ELF Observation Form
The ELF posters are available for download by ELF libraries that have a verified ELF account. You can create an account through the blog or by following the hyperlink listed here for creating an account . Once your account has been created, an ELF staff member will verify the ELF affiliation and you will have access to the collateral material as needed.
If you have already created an account, you may log in by clicking on the hyperlink listed above.
The posters are presented in a number of formats and are available in either color or grayscale. The options have been created to accommodate a variety of software used by the field as well as various printing needs. The posters can be customized with individual library information in the lower right section over the banner. If you have questions or need assistance, please contact ELF staff by email or call 916-446-6378.
Emotional Connections: How Relationships Guide Early Learning
Butterfield, Perry McArthur, Carole A. Martin, and Arleen Pratt Prairie. Washington, DC: Zero to Three Press, 2004.
Instructor's Guide. Butterfield, Perry McArthur, Carole A. Martin, and Arleen Pratt Prairie. Washington, DC: Zero to Three Press, 2004.
Environments handles furniture, equipments, toys, materials, maipulatives for infants, toddlers and preschoolers.
Evidence-Based Practice in the Early Childhood Field
Buysse, Virginia, and Patricia W. Wesley, eds. Washington, DC: Zero to Three Press, 2006.
The Families and Work Institute
The Families and Work Institute conducts research and presents findings on the changing family, community and workforce.
Family Literacy: Connections In Schools and Communities
Lesley Mandel Morrow, editor. DE: International Reading Association, 1995.
Family Place Libraries
The Family Place Libraries site provides programming information, resource materials, answers frequently asked questions and identifies Family Place Library initiatives throughout the country.
Folkmanis designs detailed hand and finger puppets that represent many characters that are featured in children's books.
From Neurons to Neighborhoods: The Science of Early Child Development
Jack P. Schonkoff and Deborah A. Phillips, editors. Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 2000.