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National Parenting Publications Awards Winner!
An Excerpt shared by pediatricians
written to help all parents and educators foster the skills that
children need to read and write. This involves providing the right
activities at each stage of a young child’s development. Readers will
learn how to do this as they learn about typical development.
groundbreaking guide describes the songs, games, toys, activities,
and adaptations that help children develop the visual-perceptual skills
needed to read and the eye-hand coordination to write.
for parents, this comprehensive, fun guide will help you
provide the right activities at each stage of your child’s development.
You will learn about typical development so you can introduce
activities at the right time and in the right sequence.
is passionate about designing activities that promote
learning and success. After working for nine years in the public
schools she recognized that some children demonstrated fine-motor
delays primarily due to lack of experience and set out to write this
guide to help parents and early childhood professionals provide the
sensory motor experience that leads to reading and writing.
"These pages are
packed with great activities and practical information you can use to
help the child you love or work with (or both) build developmental
from foreword by Lindsey Biel, M.A., OTR/L
co-author (with Nancy Peske) of Raising a Sensory Smart Child
Read full Foreword here....
A reviewer added the following:
"This wise and wonderful book helps parents
understand how children develop according to nature’s plan and why
rushing gets them nowhere fast. Barbara Smith’s fun sensory-perceptual
activities build foundational skills to prepare children for writing
and academic success-when the kids are good and ready. She is singing
By Carol Stock Kranowitz, MA
Author of The Out-of-Sync Child
Needs Book Review by Lorna d’Entremont:
Vice-President of KidCompanions
MamaOT Book Review
Building Blocks: A Special Needs
2011 page 86