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WHEN VIEWING ON A MOBILE DEVICE -- DOUBLE TAP TO ZOOM NEW from Redleaf Press Call 800-423-8309 to Order NEW! Let children experience the learning power of play—together! Young children learn best when they are allowed to lead their own play. 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. This book also encourages you to reflect on the value of children’s play and your practices and policies through deep thinking activities. 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. Available December 2014. ESS S H E D BY ED PR PUB LI R Let’s All Play #543642 $17.95 See pg. 52 for more information on Let Them Play and Let’s Play by Jeff A. Johnson and Denita Dinger. LEAF (E-book #543659 $17.95) NEW! Uncover strategies to address and overcome common challenges in group play 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. #543147 $19.95 LI S H E D BY ESS When Play Isn’t Fun #543055 $12.95 ED R Includes one copy each of When Play Isn’t Fun and When Play Isn’t Easy. PR NEW! When Play Isn’t Fun/Easy Set PUB Save more than $5 when you buy both workbooks LEAF (E-book #543062 $12.95) (E-book #543086 $12.95) 6 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. 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 See pg. 52 for more information on Play: The Pathway from Theory to Practice by Sandra Heidemann and Deborah Hewitt. WHEN VIEWING ON A MOBILE DEVICE -- DOUBLE TAP TO ZOOM