Creative Experiences for Young ChildrenBook - 2002
Those who love and spend time with young children are often caught in the whirl of testing, assessing, and increased pressure to stick to curricula. It's time to take a break! This refreshing and passionate book will inspire educators to keep the joy, the adventure-in a word, the FUN-of learning through creative and challenging teaching.
No one can deliver this kind of fun better than Mimi Chenfeld whose contagious enthusiasm, commitment to the individuality of learning, and inexhaustible storehouse of ideas she shares in this third edition of her widely read book. She focuses on six universal life themes-our bodies and senses, feelings, uniqueness, families and friends, others we meet, and our environment. Each theme is enriched by subsections including numerous ideas that appeal to multiple cultures, intelligences, and learning styles.
Use your imagination. Unleash your creativity. Follow Mimi's lead and set your children-and yourself-free for memorable teaching and learning.
This refreshing and passionate book will inspire educators to keep the joy, the adventure-in a word, the FUN-of learning through creative and challenging teaching.
Suggests activities for preschool and kindergarten classes that allow children to explore their bodies, feelings, relationships, and perceptions of other people. The ideas are divided into sections for engaging children in talk, music, and art. The third edition is half the price of the second edition. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)