A Parent's Guide to the First Five Years
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Author: Diane Trister Dodge, Cate Heroman
Publisher: Teaching Strategies, Inc.
Pages: 36, © 1999
It seems that every day there are new research findings and insights into the human brain. One thing is certain - the first five years of life are the most important years for brain development. And parents can have a profound impact on their children's brain growth. This new clearly-written booklet is packed full of illustrations and charts, and shows parents how to interact with their children to foster healthy brain development. Building your Baby's Brain includes sections on:
* Prenatal care
* Vision and hearing
* Touching your baby
* Teaching your baby about feelings
* Relating to others
* Talking with your child and sharing books
* Moving and doing
* Music and math
Available in English and Spanish.