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200  index COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL Freeze Dance, 125 I Spy, 31, 152 with parachutes, 128 Red Light, Green Light, 125 Simon Says, 127 What Time Is It, Mr. Bear?, 125 gardening activities, 85–86 gender roles, in dramatic play, 134 giant pancakes, 63 Gingerbread Baby (Brett), 60, 119 gingerbread house sculpture, 60 goals, development of by children, 36 “Goldilocks and the Three Bears” curriculum planning sheet example, 177–78 curriculum units, 6, 119 three bears’ beds sculptures, 61 good-byes, facilitating, 12, 29 “Good Morning Song,” 115 “Good Night, Babies,” 191 goop recipe, 186 gradual entry schedules, 11–12 graham cracker bananas, 146–47 grass heads project, 86, 187 “Gray Squirrel,” 193 gross-motor activities, 124–29 guest speakers, 155–56 I Spy game, 31, 152 “It’s Raining, It’s Pouring,” 196 “Itsy-Bitsy Spider, The,” 190 “I’ve Got Two Warm Mittens,” 195 “I Wanna Be a Butterfly,” 192 “I Wanna Be a Frog,” 192 “I Wish I Were a Little Hunk of Mud,” 194 J “Johnny Whoops,” 116 journals, keeping. See documentation “Jump (and Now Sit Back Down),” 127 “Jump, Jim Joe,” 126–27 K “Kiss the Baby Good Night,” 191 L hand washing, 90, 93, 148 “Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes,” 124, 189 “Here Today,” 117 high-energy children, strategies for, 20–23 HighScope curriculum, 9 “Hokey Pokey,” 125 home visits, 10 hot weather, tips for, 100 houseplants, 83 house sculptures, 59, 60 language addressing children, 29 encouraging inquiry, 79–80 social scripts, 27–29 teachers’ use of, 15, 23 language development mealtimes and, 151 sensory tables and, 103 social blocks, use of, 25 timid children, 26 “Let’s Go to the Grocery Store,” 194 literacy activities circle time, 119–21 curriculum units, examples, 6–7 weekly curriculum planning sheet examples, 177–78, 179–80, 181–82 “Little Cabin in the Woods,” 32 “Little Red Box,” 116 Log Hotel (Schreiber), 98 “Love, Love, Love Your Pets,” 193 I M ice cube painting, 38, 50–51 “If You’re Happy and You Know It,” 126 “If You’re Ready and You Know It,” 32 “I Looked through My Window,” 116 “I’m a Little Chickie,” 192 Infant/Toddler Environmental Rating Scale, Revised, 12 ink stamping, 75 Innovations curriculum, 9 inquiry, encouraging, 79–80 insects, observing, 87–89, 92–93 instant pudding and gelatin, 146 “Make New Friends but Keep the Old,” 190 marble painting, 43–44 “Mary Wore Her Red Dress,” 116 masking tape, 76 materials block and building areas, 137–38 collage projects, 54, 120–21 comfort items, 12, 33, 112 dramatic play areas, 132, 135 evaluating, 15 for high-energy children, 20–22 H COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL