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Episode Guide
Week of 1/10/11 - 1/14/11
Monday, January 10
The Importance of Family Literacy
Topic: How can older kids teach younger kids to read?
Activity: Storytelling Pajama Party
Video: Kids Teaching Kids to Read Video
Resources: U.S. Department of Education
Reading is Fundamental (RIF)
Family Literacy: Respecting Family Ways
Many Pathways to Lliteracy: Young Children Learning with Siblings, Grandparents, Peers, and Communities
Sisters and Brothers Reading Together: An Untapped Resource in Family Literacy
Episode No.: APLO3001
Originally aired 1/23/10
Tuesday, January 11
Age Appropriate Play and Learning
Topic: How can I choose materials that encourage age-appropriate play?
Activity: Cardboard Restaurant
Video: Materials that Encourage Learning Video
Resources: The Clearing House On Early Education & Parenting
Child Care Aware - Rethinking the Brain
Children, Play and Development
Making Toys for Infants and Toddlers: Using Ordinary Stuff for Extraordinary Play
Making Toys for Preschool Children: Using Ordinary Stuff for Extraordinary Play
Episode No.: APLO3002
Originally aired 1/24/10
Wednesday, January 12
Exercising For Life
Topic: How can I motivate a child to exercise?
Activity: Indoor Marching Game
Video: Outdoor Hike Video
Resources: American Heart Association / CPR Services
Kaiser Permanente
Your Active Child: How to Boost Physical, Emotional, and Cognitive Development through Age-Appropriate Activity
Fit Kids: A Practical Guide to Raising Active and Healthy Children - From Birth to Teens
Episode No.: APLO3003
Originally aired 1/25/10
Thursday, January 13
Children with Special Needs
Topic: What’s the best way to care for children with special needs?
Activity: Circle-Time Name Song
Video: Kids with Special Needs Video
Resources: The National Dissemination Center For Children With Disabilities
Building Blocks for Teaching Preschoolers with Special Needs
Children With Special Needs in Early Childhood Settings
Child Development Institute
Episode No.: APLO3004
Originally aired 1/26/10
Friday, January 14
Second-Hand Smoke & Week in Review
Topic: Second-Hand Smoke, plus Week in Review
Activity: Storytelling Pajama Party
Video: Child Care Provider of the Week: Sally Avila Video
Kids Teaching Kids to Read Video
Materials that Encourage Learning Video
Outdoor Hike Video
Kids with Special Needs Video
Resources: American Lung Association
Episode No.: APLO3005
Originally aired 1/27/10

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