PLAYbook infant and toddler curriculum provides everything teachers and directors need for a successful and high-quality full-year, full-day program. Lesson plans, developmentally appropriate activities, read-aloud books, and parent engagement activities are included with step-by-step instructions. PLAYbook provides what you need to take your classroom and center to the next level.
PLAYbook provides easy-to-follow instructions throughout each day, week and month. The Getting Started booklet outlines the important elements throughout the curriculum: activities, day planning, parent communications, student portfolios and more.
Icons easily identify teacher tips, developmental milestones, material specific to infant or toddler.
- Monthly and Weekly Themes »
Pairing seasonal events with popular children’s books.
- Lesson Plans and Daily Routines »
Based on the age and developmental interests of infants and toddlers.
- Daily Literacy and Language Activities »
Included throughout the day to ensure children hear and practice a wide variety of words, print media and language.
- Early Math Instruction »
Math is introduced through songs, counting and small group activities.
- Beginning and Ending Practices »
Support emotional regulation and security during transitions.
- Sensory and Creative Activities »
Keep play and exploration fresh and exciting.
- Monthly Topics »
Provide professional development that focuses on strengthening teachers’ understanding of development and abilities to promote secure attachment relationships, emotional regulation, and learning.
- Teacher Tips »
Relate daily activities to the developmental needs, engagement strategies, and behavioral consideration specific to infants, toddlers and their families.
- Learning Objectives »
Methods of documentation are included to make it easy for teachers, directors and parents to chart their children’s development.
- Staff Meeting Agendas and Supply Lists »
Make it easy to plan, prepare and meet the needs of the classroom.
- Daily Greetings »
Allows parents to stay connected with the daily activities and news in the classroom
- Weekly Homework Activities »
Enhance the family-school partnership through engaging home activities and feedback forms.
- Displays of Child’s Development and Creations »
Provide informal sharing and learning opportunities.
- Ways to Unify and Organize Your Center »
Create a daily, weekly and monthly plan that is easy to follow and to assess.
- Built-in Staff Development »
Connects curriculum to child development..
- Easy Data Gathering »
Provides ways to document progress with simple to follow developmental objectives for every activity.