Resources for Meaningful Experiences NE W f r o m R e d l e a f P r e s s MAIL U 10 Yorkton Court • St. Paul, MN • 55117-1065FAXT TOLL-FREE: 800-641-0115 OUTSIDE THE U.S.: 651-641-0115 5 REFLECTING CHILDREN’S LIVES, SECOND EDITION A Handbook for Planning Your Child-Centered Curriculum Deb Curtis & Margie Carter Plan an effective, child-centered curriculum with inspiration and ideas from this updated classroom handbook. Whether you are new to the fi eld or an experienced educator, this second edition of the popular Refl ecting Children’s Lives is a helpful tool as you chart your thinking and consider new possibilities for curriculum planning. Classroom stories, self-assessment activities, and quick checklists are found throughout, as well as two new chapters—one focused on guiding children as they play and learn and one on teaching academics in a meaningful way. Age focus: 3–5. Softbound, 264 pgs. #540399-Q $34.95 PUB LISHEDBY R E DLEAF P R E SS “When you refl ect children’s lives in your planning, you’ll discover academic learning becomes meaningful for the children, not merely a nod to meeting standards.” ONE, TWO, WHAT CAN I DO? Dance and Music for the Whole Day Connie Bergstein Dow Keep the day moving with 112 playful dance activities, each providing children with opportunities to exercise, practice and improve age-appropriate large motor skills, and develop body awareness and control. Use these movement activities during greetings and goodbyes, group time, transitions, and group-movement exploration. Accessible and adaptable for all children, including those with special needs, each dance- and-music pairing is irresistibly fun and supports children’s physical, social and emotional, and kinesthetic learning. Two music CDs are included with songs and instrumentals written and performed by Debbie Clement. Age focus: 3–6. Spiral, 200 pgs., and 2 CDs, 150 min. #540405-Q $39.95 PUB LISHEDBY R E DLEAF P R E SS “Creative dance can be integrated into almost any early childhood environment and used as a tool to stimulate learning and teach subjects across the curriculum.” CD ONLY - ONE, TWO, WHAT CAN I DO? Add music to every part of your day with this collection of fun songs. 43 tracks—12 songs and 31 instrumentals—written and performed by Debbie Clement. Lyric book included. 2 CDs, 150 min. #540542-Q $19.95 PUB LISHEDBY R E DLEAF P R E SS