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    The Little Book of Dinosaurs

    The Little Book of Dinosaurs outlines what made a dinosaur a dinosaur and introduces some of the coolest dinosaurs ever ... More

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    Book 3
    Book 3

    The Little Book of Small World Play: Little Books with Big Ideas (45)

    Small world play activities provide opportunities for learning both indoors and outdoors. Play activities help children ... More

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    Book 4
    Book 4

    The Little Book of Fun on a Shoestring: Cost Conscious Ideas for Early Years Activities (46)

    Making your setting an exhilarating and stimulating environment isn't just about money: it's about innovation, attitude,... More

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    Book 5
    Book 5

    The Little Book of Resistant Materials: Little Books with Big Ideas

    Covering work with glass, metal, wood, plastics, fabrics, paper and card, this book has ideas of the many ways children ... More

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    Book 9
    Book 9

    The Little Book of Time and Money: Little Books with Big Ideas

    These two aspects of problem solving, reasoning and numeracy are sometimes neglected in favour of counting and number re... More

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    Book 10
    Book 10

    Christmas Angel

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    Book 13

    Aries

    It's in the stars and in the numbers: This series sells well year-round and in all markets.... More

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    Book 20
    Book 20

    Gemini Game

    A Virtual Reality Adventure At fourteen, twins Liz and BJ are smart gamemakers whose high-tech computer games sell in... More

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    Book 25
    Book 25

    The Little Book of Counting: Little Books with Big Ideas

    A new Little Book expands this popular series by providing further ideas in problem solving, reasoning and numeracy. The... More

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    Book 26
    Book 26

    The Little Book of Fine Motor Skills: Little Books with Big Ideas (61)

    Developing fine motor skills is a key feature in learning to read and write. Many children need additional help to devel... More

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    Book 27
    Book 27

    The Little Book of Role Play: Little Books with Big Ideas (2)

    Hundreds of ideas for role play, grouped so you and the children can incorporate linked themes into your setting and de... More

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    Book 28
    Book 28

    The Little Book of Outside in All Weathers: Little Books with Big Ideas

    Go out in the rain, wind, fog, snow and ice, as well as in the sun! This book will give you lots of ideas for play and a... More

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    Book 29
    Book 29

    Little Book of Games with Sounds: Little Books with Big Ideas

    A good understanding of phonics is essential for reading but work that is too formal, presented too soon, is not helpful... More

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    Book 30
    Book 30

    The Little Book of Junk Music: Little Books with Big Ideas (26)

    Make music with everyday objects and use your own instruments to accompany recorded music or familiar songs. The book i... More

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    Book 31
    Book 31

    The Little Book of Stories from Around the World: Little Books with Big Ideas (70)

    The stories featured in this book come from all over the world. The Practice Guidance for the Early Years Foundation Sta... More

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    Book 32
    Book 32

    The Little Book of Parachute Play: Little Books with Big Ideas (24)

    A parachute can be a wonderful resource, with a little planning and preperation, to support everyone's learning from the... More

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    Book 33
    Book 33

    The Little Book of Light and Shadow: Little Books with Big Ideas (25)

    Encourage your Early Learners to becom investigators by exploring the concept of light and shadow. These simple and effe... More

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    Book 34
    Book 34

    The Little Book of Writing: Little Books with Big Ideas (10)

    Help early learners develop their writing skills through these fun and stimulating activites. Remember writing is not ju... More

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    Book 35
    Book 35

    The Little Book of Phonics: Little Books with Big Ideas (4)

    Children learn best by doing, making, singing and exploring. This Little Book is jam packed with activites of all kinds ... More

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    Book 36
    Book 36

    The Little Book of Circle Time: Little Books with Big Ideas (28)

    If you are just starting to plan circle time activities or just want some ideas for the youngest children, this book is ... More

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    Book 37
    Book 37

    The Little Book of Growing Things: Little Books with Big Ideas

    You can grow something in every setting! This book helps you to offer the magic of plants and flowers even in the most d... More

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    Book 38
    Book 38

    Little Book of Nursery Rhymes

    Every child's favourite nursery rhymes wrapped up in the perfect bedtime format, with a luxurious padded cover. An excel... More

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    Book 40
    Book 40

    The Little Book of Mark Making: Little Books With Big Ideas (55)

    The journey towards writing begins with children making purposeful marks. Children love expressing themselves in this wa... More

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    Book 41
    Book 41

    The Little Book of Persona Dolls: Little Books with Big Ideas

    Use dolls already in your setting or those specially made for the purpose, to explore feelings, situations, problems or ... More

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    Book 42
    Book 42

    The Little Book of Celebrations: Little Books with Big Ideas

    Arranged by season, this book enables you to celebrate a wide variety of festivals from cultures and religions of the wo... More

