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Early Childhood Education: ECH 110 Assignment Tips

This guide provides tips and information on many different resources available for Early Childhood Education students.

Alphabet Cards

Assignment: Create a complete set of alphabet cards using your theme

For this assignment you are required to find photographic images of the items you have selected to represent the alphabet.  You cannot use illustrations, paintings or clip art.

The easiest way to obtain an image of an object is to use Google Images.

Here is a YouTube tutorial on making alphabet cards:


Author Study

Assignment: Develop an informational presentation about your author or illustrator

To find reference sources about your author, consult the Reference Sources  tab above.

To find journal articles about your author, consult the Journal Magazine and Newspaper Articles tab above. 

Library databases for Author Study

Felt Board

Assignment: Create a felt board activity for your theme. 

Search the Library catalog for information on how to create a felt board.  For example,  to create a felt board to help preschoolers learn their colors, do the following search: preschool and colors

There are also many online journals and magazines available through the library's Discovery Search.

Browse the following print journals that are available in either the Auburn or Fulton campus libraries for examples and ideas for creating your felt board:

Mailbox, (Auburn and Fulton)

Instructor, (Auburn)

School Arts, (Auburn)

Search Google for ideas for creating a felt board. Type in the Google search box: felt board activities for preschoolers

Book File

Assignment:  Read the assigned number of picture books and write a brief summary of each book.

Review the "Finding Children's Books In The Library' tutorial located on the Books and Media  tab.