Amazing Minds: The Science of Nurturing Your Child's Developing Mind with Games, Activities and More [NOOK Book]

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A noted parenting expert provides the latest research on child development and offers games and activities parents can use to support their child's natural abilities.

Drawing on the latest fascinating research in child brain development, noted parenting expert Jan Faull gives parents the essential tools to recognize and encourage their child's natural development- and have fun with their kids in the process. Simple to use and easy to ...
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Amazing Minds: The Science of Nurturing Your Child's Developing Mind with Games, Activities and More

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Overview

A noted parenting expert provides the latest research on child development and offers games and activities parents can use to support their child's natural abilities.

Drawing on the latest fascinating research in child brain development, noted parenting expert Jan Faull gives parents the essential tools to recognize and encourage their child's natural development- and have fun with their kids in the process. Simple to use and easy to understand, the techniques in Amazing Minds show parents how to support their children's capacity for learning. Faull describes chronologically what babies are capable of and the research behind those findings-then provides clear instruction, practical exercises, and fun games to play with babies to enhance their innate learning process. Amazing Minds will change how people view babies-from newborns to toddlers- and foster a new level of nurturing for generations of parents, educators, and caregivers.


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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781101188446
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA)
  • Publication date: 8/3/2010
  • Sold by: Penguin Group
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 368
  • Sales rank: 824,252
  • File size: 287 KB

Meet the Author

Jan Faull, M.Ed., has taught parent education, child development, and behavior guidance for over 25 years. She has written for Ladies Home Journal, Healthy Kids, American Baby, and MSN.com. She lives in Seattle, Washington

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Table of Contents

Foreword xi

Introduction 1

1 Senses at Work 5

2 Infants' Interest in Language 43

3 Combining Senses 71

4 Imitating and Remembering 99

5 Physical Reasoning 119

6 Emerging Emotions 147

7 Reading Your Mind 175

8 Sorting Objects and Using Tools 201

9 Understanding Hidden Objects and People 227

10 First Words 247

11 A Mind of Their Own 281

12 Looking Ahead 297

Appendix 1 Temper Tantrums 337

Appendix 2 Managing Behavior 341

Appendix 3 Using Time-Out 349

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