50 Fantastic Ideas for Mark Making

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Author: Alistair Bryce-Clegg

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472919122

Category: Education

Page: 64

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Children are naturally drawn to mark-making. Long before they pick up a pencil or a paintbrush, they will experiment with making marks using their own bodies as well as various found objects that they come across in day-to-day life. By collecting together a whole host of ideas for different mark-making utensils, as well as exploring numerous substances and surfaces that children can mark-make on and in, this book supports both individual and group mark-making.

50 Fantastic Ideas for Tuff Trays

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Author: Sally Wright

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472954297

Category: Education

Page: 64

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The tuff tray is a staple resource that is often abandoned or underused in early years settings. However, when used effectively, a tuff tray can enhance a child's learning through its versatile usage, such as messy play or as enhancements to support themes and ideas that are being explored. A simple tuff tray provocation can offer many learning opportunities to help a child progress and develop, as its sensory play approach promotes open-ended investigations and problem solving. 50 Fantastic Ideas for Tuff Trays is packed full of exciting activities that are not only simple and easy to prepare and manage, but that also use materials and tools found in most settings and at very low cost. With ideas for tuff trays that support books, promote mathematics and are ideal for celebrations and festivals, this book creates inviting opportunities for learning objectives to be met in an exciting and creative way.

50 Fantastic Ideas for things to do with Mud and Clay

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Author: Judit Horvath

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472941586

Category: Education

Page: 64

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When given soil, clay or mud to play with, most children are instinctively motivated to explore and experiment. Mud, soil and clay are naturally open-ended, stimulating children to investigate possibilities, look for reasons and think of ideas. They are cheap and easy to source or access, simple to transform to suit any age group or activity, can be mixed with other materials, given a rich sensory experience via visual texture, deep colour, rich smell and tactile feel. As with the other 50 fantastic ideas books, this book will feature 50 inventive ideas for busy early years practitioners, advising them in a straightforward way about how to find, present and use easily accessible materials in a range of exciting and unusual ways.

50 Fantastic Ideas for Exploring Food

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Author: Judit Horvath

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472924770

Category: Education

Page: 64

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Children have a natural curiosity towards real life procedures and being involved in cooking and all of its preparation activities has proven to stimulate young minds throughout history. By preparing simple meals together from scratch, children will naturally develop the love of good, healthy food, whilst it can also tackle the issue of fussy eaters, who are far more likely to try something they've prepared themselves. Based on Judit's sound practice as a qualified teacher and baker, having taken part in local and national conferences, she has gathered together a varied collection of activity ideas around cooking and baking from different cultures, with some added simple recipes too.

50 Fantastic Things to Do with Preschoolers

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Author: Sally Featherstone,Phill Featherstone

Publisher: Gryphon House

ISBN: 9780876594674

Category: Education

Page: 88

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Explore, inquire, and experiment alongside your preschooler using the simple ideas in 50 Fantastic Things to Do with Preschoolers. Written specifically for parents, the activities in this book will lead to infectious excitement and enthusiasm for learning! Using objects easily found in most homes, this collection of purposeful play experiences will help preschoolers to develop key skills at their own pace and to make unhurried, important discoveries. Each activity in this book features easy-to-follow instructions, with plenty of tips and suggestions for extending the learning.

Create your dream house and garden

52 brilliant little ideas for big home improvements

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Author: Lizzie O'Prey,Anna Marsden,Jem Cook,Mark Hillsdon

Publisher: Infinite Ideas

ISBN: 1908864524

Category: House & Home

Page: 128

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Millions of us want to improve our home and surroundings, and there’s a ton of advice out there to help us; a never-ending avalanche of books, magazines, websites and TV programmes. But who’s got the time to wade through this lot to sift the stuff that works from what doesn't? What we need are failsafe short cuts to turning our run-of-the-mill house into our dream home, complete with the perfect garden. Create your dream house and garden is the indispensable guide to turning your property into your dream residence, inside and out. Packed with down-to-earth, simple and effective advice, Create your dream house and garden will help you make the most of your house and garden so you can feel truly at home. Create your dream house and garden is compact, inspiring to read and fantastic value.

Christmas Crafts for Kids

50 Step-By-Step Decorations and Gift Ideas for Festive Fun

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Author: Petra Boase

Publisher: Armadillo

ISBN: 9781843229452

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 96

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Presents fifty simple-to-do Christmas handicraft projects using everyday materials such as cardboard, paper, paints, pencils, and glue, and includes instructions for such crafts as Christmas cards, gift-wrap, decorations, and presents.

Livres Africains Disponibles

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Author: Hans Martin Zell,Cécile Lomer

Publisher: London

ISBN: 9781873836965

Category: Africa

Page: 2250

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"A valuable tool both to librarians & Africanists for whom no comparable source is available."--Library Journal. "To say that African Books in Print is indispensable is an understatement! ...without Hans Zell's work there simply would be no bibliographic control over African publishing at the continental level."--Africana Libraries Newsletter. In this first new edition of this authoritative guide since 1993, over 24,000 titles from 700 publishers in 43 African countries are identified, catalogued & classified in easy-to-use Author, Title & Subject indexes. Now incorporating materials listed in the quarterly African Book Publishing Record, African Books In Print covers works in over 120 African languages, as well as English, issued by commercial imprints, state-sponsored publishers, research institutions, professional associations, learned societies, university departments & many other sources. All entities are listed again in a separate Directory of Publishers, which has been enhanced with telephone & fax numbers, e-mail addresses & URLs when available. A detailed introduction explains the scope & arrangement, as well as a key to currency abbreviations (with approximate exchange rates), language & country codes. From Bowker-Saur.

Mark Thomas Presents the People's Manifesto

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Author: Mark Thomas

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1407063065

Category: Humor

Page: 160

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Mark Thomas has been touring the country for months, getting audiences to come up with policies aimed at sorting out the country's political chaos and taking back the power for the people. Sick to death of bailing out bankers and subsidising MPs homes, the audience vote on the best policy of the night to be included in the brand new People's Manifesto. From the inspiring to the downright hilarious, you'll wonder why these fantastic ideas aren't part of the constitution already. For example: - All politicians will be forced to wear the names and logos of the companies sponsor that them or with whom they have financial links. - Anyone who supports ID cards is banned from having curtains. - All models have to be picked at random from the electoral register. - Anyone found guilty of homophobic hate crime has to serve their sentence in drag. - CEOs convicted of fraud will be made to dress as pirates in whatever job they get in the future. The People's Manifesto will outline 50 policies of the manifesto shouted out in bold type on a page to themselves with Mark's commentary opposite. Mark has even 'road tested' some of them - like hosting a party in an MP's second home (which clearly belongs to the taxpayer) and getting university boffins to work out a way of SAT testing MPs to rank them by value. And Mark's guerrilla antics won't end there... Power to the people is really happening.

Animating with Stop Motion Pro

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Author: Mark Sawicki

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1136135898

Category: Art

Page: 260

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Animating with Stop Motion Pro is comprehensive, hands-on guide to achieving professional results with Stop Motion Pro 7.0 software. Gone are the days of stop motion guesswork and waiting to see the finalized result of your meticulous, labor intensive animations. With the push of a mouse button and the Stop Motion Pro software, animators have ten times the capability of simple camera stop motion capture. Re-visualize stop motion character movements, graph these movements and composite characters into a flawless animations with the techniques and step by step tutorials featured in Animating with Stop Motion Pro. Detailed exercises allow you to develop professional animations with the included free trial of Stop Motion Pro 7.0.