Course Resources – ECED 241


Day to Day the Relationship Way: Creating Responsive Programs for Infants and Toddlers,

Infants and Toddlers at Play,


The Kids Are In Charge,

Viewers Guide,

Space to Grow: Creating a Childcare Environment for Infants and Toddlers

A Culturally Responsive Approach to Implementing curriculum

Finley’s Parent Teacher conference,

Objective Observation,

Early Essentials Webisodes: 8 webisodes covering, quality, relationships, expectant families, development, environments, professionalism and
self-care and language development.

Babies (Focus Films)



Dr. Kristie Pretti-Frontczak, “Episode 30: How to Select And Implement The “Best” Curriculum For Inclusive Pre-K Classrooms.”

Children’s Books

Every Child is Different by Luna James (diversity, justice, equity)

Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendack (Describes the feelings of a toddler in time out)

Smile for Auntie by Diane Paterson (Describes an aunt’s techniques to try and get an infant to smile.)

Read to Your Bunny by Rosemary Wells (strategies for supporting early language acquisition)

Crunch, the Shy Dinosaur by Cirocco Dunlap,
(About being aware of the impact your voice can have on some children.)

Good Boy, Fergus by David Shannon, (Does “Good Boy, Good Girl, or Good Job really have the impact you are looking for?)

Knuffle Bunny by Mo Willems (About observing and assessing the wants, needs, and desires or preverbal infants and toddlers)