We have games, puzzles, puppets, flannel boards, magnets, play money, dinosaur counters, etc. Use the MU Library Catalog to find them. Type YOUR TOPIC TEACHING MATERIALS. Or you can type YOUR TOPIC and then use the facets on the left to limit to "Library Location: Closed Stacks" for the kits, models, etc., or "Library Location: First Floor North - Media" for educational videos. For pictures, type YOUR TOPIC PICTURE
Journals for preschool teachers are listed below. You can find articles on specific topics in these journals by using the databases. Simply put the name of the journal in the Publication box (Education Source) or Journal Name box (ERIC) and type your topic in the search box. ERIC also includes a documents collection which includes curriculum guides, lesson plans and activities. You can also access full-text children's magazines by using EBSCOhost's Primary Search.
LB 1139.25-LB 1140.5 – Most preschool books are in this range on 4th floor North.
Complete resource book: an early childhood curriculum: over 2000 activities… (LB 1140.4.S35 1998)
Weekly curriculum: 52 complete preschool themes (LB 1140.4 .B317 2003)
Use the MU Library Catalog to find books on specific topics.
Sample subject headings:
Fiction, including children's fiction, does not usually carry subject headings. To find a children’s story book then, you could either:
A to Zoo: Subject Access to Children’s Picture Books (Ref Z 1037 .L715 2010)
Best Books for Children (Ref Z 1037 .G48 2002)
Books Kids Will Sit Still For 3 (Z 1037 .F847 2006)
Provide tips for how to do good read aloud and recommended lists by grade level.
Children's Literature Comprehensive Database Online
Database of Award Winning Children's Literature
There are also other reference books that index children's poetry and fairy tales in collections.
Big books (Juv Extra Oversize) are located on 1st floor north at the end of the Juv collection, but before Juv Oversize.