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    Book 43
    Book 43

    The Little Book of Music: Little Books with Big Ideas

    Simple activities to extend children's musical skills and concepts through simple sessions and using familiar instrument... More

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    Book 44
    Book 44

    The Little Book of Listening: Little Books with Big Ideas

    A book crammed full of ideas for helping with listening skills - something every child needs! Activities range from thos... More

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    Book 45
    Book 45

    The Little Book of Language Fun: Little Books with Big Ideas

    An invaluable book for using with small groups and individuals. All the activities are linked to Stepping Stones and ear... More

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    Book 46
    Book 46

    The Little Book of Puppet Making: Little Books with Big Ideas

    Make your own puppets and simple puppet theatres with the children. Ideas include very simple ones for very young childr... More

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    Book 47
    Book 47

    The Little Book of Dough: Little Books with Big Ideas

    This book it is divided into four sections covering a range of different dough types and a selection of projects. Each p... More

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    Book 48
    Book 48

    The Little Book of Living Things: Little Books with Big Ideas

    The Little Book of Living Things provides you with a range of ideas and activities to develop children's awareness of th... More

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    Book 49
    Book 49

    The Little Book of Washing Lines: Creating Lines of Learning

    This Little Book aims to demonstrate exciting ways to use washing lines to support learning in every area of the curricu... More

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    Book 50
    Book 50

    The Little Book of Colour, Shape and Number: Little Books with Big Ideas (42)

    This Little Book is focused on three aspects of mathematical development, colour, shape and number. It provides fun eas... More

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    Book 51
    Book 51

    The Little Book of Maps and Plans: Little Books with Big Ideas

    An interesting theme that can be nicely adapted to the early years environment by including maps and plans in play and s... More

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    Book 52
    Book 52

    The Little Book of Mini Beast Hotels: Little Books with Big Ideas

    Children have always have been fascinated by minibeasts. They are intrigued by their behaviour and how they live. Insect... More

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    Book 53
    Book 53

    The Little Book of Gross Motor Skills: Little Books with Big Ideas (78)

    Gross and fine motor skills are a prerequisite for writing and without developing these skills effectively, learning how... More

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    Book 54
    Book 54

    The Little Book of Maths from Stories: Little Books with Big Ideas

    The aim of this Little Book is to provide practitioners with ideas for developing mathematics using high quality picture... More

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    Book 55
    Book 55

    The Little Book of Scissor Skills: Little Books with Book Ideas (58)

    This fully revised Little Book contains a variety of easy, fun activities which suit different ages, stages of developme... More

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    Book 56
    Book 56

    Thoughts for a Sunny Day

    Uplifting words to stay on the bright side.... More

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    Book 57
    Book 57

    The Little Book of Bricks and Boxes: Little Books with Big Ideas

    Building and construction in the Foundation stage is a popular activity with many children - use this book to expand the... More

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    Book 58
    Book 58

    The Little Book of Time and Place: Little Books with Big Ideas

    The Little Book of Time and Place focuses on two aspects of the Foundation Stage curriculum area of Knowledge and Unders... More

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    Book 59
    Book 59

    The Little Book of the Seasons: Little Books with Big Ideas

    The Little Book of Seasons has been written to support a topic-based approach to teaching and learning. It will help you... More

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    Book 60
    Book 60

    The Little Book of Dance: Little Books with Big Ideas

    Use this book to plan and explore this aspect of children's creative development. The book helps you to plan and extend ... More

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    Book 61
    Book 61

    The Little Book of Story Bags

    Reading stories is an invaluable experience for young children, helping them to develop a wide range of important skills... More

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    Book 62
    Book 62

    Little Book of Multi-sensory stories

    The Little Book of Multi-Sensory Stories brings to life popular stories through a wide range of multi-sensory activities... More

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    Book 63
    Book 63

    The Little Book of Cooking Together: Simple Recipes for Young Children

    This Little Book of Cooking Together gives you a range of simple recipes which encourage children to work independently ... More

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    Book 64
    Book 64

    The Little Book of Bags, Boxes and Trays: Little Books with Big Ideas (35)

    Children love containers, and this book uses many different sorts to extend children's natural interests in collecting, ... More

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    Book 65
    Book 65

    The Little Book of Making Books and Cards: Little Books with Big Ideas!

