Smart Play

Autor: Barbara Sher
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780471670926
File Size: 15,28 MB
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101 SIMPLE WAYS TO MAKE EVERY DAY A SPECIAL DAY! Children who move their bodies as part of the learning process are more stimulated and alert-and they retain more of what they are taught. By sharing the upbeat, joyful activities in Smart Play, you can enhance your child's intelligence, boost his or her confidence, teach academic and motor skills, and provide a lasting foundation for learning. Developed by Barbara Sher over the course of thirty years as a parent, teacher, and play-therapy specialist, this collection of 101 delightful, easy-to-follow games helps children use their bodies to master essential mental skills and concepts. You and your family can play virtually anywhere, with any number of participants, and without special preparation or equipment. So gather the children in your life and get ready to have fun as you open their minds and hearts to new experiences and knowledge. SPECIAL SECTIONS HIGHLIGHT: * Encouraging movement and thinking * Improving motor and social skills * Enhancing language and math skills * Fostering parent-child interaction * Building on children's love of fantasy, action, and rhythm

Attention Games

Autor: Barbara Sher
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118040515
File Size: 55,69 MB
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If you want to focus children's attention, you first have to capture their interest. Attention Games is filled with interesting and child-tested activities that can help children of all ages become better at focusing and paying attention. By sharing the upbeat, joyful activities in Attention Games, you can enhance your child's intelligence, boost his confidence, increase his ability to concentrate on one thing for long periods, and show that you care. Developed by Barbara Sher—parent, teacher, play therapy specialist and pediatric occupational therapist—these activities are specially designed to encourage kids to expand their powers of attention in ways that will help them throughout their lives.

Early Intervention Games

Autor: Barbara Sher
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470528501
File Size: 62,74 MB
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A resource of fun games for parents or teachers to help young children learn social and motor skills Barbara Sher, an expert occupational therapist and teacher, has written a handy resource filled with games to play with young children who have Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or other sensory processing disorders (SPD). The games are designed to help children feel comfortable in social situations and teach other basic lessons including beginning and end, spatial relationships, hand-eye coordination, and more. Games can also be used in regular classrooms to encourage inclusion. A collection of fun, simple games that can improve the lives of children with ASD or other SPDs. Games can be played by parents or teachers and with individual children or groups. Games are designed to make children more comfortable in social situations and to develop motor and language skills Also included are a variety of interactive games to play in water, whether in a backyard kiddie pool, community swimming pool, or lake All the games are easy-to-do, utilizing common, inexpensive materials, and include several variations and modifications

The Whole Spectrum Of Social Motor And Sensory Games

Autor: Barbara Sher
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118416694
File Size: 48,76 MB
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Fun easy games for parents and teachers to play with kids of all ages Play is increasingly recognized by neuroscientists and educators as a vital component in brain development, academic success and learning social skills. In this inspiring and useful resource, Barbara Sher provides step-by-step directions for how to use children's natural interests at different stages of their development to help them develop a wealth of sensory motor and social skills. All the games have also been designed to provide plenty of joyful opportunities for encouraging inclusion. Offers strategies for helping all kids, but especially those with special needs, to develop social, motor and sensory skills Filled with simple games using common materials that can be used by teachers, parents, and caregivers with both individual kids and groups Provides explanations and examples of how the games can aid in a child's development This resource offers parents and teachers a fun and easy way to include all children in activities that will engage all of their senses and promote important skills.

Come And Play

Autor: Aerial Cross
Publisher: Redleaf Press
ISBN: 1605540226
File Size: 33,91 MB
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Early intervention is vital for addressing and redirecting young children's play challenges.

Easy Going Games

Autor: Barbara Sher
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780930681043
File Size: 62,20 MB
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A collection of movement games to increase the motor skills and fun of elementary age children and playful adults.

Different Drummers Same Song

Autor: Barbara Sher
Publisher: Psychological Corporation
ISBN: 9780761643975
File Size: 12,92 MB
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This manual contains a matrix which helps the reader choose games and activities for mixed-abilities and mixed age groups. Games and activities are grouped together in the following six categories: individualized instruction; individuals together; group games; partner games; and co-operative games.

Wishcraft

Autor: Barbara Sher
Publisher: Ballantine Books
ISBN: 9780345910851
File Size: 47,93 MB
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Discover the effective strategies for making real change in your life. This human, practical program puts your vague yearnings and dreams to work for you--with concrete results. You will learn to: discover your strengths and skills; turn your fears and negative feelings into positive tools; diagram the path to your goal--and make out target dates for meeting it, and much more! "I've got about four copies of WISHCRAFT. It has been very popular with all that I've suggested it to. I have now included it in PARACHUTE." Richard Nelson Bolles, Author of WHAT COLOR IS YOUR PARACHUTE?

Brain Foods For Kids

Autor: Nicola Graimes
Publisher: Delta
ISBN: 0307482464
File Size: 10,38 MB
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After writing several award-winning health and nutrition titles that have had great success in the UK, Nicola Graimes makes her debut in the US market with the first book to focus on children and brain power and the foods that truly can improve intelligence and those that can hinder it. With her exciting positive twist on the link between the food that children eat and their mental development, Graimes offers parents new ways and reasons to give their children (from pregnancy through primary school) and the essential foods and nutrients they require. BRAIN FOODS FOR KIDS includes: -A clear and easy-to-follow introduction to the principles of good childhood nutrition and information on all the latest science on brain-boosting foods -Practical, kid-tested advice on incorporating the essential foods into a child-friendly diet -Special "brain-box" features to explain the health-giving, mind-boosting properties of each of the featured dishes -Teaches how to recognize foods containing additives and pesticides, and how to choose healthy, nutritious ingredients -Advice on using diet to control and avoid behavioral problems such as ADHD Graimes divides the book into two sections. The first is full of advice, bursting with color photographs and helpful scientific facts as palatable for adult readers as the recipes are for their children. The second part covers more than 100 recipes for every meal of the day, parties, picnics, and plenty of delicious snacks. And the perforated at-a-glance weekly menu planner can be torn out for posting on the fridge. From the Trade Paperback edition.

200 Ways To Raise A Boy S Emotional Intelligence

Autor: Will Glennon
Publisher: Conari Press
ISBN: 9781573240208
File Size: 39,78 MB
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The author of 200 Ways to Raise a Girl's Self-Esteem offers a common-sense handbook for raising emotionally healthy boys that suggests practical ways in which caregivers can enhance a boy's mental and emotional well-being. Original. 25,000 first printing.