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1998 Catalog - Child Care (Pre K)

 

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Mel's Diner

Troll Medallion 1994 Marissa Moss

Mabel enjoys helping her father and mother run their diner, a friendly and comfortable place where she loves to spend time.

AUDIENCE: CHILD CARE PROVIDERS/SPONSORS EARLY ELEMENTARY PARENTS PRESCHOOL TEACHERS

FORMAT: 32P. BOOK

Milk and Munchies Snack Activities

1994 Idaho Dairy Council

Working with children is a rewarding experience. This guide will help make doing these snack activities more enjoyable for you and the children. The snacks and suggested activities are intended for children 3-5 years old.

AUDIENCE: CHILD CARE PROVIDERS/SPONSORS

FORMAT: GUIDE/RECIPES

More Spaghetti, I Say!

Cartwheel Books 1993 Rita GoldenGelman

Minnie the monkey is too busy eating spaghetti—all day, in all ways—to play with Freddy.

AUDIENCE: CHILD CARE PROVIDERS/SPONSORS EARLY ELEMENTARY PARENTS PRESCHOOL TEACHERS

FORMAT: 30P. BOOK

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National Health and Safety Performance Standards : Guidelines For Out-Of-Home Child Care Programs

National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health 1992 American Public Health Association

This manual describes standards for planning and establishing a quality program of child care. Ten panels of experts formulated these health and safety standards, which were then reviewed nationally for content and feasibility. They are intended for anyone working in the child care system in the United States, including those who direct or work in facilities and those involved in the licensing and regulation of facilities.

AUDIENCE: CHILD CARE SPONSORS CHILD CARE PROVIDERS/SPONSORS

FORMAT: 410P. BOOK

The (No Leftovers!) Child Care Cookbook : Kid-Tested Recipes and Menus for Centers & Home-Based Programs

Redleaf Press 1992 Jac Lynn Dunkle

This cookbook brings a unique approach to planning menus for the Child and Adult Care Food Program. In addition to easily understood background information on nutrition, there is also a 4-week menu cycle that includes recipes and helpful suggestions. This book is a welcome addition for anyone interested in new ideas to make meals for children more healthful.

AUDIENCE: CHILD CARE PROVIDERS/SPONSORS

FORMAT: 198P. BOOK

Nutrition Activities for Preschoolers

Innovative Learning Publications 1996 Debby Cryer

Fully illustrated, with simple activities keyed to common preschool learning centers - blocks, books, pretend play, science, math, art, games. Extensive introduction to the hows and whys of good nutrition.

AUDIENCE: CHILD CARE PROVIDERS/SPONSORS PARENTS HEALTH CLINICS PRESCHOOL TEACHERS

FORMAT: 236P. BOOK

Nutrition And Handicapped Children : A Handbook for Parents and Teachers

State of Florida Department of Education 1988 Nancy S. Wellman

This handbook provides practical information for parents and teachers regarding common nutrition problems of developmentally delayed children and infants.

AUDIENCE: CHILD CARE PROVIDERS/SPONSORS PARENTS TEACHERS HEALTH CLINICS NUTRITIONISTS

FORMAT: 46P. BOOK

The Nutrition Idea Book

1997 Patricia Britten, Editor

This book can help to make nutrition education efforts more productive by enabling you to locate and improve upon materials and methods that others have found successful, rather than "reinventing the wheel."

AUDIENCE: TEACHERS ELDERLY CLINICS PROFESSIONALS

FORMAT: 298P. BOOK

Nutrition In Infancy and Childhood

Mosby - Year Book, Inc. 1993 Peggy L. Pipes

This textbook presents information on growth and development, nutrient needs of infants and children, and provides a clinical approach to nutrition for infants, preschoolers, school age children, and adolescents. Several chapters present the application of nutrition to special circumstances including vegetarianism, drug abuse, and the developmentally disabled.

AUDIENCE: COLLEGE STUDENTS NUTRITIONISTS PARENTS CHILD CARE PROVIDERS/SPONSORS HEALTH CLINICS

FORMAT: 429P. BOOK

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The Paper Crane

William Morrow & Coompany 1985 Molly Bang

A mysterious man enters a restaurant and pays for his dinner with a paper crane that magically comes alive and dances.

