170 Gymboree® activities that help parents discover new ways to play with their babies, toddlers and preschoolers. Gymboree -- The Parent's Guide to Play combines the best baby and toddler activities into one book that offers hours of fun for parents and their little ones. These kid-tested activities also provide children with a solid foundation for the skills they will need in preschool. With activities designed to stimulate imagination, expand vocabulary and build skills, the book features: Skill Spotlights, describing each activity's benefits Parental Tips and Research Reports, explaining how a child develops Tips for using materials at home Words and clapping rhythms to songs. Organized by age, activities range from quiet observation and singing to boisterous climbing games and music-making. From interacting with a newborn, to engaging a toddler, to exploring the world with a preschooler, this book makes excellent use of the experience, wisdom and imagination that have made Gymboree® a famous brand name around the world.
The parent's guide to play
Buffalo, NY : Firefly Books, 2006.
303 p. :,col. ill. ;,21 cm.
Statement of Responsibility:
Wendy S. Masi, Roni Cohen Leiderman, consulting editors