Building your baby's brain: a parent's guide to the first five years
Diane Trister Dodge, Cate Heroman, Even Start Program (U.S.), United States. Office of Educational Research and Improvement, National Institute on Early Childhood Development and Education (U.S.)
U.S. Dept. of Education, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, The Even Start Family Literacy Program, 2000 - Education - 46 pages
For those who are expecting their first child or the parents of an infant, toddler or preschooler, who want to learn more about what brain research means for their child. Scientists know that the early years of life are very important for building a baby's brain, & that everything parents, grandparents, & caregivers do & say can help to wireÓ a child's brain -- for thinking, feeling, moving, & learning. Topics: before your baby is born; making sure your baby can see; touching your baby; teaching your baby about feelings & self-control; relating to others; talking & listening; sharing books together; music & math; moving & doing; play; art; choosing the best child care; & taking care of yourself. Illustrations.
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