Active Learning Series

The definitive guides for teachers of infants, toddlers, twos, threes, fours, and fives. Series includes a manual for use with children with disabilities. Provides a wealth of activities to help children develop their minds and bodies in a safe and healthful environment. With a depth of research and experience in early childhood, the authors, Debby Cryer, Thelma Harms, Beth Bourland, and Adele Ray from Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, have created comprehensive books of activities and ideas for teachers of young children. In each volume you get:

  • A complete Planning Guide
  • Clear, explicit descriptions of activities in an easily accessible format
  • A picture and key words to match each activity to the child's stage of development
  • Quick identification of materials needed, length of time, number of children, indoors or outdoors
  • Suggestions for language and interaction
  • Flexible activities appropriate for one child or for a group
  • Activities checklists for each section Active Learning Series

One complete volume is devoted to each specific age group - infants, ones, twos, threes, fours, fives. Each volume contains over 300 clearly formatted activities that have been carefully field-tested to ensure their effectiveness in the real world of early childhood care and education. The content and design of the activities directly reflect the authors' expertise and experience.

Active Learning for Infants

Active Learning for Infants
By Debby Cryer, Thelma Harms, Beth Bourland

1987 Dale Seymour Publications

Spiral-bound, 193 pages, ISBN 0201213346

 Active Learning for Ones  

Active Learning for Ones
By Debby Cryer, Thelma Harms, Beth Bourland

1987 Addison Wesley Longman

Spiral-bound, 218 pages, ISBN 0201213354

Active Learning for Twos

Active Learning for Twos
By Debby Cryer, Thelma Harms, Beth Bourland

1988 Addison Wesley Longman

Spiral-bound, 330 pages, ISBN 0201213362

 Active Learning for Threes  

Active Learning for Threes
By Debby Cryer, Thelma Harms, Beth Bourland

1988 Addison Wesley Longman

Spiral-bound, 354 pages, ISBN 0201213370

 Active Learning for Fours  

Active Learning for Fours
By Debby Cryer, Thelma Harms, Adele Richardson Ray

1996 Dale Seymour Publications

Paperback, 402 pages, ISBN 0201494000

 Active Learning for Fives  

Active Learning for Fives
By Debby Cryer, Thelma Harms, Adele Richardson Ray

1996 Dale Seymour Publications

Paperback, 450 pages, ISBN 0201494019

 

Active Learning for Children with Disabilities
By Pam Bailey, Debby Cryer, Thelma Harms, Sheri Osborne, Barbara A. Kniest

1996 Dale Seymour Publications

Paperback, 150 pages, ISBN 0201494027

Available through the publisher, Pearson Learning Group or from various booksellers such as Amazon.com or Barnes and Noble.