Baby Play and Learn: 160 Games and Learning Activities for the First Three Years (Google eBook)

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Simon and Schuster, Aug 17, 2010 - Family & Relationships - 192 pages
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Baby Play & Learn was created by child-development expert Penny Warner who offers 160 ideas for games and activities that provide hours of developmental learning opportunities.  It includes bulleted lists of skills babies learn through play, step-by-step instructions for each game and activity, and illustrations that demonstrate how to play many of the games.

A child's most rapid period of growth and development takes place during the first three years.  That's why child development expert Penny Warner offers 160 age-appropriate ideas for games and activities that will provide hours of developmental learning opportunities and rewards for babies.  For each game and activity, Baby Play & Learn includes a bulleted list of skills the baby learns through play, step-by-step instructions, a detailed list of easy-to-find materials, variations for added fun and enhanced learning, safety tips, and illustrations demonstrating “how to play.”  Baby Play & Learn is designed to help children reach their full potential and have a good time along the way.  It is a quick and easy reference guide full of new ideas for busy parents.
  

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Review: Baby Play and Learn: 160 Games and Learning Activities for the First Three Years

User Review  - Francine - Goodreads

I'm actually very surprised this book's low rating. It has wonderful ideas to use with a baby and toddler. I love it! I cannot wait to use it with my babies when I do my practicum. Excellent ideas ... Read full review

Review: Baby Play and Learn: 160 Games and Learning Activities for the First Three Years

User Review  - Goodreads

I'm actually very surprised this book's low rating. It has wonderful ideas to use with a baby and toddler. I love it! I cannot wait to use it with my babies when I do my practicum. Excellent ideas ... Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION
BIRTH TO THREE MONTHS
ALL GONE
BABY BALL
BABY MASSAGE
BUBBLE BATH
BUZZY BEE
EYE WINKER
BABYS HOUSE
BODY ART
BOX CAR RACES
BOXINABOX
CLIMB THE MOUNTAIN
FIVE LITTLE FINGERS
FOLLOW ME
HEAD TO TOES

FINGER FACE
FOOTSY FUN
GOTCHA GLOVE
HANDY CLAP
HAPPY FEET
MAGIC MIRROR
MOUTH MUSIC
MUSICAL MOMENTS
PEEKABOO
SHOOTING STARS
STICKER FACE
TOOTSIE ROLL
TUMMY TALK
WIGGLE WORM
THREE MONTHS TO SIX MONTHS
BABYS NAME SONG
BABY ON THE BUS
BOAT RIDE
FLY BABY FLY
GONE FISHIN
HATS OFF
KICKER
LITTLE ENGINE
MOVERS AND SHAKERS
OLD MACDONALD
OPEN AND CLOSE
PLAY PUPPET
PONY RIDES
RAIN BATH
RIDE A HORSEY
ROAMING SPOTLIGHT
SPEEDY SPIDER
SQUISH IT
UPSYDAISY
WATER WIGGLER
SIX MONTHS TO NINE MONTHS
ABRACADABRA
AT THE ZOO
BEANIE BABIES
DRUM BEAT
GOTCHA
HAPPY
ICE PALACE
PICK A PEA
POP GOES THE PARENT
PORCUPINE PAL
SILLY SPOT
SINK OR FLOAT
SNOW SCAPE
SQUEEZERS
TIPSY TEETERTOTTER
TOUCH N TELL
TUNNEL TRIP
UPSTAIRS DOWNSTAIRS
WATCH THE BIRDY
WHERE DID IT GO?
NINE MONTHS TO TWELVE MONTHS
BABYOKEY
BELLS ARE RINGING
CATCH THE FIREFLY
FINGER FRIENDS
FINGERS TOES HAIR AND NOSE
NESTING BOWLS
OVER THE RIVER
PUFF N STUFF
PUSHPULL
SLIPPERY SLIDE
SPAGHETTI WORMS
SPONGY SHAPES
STICKY TOYS
STUFFY SHIRT
TEXTURE TRIP
TRANSFORMING TAPE
TUBING
TUNNEL CRAWL
WHOOPSYDAISY
ZIP N SNAP
TWELVE MONTHS TO EIGHTEEN MONTHS
JOLLY JUGGLER
LISTEN UP
MUSIC MAESTRO
PAPER PLAY
POP GOES THE BUBBLE
SOCK BALL
STRIKE UP THE BAND
SURPRISE STRING
TALK TO THE HAND
TUBE TALK
WALK THE LADDER
WIGGLY JELLO WORMS
EIGHTEEN MONTHS TO TWENTYFOUR MONTHS
ANIMAL WALK
BABY BASKETBALL
BURIED TREASURE
COOKIE COOK
CREEPY CRAWLER
DANCING BABY
DRESS DADDY
FROZEN FUN
GHOST FINGER
MUFFIN MIX
RAINBOW DOUGH
RED LIGHT GREEN LIGHT
SAME OR DIFFERENT?
SHOE STORE
SILLY SHOES
SPIDER IN THE WEB
STICKER FUN
STREAMER PARADE
TOUCH IT
ZOO ZOUNDS
TWENTYFOUR MONTHS TO THIRTY MONTHS
CLOWNS MOUTH
DANCE TIL YOU DROP
DRESSUP PARADE
FLANNEL TALE
GLAD SAD AND MAD
GO TOGETHER
HIDE THE MUSIC
MOMMY MAY I?
PAPER WRAP
RING AROUND MY TODDLER
SCRIBBLE SCRABBLE
SOUND ALIKE
STICKER MAGIC
STORYTELLER
TASTE AND TELL
TODDLER BOWLING
TOSS IT
WASH EM UP
WHATS INSIDE?
WHATS WRONG?
THIRTY MONTHS TO THIRTYSIX MONTHS
BAG OF FUN
COPYCAT
DINOSAUR DIG
HAT PLAY
LAUNDRY LOAD
KNOW THE NOISE
MAGIC GLASSES
MIX IT UP
PAINT WITH PUDDING
PICTURE PAIRS
SAND AND WATER
SHELL GAME
SILLY STORIES
SMELLY FUN
SOS
STICKER SEARCH
STORYBOOK THEATER
TIGHTROPE WALK
WATER WONDERS
WHAT HAPPENED?
INDEX
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About the author (2010)

Penny Warner has a master's degree in special education and twenty years of experience as a child development instructor at Diablo Valley College and Chabot College in California.  She is also the author of over thirty books for parents and children, including:  365 Baby Care Tips, Toilet Training without Tears or Trauma, Preschooler Play & Learn, Kids Party Games & Activities, and 365 Toddler Tips.  She lives in California and has two grown children.

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