
  • uses--in many cases--materials readily available in most homes
  • makes it simple and fun to track child progress with photocopiable goal sheets for recording objectives, a oegoal chartsa  for each age range, and corresponding stickers to celebrate accomplished goals
  • is linked with the Ages & Stages Questionnaires(R) (ASQ)

Ideal for use in a variety of programs and settings, such as Early Head Start, center-based care, home visits, and parent education programs, this engaging and effective curriculum helps young children meet developmental goals and enhances their school readiness.

The curriculum includes:

  • more than 350 photocopiable activity sheets
  • goal sheets
  • a goal chart for each age range
  • six pages of stickers
  • CD-ROM with all the activities, goal sheets, and goal charts

See how this product helps strengthen Head Start program quality and school readiness.

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9781557668202
  • ISBN-10: 1557668205
  • Publisher: Brookes Publishing Company
  • Publish Date: January 2006
  • Page Count: 428
  • Dimensions: 10.7 x 8.3 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.35 pounds


Related Categories

Books > Education > Early Childhood (incl. Preschool & Kindergarten)
Books > Education > Curricula
Books > Family & Relationships > Life Stages - Infants & Toddlers - General

 
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