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LEAF S H E D BY
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.
LEAF NEW! Give children a gift of ten essential
NEW! Tools to build better family
involvement 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.
Available June 2015.
Creating a Beautful Mess
ROM (E-book #543871 $15.95)
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Learn easy and
can use at home
to help their
you with tools
to create better
included as PDFs
on each disc. Two Parents as Teaching
Partners min. each.
Parent-Friendly Early Learning
Parent newsletters can be a great
tool to keep families informed and
involved. This practical how-to guide
steers you through the process of
creating and implementing a parent-
provider newsletter. You’ll ﬁnd advice
on writing effective articles, design
and layout suggestions, tips for
scheduling and distribution, and more.
Softbound, 108 pgs.
Build a family-centered program
LEAF From Parents to Partners
ED Step-by-step guidance to
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(E-book #543178 $29.95)
The Parent Newsletter
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.
Work with—not just
WORKING WITH PARENTS
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