AUDIENCE: CHILD CARE PROVIDERS/SPONSORS EARLY ELEMENTARY PARENTS PRESCHOOL TEACHERS

FORMAT: 32P. BOOK

Peanut Butter and Jelly : A Play Rhyme

Dutton Children's Books 1987 Nadine Bernard Westcott (Illustrator)

With the help of two elephants and a baker, two children create a table-sized sandwich from scratch.

AUDIENCE: CHILD CARE PROVIDERS/SPONSORS EARLY ELEMENTARY PARENTS PRESCHOOL TEACHERS

FORMAT: 24P. BOOK

Pizza Party

Cartwheel Books 1994 Grace Maccarone

A lively, rhyming book about a jubilant party of kids making a pizza. A 1993 Caldecott winner's vibrant illustrations combine with a simple, humorous text for a delicious treat beginning readers will eat up. Full color.

AUDIENCE: CHILD CARE PROVIDERS/SPONSORS EARLY ELEMENTARY PARENTS PRESCHOOL TEACHERS

FORMAT: 29P. BOOK

Please Pass Up The Salt

Sandridge Publishing 1995 Lucy M. Williams

Congo the elephant gets sick after eating too much salt, and his friends must help him choose healthier snacks. Also available in CD-ROM for personal computers.

AUDIENCE: CHILD CARE PROVIDERS/SPONSORS EARLY ELEMENTARY PARENTS PRESCHOOL TEACHERS

FORMAT: 40P. SHORT STORY CD-ROM

Pretend Soup And Other Real Recipes : A Cookbook for Preschoolers & Up

Tricycle Press 1994 Mollie Katzen

This cute cookbook was created to enable very young children to cook as independently as possible under the guidance of an adult partner. Each recipe appears in the book twice: first in a standard format, complete with cooking hints and safety tips; and then a second time as a pictorial version for the child to use. All of the recipes have been kid-tested.

AUDIENCE: CHILD CARE PROVIDERS/SPONSORS PRESCHOOL TEACHERS PARENTS EARLY ELEMENTARY

FORMAT: 95P. BOOK

Preventing Childhood Eating Problems

Gurze Books 1993 Jane R. Hirschmann

This book offers a common-sense, relaxed approach to healthy eating for children of all ages. The authors present evidence that children will naturally self-regulate their eating if rigid rules are not imposed upon them. They also address parents' most common concerns such as when, what, and how much kids should be eating, how to handle peer pressure, the sugar controversy, body-image problems, special situations, and eating disorders.

AUDIENCE: PARENTS GENERAL ADULT CHILD CARE PROVIDERS/SPONSORS

FORMAT: 160P. BOOK

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Search for the Treasures of the Pyramid

Noteworthy Creations, Inc 1994 Barbara J. Mayfield

This beautifully illustrated story takes the Kid's Club Cubs and their friend Picky Piggy on a search for the treasures of the Pyramid, while learning the difference between healthful and less healthful foods, food groups, and the nutrient "treasures" they provide. The book invites participation from the reader and comes with a puzzle for children to build their own Food Guide Pyramid, and a cassette tape of the story and 11 original songs. Activity ideas for parents and teachers are included in the book as well as lyrics to the 11 songs, and camera-ready artwork of the Food Guide Pyramid.

AUDIENCE: CHILD CARE PROVIDERS/SPONSORS EARLY ELEMENTARY PARENTS PRESCHOOL TEACHERS

FORMAT: 34P. STORYBOOK CASSETTE TAPE PUZZLE

Sesame Street A is for Asthma

1998 Children's Television Workshop

Asthma affects one in every 14 children, so everyone—children and adults—needs to be aware of it. That's why they developed this lively video featuring favorite Sesame Street characters, Elmo, Rosita, and Luis, plus a new Muppet Friend, Dani.

AUDIENCE: CHILD CARE PROVIDERS PRESCHOOL TEACHER PARENTS

FORMAT: 15 MINUTE VIDEO/ENGLISH AND SPANISH GUIDE/ENGLISH AND SPANISH POSTER

The Shape of Good Nutrition

Providers Press 1993 Lynnrae Francis

Join B. Smart and his friends create an understanding of how to choose food wisely.

