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    Active Baby, Healthy Brain: 135 Fun Exercises and Activities to Maximize Your Child S Brain Development from Birth Through Age 5 1/2 (Paperback) By (author) Margaret Sassé, By (author) Margaret Sass, Illustrated by Georges McKail, Foreword by Frances Page Glascoe

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    DescriptionMovement, play, and active exploration in the first five years of a child s life are essential to the development of his or her body and brain. Now "Active Baby, Healthy Brain" presents 135 massages, exercises, and activities that engage your child s love of play while also stimulating his or her brain development in multiple areas, including: BalanceCross-pattern movementVisualizationVestibular (inner ear) stimulationLateralityFine and gross motor skillsEach activity is presented on its own page with step-by-step instructions, appealing illustrations, and illuminating sidebars. The detailed instructions tell you exactly how to do each activity, as well as how to incorporate toys, music, dance, and games. No single activity takes more than two minutes, and all that s required is ten minutes a day. More than thirty years in the making, "Active Baby, Healthy Brain" is an indispensable guide for everyone who is raising a child or who interacts with preschoolers."

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    Active Baby, Healthy Brain
    135 Fun Exercises and Activities to Maximize Your Child S Brain Development from Birth Through Age 5 1/2
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Margaret Sassé, By (author) Margaret Sass, Illustrated by Georges McKail, Foreword by Frances Page Glascoe
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 160
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 226 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 272 g
    ISBN 13: 9781615190065
    ISBN 10: 1615190066

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: CHI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T9.3
    BIC subject category V2: VFXC
    Ingram Subject Code: CF
    Ingram Theme: TOPC/FAMILY
    Libri: I-CF
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27210
    DC21: 155.413
    B&T General Subject: 347
    LC subject heading:
    Abridged Dewey: 649
    BISAC V2.8: FAM025000
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 155.413
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: BF721 .S3425 2010
    Thema V1.0: VFXB
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    Publication date
    12 January 2010
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY
    Review quote
    "Sasse's focus is on fun, but she also provides parents with an informative manual that outlines the crucial connections between movement and the health and development of body and brain.""--Publishers Weekly""A fabulous legacy for our children and an excellent contribution to the area of children's health and well-being.""--Oh Baby!" magazine"Charmingly illustrated and easy to read, this delightful book will be a boon to busy parents looking for fun ways to support their child's development."--Linda Acredolo, PhD, co-author of "Baby Minds: Brain-Building Games Your Baby Will Love"""Active Baby" provides a wealth of very informative and user-friendly information about the young children's physical development. It fills a void for daily parenting skills and makes a great gift for every new parent!"--Rhonda Clements, EdD, former President of the American Association for the Child's Right to Play, Professor of Physical Education at Manhattanville College, and author of nine books on children's games and play activities"Rarely have I been presented with a book so user-friendly, complete, and profound in its breadth of understanding of early childhood development as Margaret Sasse's book. It is truly a must-have book for all new parents, grandparents, and people working with preschool children. Margaret has come to the heart of what is most essential for our precious children today--rich sensory experiences, movement, play, and human connection. Margaret has given the world a wonderful gift."--Carla Hannaford, PhD, biologist, educator, and author of "Smart Moves: Why Learning Is Not All in Your Head" and other movement-based learning titles