Parenting Press offers detailed guides to accompany several books. They can be used by parent education instructors, group leaders and home visitors. They provide step-by-step instructions that you can adapt for your curriculum or use exactly as created.
For other suggestions, be sure to see Classroom Activities and PEP Talk, which includes an hour-long parent education teaching plan in each issue.
How Much is Enough? Leader’s Guide
Ideal for helping parents avoid overindulgence, this guide also offers a detailed method for teaching child development principles, temperament and parenting skills concurrently (based on Jean Illsley Clarke’s How Much is Enough?). Cost: $150.00 (PDF download). Also available in a binder. With the purchase of the PDF or the binder, you can add a CD-ROM of the entire guide for $15 (not available separately).
Historical Activity Guide
Projects accompany A Horse’s Tale and supplement Washington state history curricula. An excellent guide for classroom teachers, home-schooling parents and youth-group leaders. 83 pages. Comb-bound. Edited by Elizabeth Crary. Cost: $24.95.
Decision is Yours Leader’s Guide
Designed to enhance the “Decision Is Yours Series.” Includes vocabulary lists, small-group activities and assignments for each of the five books in the series. The guide is 29 pages. Comb-bound. Written by Carl W. Bosch. Cost: $14.95.
Without Spanking or Spoiling Leader’s Guide
For parents and parent educators leading a group or workshop based on Elizabeth Crary’s Without Spanking or Spoiling: A Practical Approach to Toddler and Preschool Guidance. 91 pages of activities and questions. Comb-bound. Cost: $22.95.
Feelings for Little Children Guide
This guide offers ways to expand the ideas in the “Feelings for Little Children Series.” The activities can be used with each of the four books. Appropriate for use at home, preschool, and child care settings. Free when you order the entire series at once.
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