AUDIENCE: CHILD CARE PROVIDERS/SPONSORS EARLY ELEMENTARY PARENTS PRESCHOOL TEACHERS

FORMAT: 20P. BOOK

Sheep Out to Eat

Houghton Mifflin Company 1992 Nancy Shaw

Five hungry sheep discover that a tea shop may not be the best place for them to eat.

AUDIENCE: CHILD CARE PROVIDERS/SPONSORS EARLY ELEMENTARY PARENTS PRESCHOOL TEACHERS

FORMAT: 32P. BOOK

Smart Snacking for Children

1994

This video will give parents a basic understanding of the right types of snacks to offer their children. Viewers will learn to look at snacks as mini-meals that provide important nutrients.

AUDIENCE: HEALTH CLINICS PARENTS CHILD CARE PROVIDERS/SPONSORS ADULT

FORMAT: 12 MINUTE VIDEO

Snackin' Smart : Fun Activities And Recipes Your Kids Will Love To Eat

1996 Ohio Department of Education

A variety of recipes for nutritious nibbles that contribute to a healthy diet are provided in this book. Along with each recipe is a related activity and a suggested children's book that can be used at snack time to help teach good nutrition to young children.

AUDIENCE: CHILD CARE PROVIDERS/SPONSORS PARENTS

FORMAT: 142P. BOOK

Snazzy Snacks : A Healthy Snacking guide for Preschool Children

Colorado Dept. of Public Health and Environment 1995 Lynne Torpy

This booklet is designed to help you make the most of snack time. It includes facts about snacks, a list of quick and easy snacks, and activities to make snack time fun.

AUDIENCE: CHILD CARE PROVIDERS/SPONSORS PRESCHOOL TEACHERS

FORMAT: 22P. BOOK

Stone Soup

Dial Books for Young Readers 1987 Tony Ross

Arriving in a town where the food has been hidden, hungry soldiers set about making a soup of water and stones while the villagers watch. Fun text and comical illustrations add a new twist to the classic folktale.

AUDIENCE: CHILD CARE PROVIDERS/SPONSORS PARENTS EARLY ELEMENTARY PRESCHOOL TEACHERS

FORMAT: 28P. BOOK

Stone Soup

Scholastic Book Services 1968 Ann McGovern

The tale of an old woman and a clever vagabound—curious enough to believe that he can make soup from a stone.

AUDIENCE: CHILD CARE PROVIDERS/SPONSORS EARLY ELEMENTARY PARENTS PRESCHOOL TEACHERS

FORMAT: 40P. BOOK

The Stories Julian Tells

Random House, Inc. 1981 Ann Cameron

Julian, that quick fibber and wishful thinker, is great at telling stories. He can make people—especially his younger brother, Huey—believe just about anything. But some stories can get you into a pack of trouble, and that's exactly where Julian and Huey find themselves all too often.

AUDIENCE: CHILD CARE PROVIDERS/SPONSORS EARLY ELEMENTARY PARENTS PRESCHOOL TEACHERS

FORMAT: 71P. BOOK

Strega Nona

Simon & Schuster 1975 Tomie DePaola

When Strega Nona leaves him alone with her magic pasta pot, Big Anthony is determined to show the townspeople how it works.

AUDIENCE: CHILD CARE PROVIDERS/SPONSORS EARLY ELEMENTARY PARENTS PRESCHOOL TEACHERS

FORMAT: 32P. BOOK

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The Taming of the C.A.N.D.Y. Monster : Continuously Advertised Nutritionally Deficient Yummies!

The Book Peddlers 1988 Vicki Lansky

Learn about better nutrition and better vlaue at the supermarket, plus tips on eating while traveling, microwave magic, baby sitter cookery and recipes for milk-intolerant children (and more!).

AUDIENCE: CHILD CARE PROVIDERS/SPONSORS PARENTS

FORMAT: 136P. BOOK

Thunder Cake

The Putnam & Gossett Group 1990 Patricia Polacco

Grandma finds a way to dispel her grandchild's fear of thunderstorms. Making a thunder cake with Grandma could drive the fear of thunderstorms from anyone!

