Anishnaabemowin: Nursery/Day Care Programs Language Booklet and CD consists of a 28-page booklet about the nursery/day care program offered by the Wikwemikong Board of Education. This Anishinaabe Language Immersion Programming began in 2005. This booklet offers a look at the Ojibwe language program and offers work lists such as months of the year, a Thank You Creator Prayer, bus arrival routine, lockers, attendance, washroom routine, breakfast and snack programs, and outdoor play.
UNAVAILABLE This title is no longer available from the publisher. Ribbon Rescue: Tell Me a Story Kit contains a 32-page picture book by Robert Munsch; a 5- minute audiocassette of the story read by Robert Munsch and a bookmark, all in plastic carrying bag. Ribbon Rescue by children's author Robert Munsch is a wonderful story about a Mohawk girl named Jillian who helps her neighbours while on her way to a family wedding.
UNAVAILABLE On Mother's Lap Kit contains a picture book and audiocassette that celebrates an Inuit mother's love. A young boy named Michael enjoys a special quiet time being rocked on his mother's lap in the big rocking chair. As the pair rock back and forth, Michael realizes that some of his special toys also want to be included. One by one, Michael gathers his special Inuk dolly, boat, puppy, and Caribou blanket. Mother's lap has room for all the toys and the pet dog. But when Mother hears baby sister, she says that baby wants to cuddle too.
OUT OF PRINT This kit is no longer available from the publisher. Circle Program - Kindergarten Level is a language arts program kit that contains several booklets and audiocassettes designed to integrate music, art, and games with other reading and writing activities. Organized thematically, the series is designed for Native students who speak English as a second language, but is also suitable for students with an interest in the northern environment and traditional Aboriginal legends and art work.
Binoojiinh Nagamowinan CD is a 30-minute audio CD accompanied by a pamphlet with 10 children's songs in Ojibwe. The songs include Puff the Magic Dragon, London Bridge, This Old Man, Mary Had a Little Lamb, The Ants Go Marching, I'm A Little Teapot, If You are Happy and You Know It, Yankee Doodle, and How Much is the Doggy in the Window. No English is provided. Ojibwe Only.
Baby Audio Series: Baby's 1st CD is published by Salina Bookshelf of Flagstaff, Arizona to accompany the Baby board book series. This bilingual CD is narrated in Navajo by Maybelle Little and English narration is provided by Jessie Ruffenach. The four stories include Baby's First Laugh, Baby Learns to Count, Baby Learns about Colors, and Baby Learns about Animals. The board books feature a young Navajo toddler who has just learned to count from one to ten; sees many different colours in her environment; and helps her family take care of the family's animals.
Alfred Reading Series is an audiocassette based on the set of five readers designed for preschool to grade one children. Titles include Alfred's First Day at School (book 1), Alfred's Summer (book 2), The Big Storm (book 3), The Pow-wow (book 4) and Lisa and Sam (book 5). The series is written by Metis educator Darrell W. Pelletier. Stories are read in Michif and Cree.
UNAVAILABLE This title is no longer available from the publisher Alfred Reading Series is an audiocassette based on the set of five readers designed for preschool to grade one children. Titles include Alfred's First Day at School (book 1), Alfred's Summer (book 2), The Big Storm (book 3), The Pow-wow (book 4) and Lisa and Sam (book 5). The series is written by Metis educator Darrell W. Pelletier. Stories are read in English and French.
Goodnight World is a 24-page board book made with recycled paper with soy-based ink and water-based coating from Native Northwest publishers. This board book is the opposite of the board book, Good morning World, and continues to reinforce worldview values of acknowledging the end of the day. In this simple format each of the animals, birds, and sea creatures say good night by dreaming, singing each other to sleep and various activities unique to each animal. Twenty-three Northwest Coast artists have contributed to this remarkable title but the book flows so well the viewer is unaware.