500 Five Minute Games: Quick and Easy Activities for 3-6 Year Olds by Jackie Silberg


500 Five Minute Games: Quick and Easy Activities for 3-6 Year Olds by Jackie Silberg

From the best-selling author of Games to Play With Babies, Games to Play With Toddlers, and Games to Play With Two Year Olds comes this exciting new book for three to six-year-olds. Arranged by activity: alphabet, animal, birthday, color, counting, drama, guessing, imagination, language, listening, math, music, nursery rhymes, relaxing, rhyming, science, thinking, transition, and weather games. Also includes a skills and terms index. Great for group use! Reviews from Parent Council The concept of short activities which can serve as fillers and can make transitions and waiting times more pleasant and productive is an excellent one. Teachers will welcome these 500 great ideas, and will build their own repertoire from these suggestions. Education Coordinator, Project Head Start, Detroit Public Schools When you ve done This Little Piggy and Itsy-Bitsy Spider as many times as you can stand and the kid still wants more, what do you do? Turn to 500 Five Minute Games . . . this new book by Jackie Silberg will give you enough games to keep going for a long time. And they re good games. They re simple and teach such basic skills as listening, counting, science, music, weather and more. The book includes a skills index, so you can quickly find a game that emphasizes the skill you want to teach. Kansas City Family


Packed with games, fingerplays and activities to use with preschoolers, this book would be very useful for parents, teachers, daycare workers, and librarians in need of quick and educational activities to complement their school day or story hour... a well organized and helpful tool for anyone working with young children. - Juvenile Service Coordinator, St. Tammany Parish Library, Louisiana

About the Author

Jackie Silberg is an early childhood advocate and popular keynote speaker nationally and internationally. She received the Distinquished Alumna Award from Emporia State University, recognizing her current achievements as well as her long and prolific career. Jackie lectures at Johnson County Community College.

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270 pages


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Publication date

1st May 2000



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