I'm Glad I'm Me


FromActivities for Responsive Caregiving,  Jean Barbre

What to have Suggested Books – ABC I Like Me! by Nancy Carlson – Today I Feel Silly: And Other Moods That Make My Day by Jamie Lee Curtis – We Are All Alike—We Are All Different by Cheltenham Elementary School Kindergartners

What to do Describe how each child is alike and different from their peers. Talk about differences and similarities, such as eye and hair colors. Emphasize how everyone is a special and unique individual. Ask children what they like to do at home and what they like to play with at school. Read the suggested books and introduce the vocabulary words to the children.

Why LEARNING OUTCOMES Social-Emotional Development - Personal identity - Empathy – Sense of self – Relationships with adults – Relationships with peers – Caring for others – Sharing Physical Development – Perception – Gross-motor skills – Fine-motor skills Cognitive Development – Memory – Spatial awareness – Connecting experiences – Imitating others Language Development – Receptive language – Expressive language – Connecting words with real-world knowledge – Concept words

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Activities for Responsive Caregiving: Infants, Toddlers, and Twos

By Jean Barbre Copyright 2013 2-Year

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