Your Child at Play

Your Child at Play

One to Two Years : Exploring, Daily Living, Learning, and Making Friends

Book - 1998
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Baker & Taylor
A guide to developmentally appropriate play collects activities for parents and children to share and offers advice on encouraging creativity and managing problem situations

Norton Pub
Established in 1986, now updated and expanded, based on more than 20 years of research and observation, written in jargon-free, parent-friendly language, these books respect cultural differences and recognize the value of different parenting styles. Their focus is to help parents and caregivers turn everyday routines into playful learning opportunities and enhance communication between children and adults. The photos of real children at play are candid and reflect all cultures. One to Two Years, Exploring, Learning, Making Friends, and Pretending provides a vivid look at everyday life with a toddler and offers hundreds of creative play activities; ideas for encouraging creativity and language skills; strategies for toilet training, dressing, going out in public, controlling temper tantrums, and much more.

The toddler time, between one and two years old, is an exciting period of self-definition, exploration, and physical and emotional growth for your child. This easy-to-read book, illustrated with more than 200 photos, provides a vivid look at everyday life with a toddler and offers hundreds of creative play activities; expert advice on managing problem situations; and ideas for encouraging creativity, exploration, and language skills. Some of the strategies for daily living included in the book are:
  • toilet training
  • dressing
  • helping around the house
  • going out in public
  • controlling temper tantrums
  • gaining physical prowess
  • the timid or fussy explorer
  • everyday routines
  • helping Mom and Dad
  • word power
  • making friends
  • having fun with toys
  • pretending

Book News
Offers suggestions for encouraging children to engage in healthy and educational play activities. Organized into chapters devoted to exploration, the urge to rearrange items, gaining physical prowess, turning chores into play, being out in public, literacy, social interaction, and other topics, various exercises and strategies are presented for parents to choose from. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Publisher: New York : Newmarket Press, c1998
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9781557043313
Branch Call Number: 649.1 SEG
Characteristics: x, 293 p. : ill. ; 24 cm


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