C h i ld D e ve lo pm e n t Support Children’s Needs with Best Program Practices ONLINE wwww.RedleafPress.orgPHONE8AM - 5PM CST Monday - FridaySSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS TOLL-FREE: 800-423-8309 OUTSIDE THE U.S.: 651-641-0508444444444 EASY WAYS EASY WAYS EASY WAYS EASY WAYS EASY WAYS EASY WAYS EASY WAYS EASY WAYS EASY WAYS EASY WAYS EASY WAYS EASY WAYS TO ORDERTO ORDERTO ORDERTO ORDERTO ORDERTO ORDERTO ORDERTO ORDERTO ORDER INTELLECTUAL DEVELOPMENT Connecting Science and Practice in Early Childhood Settings Dave Riley, PhD; Mary Carns, MS; Ann Ramminger; Joan Klinkner, MEd; & Colette Sisco, MS To the untrained eye, activities such as sorting blocks and singing nursery rhymes may not seem educational. Research, however, shows that these activities actually promote children’s cognitive development. Learn what science says about common practices in early childhood settings and how they help build language and literacy development, early number learning, musical awareness, artistic expression, and cognitive development. Age focus: 3–5. Softbound, 160 pgs. SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT Connecting Science and Practice in Early Childhood Settings Dave Riley, PhD; Robert R. San Juan, PhD; Joan Klinkner, MEd; & Ann Ramminger Playing “Simon Says” or holding children while feeding them are time-tested activities you intuitively know help young children. Find out what research says about the effectiveness of these early learning tools and how they nurture children’s social and emotional development. Age focus: 0–5. Softbound, 168 pgs. PUB LISHEDBY R E DLEAF P R E SS PUB LISHEDBY R E DLEAF P R E SS RETHINKING NUTRITION Connecting Science and Practice in Early Childhood Settings Susan Nitzke, PhD, RD; Dave Riley, PhD; Ann Ramminger, MS; & Georgine Jacobs, MS Meet young children’s nutritional and developmental needs, establish healthy patterns with food, support special dietary needs, and bring nutrition principles to life in your early childhood setting. Each chapter includes a summary of key concepts based on current scientifi c research, promising practices, and sample letters to families. Age focus: 0–5. Softbound, 192 pgs. CHILD DEVELOPMENT SET Save more than $5 when you buy all three! #150282-Q $69.95 #538001-Q $24.95 #150011-Q $24.95 #540313-Q $27.95 PUB LISHEDBY R E DLEAF P R E SS 20 TWINS AND SUPERTWINS A Handbook for Early Childhood Professionals Eve-Marie Arce, EdD Twins and supertwins—higher-order multiple births, such as triplets or quadruplets—are an increasingly growing population in preschool classrooms. You might have questions and concerns regarding the best ways to care for and educate them. Find the best program practices supported by recent research and study fi ndings; information on physical, social, emotional, and language development; descriptions of the unique needs of twins and supertwins; and guidance to create partnerships with families. Age focus: 3–5. Softbound, 264 pgs. “This comprehensive resource on educating twin children comes at a critical time. Twinning rates are rising and new information is accumulating at a rapid rate. Twins and Supertwins will help teachers, principals, administrators and parents make all the right decisions as twins, triplets, and more approach the school-age years.” — Nancy L. Segal, PhD Professor of Psychology, CSU Fullerton Author, Entwined Lives and Indivisible by Two #540306-Q $29.95 PUB LISHEDBY R E DLEAF P R E SS