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204  index COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL teachers addressing children’s needs, 3 advice for, 157–65 art projects, role in, 35–36 attitudes about nature experiences, 80–81 block and building area, role in, 139–40 dramatic play, facilitating, 136 mealtime modeling, 152 science and nature activities, role in, 79–80 sensory tables, facilitation tips, 104 writing, facilitating, 71–72 team teaching, 9–10 “Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear,” 127 tempera paints, 41, 44 “Ten in the Bed,” 31 “There Was a Little Turtle,” 192 “This Is the Way,” 128 “This Is the Way We Put on Our Mittens,” 195 “This Is the Way We Use Our Tools,” 191 “This Little Piggy,” 190 three bears’ beds sculptures, 61 “Three Little Kittens,” 194–95 “Three Little Pigs,” 6, 119 timid children, 25–26 tire painting, 49 tissue paper painting, 120–23 Today Is Monday (Carle), 120 “Tooty-Ta,” 126 toys block and building areas, 137–38 comfort items, 12, 33, 112 dramatic play props, 132–34, 135 at sensory tables, 105 See also materials train songs, 118, 189, 196 transitions evaluating, 14 group mealtimes, 150 managing, 30–32 planning for, 10–12 songs, 31–32, 115–18 welcome to school planning example, 183–84 trees, log hotels, 98 trust, building, 12, 26–27, 142–43 turn taking, social scripts for, 27, 28 “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star,” 32, 46, 112, 189 “Two Little Blackbirds,” 31 V Very Busy Spider, The (Carle), 119 Very Hungry Caterpillar, The (Carle), 119, 120 Very Quiet Cricket, The (Carle), 120 video documentation, 16–17 W Waddell, Martin, 119 Watch Out! A Giant! (Carle), 121 “Way Up High in the Apple Tree,” 191 weather planning for, 99–102 songs about, 118, 195, 196 weekly curriculum planning sheet blank form, 169–70 examples, 171–84 welcome songs, 115–18 welcome to school planning example, 183–84 “We’re Going to Kentucky,” 128, 192 “What Shape Is This?,” 196 What Time Is It, Mr. Bear? game, 125 “Wheels on the Bus, The,” 127, 189 “Where, Oh Where Did My New Mittens Go?,” 195 “Where, Oh Where Have the Children Gone?,” 128 “Where Is Thumbkin?,” 190 whiteboards, 75 “Who Are the People in Your Family?,” 191 Williams, Susanne, 15 window paint recipe, 187 winter songs, 118, 195 wood sculptures, 63–64 writing activities facilitating, 71–72 importance of, 71, 77 matkerials, 73–76 Y yes, saying to children, 8–9 yoga, 129 Z zoo trips, 154 COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL