Enter your topic keywords. You can search across all of our Education Curriculum Collections or you can select 1 of 6 specific collection (from drop-down menu). eg Textbook collection or Kits collection.
The Education Curriculum and Media Collections can be found on Level 1 of the Giblin Eunson Library.
Discover a range of resources to support your assessment tasks and placements: 3D-objects, models, toys, games, big books, board books, picture books, young adult fiction, DVDs, CDs, charts, pictures and multi-piece sets.
This guide also features streamed videos and digital resources you can access online and use within your teaching.
Items within this growing collection can be used to support conversational reading as outlined by the Abecedarian Approach.
The following strategy will find wordless picture books and wordless board books.
Select a keyword search and limit to picture books from the drop down menu.
Use the following keywords: wordless book*
The following article presents a research-based rationale for using wordless books and offers examples of wordless picture books along with suggestions for how to use them to support the literacy of young learners:
Jalongo, R. M., Dragich, D., Conrad, N.K & Zhang, A. (2002). Using Wordless Picture Books to Support Emergent Literacy. Early Childhood Education Journal, 29(3), 167-177. <https://ezp.lib.unimelb.edu.au/login?url=https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=ehh&AN=11305212&site=eds-live&scope=site>
The Creative Curriculum is a conceptual framework for early childhood development. The LearningGames series is a component of the Abecedarian Approach and outlines a set of adult-child interaction games which can be used by early childhood educators.
The education curriculum collections incorporate a broad range of kits which provide learning resources to support early learners play and emergent literacy and numeracy.
Play and group activities:
Play power [videorecording] : strategies to support learning through play / Educational Productions ; produced by Linda Freedman, Rae Latham ; written by Rae Latham, Linda Freedman, Carrie Sharp. UniM Giblin Eunson KIT 155.418 PLAY