This book is a National Parenting Center Holiday 2002 Seal of Approval Winner! The 300+ activities in Teaching Young Children are designed to actively involve young learners. The directions are adult-friendly. First you are told “What You Need” and then “What You Do” step by step. Most activities require only materials usually found around the home or classroom. This book is organized to help you find activities that are appropriate for your situation. * Indoor Playtime—54 activities * Art Time—26 activities * Mealtime—53 activities * Story Time—26 activities * Outdoor Playtime—66 activities * While-You-Wait Time—24 activities * Travel Time—54 activities Each activity states which of six important skill areas are developed by the activity: * large-motor development * coordination & dexterity * language development * creativity * problem solving * memory & concentration The book also presents information on common developmental traits of children ages 1–6.