50 Fantastic Things to Do With Babies

Featherstone, Sally (Book - 2013 )
50 Fantastic Things to Do With Babies

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Explore, inquire, and experiment alongside young learners using the 50 simple ideas offered in this engaging series. Written specifically for parents, the activities in the books will lead to infectious excitement and enthusiasm for learning. Each activity features easy-to-follow instructions with plenty of tips and suggestions for extending the learning. Using objects easily found in most homes, this collection of purposeful play experiences will help babies to develop key skills at their own pace and to make unhurried, important discoveries. Activities include baby massage, basic exploration, and hide-and-seek.
Authors: Featherstone, Sally
Title: 50 fantastic things to do with babies
Publisher: Lewisville, NC :, Gryphon House,, 2013.
Characteristics: 88 p. :,col. ill. ;,23 cm.
Notes: "Originally published in 2010 by A&C Black Publishers Limited"--T.p. verso.
"GH10046, a Gryphon House book"--Cover.
Includes index.
Contents: Let's look : making contact
First faces : fun with face patterns
Hide and seek : peekaboo, there you are!
Mirror, mirror : mirrors and shiny objects
Rock star : rocking and feeling safe
See here : copying facial expressions
Reach out : reaching and touching
Take this : holding and letting go
Shake it all about! : shaking and rattling
Snuggle up : feeling close, feeling good
Say it with music : rocking and dancing a greeting
Hello, goodbye : greeting and saying goodbye
Do you mean me? : looking, smiling and responding to her name
Again, again! : asking for more
Peekaboo : smiles and surprises
Up and down : lifting up and using the voice
Echo, echo : copying sounds and expressions
Babbling : exchanging sounds and noises
Copy cat : copying facial expressions
Fingers and toes : fun with finger puppets
Almost ballroom : moving to a rhythm
Eye to eye : singing and rocking
Here comes teddy : hide and seek fun
Which one? : it's your choice
Feely stuff : exploring fabrics
Angel's delight : messy play on reflective surfaces
Lay it on the line : a line of things to feel
Spots or stripes : exploring pattern and texture
Squeeze and poke : making changes
The string's the thing : fun with strings and ribbons
All steamed up! : first marks
Hold it : touching and exploring
Reach for it : black and white patterns
Look up : soothing sights
Pumpkin pie : truly messy play
Shiver and shake! : exploring vibration
Bubble trouble : something in the air
Feel the difference : texture and treasure
Grab that : sticks and shakers
Now you see me : disappearing and reappearing
Look at me! : a face to face game
There's nothing like cuddling : feeling safe
Happy hands : hands together and to the face
Pat the mat : fun with pat mats
Feeling good : baby massage
Swing time : rocking and rolling
Up the arm, down the arm : a singing game
Gently, gently : rock and sing
What's around? : exploring near you
Go the hole way! : exploring holes.
Local Note: 6 24 53 60 65 67 73 74 75 76 79 80 112 118 133 172 173 262 263 274
Additional Contributors: Featherstone, Phill
ISBN: 9780876594636
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