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202  index COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL marble painting, 43–44 monoprinting, 51, 70 paint recipes, 186–87 rollers and rubber brayers, 38, 47, 61, 65, 70 spin art, 49 splatter painting, 38–39, 45–46, 70 spray painting, 47–48 still lifes, 52, 53 tape resist, 45 tire painting, 49 tissue paper painting, 120–23 paints, types of, 41, 44 pancakes, making, 148 pancake sculptures, 63 Papa, Please Get the Moon for Me (Carle), 119 paper, types of, 73–75 papier-mâché, 58, 185 parachute songs and games, 128 “Patty Cake,” 194 “Peanut Butter and Jelly,” 194 personal space during circle time, 113 providing for children, 23, 110 sensory tables, 104, 110 swinging sticks, 98 pets, songs about, 118, 193 photographs of block structures, 138 by children, 68 of children’s art, 66, 67, 68 as documentation, 13, 16–17 of nature exploration, 97, 98 on social blocks, 25 picture books, 119, 120–21 pies, making, 149 pizzas, making, 147 plans curriculum planning, 5–6 development of by children, 36 weekly curriculum planning examples, 171–84 weekly curriculum planning template, 169–70 plants and gardening gardens, 85–86 houseplants, 83 projects and experiments, 86 starting seeds, 83–84, 86 play. See dramatic play playdough alternative use of, 29, 30 compared to clay, 55 cutting, 64 recipes, 185 as sensory material, 105, 106 ponds, visiting, 95–98 portfolios, artwork, 68–69 positive language examples of, 23 social scripts, 27–29 poster board, 74 pretend play. See dramatic play program evaluation. See evaluation and reflection props for circle time songs, 119 dramatic play, 132–34, 135 puffy paint recipes, 187 “Punchinello,” 127 Q quiet bags, 33–34 quiet time, 32–34 R “Rain, Rain, Go Away,” 195 rainbow stew recipe, 186 rainy weather, outdoor activities and, 101–2 reading. See literacy activities recording methods, 13–14 See also documentation recycled materials, 40, 47 Red Light, Green Light game, 125 reflection. See evaluation and reflection relationships, building during circle time, 112 with families, 5–6, 26 need for respect, 26–27, 142–43 social blocks, 25 terminology for addressing children, 29 timid children, 25–26 respect for children’s artwork, 69–70 in relationships with children, 26–27, 142–43 restaurants dramatic play, 131, 132 food curriculum units, 6, 151 rest time, 32–34 rhymes, teaching about, 7, 152 See also nursery rhymes “Ring around the Rosie,” 125, 128 “Rock-a-Bye, Baby,” 191 roller painting, 38, 47, 61, 65, 70 COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL