The Learning Power of Laughter: Over 300 Playful Games, Activities, and Ideas that Promote Learning with Young Children

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Gryphon House, Inc., 2004 - Education - 136 pages

Serious learning can happen in playful moments. Laughter is an effective way to strengthen the learning process. The Learning Power of Laughter has over 300 easy activities that harness the power of laughter to encourage 3- to 6-year-olds to be creative, learn sequencing skills, develop phonemic awareness, use their imaginations, develop listening skills, and work with rhymes and language. Children and teachers alike will love the creative, fun activities that enrich any classroom experience!

Award-winning author Jackie Silberg tours the country, conducting workshops, speaking at conferences and performing in concerts. She also serves as an adjunct instructor at both Emporia State University and the University of Missouri at Kansas City.

 

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Contents

Table of Contents
9
Tongue Twisters
22
Chapter 3Language Games and Activities
41
See You Later Alligator
53
Poor Little Bug on the Wall
66
Three Green Speckled Frogs
79
Chapter 6Group Games and Activities
91
Ice Cream Game
97
Fathers Whiskers
103
The Birthday Game
109
Chapter 8Music Games and Activities
121
The Alphabet Song
127
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About the author (2004)

Jackie Silberg is an early childhood advocate and popular keynote speaker nationally and internationally. She received the Distinquished Alumna Award from Emporia State University, recognizing her current achievements as well as her long and prolific career. Jackie lectures at Johnson County Community College.

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