    Little books are packed with advice and ideas for everyone working with children in the Early Years Foundation stage. Ma... More

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    Book 66
    Book 66

    The Little Book of Nursery Rhymes: Little Books with Big Ideas

    A collection of familiar and traditional rhymes and songs - everyone needs this book to help children with rhythm, rhyme... More

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    Book 67
    Book 67

    The Little Book of Science Through Art: Little Books with Big Ideas (1)

    Linking scientific exploration and creativity, this book offers you ideas for simple activities and links them to the c... More

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    Book 68
    Book 68

    The Little Book of Dens

    Children love to make dens. Adults encourage children to make dens because it supports imagination and many aspects of ... More

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    Book 69
    Book 69

    The Little Book of Tuff Spot Activities: Little Books with Big Ideas (52)

    Use one of these simple trays for all sorts of activities from small world play, through maths and language, to cooking... More

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    Book 70
    Book 70

    The Little Book of Playground Games: Little Books with Big Ideas (30)

    This Little Book is packed with games for wet days, hall times, and just being together! It contains a collection of bot... More

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    Book 71
    Book 71

    The Little Book of Healthy Eating

    Tackling childhood obesity is a major priority for local authorities and health organisations, with recent reports ident... More

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    Book 72
    Book 72

    The Little Book of My Neighbourhood

    This book provides suggestions for activities and visits in your local neighbourhood, together with plans and advice on... More

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    Book 73
    Book 73

    The Little Book of Storybuilding

    Storybuilding is a cooperative story making technique - with a group of children the practitioner builds an original sto... More

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    Book 74
    Book 74

    Jackie

    AMP's personality titles take a snapshot look at the lives of today's most popular entertainers, sports figures, and eve... More

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    Book 75
    Book 75

    The Little Book of Building Vocabulary

    Following the recommendations of the recent Ofsted report `Are you Ready?' and reflecting the findings of the Rose Revie... More

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    Book 76
    Book 76

    The Little Book of Rhythm and Raps

    This brand new Little Book focuses on introducing beat and rhythm through a fun mix of games and activities for teachers... More

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    Book 77
    Book 77

    The Little Book of Sound Ideas: Little Books with Big Ideas

    The activities and songs in this book aim to explore the world of sound and it's effect on children's learning. They wil... More

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    Book 78
    Book 78

    The Little Book of Clothes and Fabrics: Little Books with Big Ideas

    Exploring clothes and fabrics of all sorts. Themed activities for children in nursery and reception classes, with extens... More

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    Book 79
    Book 79

    The Little Book of Traditional Tales: Little Books with Big Ideas

    The oral tradition of fairy tales means that they are a fantastic genre for storytelling without a text. This Little Boo... More

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    Book 80
    Book 80

    The Little Book of Drama from Stories: Little Books with Big Ideas (77)

    A book of stimulating drama activities inspired by popular stories. It contains 30 stories with a good balance of tradit... More

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    Book 81
    Book 81

    The Little Book of Sewing, Weaving and Fabric Work: Little Books with Big Ideas

    This Little Book gives you lots of new ideas around the use of fabrics, sewing and weaving. As well as producing some wo... More

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    Book 83
    Book 83

    The Little Book of Investigations

    This book starts you off on the serious job of investigating materials, processes, objects and events. Investigation is ... More

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    Book 84
    Book 84

    The Little Book of Maths Outdoors: Little Books with Big Ideas (75)

    This is a unique book that supports the current thinking behind outdoor learning. It features over 40 ideas for outdoor ... More

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    Book 85
    Book 85

    The Little Book of Explorations: Little Books with Big Ideas (72)

    Following the success of the Little Book of Investigations, this book goes one step further in size, scale and scope. It... More

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    Book 86

    The Little Book of Shape and Space

    This Little Book builds on children's natural enthusiasm and curiosity about shape and space. The hands-on, easy-to-fo... More

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    Book 87
    Book 87

    The Little Book of Numbers

    Maths in general is an area many early years practitioners lack confidence in - many having struggled at school themselv... More

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    Book 88
    Book 88

    The Little Book of Music and Movement

    Listening to music and moving in response to the sounds we hear is the most natural reaction in the world. The Little Bo... More

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    Book 89
    Book 89

    The Little Book of Clay and Malleable Materials: Little Books with Big Ideas (41)

    This Little Book offers practitioners step-by-step activities for clay and other malleable materials with children in th... More

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    Book 90
    Book 90

    The Little Book of Print-making

    The Little Book of Print Making is perfect for practitioners working on a tight budget. Full of inventive, inclusive ide... More

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    Book 91
    Book 91

    The Little Book of Measures

    This brand new Little Book focuses on using everyday objects that appeal to young children in the EYFS, with a clear emp... More

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    Book 92
    Book 92

    The Little Book of Cooking from Stories: Little Books with Big Ideas

    Traditional and popular stories and simple recipes to go with them. Extend your literacy sessions with simple cooking ac... More

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    Book 93
    Book 93

    The Little Book of Maths Activities: Little Books with Big Ideas

    Linked to the stepping stones and the mathematical concepts, these simple activities will enable you to plan and provide... More

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    Book 94
    Book 94

    The Little Book of Maths Songs and Games: Little Books with Big Ideas

    Nothing unusual, nothing to fin or buy, just use what you have to explore maths through these simple activities and some... More

