Guide children to higher-level play
Incorporate standards into and enhance the
depth and richness of play to benefit children’s
early learning. This resource aligns with the
developmentally appropriate play guidelines
from the National Association for the
Education of Young Children. Age focus: 3–6.
Softbound, 240 pgs.
Key principles, video clips,
and play stories
Explore the levels of children’s play
and teachers’ roles. Video clips,
narratives from Gaye Gronlund,
reflection questions, printable
materials, and resources are
Developmentally Appropriate Play Stories
ROM An excellent introduction to the
This program clearly illustrates the
belief that social interaction is necessary
for learning. DVD, 26 min.
Play 708101-W $114.95
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R Developmentally Appropriate Play
PUB Real footage of children at play
LEAF Watch Mildred Parten’s stages of play
and connect each to the learning styles
of children at different ages. DVD,
Growing through Play
30 min., and guide, 20 pgs.
Rich, high-level play experiences
support children’s early learning
NEW! An essential
planning resource for
families S H E D BY
techniques help you create
a cycle of planning and
observation and use a play-
based curriculum to help
young children thrive in
your classroom. Age focus:
3–6. Softbound, 248 pgs.
LEAF Call 800-423-8309 to Order
LI S H E D BY
ESS Planning for Play, Observation, and
Learning in Preschool and Kindergarten
Developmentally Appropriate Play Set
Available October, 2012.
PR Save when you buy the book
and pack of 25 booklets
play and how
12 pgs. each.
Why Children Play