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learn and grow
environments that nurture
children, families, and
staff, and support learning.
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. Full color.
Rethinking the Classroom Landscape
Rethink the traditional
LEAF (E-book #543734 $44.95)
(E-book #544670 $32.95)
LEAF Colorful photographs, ideas
reﬂecting the authors’ visits
to a variety of programs,
and worksheets provide
inspiration and guidance
as you plan a dynamic
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: 5–12.
Softbound, 240 pgs.
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Great Afterschool Programs
and Spaces That Wow!
(E-book #542546 $44.95)
age program ﬁ lled
The next installment for the award-winning Loose Parts series
offers inspiration and guidance on creating culturally sensitive and
culturally sustainable early childhood environments. With the help
of over 400 full-color photos, this book shows readers how to use
to promote a
sense of wonder,
curiosity, and joy,
and allow children
to explore their
reviewed by a
team from diverse
Parts 3 includes a
note to educators
on the discoveries
made during the
Age focus: 0–8.
pgs. Full color.
Available March 2018
Loose Parts 3
PR Designs for Living and
Learning, Second Edition
#543741 $74.95 $44.95
Colorful photos show what teachers can do
to encourage a sense of community unique
to each classroom. Easy-to-implement ideas
and strategies are based on ﬁve guideposts
that help educators create early childhood
environments that vividly connect children,
adults, and the surrounding community. These
community environments include connections
to past and present, geography, typography,
ﬂora, and fauna. Softbound, 256 pgs.
Nature Preschools and
PR (E-book #541853 $49.95)
R Lens on Outdoor Learning
ESS Packed with colorful photographs and
engaging stories, this book is a source
of inspiration for outdoor learning.
It documents how the natural world
supports joyful and meaningful
connections with early learning
standards. Age focus: 3–5. Softbound,
256 pgs. Full color.
LEAF (E-book #544304 $39.95)
R Gardening with Young
Children #541570 $25.95
LEAF 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. Full color.
(E-book #543130 $25.95)
Nearly 90% of brain development
occurs in the ﬁrst ﬁve years of
life. To help maximize a child’s
learning during this inﬂuential
time, this set of nature-themed
exploration activities instills a
sense of wonder, an appreciation
for the environment, and building
blocks toward understanding the
natural world. 40 laminated cards
on a ring.
Environmental education expert David Sobel
and several colleagues share their experiences
and knowledge in this go-to resource.
Quickly learn the nuts and bolts of running a
successful nature preschool or kindergarten:
potential obstacles and concerns, staff and
curriculum design, best practices, site and
facility assessment, business planning, and
more. This resource provides the mentorship
and guidance you need to become a leader in
nature-based education and start or expand an
existing program. Softbound, 280 pgs.
Trees is by turns informative,
wistful, and quirky. From free-
range anthems to straight-up
love songs to tunes that are
somehow both hip-shaking and
scientiﬁc, Trees offers a fresh
perspective on everybody’s
favorite ubiquitous woody plants.
CD, 14 songs.
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Trees #003230 $16.95