Baby Play: 100 Fun-Filled Activities to Maximize Your Baby's Potential

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Creative Publishing int'l, Apr 1, 2001 - Family & Relationships - 192 pages
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All new parents are eager to help their baby discover the world around them, and BABY PLAY was designed to help parents engage their infant in activities that will encourage developmental skills. From the first month home through the twelfth, BABY PLAY offers doctor-approved, age-appropriate activities that stimulate discovery, begin communication, and nurture parental bonding.

Developed in close consultation with the play experts at Gymboree Play & Music, the book contains an introduction that explains the value of "play with a purpose," information on how babies learn, and tips outlining what a parent can do to help their little on get off to a good start.

The book also includes a glossary of key terms in child development, beneficial to any new parent, as well as detailed information on how parents can identify development skills as they emerge in their baby. From stretching exercises to puppet games, BABY PLAY encourages learning during that first critical year of life.

Look at what this book offers:


  • Includes over 100 activities for babies 0-12 months.
  • Organized by appropriateness for each month of life.
  • Includes wide variety of play activities, from ball rolling to imitative play.
  • Developed in consultation with the play experts at Gymboree.
  • Contains a useful glossary of key terms in child development.

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User Review  - mommyinil - Overstock.com

I bought this book as a gift for a friend because I didnt want to give up my copy. Its so easy to flip to any page in this book and have a great new idea to try with you child. LOVE IT. Its a must have for your parenting library. Read full review

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User Review  - franny1 - Overstock.com

I think that evey new parent or grandparent should get this book. Play in a very important part of an infants learning experience. Read full review

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Dr. Wendy S. Masi is a developmental psychologist specializing in early childhood. She has designed and implemented programs for preschools, families with young children, and early childhood professionals for more than 20 years. Dr. Masi is the dean of the Family Center at Nova Southeastern University in Florida. She is the mother of four children.

Roni Cohen Leiderman, Ph.D. is a developmental psychologist specializing in emotional development, positive discipline, and play. She has worked with young children for more than 25 years. She is the Dean of the Mailman Segal Center for Human Development at Nova Southeastern University in Florida.

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