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Eddowes, E. Anne – Dimensions of Early Childhood, 1994
Reviews "Favorites, Friendships, Food, and Fantasy: Literature-Based Thematic Units for Early Primary" (A. Lukasevich and F. Pieronek), a two-volume publication that presents four literature-based thematic units for use in the language arts curriculum. The units are designed to be used sequentially in 12- or 15-day segments, and each lesson has 4…
Descriptors: Book Reviews, Childrens Literature, Elementary School Curriculum, Language Arts
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Eddowes, E. Anne – Dimensions of Early Childhood, 1995
Discusses two broad stages of children's drawing--scribbling and representation--and the phases of each stage that children will pass through as they develop. Provides suggestions for supporting children's early drawing development. (HTH)
Descriptors: Art Expression, Childrens Art, Creative Development, Creativity
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Ewing, Jan; Eddowes, E. Anne – Dimensions of Early Childhood, 1994
Examines the benefits of sand play for young children, focusing on areas of cognitive, physical, communicative, creative and social-emotional development. Also discusses the role of the teacher in encouraging children's natural curiosity and exploration with sand play, noting that teachers should observe and interact with children during play in…
Descriptors: Child Behavior, Child Development, Children, Cognitive Development