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: Kaye, Peggy

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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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Publisher Farrar Straus & Giroux
Mfg Part# 9780374528157
SKU 30838016
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0374528152
Release Date 4/16/2007
Table Of Contents <font size="+2">Contents </font> <p> <pre> 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 </pre> <!--excerpt-->
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Editors Note 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.
Editors Note 1 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.
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0368
Publisher Farrar Straus Giroux

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