Beautiful Beginnings: A Developmental Curriculum For Infants And Toddlers
Beautiful Beginnings: A Developmental Curriculum for Infants and Toddlers
Developed by two respected research consultants for Early Head Start, this extensive curriculum takes a joyful activity-based approach to enhancing the development of infants and toddlers. Professionals and parents will get more than 350 photocopiable, easy-to-use activity sheets—divided into six age ranges between birth to three years —that build on each childs natural strengths and interests, recognize and expand on emerging developments, and encourage progress in areas of concern. This research-supported curriculumhelps children progress in eight key areas: communication, gross motor, fine motor, intellectual, discovery, social, self-help, and pretendpromotes parent/professional collaboration as they choose goals for the child and support the childs progressrecognizes each childs individuality by encouraging careful observation and reflection during goal selectionuses—in many cases—materials readily available in most homesmakes it simple and fun to track child progress with photocopiable goal sheets for recording objectives, œgoal charts for each age range, and corresponding stickers to celebrate accomplished goalsis linked with the Ages & Stages Questionnaires® (ASQ)Ideal for use in a variety of programs and settings, such as Early Head Start, center-based care, home visits, and parent education programs, this engaging and effective curriculum helps young children meet developmental goals and enhances their school readiness.The curriculum includes:more than 350 photocopiable activity sheetsgoal sheetsa goal chart for each age rangesix pages of stickersCD-ROM with all the activities, goal sheets, and goal charts
See which domain of school readiness in the Head Start Child Development and Early Learning Outcomes Framework this book addresses.
Specifications of Beautiful Beginnings: A Developmental Curriculum for Infants and Toddlers
|Helen Raikes Ph.D., Jane Whitmer M.S.
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