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Games With Books 28 Of the Best Children's Books and How to Use Them to Help Your Children Learn - From Preschool to 3rd Grade (Paperback)

Author:  Peggy Kaye
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0374528152
ISBN-13: 9780374528157
Sku: 30838016
Publish Date: 4/16/2007
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 8.5H x 7.25L x 1T
Pages:  368
Age Range:  NA
 
In her engaging new book, Peggy Kaye shows parents and teachers how to play learning games based on classic children's books. "Games with Books" features 14 picture books, from "Harold and the Purple Crayon" to "Blueberries for Sal." For each book, Kaye provides a summary and then offers three to four games that will keep kids entertained while they are practicing valuable reading, writing, and math skills.
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Demonstrates how parents and teachers can play games based on classic children's literary works including fourteen picture books and fourteen chapter books, providing a summary of each work paired with reading, writing, and math exercises. Reprint. series of learning games to teach vital reading, writing, and math skills.Demonstrates how parents and teachers can play games based on classic children's literary works including fourteen picture books and fourteen chapter books, providing a summary of each work paired with reading, writing, and math exercises. Reprint. series of learning games to teach vital reading, writing, and math skills. Simultaneous. 15,000 first printing.

Table of Contents

Contents

Introduction: How to Play with Books................................xi
PART ONE: HOW TO PLAY WITH PICTURE BOOKS
    The Carrot Seed  (Preschool and Kindergarten)....................3
        How Many Carrots?............................................4
        Painting with Carrots........................................6
        Pet Plant....................................................9
    Harold and the Purple Crayon  (Preschool and Kindergarten)......11
        With My Purple Crayon.......................................12
        Purple Maze.................................................16
        Pass the Purple Crayon......................................21
    Ten Black Dots  (Preschool and Kindergarten)....................23
        Dot Book....................................................24
        Dots Galore.................................................30
        Fingerprint Dots............................................33
    The Something  (Preschool and Kindergarten).....................34
        The Face of a Something.....................................35
        Something Speak.............................................39
        All About My Something......................................41
    Caps for Sale  (Preschool and Kindergarten).....................43
        Getting In on the Act.......................................44
        Patterns....................................................46
        Monkey See, Monkey Do.......................................49
    Chrysanthemum  (Preschool and Kindergarten).....................51
        The Name Game...............................................52
        Chry-san-the-mum............................................56
        So That's a Chrysanthemum...................................58
    Blueberries for Sal  (Preschool, Kindergarten, and First
    Grade)..........................................................59
        Kuplink, Kuplank, Kuplunk...................................60
        Blueberry Treats............................................63
        Blueberry Count.............................................67
        Katy No-Pocket  (Preschool, Kindergarten, and First
        Grade)......................................................68
        Who Is Hiding in Katy's Pocket?.............................69
        Be an Official Master Pocket Counter........................73
        Eat Them If You Can.........................................74
        Kangaroo Hop................................................76
    Frederick  (Kindergarten and First Grade).......................77
        Word Collection.............................................78
        Using Your Collection.......................................81
        Secret Friends..............................................83
        I Dream of Frederick........................................85
    Martha Blah Blah  (Kindergarten and First Grade)................87
        Missing Letters.............................................88
        Feel Those Letters..........................................91
        What Did I Say?.............................................93
        Alphabet Soup...............................................95
    Crow Boy  (Kindergarten and First and Second Grades)............97
        I See It....................................................98
        Copy My Sounds.............................................100
        Did You Hear My Sound?.....................................102
        In Search of Japan.........................................106
    And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street 
    (Kindergarten and First Grade).................................107
        Your Own Mulberry Street...................................108
        That's a Mulberry Street!..................................110
    The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins  (Kindergarten and
    First and Second Grades).......................................113
        Make a Hat.................................................115
        How Much Is 500, Anyway?...................................120
        Yeoman of the Bowmen.......................................123
    Many Moons  (First and Second Grades)..........................125
        Moon Gazing................................................127
        Full Moon Book.............................................129
        Moon Facts.................................................134
        An Almost Golden Moon Necklace.............................137
PART TWO: HOW TO PLAY WITH CHAPTER BOOKS
    A Bear Called Paddington  (Kindergarten and First and
    Second Grades).................................................143
        Shaving-Cream Writing......................................144
        A Simple Card Trick........................................149
        Anything and Everything Can Go Wrong.......................152
    My Father's Dragon  (Kindergarten and First, Second, and
    Third Grades)..................................................154
        Spice Ball.................................................155
        Mapmaking..................................................157
        Find the Dragon............................................163
    Winnie-the-Pooh  (Kindergarten and First and Second
    Grades)........................................................168
        The Hum Game...............................................169
        Make a Bear................................................173
        Wobbly Letters.............................................182
        Pooh Picnic Party..........................................186
    Pippi Longstocking  (First, Second, and Third Grades)..........188
        How Long Can You Be Strong?................................189
        Sound Tag..................................................196
        Don't Touch the Floor Game.................................199
        Thing-Finders..............................................202
    Mr. Popper's Penguins  (First, Second, and Third Grades).......203
        Mr. Astor's Ants...........................................204
        Penguin Book...............................................207
        Your Solution..............................................215
    Stuart Little  (First, Second, and Third Grades)...............218
        Making a Boat..............................................219
        Chairman of the House......................................226
        Just Stuart's Size.........................................229
    Charlotte's Web  (First, Second, and Third Grades).............231
        Friendship Medallion.......................................232
        Single-Line Web Game.......................................238
        Blend the Friends..........................................241
    The Enormous Egg  (First, Second, and Third Grades}............244
        How Big Is Uncle Beazley?..................................245
        How Big Am I? How Big Will I Be?...........................250
        Egg Latin..................................................254
    Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle's Magic  (Second and Third Grades)..........256
        My Mom (or Dad) Needs a Cure...............................257
        Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle's Board Game............................265
        Treasure Hunt..............................................270
    The Borrowers  (First, Second, and Third Grades)...............273
        A Borrower's House.........................................275
        Beat the Sound Borrower....................................280
    Beezus and Ramona  (First, Second, and Third Grades)...........283
        Mu Torere..................................................284
        A Rainy-Day Project........................................291
        Applesauce.................................................294
    The Hundred Dresses  (Second and Third Grades}.................296
        Dresses, Dresses, Dresses..................................297
        Scrapbook of Dresses.......................................303
        Closet Estimation..........................................307
    The Half-A-Moon Inn  (Second and Third Grades).................309
        Poetry Dream Book..........................................311
        Almost Charades............................................322
        Talkless Time..............................................324
    The Search for Delicious  (Second and Third Grades)............326
        Definition Poll............................................327
        Paper Doll.................................................330
        The Dictionary, Please.....................................340
APPENDIXES
    Why the Moon Changes Shape.....................................345
    A Note to Teachers.............................................347

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Product attributeBook Format:   Paperback
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0368
Product attributePublisher:   Farrar Straus Giroux
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