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542676 (Book and Cd set)
542706 (e-book)
ISBN:
978-1-60554-267-6 (Book and Cd set)
978-1-60554-270-6 (e-book)
Age Focus: 1-3
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More than 50 movement activities for toddlers



Physical education is a critical part of every early childhood curriculum. Children need to move to channel their energies in creative, beneficial ways and to learn habits for lifelong health and fitness. Toddlers Moving & Learning provides more than 50 developmentally appropriate activities that contribute to a well-rounded curriculum in any classroom or program.

The book contains
  • An updated introduction reflecting new research and trends in early childhood health and fitness and information on how movement benefits children's learning and development
  • Fourteen lesson plans, each with one body parts activity, one nonlocomotor activity, one locomotor skill experience, and one activity exploring an element of movement, for a total of 56 activities
  • Extension ideas and adaptations to use with children who have special needs
  • Curriculum connections for each activity and explanations about how activities are aligned with and meet early learning standards from NAEYC and AAHPERD
  • A CD with original music to add joy and energy to the activities


Softbound book, 128 pages., and CD, 23 tracks.

About Rae Pica

Rae Pica is the founder of Moving & Learning and has been an educational consultant, specializing in children's physical activity, since 1980. A former adjunct instructor with the University of New Hampshire, she is the author of many books, including the text Experiences in Movement and Music, and the award-winning Great Games for Young Children and Jump into Literacy. Rae is known for her more..


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