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WHEN VIEWING ON A MOBILE DEVICE -- DOUBLE TAP TO ZOOM Reggio Shop Online at NEW! Inspire children’s play with loose parts Loose parts are natural or synthetic, found, bought, or upcycled materials— acorns, hardware, stones, aluminum foil, or fabric scraps, for example—that children can move, manipulate, control, and change within their play. Loose parts are alluring and beautiful. They capture children’s curiosity, give free reign to their imagination, and encourage creativity. With more than 550 color photographs of loose parts in real early childhood settings, classroom stories, and a dynamic overview, this book provides inspiration and information about the ways loose parts support open-ended learning, enhance play, and empower children. With loose parts, the possibilities are endless. Age focus: 0–8. Softbound, 232 pgs. S H E D BY ED PR ESS LI R Loose Parts #542744 $29.95 PUB Available October 2014. LEAF (E-book #542751 $29.95) A companion to The Language of Art Follow a group of preschoolers as they explore the life of a leaf—a long-term investigation through discussions and debates, graphic and sculptural representations, and relationships with each other and their families. Age focus: 3–5. CD-ROM. CD- ROM S H E D BY ED PR ESS LI R The Language of Art #416801 $29.95 PUB Take Time to See Through Children’s Eyes #320211 $39.95 LEAF Develop curriculum from children’s theories Inquiry-based studio practices Incorporate inquiry-based practices into your early childhood classroom or family child care home. Explore a variety of art media, including fingerpaint, clay, found objects, and pen and ink. Inspired by an approach to teaching and learning born in Reggio Emilia, Italy. Even if you use a space not designed specifically for art instruction or even for an early childhood program, The Language of Art shows how you can simply “start where you are.” Age focus: 3–6. Softbound, 160 pgs. Watch as teachers take children’s interests and guide them through in-depth project work. Age focus: 3–5. DVD, 28 min. Closed-Captioned. To See Takes Time #320001 $64.95 CD- ROM Save almost $10 when you buy the set Includes one copy each of The Language of Art, Take Time to See Through Children’s Eyes, and To See Takes Time. The Language of Art Set #418501 $124.95 WHEN VIEWING ON A MOBILE DEVICE -- DOUBLE TAP TO ZOOM 55