The Parent's Guide to Play

The Parent's Guide to Play

Book - 2006
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170 Gymboree® activities that help parents discover new ways to play with their babies, toddlers and preschoolers.

Gymboree -- The Parent's Guide to Play combines the best baby and toddler activities into one book that offers hours of fun for parents and their little ones. These kid-tested activities also provide children with a solid foundation for the skills they will need in preschool.

With activities designed to stimulate imagination, expand vocabulary and build skills, the book features:

Skill Spotlights, describing each activity's benefits Parental Tips and Research Reports, explaining how a child develops Tips for using materials at home Words and clapping rhythms to songs.

Organized by age, activities range from quiet observation and singing to boisterous climbing games and music-making. From interacting with a newborn, to engaging a toddler, to exploring the world with a preschooler, this book makes excellent use of the experience, wisdom and imagination that have made Gymboree® a famous brand name around the world.

Publisher: Buffalo, NY : Firefly Books, 2006.
ISBN: 9781554072057
Branch Call Number: 649.5 PARENT'S
Characteristics: 303 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm.
Additional Contributors: Leiderman, Roni
Masi, Wendy S.
Alternative Title: Gymboree play & music


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Jul 09, 2014

I checked this out for myself - to get ideas of games to play with my kiddos. But my son is the one who really loves it! He's 2, and he wants to read this book and look at pictures of other babies playing every night. Win!


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