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-N $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-N $14.95 A SHOW OF HANDS Using Puppets with Young Children Ingrid M. Crepeau & M. Ann Richards Use puppets to support emergent literacy skills, introduce children’s literature, and assist in lesson-plan development. Instructions are included for designing, constructing, and purchasing puppets. Softbound, 232 pgs. #312401-N $24.95 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-N $114.95 THE OUTDOOR PLAYSPACE NATURALLY For Children Birth to Five Years Sue Elliott, editor Challenge your perceptions about early childhood outdoor playspaces. Photographs, case studies, and chapters fi lled with helpful insight illustrate and inspire the transformation of generic and synthetic playspaces into those that are natural, dynamic, and engaging. Softbound, 224 pgs. #138271-N $89.95 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-N $32.95 PUB LISHEDBY R E DLEAF P R E SS PUB LISHEDBY R E DLEAF P R E SS CD- ROMCD - ROM 50 PUB LISHEDBY R E DLEAF P R E SS