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ABC Home Preschool
resourceful site for parents teaching their children preschool at
home. It is the site of the original “use and reuse” wipe-off ABC
Home Preschool Workbooks – 9 month curriculum.
FeltSongs.com is a wonderful resource for teachers of preschool and
kindergarten children. Want the easiest ways to bring magical,
musical teaching and storytelling - with felts - to your own
classrooms? This is it! Visit FeltSongs today!
A History of Puppetry
Thanks to our friends Lillian and Kayla for this great resource.
Surlalune means fairytale in french.
Heidi Ann Heiner is a children's librarian. She developed a now
top-ten website on fairytales in 1998.
She has just added this dynamic, comprehensive storytelling section
which is organized by themes. These themes are packed full of
literary resources and ideas for early childhood education.
E-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Early Literacy Specialist
She publishes a FREE newsletter called Imagination Times: Creative Resources for Preschool Teachers
They are theme-based and full of literary and creative resources, ideas, patterns, and MUCH MORE!
She has several comprehensive, dynamic activity-packed CDs:
1. Pirates Ahoy! Literature-based Activities for Preschool Children
60 pages of ocean activities including songs, fingerplays, felt board activities,
art, science, numbers, puppets, read aloud and music recommendations. Kids
love pirates and this is a fun and safe way to present them. Full text and patterns
2. Ocean Wonders: Literature-based Activities for Preschool Children
110 pages of ocean activities including songs, fingerplays, felt board activities,
art, science, numbers, puppets, read aloud and music recommendations. A full
oceans unit and more. $5.00
3. My Teeth: Dental Health Month Activities
55 pages of activities about teeth and dental health. This is an expanded version
of the “My Teeth” issue of Imagination Times including additional felt board and
other activities. Everything you need for a dental health unit. $5.00
4. Felt Board Magic: Imagination, Emergent Literacy, and the 8 Intelligences
227 pages. A felt board can be an important part of a holistic, integrated, multiple
intelligence-based program that adheres to the ways that children learn
best—by playing, exploring, discovering, and imagining. This book on CD-Rom
includes over 50 original felt board stories and complete, full-size patterns, many
of them ready to be printed, laminated, and put to use with a small piece of Velcro
to be placed on her FREE newsletter mailing list or to purchase her CDs.