GENIUS OF NATURAL CHILDHOOD
Secrets of Thriving Children
Author : Sally Goddard Blythe
ISBN : 9781907359040
Publisher : Hawthorn Press
Pages : 224
Format : Paperback
Description : Young children love creative play, stories, nursery rhymes and games. These are not only good fun, but are also good for the brain.
Sally Goddard Blythe analyses why early movement matters, and how games develop children's skills at different stages of development. She offers a handy starter kit of stories, action games, songs and rhymes.
Why movement is an essential ingredient for healthy brain development
Why music, song, lullabies and nursery rhymes prepare the brain for language
How fairy tales can help children face their fears in safety
How rough and tumble play develops the neural circuits for creativity and self regulation
The links between learning problems and sedentary lifestyles and over exposure to the electronic media
What to look out for if your child does not seem to be "ready" for school.
The information in this article was current at 02 Dec 2011