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125 Brain Games for Toddlers and Twosby Jackie Silberg
Synopses & Reviews
Did you know the brain of a toddler:
Has formed 1000 trillion working connections by the end of the third year (twice as many as adults have!)?
Is twice as active as that of a college student?
Can absorb and organize new information much faster than an adult's brain?
A young child's brain grows at a phenomenal rate in the first years of life, opening a window of opportunity for learning that occurs only once in a lifetime. 125 Brain Games for Toddlers and Twos is a fun-filled collection of ways to lay the groundwork for your child's future. It is packed with everyday opportunities to contribute to brain development during the critical period from 12-36 months. Each game is accompanied by information on related brain research and a description of how the activity promotes brain power in your child. The simple games in this book strengthen brain connections needed for language, movement, bonding, and more. Create the structure needed to support future learning while having fun!
Packed with easy-to-play games based on the latest brain research!
Did you know that by the age of three, a child's brain has formed 1000 trillion working connections--twice as many as adults have? With these simple and enjoyable games, 125 Brain Games for Toddlers and Twos provides everyday opportunities to nurture brain development during this critical period in a child's life.
This fun-filled collection of ways to lay the groundwork for children's future is packed with everyday opportunities to contribute to brain development during the critical period from 12-36 months. Each game is accompanied by information on related brain research and a description of how the activity promoted brain power in children. 133 b&w illustrations.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 134-136) and index.
About the Author
Award-winning author Jackie Silberg tours the country conducting workshops, speaking at conferences, and performing in concerts. She also serves as an adjunct instructor at both Emporia State University and the University of Missouri at Kansas City.
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