AUDIENCE: CHILD CARE PROVIDERS/SPONSORS PARENTS EARLY ELEMENTARY PRESCHOOL TEACHERS

FORMAT: 31P. BOOK

Tickle Your Appetite : A WIC/Team Nutrition Educator's Kit for Children

Food and consumer Service, USDA November 1997

This kit was developed to expand the reach of USDA's Team Nutrition messages and themes to WIC preschool participants aged 3 to 5 through education efforts in WIC clinics, at home, and in communities. Provides ideas and materials to communicate key nutrition messages by offering video, audiotape, and activities.

AUDIENCE: WIC CLINICS PRESCHOOL TEACHERS

FORMAT: THREE 4-MINUTE VIDEOS AUDIOTAPE REPRODUCIBLE HANDOUTS ACTIVITIES

Tip - Top - Tots : The Nutrition Pyramid for Preschoolers

Meridian 1994

An informative video program for caregivers, with a fun, lively ending for your children! Learn about the Food Guide Pyramid and the serving sizes for preschoolers; why nutrition is so important for children this age; and how to determine portions. Demonstrates creative and fun ways to prepare food so tots will enjoy their mealtimes.

AUDIENCE: CHILD CARE PROVIDERS/SPONSORS

FORMAT: 20 MINUTE VIDEO USERS GUIDE

Tommy at the Grocery Store

Harpercollins Juvenile Books 1989 Bill Grossman

One near-sighted shopper after another mistakes poor Tommy for, among other things, a banana, a potato, and a soda bottle, in this rhyming adventure of a young pig's problems when accidentally left on his own. "Pseudo-realistic illustrations help point up the preposterous nature of the story."

AUDIENCE: CHILD CARE PROVIDERS/SPONSORS EARLY ELEMENTARY PARENTS PRESCHOOL TEACHERS

FORMAT: 28P. BOOK

Too Many Tamales

Paper Star 1993 Gary Soto

While helping make tamales for Christmas dinner, Maria tries on her mother's ring. When she realizes the ring is missing, her cousins come to the rescue.

AUDIENCE: CHILD CARE PROVIDERS/SPONSORS EARLY ELEMENTARY PARENTS PRESCHOOL TEACHERS

FORMAT: 30P. BOOK

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What I Eat

William Morrow 1995 Heidi Goennel

Very simple board book of 10 pages depicting food.

AUDIENCE: CHILD CARE PROVIDERS/SPONSORS PARENTS PRESCHOOL TEACHERS

FORMAT: 10P. BOARD BOOK

What Makes Popcorn Pop? : And Other Questions About The World Around Us

Boyds Mills Press, Inc. 1991 Jack Myers

Dr. Jack Myers answers questions posed by children. Many questions taken from columns in "Highlights for Children".

AUDIENCE: ELEMENTARY CHILD CARE PROVIDERS/SPONSORS

FORMAT: 63P. BOOK

What We Eat Play and Discover with Digger and Splat

1996

In this video viewers discover "What We Eat" and learn about the basic food groups we need everyday. Lula and Didi take a magic toy box ride and travel around the world, making friends and trying different kinds of food. Children "Race the Clock" with Digger, and help Splat solve Bookworm's food riddle.

AUDIENCE: PRESCHOOL TEACHER CHILD CARE PROVIDERS/SPONSORS

FORMAT: 15 MINUTE VIDEO

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Yummy 5-A-Day Fruit and Vegetable Game

Yummy Designs 1995 Laurie Manahan

Ideal for teaching "5-a Day," Food Pyramid, and other nutrition classes. Players match colorful fruit and vegetable cards with fruits and vegetables on their menu boards, includes 90 different fruits and vegetable, with many ethnic examples. Game includes 10 Menu Boards, 80 fruit and vegetable cards, masters for making extra boards and cards, lesson books and instructions for many games and activities.

AUDIENCE: EARLY ELEMENTARY CHILD CARE PROVIDERS/SPONSORS PARENTS PRESCHOOL TEACHERS

FORMAT: GAME

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