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TABLE OF CONTENTS New from Redleaf Press ............................... 2 Leadership/Professional Development ....... 9 Child Development .....................................22 Behavior/Guidance .....................................28 Special Needs ..............................................30 Environments...............................................32 Outdoor Learning ....................................... 34 Biting & Potty Training................................36 Infants & Toddlers .......................................36 Order Form ................................................40 Transitions ................................................... 41 Children’s Books .........................................42 Literacy ........................................................45 Working with Parents.................................46 Redleaf Quick Guides ................................. 47 2 Health & Wellness....................................... 47 ELL & ASL ....................................................50 Music & Movement .....................................50 Allergies .......................................................52 Nutrition......................................................52 Diversity.......................................................54 Play ...............................................................55 Science ......................................................... 57 Art................................................................58 Math .............................................................59 Family Child Care ........................................60 Index ............................................................ 67 Reggio ..........................................................70 Curriculum/Strategies ................................72 School-Age Resources ................................75 4 EASY WAYS TO ORDER 1 ONLINE at www.RedleafPress.org 2 PHONE: 8AM – 5PM CT Toll-Free 800-423-8309 Outside the U.S.: 651-641-0508 3 FAX: Toll-Free 800-641-0115 Outside the U.S.: 651-641-0115 4 MAIL: See order form on page 40 Connect with us! 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This second edition aligns each skill with early learning standards and addresses cultural awareness. Age focus: 3–5. Softbound, 336 pgs. Work with and prevent children’s difficult behaviors. A trainer’s guide includes activities, handouts, and excerpts from Challenging Behavior in Young Children. Age focus: 2–8. 2 DVDs, 120 min. Partner with families Facing the Challenge #159601 $149.95 CD- ROM A poignant look at stress Explore the causes and effects of stress in very young children. Age focus: 1–2. DVD, 57 min. S H E D BY CD- R O M ESS LI Life at 1: Stress and Its Impact #676327 $169.95 R ED PR PUB Help families learn about essential social and emotional skills. Explanations and examples of each skill are provided, as well as suggestions that families can use to help children develop those skills. Age focus: The Six Life Skills 3–5. Pack of Children Need 25 booklets, #542225 $24.95 12 pgs. each. LEAF Create a positive classroom environment Respond to disruptive behaviors with proven techniques. A trainer’s guide includes printable handouts, resources, and more. DVD, 23 min. Bilingual English/Spanish. Closed-Captioned. 28 LEAF The Kindness Curriculum, Second Edition #541242 $24.95 Beyond Behavior Management, Second Edition #540733 $34.95 LI PR PUB Focus on positive character development in the early years and build prosocial values to help prevent bullying before it starts. Classroom and at-home activities help young children develop compassion for others in a peaceful, supportive learning environment. Age focus: 3–5. Softbound, 176 pgs. Highly Successful Strategies to Guide Young Children’s Behavior #835001 $89.95 Concept Clips Seven concept clips and a trainer’s guide are included. #835002 $89.95 CD- ROM CD- ROM BEHAVIOR/GUIDANCE Shop Online at www.RedleafPress.org NEW! Uncover strategies to address and overcome common challenges in group play Includes one copy each of When Play Isn’t Fun and When Play Isn’t Easy. LI S H E D BY ESS When Play Isn’t Fun #543055 $12.95 ED R NEW! When Play Isn’t Fun/Easy Set PR Save more than $5 when you buy both workbooks PUB Play can be fun, but sometimes it can be challenging for children. Conflicts can erupt over sharing toys or taking turns, and some children might feel left out. Children might be unengaged in dramatic play, or they might play aggressively with others. With your support and guidance, children can learn how to engage in productive play, resolve struggles, and enjoy group play. This workbook outlines strategies to create an engaging play environment, provides information to help you understand skill development, and suggests ways you can encourage children’s growth through rich play. Use it to thoughtfully respond to play challenges in a way that can open up opportunities for children. Age focus: 3–5. Softbound, 88 pgs. LEAF #543147 $19.95 S H E D BY ED PR ESS LI R When Play Isn’t Easy #543079 $12.95 PUB NEW! Support children who are struggling to enter and sustain play LEAF Play is key to young children’s development and one of the most influential ways they learn. Sometimes, though, play isn’t easy for children. They may find it hard to fit in, get along, or collaborate with peers. This interactive workbook encourages thought, reflection, and discussion as you carefully observe play, identify where children’s strengths and struggles are, and offer strategies to improve their play skills. It provides a detailed look at the Play Checklist introduced in the authors’ book Play: The Pathway from Theory to Practice, and an exploration of how play connects to early learning standards. Use this workbook to deepen your understanding of how developmental challenges affect children’s play skills—and make play an easier, more enjoyable experience for all children. Age focus: 3–5. Softbound, 88 pgs. Understand, prevent, and respond effectively to challenging behavior Use these numerous practical tips to teach caregivers how to respond to children’s needs and help them know what is expected. New material on inclusion, autism, culture, and dual- language learning is Challenging Behavior included. Age focus: in Young Children, 2–8. Softbound, Third Edition 343 pgs. #159128 $49.95 NEW! Children with special needs benefit from inclusion in the classroom With changes to curriculum and teaching methods, an environment of inclusion in educational settings can be created. Using international case studies, models, approaches and projects on diversity and inclusion, this book provides the framework for creating an effective implementation of an inclusive program. Educators, school management, policy makers, and parents will all find this book useful for understanding inclusive education and how to make it happen in their program. Hardcover, 260 pgs. Diversity, Special Needs and Inclusion in Early Education #500292 $39.95 29 BEHAVIOR/GUIDANCE Call 800-423-8309 to Order 75+ classroom activities to support fragile children (E-book #543307 $19.95) Explore anger and how young children can gradually learn the self-control necessary to manage it. A facilitator’s guide, handout masters, video components, DVD, and supplemental materials are included with the three-hour training. Age focus: 3–5. DVD and 3-ring binder. Facilitator’s Guide #150231 $164.95 Book + CD- ROM S H E D BY PR ED LEAF See how this book is helping children in Syria on the Redleaf Press blog: Facilitator’s Guide #137201 $164.95 Book + www.redleafpressblog.org/2015/06/03/one-books-journey-to-syria/ CD- ROM Strategies for children with play challenges SPECIAL NEEDS (E-book #541778 $29.95) S H E D BY ESS LI ED R Come and Play #722101 $29.95 PR LEAF PUB PR ED (E-book #541808 $39.95) 30 S H E D BY ESS LI R Including One, Including All #327901 $39.95 PUB Strengthen all children with relationship- based inclusion Learn about relationship- based inclusion and the classroom practices that support children with behavioral, emotional, social, and learning challenges. Case studies, ideas to collaborate with families, and strategies to increase the quality of education for all children are included. Age focus: 3–5. Softbound, 264 pgs. Use discipline as an opportunity to teach rather than punish This three-hour workshop includes a facilitator’s guide, video segments, handout masters, and supplemental materials. Age focus: 3–5. DVD and 3-ring binder. ESS LI R Making It Better, Second Edition #541600 $19.95 PUB Speaking to the concept of “trauma-informed” early childhood education, this book responds to the learning and behavioral needs of children who have experienced traumatic events or toxic stress. Over 75 empowering and healing activities plus information to help understand the impact of children’s disrupted attachments and early insecurites, as well as strategies to help children build resilience. Age focus: 3–8. Softbound, 200 pgs. Help your staff members teach children about self-control LEAF Address and redirect five common play challenges—dabbling during play, roaming during play, feeling anxious during play, detaching during play, or being rejected during play. Purposeful activities to enhance curriculum, sensory integration play tips, key intervention guidelines, and sample play plans are provided. Age focus: 1–8. Softbound, 224 pgs. SPECIAL NEEDS Shop Online at www.RedleafPress.org NEW! Connect with children who need special help You know what it’s like to spend time with youngsters who are particularly puzzling or hard to help. Make sense of what is going on for such children and use that understanding to promote growth and mastery. Written for child care center staff, family child care providers, preschool teachers, and pre-service teachers, this book is useful for any reader who wants to reach the most troubling children in his or her care. Age focus: 3-6. Softbound, 320 pgs. 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This handbook includes theory-based, practice- driven strategies and curriculum suggestions to help children move forward and live full lives. Age focus: 1–12. Softbound, 180 pgs. Deployment #150251 $24.95 (E-book #540573 $24.95) LI S H E D BY ED R Hundreds of strategies and tips to guide common behavioral disorders and learning disabilities. How to Handle Hard-to- Age focus: 2–5. Softbound, Handle Preschoolers 136 pgs. #970037 $24.95 (E-book #542522 $34.95) ESS LEAF LEAF PR ED (E-book #541846 $29.95) S H E D BY ED PUB ESS S H E D BY PR PUB LI R Ants in Their Pants #327001 $29.95 Extra busy children—children who must move to learn—are constantly in motion, driven by insatiable curiosity, and require tactile experiences throughout the day. This book provides successful techniques and out-of-the-box ideas to give the best support to active learners so that they can excel in their learning environments. Age focus: 3–6. Softbound, 160 pgs. LI R Redirect excess energy in positive ways Challenging Exceptionally Bright Children in Early Childhood Classrooms #541167 $34.95 PUB (E-book #542737 $34.95) LEAF 31 ENVIRONMENTS Call 800-423-8309 to Order Evaluate the adequacy of your setting Items include space, care routines, language, reasoning skills, and more. Age focus: 0–2. Spiral, 80 pgs. Third Edition of the Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale The latest version of the internationally recognized Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale, ECERS-3, focuses on the full range of needs of preschool- and kindergarten- aged children. This comprehensive assessment tool measures both environmental provisions and teacher-child interactions that affect the broad developmental needs of young children. Age focus: 3–5. Spiral-bound, 104 pgs. Infant/Toddler Environment Rating Scale, Revised #123901 $23.95 Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale, Third Edition #755709 $23.95 Learn how to use the ITERS-R Learn how to use the ECERS-R This training package contains a DVD, 4-page instructor’s guide, and 16-page participant workbook. DVD, 35 min. This training package contains a DVD, 4-page instructor’s guide, and 16- page participant workbook. DVD, 35 min. Additional Workbooks Book + Additional Workbooks Observations for the Book + ITERS-R #539201 $67.95 Each participant needs a personal copy. #539101 $3.95 CD- ROM Also see FCCERS, on page 66. CD- Observationfor the ECERS-R ROM #539401 $67.95 Each participant needs a personal copy. #538901 $3.95 Four curricular subscales and planning notes Use alongside the ECERS-R to get a more complete picture of what a high-quality early childhood education program looks like. ECERS-E extends the scales and provides Early Childhood Environment additional insights into literacy, mathematics, science, Rating Scale, Extension #751503 $23.95 environment, and diversity. Softbound, 72 pgs. NEW! Assess the quality of your after-school program School-Age Care Environment Rating Scale #755099 $23.95 32 This updated edition includes 47 items to evaluate the quality of your after-school program. Improved scoring and assessment in areas such as space and furnishings, health and safety, activities, program structure, staff development, and more. ENVIRONMENTS Shop Online at www.RedleafPress.org R ED R Book + ESS Create a school-age program filled with stimulating experiences Colorful photographs, ideas reflecting the authors’ visits to a variety of programs, and worksheets provide inspiration and guidance as you plan a dynamic environment where children will enjoy spending their time. Whether your program operates before or after school, on non-school days, during the summer, or overnight, this book will help you think about your work and space in new ways. Age focus: Great Afterschool Programs 5–12. Softbound, and Spaces That Wow! 240 pgs. #541228 $44.95 LI S H E D BY ED R ESS S H E D BY Blending architectural design information with theory-based content, this book explains the foundations of early childhood environments. Colorful photographs of intentionally designed spaces will inspire you as you dream, plan, build, and revamp settings that are both developmentally appropriate and aesthetically pleasing. Softbound, 120 pgs. ESS LEAF A DVD with on-site vignettes highlights age-specific learning environments. The corresponding book guides you through the research behind teaching methods. Age focus: 0–5. 