Let's Build Strong Foundations in Language, Math, and Social Skills by Pamela Phelps


Let's Build Strong Foundations in Language, Math, and Social Skills by Pamela Phelps

This title helps you engage children and help them learn with meaningful constructive play. It includes: Our Families and Ourselves; Winter and Winter Animals; Large Buildings; The Ocean and Ocean Life; Wild Animals; Ways to Travel; and more. Blocks are a key teaching tool in any early childhood program. Through well-planned, teacher-supported block play experiences, young children can develop build math, language, and social skills while using their imaginations and boosting their creativity. Let's Build provides educators of young children with guidance in how to create early childhood environments that support children's natural need to play. It includes strategies for creating and scaffolding the block play experience, recommends children's books that support the learning, and outlines ways to match behaviors, content, and concepts to learning standards.

About the Author

Pamela C. Phelps is the creator of the Creative Pre-School Model Program, and author of Beyond Cribs and Rattles and Beyond Centers and Circle Time curricula. She is a past chair of the State of Florida's Coordinating Council for Early Childhood Services and a past member of The Florida Interagency Council for Infants and Toddlers. She has published articles in professional early childhood and special education journals; directed research in early childhood settings; and regularly conducts workshops for educators and parents on play and play environments, behavior management, and numerous other topics related to young children.

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128 pages


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Publication date

24th October 2013



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