Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Brain-Based Early Learning Activities (book)

Darling-Kuria, N. (2010). Brain-Based Early Learning Activities: Connecting Theory and Practice. St.Paul, MN: Redleaf Press. ISBN: 978-1-933653-86-0

Give children stronger, more meaningful learning experiences with 80 brain-based activities that engage both hemispheres of the brain. Each activity promotes learning in the areas of language, mathematics, science, art, music, and the environment and encourages physical, social, and emotional development. Included are materials lists, extension activities, variations for multi-sensory exploration, components for diversity, and an explanation of the brain connections being made.Brain-Based Early Learning Activities also provides a comprehensive overview of early brain development and key components necessary to create a brain-based early learning environment.

(book description)