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Hundreds of all-new colorful photographs of real early learning settings are included, and you’ll find a multitude of simple and practical concepts for creative indoor and outdoor spaces and learning materials. Age focus: 3–5. Softbound, 304 pgs. PUB Shape welcoming spaces where children can learn and grow LEAF (E-book #542546 $44.95) CD- ROM 33 OUTDOOR LEARNING Call 800-423-8309 to Order Learn with nature year round Children and the outdoors… naturally! ESS PUB Help families understand the value of children’s connections with the natural world with this educational booklet. Pack of 25 booklets, 12 pgs. each. 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LEAF Connect children’s learning to the natural world S H E D BY ESS LI ED R Gardening with Young Children #541570 $25.95 PR LEAF PUB ESS S H E D BY ED R (E-book #541860 $29.95) LI PR Nature Sparks #540412 $29.95 PUB Extend your classroom outdoors, and you will quickly see how nature enhances the learning process in all academic areas, for all children. This book is filled with countless nature-oriented activities and tips to spark learning. Age focus: 3–6. Softbound, 144 pgs. LEAF (E-book #543130 $25.95) Inspire children to explore Help young scientists learn about the complex ecosystems around them. Explore nature with dozens of fun projects including keeping a journal, conducting field experiments, and examining the world with all five senses. Age focus: 8–12. Hardcover, 120 pgs. Kids Guide to Exploring Nature #538884 $16.95 34 Grow young minds with engaging gardening projects This book explains how a gardening curriculum supports learning and development across all domains and provides helpful suggestions for planting and caring for a garden suited to your unique setting. More than 60 hands-on learning activities, colorful photographs, and classroom stories are included. Age focus: 0–8. Softbound, 256 pgs. OUTDOOR LEARNING Shop Online at www.RedleafPress.org Create an outdoor learning program More than 100 activities to help children learn about and care for the earth There are many ways outdoor spaces can be transformed into fully functioning classrooms where children explore, experiment, and spend quality time in nature. Chapters examine the role of the outdoor classroom, working with children outdoors, getting support from stakeholders, getting started, evaluating the outdoor environment, program and implementation strategies, and more. Loaded with colorful photographs of creative and practical spaces, this book promotes the idea that if you can do it indoors, you can probably do it outside as well. Age focus: 0–6. Softbound, 224 pgs. Learn about common and important environmental issues and how to present them to children in developmentally appropriate ways. Using experience and play you will excite children, engage families, and encourage your community to be stewards of a greener earth. Age focus: 3–8. Softbound, 272 pgs. S H E D BY Cultivating Outdoor Classrooms #540252 $49.95 ESS S H E D BY ED R (E-book #544205 $49.95) LI PR LEAF PUB R ED (E-book #542034 $29.95) ESS LI PR PUB Early Childhood Activities for a Greener Earth #541198 $29.95 LEAF PLAY, LEARNING, AND DEVELOPMENT The outdoors provides rich brain- building opportunities that promote development in young children. These programs demonstrate why outdoor playtime is essential to children’s learning, including their physical, social and emotional, and cognitive development. Save almost $40 when you buy the set Includes Babies Outdoors, Toddlers Outdoors and Two Year Olds Outdoors. Play, Learning, and Development Set #405791 $379.95 Babies Outdoors Watch babies enjoy the many brain- and sense- building opportunities the outdoors provides. CD-ROM, 53 min., and softbound book, 58 pgs. #405792 $139.95 Book + CD- ROM Toddlers Outdoors Follow along as toddlers develop physically, emotionally, socially, and cognitively as they explore and move around outdoors. CD- ROM, 65 min., and softbound book, 48 pgs. #405793 $139.95 Book + CD- ROM Two Year Olds Outdoors See the ways two-year- olds interact with natural materials and how outdoor time affects their language, imagination, and social skills. CD-ROM, 63 min., and softbound book, 60 pgs. #405794 $139.95 Book + CD- ROM 35 BITING & POTTY TRAINING Call 800-423-8309 to Order Successful potty training strategies Approach biting in ways that work effectively for everyone involved. This book includes technique- building advice and an in-depth look at the developmental, emotional, and environmental causes of biting. Age focus: 1–3. Softbound, 104 pgs. Learn about child readiness, effective routines in group care, bathroom design and equipment, and more. Age focus: 2–3. Softbound, 80 pgs. ED PR ESS S H E D BY LEAF (E-book #541822 $12.95) ESS S H E D B Y ED PR PUB LI R No Biting, Second Edition #129701 $15.95 LI R Good Going! #125401 $12.95 PUB Understand why toddlers bite LEAF (E-book #541839 $15.95) Partner with families S H E D B Y ESS LI ED R Why Children Bite #120041 $24.95 S H E D BY ESS L I ED PR PUB Good Going! 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(E-book #542003 $15.95) S H E D BY ESS Babies in the Rain #120031 $15.95 LI ED PR More to Do While I’m Two #543000 $12.95 CD- ROM R My First Year: Making Connections with Infants #542997 $12.95 Spend quality time with infants and toddlers P UB See the popular Brain Insights from Redleaf Press on page 22. LEAF INFANTS & TODDLERS ESS S H E D BY R ED PR PUB (E-book #542461 $29.95) LI LEAF Use the Project Approach to engage toddlers and twos S H E D BY ESS LI ED R From Handprints to Hypotheses #541235 $29.95 Infant and Toddler Experiences #126001 $29.95 This book describes a process of learning that involves repeated (E-book #543390 $29.95) interaction and exploration of a caring environment, which builds trust between children and you. Each experience offers children the chance to choose their own approaches to tasks that promote their development. Age focus: 0–2. Softbound, 272 pgs. PR More than 50 experiences to make the most of your interactions with infants and toddlers PUB Shop Online at www.RedleafPress.org LEAF Learn how to engage very young children’s interests with a project-based curriculum. This book outlines basic goals and guidelines as you set up your space, select materials, develop curriculum, and incorporate hands-on learning projects. Age focus: 1–3. Softbound, 152 pgs. 50 more creative suggestions to strengthen your bond with infants and toddlers S H E D BY ESS LI ED PR More Infant and Toddler Experiences #126101 $29.95 R This captivating program looks at toddler development and recommends caregiver practices. DVD, 22 min. Closed- Captioned. PUB Training for caregivers LEAF Meant to last a lifetime—rather than simply to pass the time—all of these strategies and experiences are supported by current understanding of infant and toddler development. Age focus: 0–2. Softbound, 192 pgs. Save almost $10 when you buy both books Includes one copy each of Infant and Toddler Experiences and More Infant and Toddler Experiences. Time with Toddlers #320011 $64.95 CD- ROM Infant and Toddler Experiences Set #127701 $49.95 37 INFANTS & TODDLERS Call 800-423-8309 to Order A comprehensive curriculum for two- and three-year-olds Working with two- and three-year-olds is an important job, one that will influence children’s lifelong learning. With strategies to plan a developmentally appropriate program, build positive relationships with young children, and support learning in all areas, this is a classroom essential. It is also packed with creative activity ideas and colorful photographs. Age focus: 2–3. Softbound, 216 pgs. 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LI S H E D BY Save more than $2 when you buy the set 60+ songs to glide through daily transitions Easy Songs for Smooth Transitions in the Classroom #414401 $24.95 LI PR Transitions with Infants and Toddlers #544175 $12.95 R Transitions are an important part of your day with young children. Yet it can be challenging to make transitions smooth and developmentally appropriate. Like the popular Brain Insights cards, these all- new card sets provide fun-filled activities that children love while supporting brain development. There are two sets—transition activities for infants and toddlers and transition activities for preschoolers. Each laminated card set has 40 interactive, age- appropriate transition ideas and the brain insight to help explain the importance. The cards are easy to use and convenient to carry on the go. Age focus: 1–5. Each set contains 40 laminated cards on a ring. PUB NEW! Quick and easy ideas for happy transitions LEAF Transition Magician Set #414801 $49.95 41 CHILDREN’S BOOKS Call 800-423-8309 to Order ED PR ESS S H E D BY LEAF S H E D BY ESS L I ED PR PUB Noah Chases the Wind #543567 $16.95 R 42 ESS S H E D BY ED LEAF A colorful and magical adventure celebrating the inquisitive nature of all children NEW! Fall in love with Wisteria Jane Say hello to the mostly sweet, but sometimes sour, Wisteria Jane Hummell. Named after her mother’s favorite flower, Wisteria Jane is a spunky girl who sees the world in her own special way. She tells her friends that her favorite color is “rainbow.” She loves jumping in mud puddles and she desperately wants a pet unicorn. In her first adventure, Wisteria Jane learns how to be a thoughtful friend as she hones the skill of being honest without adding the “not so nice” truths she is so tempted to share. Through Wisteria Jane’s experiences, children learn important lessons about honesty, friendship, and people’s feelings. Age focus: 3–8. LI PR When You Just Have to Roar! #543628 $15.95 PUB For one reason or another, Ms. Mya’s classroom is just not clicking. Jamilla is jumping. Masha is making a mess. And Reese is roaring like a lion for no reason at all. Ms. Mya gathers the children together and begins a discussion about classroom expectations. This book is about the ways one teacher helps her students practice managing emotions and behaviors to make everyone happier. Age focus: 3–6. Hardcover, 32 pgs. R L I R Wisteria Jane #544113 $16.95 PUB A fun way to talk about classroom expectations LEAF Noah is different. He is sensitive and perceptive, he asks questions most people would never consider, and he doesn’t stop asking until he knows the “why” of nearly everything. But there’s one question Noah has not been able to answer, “Where does the wind go?” Noah Chases the Wind is a colorful and magical adventure that celebrates the inquisitive nature of all children, as well as the unique characteristics of children on the autism spectrum. Age focus: 3–8. Hardcover, 32 pgs. CHILDREN’S BOOKS Shop Online at www.RedleafPress.org NEW! Promises every child deserves from a teacher In every classroom, there is a person who cares about the way children learn, grow, and feel—you, their teacher! A Teacher’s Promise can help ease fears children might have about joining a new classroom or child care setting. The book can help reassure children about the ways adults will guide and teach them, support them when they make mistakes, lead them to discover and imagine, and help them make friends. Age focus: 3–6. Hardcover, 32 pgs. S H E D BY ED PR ESS LI R A Teacher’s Promise #543604 $15.95 PUB Available August 2015. An imprint of Redleaf Press LEAF EARLY EXPERIENCES SET Charming stories about children in group-care settings Engage children with these high quality picture books featuring loveable characters facing situations that the children you care for each day might experience too. Each book contains a page of information to help connect the stories to children’s experiences, making them great teaching tools. Age focus: 3 and up. Hardcover, 32 pgs. each. Early Experiences Set Sometimes when you’re sad, it can be difficult to imagine ever feeling happy again. #542096 $15.95 Mama’s Gloves Being apart from his mama can be hard, but something unexpected helps Esteban remember that she always comes back. Evette’s Invitation #542102 $15.95 Bree Finds a Friend Snacktime is a great time for Evette and her classmates to discuss something very exciting—her birthday! Bree is digging for worms, but she unearths something even better than she expected—a new friend! #542126 $15.95 #542119 $15.95 ED R The Amazing Erik S H E D BY ESS #548888 $69.95 LI PR Includes one copy each of Mama’s Gloves, Evette’s Invitation, The Amazing Erik, Bree Finds a Friend, Rita and the Firefighters, and All in One Day. PUB Save more than $25 when you buy the series LEAF Rita and the Firefighters The firefighters are busy saving the day. How can Rita join in and play? #542089 $15.95 All in One Day Follow along as an ordinary day in Mr. Walter’s classroom turns into something unexpected. #542072 $15.95 43 CHILDREN’S BOOKS Call 800-423-8309 to Order NEW! Explore baby’s world in English and Spanish Babies will love lifting the flaps in this delightful board book to find out all about themselves. Age focus: 1–3. Four board books, 10 pgs. each. The Eating Well Board Book Set #435600 $24.95 Eating Well #435621 $6.95 R ED LEAF A childhood favorite for 20 years! Looking Good #430473 $6.95 Encourage social acceptance Themes associated with Celebrate the essence of one way we child development and are all special and different from one social harmony. Age focus: another—our skin color! This book 4–8. Hard cover, 32 pgs. offers children a simple and scientific explanation about how our skin color is determined by our ancestors, the sun, and melanin. Filled with photographs that capture the beautiful variety of skin tones, this book frees children from the myths and stereotypes associated with skin color and helps them build positive identities as they accept, understand, and value our rich and diverse world. Unique activity ideas are included to help you The Skin You Live In extend the conversation with children. #958001 $14.95 Age focus: 3 and up. Hardcover, 32 pgs. BEST BEHAVIOR Feeling Great #430480 $6.95 S H E D BY ESS LI PR PUB All the Colors We Are, 20th Anniversary Edition #540795 $15.95 On the Go #435638 $6.95 The Way I Feel #711401 $7.95 The Way I Act #734991 $16.95 Vivid, expressive illustrations Illustrations identify