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PRINTED BOOKS
Author Tomczyk, Mary, 1954-

Title Early learning skill-builders : colors, shapes, numbers & letters / Mary Tomczyk ; illustrations by Karen Weiss.

Published Charlotte, Vt. : Williamson Pub., [2003]
©2003

Copies

Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson  372.21 TOMC    DUE 10-11-19
Physical description 128 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Series A Williamson Little Hands book.
Williamson Little Hands book.
Notes Includes index.
Contents Learning Is Fun! 6 -- Shaping Up! 7 -- Shape Art 8 -- My Favorite-Shapes Shirt 11 -- My Book of Shapes 14 -- Pattern-of-Shapes Place Mat 16 -- Be a Shape Detective! 18 -- Match That Shape! 20 -- Shape Song 22 -- A World of Colors 25 -- Tissue-Paper Rainbow 26 -- Color Sort 28 -- Color Walk 30 -- Racing Colors 32 -- Ice-Cube Color Painting 34 -- Big Colorful Balloons 36 -- Our Amazing Alphabet! 38 -- ABC Cookies 39 -- Trace a Letter 42 -- Bumpy Bean Letters 44 -- Name Game 46 -- Alphabet Cards 48 -- Big Body Letters 50 -- Count Me In! 53 -- Muffin-Cup Count 54 -- Count-and-Eat Necklace 56 -- Jump on the Number! 58 -- Bounce and Count 60 -- Number Puzzles 62 -- Corny Counting Cards 64 -- Count-and-Match Dot Designs 66 -- Count-the-Dots Creatures 68 -- Paper-Chain Counting Calendar 70 -- Let's Compare 73 -- What's That Sound? 74 -- Mirror Pals 76 -- Big-and-Little Day 78 -- Opposites Attract 80 -- What's in the Bag? 82 -- What's Missing? 84 -- I'm Thinking of Something 86 -- Touch Will Tell 88 -- Build a Person 90 -- Sort It Out! 93 -- Big and Small 94 -- Toy Sort 96 -- Animal Roundup 98 -- Memories Box 100 -- Do They Match? 102 -- Five-Finger Hunt 104 -- Let's Talk About It! 106 -- Animals in My House 108 -- Animal Races 110 -- All-About-Me Book 112 -- Tricky Tales 114 -- Name Noisemaker 116 -- Listen and Do! 118 -- Happy-Sad Masks 120 -- Special-Message Greeting Card 122.
Summary - That's the "why" for this book. And here's the "how" -- now accessible to every parent, teacher, grandparent, and caregiver. These developmentally appropriate and effective activities use songs, games, fingerplays, simple crafts, art adventures, and rhymes to: - Introduce letter, sound, and number recognition, and reinforce language comprehension and counting, thus providing the skills to meet prekindergarten standards.- Explore colors, shapes, and patterns to sharpen observation know-how, compare/contrast abilities, and memory skills.- Refine gross and fine motor skills through active-learning exercises.- Fifty fun activities that build a foundation for lifetime learning! Mary Tomczyk has made it easy. Now it is up to each of us to simply do it!
Subject Education, Preschool -- Activity programs.
Readiness for school.
ISBN 1885593848