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    Book 95
    Book 95

    The Little Book of Clay and Malleable Materials: Little Books with Big Ideas

    This Little Book offers practitoners step-by-step activities for clay and other malleable materials with children in the... More

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    Book 96
    Book 96

    The Little Book of Treasureboxes: Collections for Exploration and Investigation

    A Treasurebox is a collection of themed resources carefully chosen to engage children's attention, encourage their curio... More

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    Book 97
    Book 97

    The Little Book of Puppets in Stories: Little Books with Big Ideas

    Ideas for making and using puppets you have made yourself with the children or using bought puppets. Ideas and activitie... More

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    Book 98
    Book 98

    Little Topic Book of Water

    Part of an exciting new series covering the most popular topics in Early Years Education. All settings enjoy teaching an... More

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    Book 99
    Book 99

    Little Topic Book of Where We Live

    Part of an exciting new series covering the most popular topics in Early Years Education. All settings enjoy teaching an... More

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    Book 100
    Book 100

    The Little Book of Woodwork: Little Books with Big Ideas (80)

    This book provides ideas and inspiration for basic woodwork skills for children aged 3-6. Organized into 3 levels of co... More

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    Book 101
    Book 101

    The Little Book of Drama and Performance

    Beginning drama with very young children can be a daunting prospect, but the benefits for children performing to an audi... More

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    Book 102
    Book 102

    The Little Book of Maths Problem-Solving

    This Little Book offers easy-to-follow activities and opportunities for maths problem-solving, both indoors and out. Th... More

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    Book 103
    Book 103

    Little Book of Dance Music

    Presents 12 tracks of varying tempos and moods that provide a useful resource for dance and movement. The music is speci... More

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    Book 104
    Book 104

    The Little Book of Talk

    Identified as one of the three prime areas of learning in the EYFS 2014, communication and language is high on the agend... More

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    Book 105
    Book 105

    The Little Book of Space

    Feed a child's imagination with fun facts and vivid illustrations about two favorite topics!... More

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    Book 106
    Book 106

    The Little Book of Explorations: Little Books with Big Ideas

    Following the success of the Little Book of Investigations, this book goes one step further in size, scale and scope. It... More

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    Book 107
    Book 107

    The Little Book of Outdoor Play: Little Books with Big Ideas

    This book focuses on the environment for outdoor play, giving you hundreds of ideas for making your outdoor area into an... More

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    Book 108
    Book 108

    The Little Book of Phonics: Little Books with Big Ideas

    More than a word list, this book has suggestions for activities that stimulate every sense, together with songs, stories... More

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    Book 109
    Book 109

    The Little Book of Playground Games: Little Books with Big Ideas

    Games for wet days, hall times, and just being together. This book contains a collection of familiar and less familiar g... More

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    Book 110
    Book 110

    The Little Book of Tuff Spot Activities: Little Books with Big Ideas

    Use one of these simple trays for all sorts of activities from small world play, through maths and language, to cooking ... More

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    Book 111
    Book 111

    The Little Book of Colour, Shape and Number: Little Books with Big Ideas

    This Little Book is focused on three aspects of mathematical development, colour, shape and number. It provides fun easy... More

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    Book 112
    Book 112

    Little Book of Scissor Skills: Little Books with Book Ideas

    Children love scissors. Cutting up paper and anything else they can get hold of! is irresistibly attractive. For the you... More

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    Book 113
    Book 113

    The Little Book of Writing: Little Books with Big Ideas

    Focusing on the early years environment, this book gives suggestions and ideas for providing writing activities indoors ... More

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    Book 114
    Book 114

    The Little Book of Sand and Water: Little Books with Big Ideas

    Make these familiar activities more exciting by using the ideas in this book. The two sections unusual ideas for resourc... More

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    Book 115
    Book 115

    The Little Book of Storytelling: Little Books with Big Ideas

    Let Mary Medlicott help you with a key skill - telling stories without a book. Ideas and activities are carefully explor... More

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    Book 116
    Book 116

    The Little Book of Investigations: Little Books with Big Ideas

    This book starts you off on the serious job of investigating materials, processes, objects and events. Investigation is ... More

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    Book 117
    Book 117

    The Little Book of Circle Time: Little Books with Big Ideas

    If you are just starting to plan circle time activities or just want some ideas for the youngest children, this book is ... More

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    Book 118
    Book 118

    The Little Book of Small World Play: Little Books with Big Ideas

    Small world play activities provide opportunities for learning both indoors and outdoors. Play activities help children ... More

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    Book 119
    Book 119

    The Little Book of Fun on a Shoestring: Cost Conscious Ideas for Early Years Activities

    Ideas for resources, activities and display that don't cost a fortune! Also includes information on making paper and mak... More

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