C u rr ic u lum /A c t iv it ie s - P la y Facilitate High-Level Play Experiences PLAY The Pathway from Theory to Practice Sandra Heidemann & Deborah Hewitt Help children build cooperative play skills and develop social competence. This revised edition of Pathways to Play contains a checklist to identify where children are having problems, activity ideas to encourage play skills, specifi c teaching strategies, assessment options, and an examination of how play theory translates into practice. Age focus: 1–5. Softbound, 304 pgs. #326801-Q $29.95 THE POWER OF PLAY Learning What Comes Naturally David Elkind, PhD Restore play’s respected place in children’s lives, at home, at school, and in the larger community. Unscheduled, imaginative play goes far in preparing children for academic and social success. Expert analysis of research and powerful situational examples show that play is essential in fostering healthy mental and social development. Softbound, 256 pgs. #211107-Q $14.95 PLAY A Vygotskian Approach Elena Bodrova, PhD, & Deborah J. Leong, PhD An excellent introduction to Vygotskian theory, this program clearly illustrates the belief that social interaction is necessary for learning. Through play with others, children can move from what they know to what they can learn. Many examples of shared play, coaching, modeling, and thoughtful comments to extend play are included. DVD, 26 min. #708101-Q $114.95 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 DEVELOPMENTALLY APPROPRIATE PLAY Guiding Young Children to a Higher Level Gaye Gronlund Enhance the depth and richness of young children’s play to benefi t their early learning. Aligned with the new Developmentally Appropriate Play guidelines from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), this resource provides information on planning and facilitating purposeful play, incorporating standards into play, and strategies to help children reach higher levels of play. Age focus: 3–6. Softbound, 240 pgs. #540375-Q $32.95 PUB LISHEDBY R E DLEAF P R E SS PUB LISHEDBY R E DLEAF P R E SS CD- ROMCD - ROM 50 #722101-Q $29.95 COME AND PLAY Sensory-Integration Strategies for Children with Play Challenges Aerial Cross Play is necessary for children to learn and developmentally thrive. For this reason, early intervention is vital in addressing and redirecting play challenges that may appear in young children. Come and Play addresses fi ve common play challenges—dabbling during play, roaming during play, feeling anxious during play, detaching during play, or being rejected during play—and provides key intervention guidelines and sample play plans for each challenge. Throughout this book, you will also fi nd sensory integration tips and activities to promote positive and productive play. Age focus: 1–8. Softbound, 224 pgs. for Children with Play Challenges PUB LISHEDBY R E DLEAF P R E SS Also See: The Outdoor Playspace Naturally (PAGE 33)