character traits Encourage children to understand emotions—both their own and others’. Age focus: 1–3. Board book, 18 pgs. Defines traits in scenarios with which children can identify. Age focus: Preschool–5. Hardcover, 32 pgs. Simple words and delightful full-color illustrations guide children to choose peaceful, positive behavior Age focus: 2 and up. Nine board books, each 24 pgs. Tails Are Not for Pulling #709301 $7.95 Save more than $6 when you buy the complete set NEW! Best Behavior Set #700662 $64.95 Pacifiers Are Not Forever #717901 $7.95 Hands Are Not for Hitting #705501 $7.95 Words Are Not for Hurting #705101 $7.95 Diapers Are Not Forever #700281 $7.95 Feet Are Not for Kicking #705401 $7.95 BEST BEHAVIOR BILINGUAL Voices Are Not for Yelling #425009 $7.95 Germs Are Not for Sharing #708401 $7.95 Teeth Are Not for Biting #705301 $7.95 NEW! Guide children to best behavior in English and Spanish Germs Are Not for Sharing - Bilingual #423692 $7.95 Diapers Are Not Forever - Bilingual #424293 $7.95 44 Best Behavior Bilingual Set #423100 $29.95 Hands Are Not for Hitting - Bilingual #423098 $7.95 Age focus: 2 and up. Four board books, each 24 pgs. Words Are Not for Hurting - Bilingual #423111 $7.95 CHILDREN’S BOOKS Shop Online at www.RedleafPress.org NEW! Positive lessons and colorful illustrations for learning to get along NEW! A guide for children, teachers, and parents Teach children basic social skills for success including sharing, anger management, following rules, conflict resolution, and self- expression. Colorful illustrations of scenarios children can relate to, and tips for caregivers and parents to make positive lessons fun and easy to learn. Bilingual English and Spanish. Softbound, 40 pgs. Save almost $12 when you buy the complete set Learning to Get Along Set Bilingual #719999 $39.95 Share and Take Turns #424743 $12.95 Cool Down and Work Through Anger #424736 $12.95 Know and Follow Rules #424989 $12.95 Thomas feels he can’t escape the bullying, but with some help from friends and adults he start to feel confident in himself. Children learn the importance of kindness to others and how to talk about the issue. Activity pages and information for adults help foster dialogue about ways to stop bullying. Age focus: 5–9. Talk and Work It Out #424972 $12.95 Nobody! #424965 $9.95 LITERACY Literacy handbook and 104 tip cards The Early Literacy Kit #909997 $59.95 Spread the word about school readiness skills with coordinated activities and a concise summary of important early literacy research. Age focus: 0–5. Softbound, 40 pgs. LI S H E D BY ED R Teaching Numeracy, Language, and Literacy with Blocks #316601 $25.95 ESS LEAF Effectively facilitate block play to support learning number, vocabulary, and reading skills. Each chapter includes helpful suggestions to help children develop cognitively, physically, socially, and creatively. Age focus: 3–6. Softbound, 152 pgs. PR PR ED Give preschoolers a strong educational foundation for kindergarten and beyond. Activities, assessment tools, and sound pedagogy will help you identify and shape children’s early learning skills. Age focus: 3–5. Support emerging school- readiness skills with block play PUB S H E D BY ESS LI R Lessons for Literacy #390601 $24.95 PUB A quality assessment program and meaningful literacy activities LEAF Explore the connection between play and early literacy success Literacy in the Preschool Years #135002 $54.95 CD O - M R Discover how pre-literacy skills, when acquired through play, can align with developmental readiness to make learning interesting, fun, and self- initiated. Age focus: 3–5. DVD, 28 min., and study guide, 16 pgs. 45 WORKING WITH PARENTS Call 800-423-8309 to Order ESS Today’s early childhood classroom is more diverse than ever before. You face the challenge of partnering with families of varied cultural, financial, and academic backgrounds and abilities for the common goal of the children’s well-being. Learn to create a welcoming atmosphere to encourage families to participate in their children’s learning community. Engaging families early will impact the young children in your care long after they leave your classroom! Age focus: 3–5. Softbound, 152 pgs. ESS LEAF Explore the reasons and methods for developing ongoing partnerships with families. This book provides the tools and strategies you need to build the communication and support networks within which these partnerships thrive. The interactive, hands-on exercises and practical tools will help you create partnerships and involve families in their child’s care and education. Softbound, 168 pgs. S H E D BY ESS LI ED PR Parent-Friendly Early Learning #535801 $22.95 PUB Learn easy and low-cost activities that families can use at home to help their children develop pre-literacy skills. Watching these programs provides you with tools to create better partnerships with families. Leader’s Guides are included as PDFs on each disc. Two DVDs, 21 min. each. R These tips and strategies will help you improve communication, better understand parents’ perspectives, address their fears, develop and uphold policies, and discuss child development. Detailed scenarios will help you create a climate of partnership and handle any conflicts that do happen. The user-friendly format makes it easy to start with the issues that are most pressing to you. Softbound, 136 pgs. Build a family-centered program Tools to build better family involvement Work with—not just for—families 46 ED LEAF NEW! Strong home-to-school connections are key for success The Welcoming Classroom #594827 $16.95 S H E D BY (E-book #543178 $29.95) PR ED LI PR S H E D BY From Parents to Partners #501401 $29.95 R (E-book #543871 $15.95) LI R Creating a Beautful Mess #543864 $15.95 PUB When children play, it can often create a mess, but what a beautiful mess it is! Creating a Beautiful Mess provides adults with the ten most important play experiences children need and show how they represent a balance that support learning, provide physical activity, encourage creative expression, and promote social and family connections. This is a book that can be enjoyed by early childhood professionals and families alike. Age focus: 3–6. Softbound, 184 pgs. PUB NEW! Give children a gift of ten essential play experiences LEAF Parents as Teaching Partners #801201 $169.95 CD- ROM REDLEAF QUICK GUIDES ESS S H E D BY ED R Go-to handbooks filled with important information to help you take appropriate action in a variety of situations. LI PR REDLEAF QUICK GUIDES PUB Shop Online at www.RedleafPress.org LEAF Save more than $4 when you buy the set Includes Medical Emergencies in Early Childhood Settings (English), Behavioral Challenges in Early Childhood Settings, Recognizing Common Illnesses in Early Childhood Settings, Developmental Milestones of Young Children, and Disaster Planning and Preparedness. Complete Quick Guide Set #150422 $69.95 Recognizing Common Illnesses Developmental Milestones of Young Children Become familiar with the typical physical, social, emotional, language, and cognitive milestones that young children reach and the strategies for observing, recording, and communicating them to families. Age focus: 0–8. Softbound, 80 pgs. Recognize symptoms of children’s illnesses and take appropriate action to maintain your healthy environment. Age focus: 0–8. Softbound, 64 pgs. #183101 $14.95 #168401 $14.95 Behavioral Challenges Bring calm to challenging situations. Learn how to address common behavior issues, such as aggression, defiance, inappropriate language, tantrums, and separation anxiety. Age focus: 0–5. Softbound, 48 pgs. #150161 $14.95 Medical Emergencies Quickly address children’s serious medical situations, including cuts, bites and stings, sudden illness, choking, and allergic reactions, with this essential guide. Age focus: 0–12. Spiral, 62 pgs. Disaster Planning and Preparedness Be prepared for the unexpected and keep children safe. Disaster scenarios included in the book— evacuation, bomb threat, need to take shelter, lockdown, extended shelter, transportation emergencies, and an active shooter. Age focus: 0-12. Softbound, 88 pgs. #544076 $14.95 Emergencias médicas in situ para el cuidado del niño Spanish edition of Medical Emergencies. #182701 $14.95 #150171 $14.95 HEALTH & WELLNESS Examine health and safety standards Stepping Stones, Third Edition #109054 $29.95 Prevent adverse outcomes in your early childhood setting. Learn the policies and protocols for health and safety best practices as set forth from the American Public Health Association and the American Academy of Pediatrics in this third edition of the National Health and Safety Performance Standards. Softbound, 151 pgs. The latest health and safety guidelines Numerous forms, reports, and regulations to develop and evaluate healthy, safe settings. Softbound, 500 pgs. Caring for Our Children, Third Edition #104837 $54.95 47 HEALTH & WELLNESS Call 800-423-8309 to Order Bring your wellness program to life with the companion to Healthy Children, Healthy Lives Printable files include • A Facilitator’s Guide with instructions and script • A Participant Guide • Info-to-Go resource flyers for families and staff members ESS S H E D BY LEAF Evaluate and improve wellness in your program, making it a safe, happy place for each person—child, caregiver, and family member. This resource includes checklists for six components of wellness: nutrition and healthy eating habits; physical activity and fitness; emotional health and resilience; healthy care practices; safety and risk management; and leadership, management, and administration. Provide guidance to improve the overall wellness in your program. Use this tool to contribute to children’s ability to thrive and experience joy in life and learning. Age focus: 0–5. Softbound, 312 pgs. S H E D BY ED PR ESS LI R Integrate wellness throughout your child care program PUB ED R (E-book #542010 $29.95) LI PR PUB Healthy Children, Healthy Lives #540818 $29.95 LEAF CD- ROM Covering topics such as nutrition, physical activity, emotional health, and safety this series will support your successful wellness program. Participants develop an understanding of these topics, determine why they are critical areas of focus in early childhood, and identify some best practices to implement in their classrooms and program. Each CD provides training and resource materials that support Healthy Children, Healthy Lives. Feeling Good: Physical Health CD-ROM, 2 hours. You Are What You Eat: Nutrition and Healthy Eating Habits CD-ROM, 2 hours. #542836 $39.95 Safe and Sound: Safety and Risk Management #542805 $39.95 CD-ROM, 2 hours. Jump Right In: Physical Activity and Fitness CD-ROM, 2 hours. #542843 $39.95 Ignite Your Plan: Leadership CD-ROM, 2 hours. #542812 $39.95 #542850 $39.95 Strong on the Inside: Emotional Health and Resilience CD-ROM, 2 hours. Healthy Children, Healthy Lives: The Wellness Guide for Early Childhood Programs, Overview CD-ROM, 45 min. #542829 $39.95 #542867 $39.95 Save almost $80 when you buy the set Healthy Children, Healthy Lives Training and Resources Set One copy of each CD-ROM (You Are What You Eat, Jump Right In, Strong on the Inside, Feeling Good, Safe and Sound, Ignite Your Plan, and Healthy Children, Healthy Lives Overview). #541648 $199.95 CD- ROM 26 fun and easy yoga poses Teach children yoga poses that stretch the body and imagination. Each pose is introduced in the book, demonstrated on the DVD, and corresponds to a sing-along song. Age focus: 3 and up. CD, 31 tracks, DVD, 29 min., and spiral-bound book, 66 pgs. Bal Yoga for Kids #248267 $39.95 48 Book + CD- ROM HEALTH & WELLNESS Shop Online at www.RedleafPress.org Health information for caregivers and families S H E D B Y ED PR ESS LI R Hip on Health #544014 $21.95 PUB This collection of displayable mini-posters and reproducible one-page information sheets provide accurate content on more than 135 key health, safety, and well-being topics. Age focus: 0–8. Softbound, 288 pgs. LEAF Hip on Health CD-ROM Includes space to add your program’s logo to the documents D- Hip on Health PDF #544021 $21.95 C ROM #544038 $21.95 Teach children the Help children develop good importance of hand washing toothbrushing habits Health information is included for teachers and caregivers. Bilingual English/Spanish. Age focus: 3–8. Softbound, 32 pgs. Bilingual English/Spanish. Age focus: 3–8. Softbound, 32 pgs. Those Mean Nasty Dirty Downright Disgusting but…Invisible Germs/ Esos Desagradables Detestables Sucios Completamente Asquerosos pero…Invisibles Gérmenes Those Icky Sticky Smelly Cavity- Causing but…Invisible Germs/ Esos Sucios Pegajosos Olorosos Causantes de Caries pero… Invisibles Gérmenes #181601 $14.95 #181701 $14.95 LEAF S H E D BY ED R ED LI ESS S H E D BY PR LI R Save almost $15 when you buy the series PUB LEAF ESS R ED PR S H E D BY ESS LI PR PUB Each book provides: • An overview of each topic covered • Suggested interest area materials and supports for creating the learning environment • Learning objectives and vocabulary words • Suggestions for evaluating children’s understanding of the topic • More than 30 classroom activities • Family information and take-home activities Age focus: 3–6. PUB Help children develop lifelong healthy habits with this whole-health curriculum LEAF Growing, Growing Strong Series Includes one copy each of Body Care, Fitness and Nutrition, Safety, Social and Emotional Well-Being, and Community and Environment. #541433 $59.95 Available separately online Save when you buy both books Those Mean Nasty/Icky Sticky Set #182201 $26.95 49 ELL/ASL Call 800-423-8309 to Order ED PR ESS S H E D BY LEAF Twenty ASL illustrations Present the most practical and common ASL signs with this attractive, convenient poster. 18” x 24” laminated poster. Save almost $3 when you buy the set Includes one copy each of Sign to Learn book and Sign through the Day poster. LI S H E D BY Sign through the Day #330801 $12.95 ED R Soyul and Teacher Yvette #441205 $79.95 Use classroom vignettes and child-teacher interactions to present the stages of second language acquisition and strategies for working with dual language learners. Age focus: 3–5. DVD. Facilitator’s Guide on CD- ROM. Closed Captioned. Subtitled in Spanish. 3-20 minute videos. LI ESS Examine the stages of second language acquisition Sign to Learn #413001 $24.95 PR R (E-book #542027 $24.95) LEAF Activities included are lesson plans grouped by themes, and strategies for using American Sign Language (ASL) with children or in multilingual classrooms. Age focus: 0–6. Softbound, 208 pgs. PUB ED ESS S H E D BY PR PUB LI This thoughtful approach helps young children learn English, maintain their home languages, and develop the skills necessary for school readiness and success. Strategies to plan and assess curriculum and communicating with families are included. Age focus: 0–8. Softbound, 208 pgs. R Dual-Language Learners #541013 $24.95 An illustrated guide to integrate ASL into your classroom PUB Support dual- language learners LEAF Sign to Learn Book and Poster Set #416901 $34.95 Four books to help children learn ASL Children can build a basic sign vocabulary by singing familiar nursery rhymes while signing along. Age focus: 0–3. Four board books, 12 pgs. each. Sign and Singalong Book Set #705201 $17.95 CD- ROM MUSIC & MOVEMENT S H E D B Y R ED PR ESS L I LEAF One, Two, What Can I Do? #540405 $39.95 50 L I S H E D BY ESS Dance, Turn, Hop, Learn! #413401 $22.95 ED LEAF 101 rhyming games, chants, songs, and more Quick and easy activities to get kids thinking, laughing, and moving. Age focus: 3 and up. Fingerplays and Rhymes in a Jar #191054 $9.95 PR Build large- and fine-motor skills while supporting emergent skill development the way children learn best—with their bodies! Age focus: 3–6. Softbound, 136 pgs. PUB Fun opportunities to exercise, improve age-appropriate large-motor skills, and develop body awareness and control. Age focus: 3–6. Spiral, 320 pgs., and 2 CDs, 150 min. Enriching movement activities R Book + PUB Playful dance activities and songs MUSIC & MOVEMENT Shop Online at www.RedleafPress.org S H E D BY ESS LI R ED PR PUB Age focus: 1–3. Softbound book, 128 pgs., and CD, 23 tracks. Book + LEAF • An introduction to implementing physical education into your curriculum • A wide variety of movement activities, plus extension ideas and adaptations to use with children who have special needs • Curriculum Connectors that identify each activity’s correlation with content learning areas • Information on how the activities meet early learning standards outlined by NAEYC and AAHPERD • A CD with original music to add joy and energy to the activities 80 movement activities for preschoolers and kindergartners Age focus: 3–6. Softbound book, 160 pgs., and CD, 27 tracks. LI S H E D BY ESS More than 50 movement activities for toddlers Each book contains R ED PR Physical education is a critical part of early learning. Movement experiences exercise the whole body— including the mind—and can help children develop a lifetime desire for health and fitness and success in all areas of academic learning. The Moving & Learning series provides developmentally appropriate activities for toddlers, preschoolers and kindergartners, and early elementary children that are inclusive, active, and fun. PUB Get young children excited to move! Book + LEAF Toddlers Moving & Learning #542676 $24.95 Preschoolers & Kindergartners Moving & Learning #542683 $24.95 (E-book #542706 $24.95) (E-book #542713 $24.95) 100+ movement activities for early elementary children S H E D BY ESS LI R ED PR PUB Age focus: 6–8. Softbound book, 232 pgs., and CD, 28 tracks. Book + LEAF Early Elementary Children Moving & Learning #542690 $24.95 Save more than $9 when you purchase the series Rae Pica’s Moving & Learning Set Includes one copy each of Toddlers Moving & Learning, Preschoolers & Kindergartners Moving & Learning, and Early Elementary Children Moving & Learning. #542669 $64.95 (E-book #542720 $24.95) LI S H E D BY ED R Moving and Learning with Your Child #544137 $24.95 ESS Move Bingo for Kids #511014 $39.95 Partner with and educate families with this companion piece to the Moving & Learning series. Pack of 25. PR It’s Bingo with a twist—and toe touches, wall push-ups, and more! This activity features simple stretches and movements selected specifically for young children based on skill level. Age focus: 3–12. 30 laminated game cards and 25 clue cards. Engage families to get up and move with their children PUB Get children moving in a fun and creative way LEAF 51 ALLERGIES/NUTRITION Call 800-423-8309 to Order Connect the science of nutrition to classroom practices Understand MyPlate nutrition Helps children learn better and promote lifelong healthy eating habits. Aligned with MyPlate, each chapter also provides a series of examples that bring nutrition principles to life in early childhood settings, topic suggestions for staff discussions, and sample letters to families. Extensive appendices provide additional information on federal nutrition regulations, preventing food-borne illnesses and more. Age focus: 0–5. Softbound, 192 pgs. S H E D BY ED PR ESS LI R Cooking Is Cool #541587 $19.95 PUB Learn how to include nutritious foods in meals and snacks, determine appropriate portion sizes, encourage physical activity, and more. Age focus: 2–5. DVD, 27 min. Closed- Captioned. LEAF More than 50 heat-free recipes packed with flavor and learning S H E D BY ESS LI R ED PR PUB Rethinking Nutrition #544335 $27.95 LEAF As children read recipes, measure ingredients, and taste each dish, they build math and literacy skills, practice science process skills, and explore different food groups. All of this hands-on learning is possible with these heat-free recipes—no oven, stove, or microwave needed. With your guidance, budding chefs can transform fresh, simple ingredients into tasty snacks, beverages, and entrees. Age focus: 3–12. Softbound, 144 pgs. Nourishing Healthy Preschoolers #406125 $129.95 CD- ROM (E-book #541945 $27.95) Understand and manage food allergies 50 edible activities Teach children about food while improving their math, literacy, and science skills. Age focus: 3–8. Softbound, 102 pgs. 52 Snacktivities! #520801 $9.95 This training course includes 36 color-coded food allergy awareness cards, a DVD, and a trainer handbook with a food allergy management training presentation, assessment questions, a certificate of completion, and a food allergy awareness sign for your program. Beyond a Peanut #244223 $59.95 Book + CD- R O M NUTRITION Shop Online at www.RedleafPress.org A complete gardening and nutrition curriculum Includes great recipes like The award-winning Early Sprouts program includes tips for planting a garden, suggestions for involving children’s families, and recipes that children can help prepare. Age focus: 2–6. Softbound, 216 pgs. Broccoli Cheddar Soup S H E D BY ED PR ESS LI R (E-book #541952 $24.95) PUB Early Sprouts #326401 $24.95 LEAF Save almost $10 when you buy both books Includes Early Sprouts and The Early Sprouts Cookbook. Early Sprouts Set #326411 $44.95 S H E D BY ED PR ESS LI R (E-book #541969 $29.95) Chicken Fajitas PUB The Early Sprouts Cookbook #540429 $29.95 LEAF More than 70 delicious recipes anchored by wholesome ingredients Bell Pepper Veggie Burgers Promote healthy eating habits in young children and encourage their participation in preparing the food. Nutrition information, food safety procedures, tips for cooking with children, recipe variations, and colorful photographs are also included. Age focus: 3–6. Softbound, 200 pgs. 50 activities to get children excited about health 50 quick activities to learn about fruits and vegetables Introduce, reinforce, and review lessons on nutrition. Age focus: 3–6. Spiral, 54 pgs. Help children think about healthy produce with these creative and fun five-minute activities. Age focus: 3–18. Spiral, 50 pgs. 5 Minute Nutrition Activities for Preschoolers #120007 $29.95 5 Minute Fruit and Vegetable Activities #120014 $29.95 53 DIVERSITY Call 800-423-8309 to Order More than 100 activities to affirm culture ESS S H E D BY ED PR PUB LI R Celebrate! #172401 $19.95 LEAF 54 Book Only #411501 $24.95 - S C H D E D B Y ROM ED ESS LI PR Start Seeing Book + Diversity #173701 $54.95 R See one community’s effort to create a responsive child care program and learn to recognize and combat bias. DVD, 52 min., and softbound book, 160 pgs. PUB An essential anti-bias resource for trainers and directors LEAF ED LEAF (E-book #540931 $34.95) Instructor’s Guide Enhance and extend learning with chapter summaries, learning objectives, discussion questions, and individual and group activities. PDF only. Guide will be sent to you electronically. LI S H E D BY ESS Roots and Wings Instructor’s Guide #327601 $10.95 ED R Can your classroom celebrate holidays respectfully? Can holidays be fun anymore? Yes and yes! Celebrate! is filled with strategies for exciting holiday activities that are unbiased and developmentally appropriate. Chapters include Developing a Holiday Policy, Selecting Holidays, Addressing Stereotypes and Commercialism, and Evaluating Holiday Activities. The book also tells how you can involve families. Age focus: 3–6. Softbound, 176 pgs. S H E D BY PR An anti-bias guide to enjoying holidays LI R Roots and Wings, Revised Edition #406701 $34.95 ESS LEAF PR R ED PUB S H E D B Y ESS LI PR PUB Lessons from Turtle Island #309301 $29.95 Five cross-cultural themes—children, home, families, community, and the environment—are included in this award- winning curriculum. Related activities develop skills in reading and writing, science, math, make-believe, art, and more. Age focus: 3–8. Softbound, 192 pgs. PUB Roots and Wings presents current anti-bias and culturally relevant issues in educating young children in a clear and organized way. With over 100 activities, practical examples, and staff-training recommendations, the revised edition also includes chapters on bilingual education, culturally responsive teaching, and children and prejudice. Age focus: 3–6. Softbound, 288 pgs. A curriculum that explores Native American topics LEAF NEW! How can we create truly multicultural classrooms? This new, up-to-date edition describes research-based classroom practices to engage children in exploring Teaching and Learning the complexities of race, in a Diverse World economic inequalities, 4th Edition immigration, #756256 $31.95 environmental issues and sustainability, gender and sexual orientation and identities, and abilities and disabilities. It also addresses the challenges of teaching in the context of globalization, pervasive social media, and increased standards and accountability. Age focus: 3-8. Softbound, 240 pgs. PLAY Shop Online at www.RedleafPress.org Help children build cooperative play skills Let children experience the learning power of play—together! LI S H E D BY ESS Let’s All Play #543642 $17.95 ED R NEW! The complete guide to learning and playing with blocks PR LEAF PUB ED R (E-book #541716 $29.95) S H E D BY ESS LI PR Play #326801 $29.95 PUB Identify where children are having problems, find activities to encourage play skills, and examine how play theory translates into practice. Age focus: 1–5. Softbound, 304 pgs. The 40 all-new adventures in this book support children’s social learning and skill development through open-ended group play. These play experiences help children engage with each other and the world around them, and they stimulate and support children’s group interactions and conversations—all of which leads to rich learning. Let’s All Play builds on the early learning principles presented in Jeff A. Johnson and Denita Dinger’s first book together, Let Them Play, and the open-ended learning adventures in their second book, Let’s Play. Age focus: 2–6. Softbound, 184 pgs. LEAF LEAF Let children experience the learning power of play Spark creativity through play Encourage children to become imaginative and inventive thinkers with every day materials from seedpods to felt-tip pens. Age focus: 2–10. Softbound, 120 pgs. Promote purposeful play, trust children as capable and engaged learners, and forgo packaged curriculums. Age focus: 3–6. Softbound, 240 pgs. Children’s Imagination #772232 $29.95 (E-book #541983 $34.95) S H E D BY ESS LI ED PR ED Let Them Play #540535 $34.95 PUB ESS S H E D BY R (E-book #543420 $17.95) LI PR Let’s Play #541273 $17.95 R Full of activities for children to experience the joy of playing with blocks. Clear descriptions provide teachers information on what children are Block Play learning while playing. #592533 $19.95 Each activity considers the ability and interest level of the children, and encourages developmental skills such as problem- solving, math, science, language, and social skills. Block play is a must-have for every early childhood educator. Age focus: 2–6. Softbound, 192 pgs. PUB (E-book #543659 $17.95) LEAF 39 open-ended learning adventures The 39 fresh, fun, and budget- friendly activities (plus more than 225 play variations) are packed with learning to help children develop important skills. They also support your transition to a play-based, child-led (un)curriculum. Age focus: 3–6. Softbound, 224 pgs. 55 PLAY Call 800-423-8309 to Order Enhance the depth and richness of children’s play Developmentally appropriate play is complex, long-lasting, and all-engaging for children. It requires facilitation and guidance, thoughtful planning, and attention to the environment and materials. Follows the new Developmentally Appropriate Practice guidelines from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and includes information to help you: S H E D BY ESS (E-book #541747 $32.95) LI R ED PR PUB Developmentally Appropriate Play #540375 $32.95 LEAF An excellent introduction to the Vygotskian theory Explore the levels of children’s play and teachers’ roles. Video clips, narratives from Gaye Gronlund, reflection questions, printable materials, and resources are included. CD-ROM. S H E D BY ESS LI R ED LEAF ESS PR ED R 56 PUB Partner with families S H E D BY LEAF PR PUB Play - #708101 $114.95 M D R C O Why Children Play #541020 $24.95 L I ESS Practical application 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, 232 pgs. Bring Gaye Gronlund’s expertise to your next training event CD- ROM LEAF An essential planning resource for classroom teachers Age focus: 3–6. Softbound, 240 pgs. Developmentally Appropriate Play Stories #399999 $99.95 S H E D BY ED R (E-book #542508 $29.95) • Identify and plan purposeful play • Guide children to make choices • Interact with children to enhance play • Encourage children into more complex play • Add representation to further enrich play • Incorporate standards into play LI PR PUB Planning for Play, Observation, and Learning in Preschool and Kindergarten #541136 $29.95 As an early childhood professional, you know that play is essential for young children’s learning. With Why Children Play, you can share this important message with families and help them advocate for the best— and most advantageous—play experiences for their children. Pack of 25 booklets, 12 pgs. each. This program clearly illustrates the belief that social interaction is necessary for learning. DVD, 26 min. Real footage of children at play Watch Mildred Parten’s stages of play and connect each to the learning styles of children at different ages. DVD, 30 min., Growing Through and guide, Play 20 pgs. #134901 $49.95 CD- ROM SCIENCE–PRESCHOOL Shop Online at www.RedleafPress.org Help children investigate their world S H E D BY ESS LI R ED PR PUB YOUNG SCIENTIST SERIES LEAF Use this comprehensive, field-tested curriculum to promote children’s innate curiosity. Three subject areas—nature, structures, and water—help you support the early development of important science inquiry skills in preschool children. You will find everything needed to prepare your classrooms, guide children through open and focused science explorations, and observe, assess, and document learning. Discovering Nature with Young Children Building Structures with Young Children From indoor terrarium and planting projects to outdoor animal searches and habitat discussions, this curriculum helps children develop scientific reasoning processes, as well as critical math, language, and literacy skills. Age focus: 3–5. Looking at the science behind exploring, designing, and building structures, this title helps deepen children’s understanding of the physical science present as they build block structures, including concepts such as gravity, stability, and balance. Age focus: 3–5. Teacher’s Guide Teacher’s Guide #407001 $25.95 #409301 $25.95 (E-book #543154 $25.95) (E-book #543215 $25.95) (E-book #543161 $25.95) Trainer’s Set Trainer’s Set Trainer’s Set Softbound, 168 pgs. #415401 $64.95 Softbound, 168 pgs. #410201 $25.95 Guide, softbound, 232 pgs., and DVD, 37 min. Closed-Captioned. 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Save more than $10 when you purchase the Teacher’s Guide Set Includes the Teacher’s Guide and Trainer’s Set. Young Scientist Teacher’s Guide Set The Teacher’s Guide collection (#407001, #409301, #410201). #413201 $65.25 57 SCIENCE Call 800-423-8309 to Order 100+ science activities LEAF Make science exciting for children and nurture their inquisitive nature with these hands-on activities. After each cross-curricular activity is complete, children can eat their work! Age focus: 3–8. Softbound, 264 pgs. S H E D BY ED PR ESS LI R Incredible Edible Science #328001 $29.95 PUB 160+ food-based activities LEAF S H E D BY ED R (E-book #540658 $29.95) LI ESS PR ED (E-book #543499 $29.95) PR S H E D BY These hands-on learning experiences encourage children to explore materials, hypothesize, and make observations. Each activity includes scientific background, a suggested sequence for implementing it, and extension ideas. Age focus: 3–6. Softbound, 320 pgs. PUB Young children love to investigate the natural world, and they love to take photographs. Use digital photography to make each step in the scientific process—from posing a question to showing your findings—concrete and fun for children. Age focus: More Than Magnets 3–5. Softbound, 112 pgs. #402401 $29.95 ESS LI R Picture Science #317601 $29.95 PUB Teach with digital photography LEAF “More Than Magnets is filled with more than a hundred activities that make science an interactive experience for children. Each chapter begins by answering the questions commonly asked by teachers, and then offers a variety of activities for children to explore. Each of the activities is accompanied by a photograph and detailed explanation of how to set up the activity or construct materials. More Than Magnets is ideal for curriculum supplementation, home- schooling, or a parentally assisted leisure time activity.” —Wisconsin Bookwatch See the complete More Than...Series on page 74. (E-book #543253 $29.95) ART Take a child-directed approach to art education Blending theory and research with practical applications, this book discusses important topics and issues related to creative experiences. It includes many art activities and recipes, classroom resources, and tips for implementing an art program and assessing children’s learning. This edition provides more focus on aligning your art program to nationally recognized early learning standards. Age focus: 3–8. Art and Creative Development Softbound, 400 pgs. for Young Children, Eighth Edition #432380 $187.95 58 First Art for Toddlers and Twos, Revised Edition #593998 $19.95 More than 75 open-ended art experiences Designed for toddlers and twos, these art activities support exploration and creativity. Variations, tips, and a chapter on adult- made props are included. Age focus: 1–3. Softbound, 128 pgs. MATH Shop Online at www.RedleafPress.org S H E D BY ED PR ESS LI R Teaching STEM in the Early Years #541211 $39.95 PUB More than 85 hands-on STEM activities LEAF Help children build a strong foundation for STEM learning as they participate in art, music, cooking, and block play experiences, explore the sensory table, go on field trips, and spend time outdoors. Information on assessment and early learning standards is also included. Age focus: 3–7. Softbound, 240 pgs. Standards-based math experiences ED PR ESS S H E D BY LEAF (E-book #543963 $29.95) Engage all children with small group instruction S H E D BY ESS LI ED PR PUB NEW! Easily make math an important part of children’s everyday experiences R Make learning count with more than 120 math activities and games that reflect early learning standards from the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. New activities and favorites from bestselling More Than Counting and More Than Counting, Much More Than Counting Standards Edition are organized by learning #540290 $34.95 standard. Age focus: 3–6. (E-book #541006 $34.95) Softbound, 304 pgs. Designed for meaningful, guided reflection, respond to the needs of specific groups of mathematicians with short, focused math sessions. Grounded in theory and research, Math Exchanges is written for practicing teachers to guide their students towards effective and efficient mathematical understanding. Age focus: Grades K–3 Softbound, 202 pgs. LI R Mathematizing #543956 $29.95 PUB (E-book #542539 $39.95) LEAF Have fun making math concepts more engaging and real for young children through mathematizing! Based on years of research, this approach has helped hundreds of teachers engage children in meaningful and purposeful interactions that have led to increased math, language, and inquiry skills. Immerse children in a process that is designed to develop their understanding of math concepts in real life concepts. Age focus: 3-6. Softbound, 176 pgs. Sharpen children’s math skills daily Math Exchanges #108265 $23.95 Stretch children’s mathematical minds with daily warm-up exercises. Developed as a series of routines designed to help young students internalize and deepen their facility with numbers, help young mathematical thinkers strengthen their problem solving skills. Grades focus: K–3. Softbound, 178 pgs. Number Sense Routines #107909 $22.95 59 FAMILY CHILD CARE Call 800-423-8309 to Order NEW! Comprehensive record-keeping system S H E D B Y LEAF This comprehensive tool will help your tax preparer understand the unique rules that affect your business. Using this resource will increase your confidence in the tax professional who prepares your return, help you identify potential errors before your taxes are filed, and ensure that your tax preparer is claiming all allowable deductions. Once you fill out the worksheets in this book, give it to your tax professional to use as a guide as he or she completes your tax forms. This will help you ensure your business expenses are properly deducted. Softbound, 64 pgs. Available January 2016. ESS PUB 2015 Tax Workbook and Organizer #100815 $17.95 LI S H E D BY ED R 60 LEAF As tax season approaches each year, thousands of family child care providers save time and money using the Tax Workbook and Organizer. The most comprehensive resource available, this book contains up-to-date guidance so you can accurately complete your own tax return and take advantage of all the business deductions that you’re entitled to claim. It also includes new tax laws, tips to help you save money, and tools that will take the guesswork out of doing your taxes. Softbound, 272 pgs. FAMILY CHILD CARE S H E D B Y ED R 2015 Tax Companion #101015 $17.95 LI PR FAMILY CHILD CARE PUB Available January 2016. NEW! The most authoritative family child care tax guide available ESS NEW! Work with your tax preparer to complete your return with accuracy PR ED PR ESS LI R The Redleaf Calendar-Keeper™ 2016 #100016 $17.95 PUB This all-in-one calendar and expense and income tracker includes monthly attendance charts, payment logs, food program tallies, and a tax worksheet that corresponds to particular lines on key tax forms. Using this record- keeping system makes tax time much easier — all of your business-related records are organized in one convenient place. It also includes monthly recipes, learning activities, and wellness tips. Spiral, 100 pgs. LEAF FAMILY CHILD CARE Shop Online at www.RedleafPress.org Make clear agreements with parents Navigate the new CDA process with step-by- step advice LEAF Forms Only (set of 10) #101401 $12.95 Keeping mileage records is a snap PUB Record business trips, repairs, tolls, parking, and other car expenses. Forms are included for one year’s worth of records. Softbound, 48 pgs. ESS LEAF S H E D BY ED PR ESS LI R Business Receipt Book #106101 $14.95 PUB FAMILY CHILD CARE LEAF Improve your records 150 sets (3 books per pack with 50 sets per book) of carbonless duplicate receipt forms. A must for every business! LEAF Put an end to your professional resource file frustration S H E D BY ED R Mileage-Keeper #104101 $3.95 LI PR PUB FAMILY CHILD CARE S H E D BY ED R (E-book #543437 $19.95) LI ESS ED PR ESS S H E D BY R Forms Only (set of 5) #101601 $8.95 LI Major changes were recently made to the CDA Credential process. While the new procedure may seem overwhelming, navigating it doesn’t have to be difficult. This guide has been updated to reflect all of the new material and requirements to help you earn the Credential in a less stressful, more meaningful way. Filled with expert advice, helpful forms, self- studies, exercises, and examples, this manual is a must-have resource as you work toward your The CDA Prep Guide, Third Edition CDA Credential. #542799 $19.95 Softbound, 224 pgs. PR FAMILY CHILD CARE Sharing in the Caring #101301 $9.95 PUB This packet includes five copies of a formal two-part agreement form, as well as instructions and examples for how to fill in contract terms for rates, holidays, vacations, payment dates, and illnesses. CDA Prep DVD for Family Child Care #541056 $19.95 This instructional DVD is a great companion to The CDA Prep Guide, Third Edition, and the Competency Standards booklet from the Council for Professional Recognition. CD- ROM Reduce stress and avoid burnout Keep your head and heart in the right place Buy the set and save $3! (E-book #541990 $14.95) PUB #135111 $29.95 LI S H E D BY ESS LEAF Finding Your Smile Again #135101 $14.95 ED PR ED Save when you buy Keeping Your Smile and Finding Your Smile Again. R (E-book #541976 $17.95) S H E D BY ESS LI PR PUB Smile Set Keeping Your Smile #150321 $17.95 R Manage stress, tension, or anxiety before it becomes an overarching obstacle in your work. These strategies and activities help you maintain a satisfying career. Softbound, 208 pgs. Cope with stressful situations and diagnose and prevent burnout with dozens of proven techniques. Softbound, 176 pgs. LEAF 61 FAMILY CHILD CARE S H E D BY ED PR ESS LI R FAMILY CHILD CARE BUSINESS ESSENTIALS PUB Call 800-423-8309 to Order LEAF Save more than $32 when you buy the following seven essential resources: Includes Record-Keeping Guide, Marketing Guide, Contracts and Policies, Legal and Insurance Guide, Inventory-Keeper, Money Management and Retirement Guide, and Business Planning Guide. Family Child Care Business Essentials Set #111998 $89.95 FAMILY CHILD CARE Everything you need to keep accurate business records FAMILY CHILD CARE Record-Keeping Guide, Ninth Edition #543970 $17.95 (E-book #543987 $17.95) FAMILY CHILD CARE Marketing Guide, Second Edition Contracts and Policies, Third Edition #541129 $17.95 Book + #107501 $19.95 (E-book #542058 $17.95) This latest edition includes descriptions of two new IRS depreciation rules and new clarifications on many issues that affect your business taxes, such as bartering, claiming hours as part of the Time-Space percentage, non-deductible expenses, bundled utility expenses, and more. Softbound, 216 pgs. Best-selling marketing guide Use these proven tips and the best marketing strategies to promote your program and fill it to capacity. A new chapter on using the Internet to promote your program is included. Softbound, 216 pgs. CD- ROM (E-book #541693 $19.95) (Spanish E-book #543550 $19.95) Establish and enforce contracts and policies with families A CD with sample forms that can be individualized to meet your needs is included. Microsoft Word required. Softbound, 176 pgs. 150 forms to save time and stay organized S H E D BY Successfully prepare for and host visits ESS LI R ED PR PUB Customizable, printable forms to help you with planning, registration and enrollment, finances, personnel issues, classroom maintenance, parental consent, conferences, health and safety, and parent program evaluations. CD. LEAF FAMILY CHILD CARE 62 Guide to Visits, Inspections, and Interviews #541266 $17.95 (E-book #542553 $17.95) S H E D BY ED ESS LI PR PUB The Redleaf Complete Forms Kit for Early Childhood Professionals #103202 $19.95 R The Redleaf Complete Forms Kit for Family Child Care Providers #112201 $19.95 LEAF Learn the skills and best practices to make visits from families, licensors, food program representatives, coaches, and others more productive and worry-free. Softbound, 144 pgs. FAMILY CHILD CARE Shop Online at www.RedleafPress.org FAMILY CHILD CARE FAMILY CHILD CARE FAMILY CHILD CARE Legal and Insurance Guide #108501 $17.95 Money Management and Retirement Guide #112801 $17.95 Inventory-Keeper #107001 $12.95 FAMILY CHILD CARE Business Planning Guide #112901 $17.95 (E-book #541662 $17.95) (E-book #541686 $17.95) (E-book #541679 $17.95) Ensure the health and prosperity of your business The complete log for depreciating and insuring your property Get your business on solid footing Gain financial control Learn how to reduce your expenses and earn more money, handle special This indispensible guide financial situations, and provides information on researching and purchasing understand the basic insurance, protecting against principles of retirement planning. Softbound, 208 lawsuits, incorporating pgs. your business, and more. Softbound, 224 pgs. Find step-by-step guidance for creating a business plan and effectively managing your business. Softbound, 94 pgs. Track furniture, appliances, and other property used in your business. A storage envelope is included. Softbound, 64 pgs. Time-saving planning and record-keeping materials Infant Daily Report Parents fill out the top half of the form at drop- off. You report diapering, bottle, and sleeping information on the lower half. Three tablets, each with 60 pages—a six-month supply. #112101 $12.95 Toddler Daily Report Parents complete the top portion at drop-off to update you on their child’s day. You use the quick checklists to provide parents with reminders and naptime, toileting, and eating information. Three tablets, each with 60 pages—a six-month supply. #150291 $9.95 INFANT DAILY REPORT Daily Lesson Planner Schedule your day with this planning aid. It reflects NAEYC accreditation criteria and has space to keep track of activities, learning centers, and more. Three tablets, three-hole punched, each with 60 pages— a six month supply. TODDLER DAILY REPORT #112501 $14.95 WEEKLY LESSON PLAN LI DAILY LESSON PLANNER S H E D BY ED R #112701 $12.95 INJURY LOG ESS #112301 $9.95 Organize, plan, track, and display the week’s learning centers, reading activities, and more. Each tablet has 55 forms—a year’s supply. PR Document injuries on these weekly sheets and record relevant information in designated areas. Each tablet is three-hole punched and has 55 forms. Weekly Lesson Plan PUB Injury Log LEAF 63 FAMILY CHILD CARE Call 800-423-8309 to Order Packed with colorful photographs of inspiring learning spaces (E-book #541921 $49.95) ED NEW! A complete, developmentally appropriate curriculum for family child care C. The Redleaf Family Child Care Curriculum Family Companion Revised Edition ESS ED LEAF ESS PUB S H E D BY ED LEAF NEW! Begin observing and recording each child’s growth and development The Redleaf Family Child Care Curriculum Developmental Assessment Starter Set Save almost $20 when you buy the set This set includes: • (A) The Redleaf Family Child Care Curriculum, Second Edition • 10 copies of (B) The Redleaf Family Child Care Developmental Assessment Second Edition • 10 copies of (C) The Redleaf Family Child Care Curriculum Family Companion Revised Edition D • (D)The Redleaf Family Child Care Developmental Assessment Guide Revised Edition. This guide walks you through the process of using the assessment booklet with each child, and it provides tips to help you communicate your observations with families. Age focus: 0–5. #541080 $59.95 S H E D BY ESS LI ED PR PUB LEAF R #544168 $15.95 S H E D BY #544779 $9.95 LI ESS PR PUB ED This revised edition lays out the milestones and provides space to record the dates when the child begins moving towards, achieves, and finally masters milestones. It is a valuable and easy-to-use tool to record the child’s development. Use it alone or combined with the Redleaf Family Child Care Curriculum, Second Edition. Ten individual booklets. Age focus: 0–5. LI These handouts provide families with an overview of the curriculum and explain the ways it benefits children’s early learning and development. Pack of 10 booklets, 12 pgs each. S H E D BY B. The Redleaf Family Child Care Curriculum Developmental Assessment Revised Edition R 64 LI NEW! Observe and record each child’s growth and development to share with families PUB C (E-book #544151 $44.95) PR B #544144 $44.95 R www.RedleafPress.org/alignments Redleaf ’s popular and affordable Family Child Care Curriculum just got better! Find additional activities to support kindergarten readiness and the approaches to learning domain has been added. Now aligns more closely to a broader range of state early learning standards. This complete curriculum is easy to use and designed for family child care programs with mixed-age children. Age appropriate outcomes, daily schedules, and ways to partner with families round out the curriculum. Age focus: 0-5. Softbound, 288 pgs. R Find state alignments on LEAF NEW! Partner with families A, The Redleaf Family Child Care, Curriculum, Second Edition A S H E D BY PR LEAF LI ESS ESS PUB The Home Visitor’s Manual #328201 $49.95 R FAMILY CHILD CARE CURRICULUM S H E D BY ED R (E-book #543376 $49.95) LI PR PUB Family Child Care Homes #540757 $49.95 Develop the valuable skills you need to become an effective home visitor. Loaded with tools and strategies, this guide will help you teach, support, and encourage providers. Softbound, 200 pgs. PR Be inspired by these low-cost ideas, explore unique and practical possibilities for your home’s indoor and outdoor spaces, and use the checklists to help you evaluate your setting and create a place that feels like a second home to the children in your care. Softbound, 216 pgs. Successful visits to providers’ homes LEAF FAMILY CHILD CARE Shop Online at www.RedleafPress.org An ideal training program! ESS S H E D BY ED ESS PR PUB LI LEAF (E-book #543420 $17.95) Let children experience the learning power of play— together! Support and encourage children’s social learning with 40 all-new adventures. These play experiences help children engage with each other and the world around them. Thought adventures are also included to prompt your own reflection on the value of children’s play and your practices and policies. Age focus: 2–6. Softbound, 184 pgs. Let’s All Play #543642 $17.95 (E-book #543659 $17.95) LI S H E D BY ED R Address the core professional competency standards of accreditation and credentialing programs. Two softbound books, 408 pgs. and 432 pgs. Let’s Play #541273 $17.95 The 39 fresh, fun, and budget- friendly activities (plus more than 225 play variations) are packed with learning to help children develop important skills. They also support your transition to a play-based, child-led (un)curriculum. Age focus: 3–6. Softbound, 224 pgs. ESS LEAF LEAF PR ESS ED PR PUB S H E D BY ED 39 open-ended learning adventures R LI R From Babysitter to Business Owner #109801 $17.95 Remove the term “babysitter’’ from your job description and obtain the appreciation and lasting success you deserve. Softbound, 216 pgs. S H E D BY (E-book #541983 $34.95) The 77 Best Strategies to Grow Your Early Childhood Program #234846 $17.95 Get the most out of your business LI PR Let Them Play #540535 $34.95 PUB Promote purposeful play, trust children as capable and engaged learners, and forgo packaged curriculums. Age focus: 3–6. Softbound, 240 pgs. R This easy to use guide is full of ideas and examples from the author’s experience helping hundreds of owners grow their programs. Return to this book whenever you need a fresh idea or two to market your early childhood program. Softbound, 132 pgs. Let children experience the learning power of play PUB NEW! Need ideas for marketing your program to success? 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Book + Observations for the FCCERS-R DVD #539301 $67.95 CD- ROM Reduce the stress that comes with worrying about legal matters ESS • Learning objectives and teaching techniques • PowerPoint files, reproducibles, and trainer notes • Handouts, including quizzes and class evaluations • Commonly asked questions and answers • Classroom and follow-up activities Save $75 when you buy the complete set FAMILY CHILD CARE Business Curriculum Set #600999 $674.95 Contracts and Policies #540436 $149.95 Marketing #540498 $149.95 ESS E D BY PR R 66 PUB Filled with information from Tom Copeland and Holly Elissa Bruno, this resource provides sample policies, procedures, and best practices that will help you gain confidence in resolving legal challenges and conflicts with families and staff members—before flare-ups become lawsuits. Softbound, 192 pgs. Copublished with Teachers College Press. ED LEAF CD- ROM Written by Tom Copeland, JD, renowned tax and child care business specialist, these training modules cover five integral business topics and include everything you need to share general business principles with providers. Each module in the series contains The popular program quality assessment tool SH LI ED Book + The most comprehensive business curriculum to train family child care providers Observations for the FCCERS-R Workbook #539001 $3.95 Managing Legal Risks in Early Childhood Programs #753774 $25.95 S H E D BY PR Family Child Care Environment Rating Scale, Revised Edition #111001 $23.95 LI R This training package includes an interactive DVD, an instructor’s guide, and a workbook with training activities. DVD, 35 min., guide, 12 pgs., and workbook, 16 pgs. PUB Learn how to use the FCCERS-R LEAF Record Keeping and Taxes #540511 $149.95 Legal and Insurance Issues #540474 $149.95 Money Management and Retirement #540450 $149.95 INDEX A-F Shop Online at www.RedleafPress.org FA L L 2 0 1 5 Titles in red are Redleaf Press products. New* 5 Minute Child Development Activities ........................ 26 5 Minute Fruit and Vegetable Activities......................... 53 5 Minute Nutrition Activities for Preschoolers ............ 53 77 Best Strategies to Grow Your Early Childhood Program, The*................................................................. 65 125 Brain Games for Babies ........................................... 38 125 Brain Games for Toddlers and Twos ...................... 38 125 Games Set ................................................................ 38 200 Essential Preschool Activities.................................. 73 A Activities for Responsive Caregiving .............................. 39 Aghayan, Carol ................................................................ 41 All in One Day ................................................................. 43 All the Colors We Are ................................................... 44 Amazing Erik, The ........................................................... 43 Ants in Their Pants.......................................................... 31 Araújo, Nina .................................................................... 41 Are You Listening? ...........................................................74 Armstrong, Linda J. ............................................ 33, 64, 75 Arnold, Lynn .................................................................... 53 Art and Creative Development for Young Children..... 58 Art in Universally Designed Preschool Environments .. 14 Art of Awareness, The ....................................................11 Attachment Relationships .............................................. 26 Azpiri, Tressa ................................................................... 50 B Babies and Children with Each Other ........................... 39 Babies in the Rain ............................................................ 36 Babies Outdoors ............................................................. 35 Bainer, Clair Copenhagen ............................................... 33 Bal Yoga for Kids ............................................................. 48 Banning, Wendy .............................................................. 34 Barbre, Jean ..................................................................... 39 Basics of Developmentally Appropriate Practice: An Introduction for Teachers of Children 3 to 6................ 12 Basics of Developmentally Appropriate Practice: An Introduction for Teachers of Infants and Toddlers ....... 12 Basics of Developmentally Appropriate Practice: An Introduction for Teachers of Kindergarteners .............. 12 Basics of Developmentally Appropriate Practice Set ... 12 Bauer, Dottie ................................................................... 53 Beginnings of Life Set ...................................................... 23 Behavioral Challenges in Early Childhood Settings ....... 47 Beloglovsky, Miriam ..................................................25, 70 Bennett, Becky S. ............................................................ 49 Bergen, Sharon .......................................................... 14, 48 Best Behavior Bilingual Set ............................................. 44 Best Behavior Set ............................................................ 44 Best Practices for Training Early Childhood Professionals .................................................................... 14 Beyond Behavior Management ....................................... 28 Beyond a Peanut .............................................................. 52 Beyond Babysitting* ........................................................ 13 Bilmes, Jenna.................................................................... 28 Bisson, Julie ...................................................................... 54 Block Play*....................................................................... 55 Blueprint for Action .........................................................17 Bohnhoff, Chris ............................................................... 44 Brain DVD Set, The ........................................................ 27 Brain Insights Complete Set ........................................... 22 Brain Insights Transition Set* ..................................... 6, 41 Brain-Based Early Learning Activities ............................. 27 Bree Finds a Friend.......................................................... 43 Bridging the Relationship Gap* ........................................ 2 Britton, Cassandra .......................................................... 30 Bruno, Holly Elissa ....................................4, 16, 19, 21, 66 Building Brains ................................................................. 27 Building Bridges between Teachers and Families ...........11 Building Enrollment ......................................................... 13 Building Structures with Young Children Teacher’s Guide................................................................................ 57 Building Structure with Young Children Trainer’s Set.. 57 Burman, Lisa .....................................................................74 Business Administration Scale for Family Child Care ... 66 C Caring for Children in Family Child Care ...................... 65 Caring for Infants and Young Toddlers .......................... 13 Caring for Our Children ................................................. 47 Carns, Mary ..................................................................... 24 Carter, Margie ...............................................10, 11, 33, 70 CDA Prep Guide, The............................................... 19, 61 CDA Prep DVD for Center-Based Infant/Toddler ....... 19 CDA Prep DVD for Center-Based Preschool ............... 19 CDA Prep DVD for Family Child Care ...........................61 Celebrate! ........................................................................ 54 Celebrate Nature!........................................................... 34 Challenging Behavior in Young Children ....................... 29 Challenging Exceptionally Bright Children in Early Childhood Classrooms ................................................... 31 Chalufour, Ingrid.............................................................. 57 Child Assessment ............................................................ 13 Child Development Bingo .............................................. 26 Childhood and Nature .................................................... 75 Child’s Mind, A ................................................................ 26 Children at the Center ................................................... 13 Children in the Digital Age ............................................. 73 Children’s Imagination .................................................... 55 Choice Words ........................................................... 24, 75 Cividanes, Wendy C.M. .................................................. 10 CLASS Manual, Infant ..................................................... 18 CLASS Manual, Pre-K...................................................... 18 CLASS Manual, Pre-K Spanish ........................................ 18 CLASS Manual, Toddler .................................................. 18 CLASS Forms, K–3 ......................................................... 18 Classroom Moments....................................................... 18 Come and Play ................................................................ 30 Comfort of Little Things, The* .................................. 4, 21 Complete Building Structures Set ................................. 57 Complete Designing Curriculum Set............................. 14 Complete Discovering Nature Set ................................ 57 Complete Exploring Water Set ..................................... 57 Complete More Than…Series .........................................74 Complete Kindergarten Set ........................................... 22 Complete Quick Guide Set ............................................ 47 Concept Clips.................................................................. 28 Connecting Animals and Children in Early Childhood ..74 Conversation Compass*................................................... 8 Copeland, Tom ............................. 7, 19, 60, 61, 62, 63, 66 Cooking Is Cool .............................................................. 52 Cool Down and Work Through Anger ......................... 45 Cowman, Joseph .......................................................42, 43 Creating a Beautiful Mess* ......................................... 4, 46 Creative Activities and Curriculum for Young Childen* ........................................................................... 72 Creative Resources for the Early Childhood Classroom ....................................................................... 73 Cross, Aerial ........................................................30, 31, 34 Cultivating Outdoor Classrooms................................... 35 Cultivating the Genius of Black Children* .................... 76 Curenton, Stephanie ......................................................... 8 Curtis, Deb ....................................................10, 11, 33, 70 D Daly, Lisa ....................................................................25, 70 Daily Lesson Planner ....................................................... 63 Dambra, Marianne E. ...................................................... 52 Dance, Turn, Hop, Learn! ............................................... 50 Darling-Kuria, Nikki ........................................................ 27 Dennis, Kirsten ............................................................... 50 Deployment ..................................................................... 31 Designs for Living and Learning ...............................10, 33 Designs for Living and Learning, Limited Edition ....10, 33 Designs for Living and Learning Set ............................... 10 Developmental Milestones of Young Children.............. 47 Developmental Milestones of Young Children, Revised Edition* .............................................................................. 7 Developmentally Appropriate Play ................................ 56 Developmentally Appropriate Play Stories ................... 56 Developmentally Appropriate Practice: Focus on Children in First, Second, and Third Grades ................. 12 Developmentally Appropriate Practice: Focus on Infants and Toddlers .................................................................... 12 Developmentally Appropriate Practice: Focus on Kindergartners ................................................................ 12 Developmentally Appropriate Practice: Focus on Preschoolers .................................................................... 12 Developmentally Appropriate Practice in Early Childhood Programs Serving Children Birth-8 ................................ 12 Developmentally Appropriate Practice Set ................... 12 Diapers Are Not Forever ............................................... 44 Diapers Are Not Forever Bilingual ................................ 44 Diary of Laura, The ......................................................... 71 Dinger, Denita ...........................................................55, 65 Disaster Planning and Preparedness .............................. 47 Discovering Nature with Young Children Teacher’s Guide................................................................................ 57 Discovering Nature with Young Children Trainer’s Set .................................................................................... 57 Dischler, Patricia.............................................................. 65 Diversity, Special Needs and Inclusion* ......................... 29 Doing the Right Thing for Children ............................... 16 “Don’t Get So Upset!” .................................................. 19 Dow, Connie Bergstein .................................................. 50 Dressler, Miriam .............................................................. 19 Dual-Language Learners.................................................. 50 E Early Childhood Activities for a Greener Earth ............ 35 Early Childhood Coaching Handbook, The..................... 9 Early Childhood Education for a New Era .................... 16 Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale, Extension ......................................................................... 32 Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale, Third Edition .............................................................................. 32 Early Elementary Children Moving & Learning ..............51 Early Experiences Set ...................................................... 43 Early Intervention Every Day!*....................................... 27 Early Learning Standards and Staff Development ..........17 Early Learning Theories Made Visible* .......................... 25 Early Literacy Kit, The .................................................... 45 Early Sprouts ................................................................... 53 Early Sprouts Cookbook, The ....................................... 53 Early Sprouts Set ............................................................. 53 Easy Songs for Smooth Transitions in the Classroom .. 41 Eating Well....................................................................... 44 Eating Well Board Book Set, The .................................. 44 Edwards, Carolyn ............................................................ 71 Eight Essential Techniques for Teaching with Intention* .................................................................... 6, 71 Elkind, David .................................................................... 25 Emergent Curriculum in Early Childhood Settings ........74 Emergent/Unscripted Set ...............................................74 Emergencias médicas in situ para el cuidado del niño .. 47 Encyclopedia of Infant and Toddler Activities, The ....... 38 Engel, Bev..........................................................................17 English Language Learners .............................................. 14 Evaluating and Supporting Early Childhood Teachers*... 9 Even More Fizzle, Bubble, Pop, and Wow! .................... 72 Evette’s Invitation............................................................ 43 Everyday Early Learning .................................................. 73 Exploring Water with Young Children Teacher’s Guide................................................................................ 57 Exploring Water with Young Children Trainer’s Set .... 57 F Facing the Challenge ....................................................... 28 Falasco, Deborah............................................................. 38 Families, Schools, and Communities.............................. 13 Family Child Care 2015 Tax Companion* ................. 7, 60 Family Child Care 2015 Tax Workbook and Organizer* ................................................................... 7, 60 Family Child Care Business Curriculum: Contracts & Policies ............................................................................. 66 Family Child Care Business Curriculum: Legal & Insurance Issues ................................................................................ 66 Family Child Care Business Curriculum: Record Keeping & Taxes .............................................................. 66 Family Child Care Business Curriculum: Marketing ..... 66 Family Child Care Business Curriculum: Money Management & Retirement ............................................ 66 Family Child Care Business Curriculum Set .................. 66 Family Child Care Business Essentials Set ..................... 62 Family Child Care Business Planning Guide................... 63 Family Child Care Business Receipt Book ......................61 Family Child Care Contracts & Policies......................... 62 Family Child Care Curriculum....................................3, 64 67 INDEX F-P Family Child Care Curriculum Developmental Assessment ..................................................................3, 64 Family Child Care Curriculum Development Assessment Starter Set ...................................................................3, 64 Family Child Care Curriculum Family Companion ...3, 64 Family Child Care Environment Rating Scale ................ 66 Family Child Care Guide to Visits, Inspections, and Interviews ........................................................................ 62 Family Child Care Homes............................................... 64 Family Child Care Inventory-Keeper.............................. 63 Family Child Care Legal & Insurance Guide .................. 63 Family Child Care Marketing Guide ............................... 62 Family Child Care Mileage-Keeper ..................................61 Family Child Care Money Management & Retirement Guide................................................................................ 63 Family Child Care Record-Keeping Guide ..................... 62 Family Child Care Sharing in the Caring.........................61 Feeling Good: Physical Health ........................................ 48 Feeling Great ................................................................... 44 Feet Are Not for Kicking ............................................... 44 Finding Your Smile Again .................................................61 Fingerplays and Rhymes in a Jar...................................... 50 First Art for Toddlers and Twos .................................... 58 Fishbaugh, Angela Schmidt ............................................. 34 Focused Observations .....................................................17 Focused Observations PowerPoint Presentation ..........17 Focused Observations Set ...............................................17 Focused Portfolios ...........................................................17 Foundations for Excellence* ........................................... 20 Foundations for Relationships* ...................................... 22 Foundations of Responsive Caregiving .......................... 39 Freedom to Move on One’s Own.................................. 39 From Babysitter to Business Owner ............................. 65 From Handprints to Hypothesis .................................... 37 From Parents to Partners ............................................... 46 Fun While I’m One.......................................................... 22 G Gadzikowski, Ann .................................................4, 31, 46 Gardening with Young Children..................................... 34 Gellens, Suzanne R. ......................................................... 27 Germs Are Not for Sharing ........................................... 44 Germs Are Not for Sharing Bilingual............................. 44 Getting Ready for Kindergarten..................................... 22 Giants in the Nursery* ................................................... 25 Giving Children More Languages ................................... 10 Goffin, Stacie G. .......................................................... 4, 16 Gonzalez-Mena, Janet ..................................................... 16 Good 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The Potty Training Guide for Families .... 36 Gramling, Michael ........................................................... 21 Great Afterschool Programs and Spaces That Wow! .........................................................................33, 75 Great Disconnect in Early Childhood Education, The* ................................................................................. 21 Greenman, Jim................................................................. 39 Gronlund, Gaye ..........................................................17, 56 Growing, Growing Strong Series ................................... 49 Growing Through Play .................................................... 56 H Hale, Liisa......................................................................... 33 Hands Are Not for Hitting ............................................. 44 Hands Are Not for Hitting Bilingual .............................. 44 Hansen, Harlan S. ............................................................ 45 Hansen, Ruth M............................................................... 45 Harris, Amber ............................................................. 5, 42 Hast, Fran ........................................................................ 37 Healthy Children, Healthy Lives ..................................... 48 Healthy Children, Healthy Lives Training and Resources Set .................................................................. 48 Healthy Children, Healthy Lives: The Wellness Guide for Early Childhood Programs Overview ...................... 48 Heidemann, Sandra ...................................................29, 55 Help Me Thrive While I’m Five....................................... 22 Hendricks, Charlotte ................................................ 47, 49 Henthorne, Mary ............................................................ 41 Heredity and Environment ............................................. 23 Hernandez, Luis Antonio................................................ 16 Herndon, Martha .............................................................. 5 Hewitt, Deborah .................................................26, 29, 55 68 Call 800-423-8309 to Order Hieronymus, Brenda ...........................................58, 59, 74 Highly Successful Strategies to Guide Young Children’s Behavior ........................................................................... 28 Hip on Health .................................................................. 49 Hirschland, Deborah ....................................................... 31 Hollyfield, Ann................................................................. 37 Home Visitor’s Manual, The........................................... 64 How to Handle Hard-to-Handle Preschoolers .............. 31 Hoyt, Ard..................................................................... 5, 42 Huber, Mike ..................................................................... 43 Hudson, Susan ................................................................... 8 Hurley, Donna ................................................................. 64 I Ignite Your Plan: Leadership ........................................... 48 I’m Going to Kindergarten! ............................................ 22 Including One, Including All ............................................ 30 Incredible Edible Science ................................................. 58 Infant and Toddler Experiences ...................................... 37 Infant and Toddler Experiences Set ............................... 37 Infant Daily Report.......................................................... 63 Infant Milestones ............................................................. 23 Infant/Toddler Environment Rating Scale ..................... 32 Infants Development DVD Set....................................... 23 Injury Log ......................................................................... 63 Intellectual Development................................................ 24 Is Everybody Ready for Kindergarten?........................... 22 J-K Jacobs, Georgine ............................................................. 52 Jacobson, Tamar .............................................................. 19 James, Marlyn ...................................................................17 Johnson, Jeff A. ....................................... 36, 55, 61, 65, 73 Jones, Guy W. .................................................................. 54 Jump Right In: Physical Activity and Fitness................... 48 K–2 Chart Sense* ........................................................... 73 Kalich, Karrie ................................................................... 53 Keeping Your Smile ..........................................................61 Keyser, Janis ..................................................................... 46 Kid’s Guide to Exploring Nature, The........................... 34 Kindness Curriculum, The .............................................. 28 Kinnell, Gretchen ............................................................ 36 Kissinger, Katie ................................................................ 44 Klinkner, Joan .................................................................. 24 Know and Follow Rules* ................................................ 45 Krustchinsky, Rick ........................................................... 58 L Language Arts in Early Childhood Education ................ 14 Language of Art, The ...................................................... 70 Langworthy, Sara E. .......................................................... 2 Larson, Nola .................................................................... 41 Leading Anti-Bias Early Childhood Programs* .............. 20 Learning Discipline Facilitator’s Guide .......................... 30 Learning from the Bumps in the Road........................... 16 Learning to Get Along Set Bilingual* ............................. 45 Learning to Lead ............................................................. 20 Learning Together with Young Children .................10, 70 Leave No Child Inside ..................................................... 10 Lebo, Debbie ................................................................... 10 Lens on Outdoor Learning ............................................. 34 Lessons for Literacy ........................................................ 45 Lessons from Turtle Island ............................................. 54 Let Them Play............................................................55, 65 Let’s All Play ..............................................................55, 65 Let’s Learn More While I’m Four................................... 22 Let’s Play ....................................................................55, 65 Let’s Play Set ................................................................... 65 Lewin-Benham, Ann .................................................... 6, 71 Life at 1: Stress and Its Impact ....................................... 28 Literacy in the Preschool Years ...................................... 45 Literacy Work Stations................................................... 75 Looking Good ................................................................. 44 Loose Parts...................................................................... 70 M Make Early Learning Standards Come Alive ...................17 Making It Better .............................................................. 30 Malenfant, Nicole ............................................................ 41 Mama’s Gloves................................................................. 43 Managing Everyday Challenges through Positive Guidance .......................................................................... 14 Managing Legal Risks in Early Childhood Programs ................................................................... 19, 66 Math Exchanges.........................................................59, 75 Mathematical Thinking .................................................... 14 Mathematics in Early Childhood Education ................... 14 Mathematizing* ........................................................... 8, 59 McNelis, Deborah ...........................................6, 22, 36, 41 McPartlin, Deirdre........................................................... 53 Medical Emergencies in Early Childhood Settings......... 47 Midden, Karen ................................................................. 34 Mindfulness for Teachers* .............................................. 21 Moomaw, Sally........................................ 54, 58, 59, 74, 76 Mooney, Carol Garhart ................................13, 20, 24, 25 More Infant and Toddler Experiences ............................ 37 More Than Counting, Standards Edition ................. 59, 74 More Than Letters ...........................................................74 More Than Magnets .................................................. 58, 74 More Than Painting ..........................................................74 More Than Singing ...........................................................74 More to Do While I’m Two......................................22, 36 More Working in the Reggio Way ................................. 71 Move Bingo for Kids.........................................................51 Moving & Learning with Your Child................................51 Much More Than Counting .............................................74 Murphy, Lisa..................................................................... 72 Murray, Kris ..................................................................... 14 My First Year .............................................................22, 36 N-O Nailing Jelly to the Wall .................................................... 9 Pedagogical Documentation in Early Childhood* ........... 9 Nature in Early Childhood Education ............................ 14 Nature Preschools and Forest Kindergartens*............... 6 Nature Sparks ................................................................. 34 Nelson, Eric M. ................................................................ 35 Neumann-Hinds, Carla ................................................... 58 Newborn Development.................................................. 23 Newburger, Abigail ......................................................... 45 New Developmentally Appropriate Practice ................ 12 Nitzke, Susan................................................................... 52 No Biting 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........................................................... 73 Olthof, Marla ................................................................... 34 On the Go ....................................................................... 44 One, Two, What Can I Do?............................................ 50 Ooey Gooey Handbook, The ........................................ 72 Ooey, Gooey Set............................................................. 72 Ooey Gooey, Tooey........................................................ 72 Order Form ..................................................................... 40 P Pacifiers Are Not Forever .............................................. 44 Parent-Friendly Early Learning ........................................ 46 Parents as Teaching Partners.......................................... 46 Passe, Angéle Sancho ............................................9, 22, 50 Pedagogical Documentation in Early Childhood* ........... 9 Pedagogy and Space* ...................................................... 33 Pelo, Ann ......................................................................... 70 Pettibone, Michele B. ...................................................... 47 Petty, Karen ..................................................................... 31 Pica, Rae..................................................................... 18, 51 Picture Science ................................................................ 58 Pierce, Debra............................................................. 19, 61 Pikler Institute Set .......................................................... 39 Planning for Play, Observation, and Learning in Preschool and Kindergarten........................................... 56 Plaster, Liz........................................................................ 58 Shop Online at www.RedleafPress.org Play: The Pathway from Theory to Practice.................. 55 Play: A Vygotskian Approach 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.................................................................. 4, 16 Program Administration Scale ....................................... 16 Prove It! ........................................................................... 19 Puerling, Brian ................................................................. 73 Q-R Rae Pica’s Moving & Learning Set ...................................51 Ramminger, Ann ........................................................ 24, 52 Recognizing Common Illnesses in Early Childhood Settings ............................................................................ 47 Redleaf Calendar-Keeper 2016, The*......................... 7, 60 Redleaf Complete Forms Kit for Early Childhood Professionals, The ..................................................... 19, 62 Redleaf Complete Forms Kit for Family Child Care Providers .......................................................................... 62 Redleaf Quick Guides 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