The Creative Curriculumr LearningGamesr provides parents with proven, fun games to play with their young children from birth through 60 months of age. This five-book series transforms the fundamentals of early childhood development into easy-to-use, flexible activities. These materials are perfect for use in home visiting programs, in family child care homes, as send-home materials for families, and in parent education classes. LearningGames is validated by over 30 years of rigorous, independent scientific research as the educational component of the Abecedarian research project that show positive gains that last through school age and into early adulthood. Every game is presented on a full page, front and back, and is illustrated with engaging color photos. Within each game you will find details on how to interact with the baby or child, materials needed for the activity, and how to adapt the game to the child's ability level. Also included on each game sheet is information on what the child experiences, how she or he may react, and an explanation of why the activity is important for the child's development.