Combining years of experience as certified speech-language pathologists and as qualified yoga teachers, the authors of this pioneering book explain how yoga can be used to aid speech-language development in children up to age 12. The book includes a range of yoga-based exercises for improving pre-linguistic communication, vocabulary development and motor planning for speech. The text is enriched by illustrations of children in each yoga pose, so no prior experience of yoga is necessary to help children carry out each activity. The book also provides information on using this approach with children with neurodevelopmental and intellectual disabilities, including ADHD and autism.
Gentle, proven solutions to help your child sleep well and wake up happy
Author: Kim West
Publisher: Hachette UK
Category: Family & Relationships
Getting a young child to go to sleep and stay asleep is one of the most challenging aspects of parenting. Yet many parents resign themselves to enduring years of exhaustion. Now there is a sensible, smarter alternative, a no cry sleep method, that really works. Kim West, know to her clients as The Sleep Lady, has developed a practical, easy to follow and effective sleep training approach that is gentle on both parent and child. The Sleep Lady Method - including a gentle, practical, step-by-step programme called The Sleep Lady Shuffle - has worked for hundreds of families. Whether you want to start to gently shape your baby's sleep habits or address specific sleep problems, this book will give you the answers you need, the confidence to put them into action, and the good night's sleep you all deserve!
Bullying is a widespread and concerning issue that affects children of all ages. Focusing on character education in the early years, this resource aims to prevent bullying before it starts. Educators can use this comprehensive framework and developmentally appropriate activities to teach young children compassion, conflict resolution, respect, and other positive, pro-social values as they cultivate a peaceful and supportive learning environment for all children. Judith Anne Rice is a keynote speaker specializing in character building. She is the author of several books and an early childhood family education teacher.
Ten Skills Children Need to Become Confident and Socially Engaged
Author: Ann E. Densmore
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Category: Family & Relationships
The latest research shows that children can be taught--at very early ages--the tools they need to become successful and connected to others. This new book offers parents and teachers the information they need to teach children the most effective ways to engage peers and make social interactions easier and more meaningful. Your Successful Preschooler: Shows how facilitated play can become an opportunity to improve your child's emotional connections with peers Teaches parents and educators how to foster growth in vocabulary and language during play, key ingredients to academic success Presents dozens of anecdotes with dialogues parents can use to teach children how to better relate to their peers Using the methods outlined in the book, parents and teachers can support activities that lead to a lifetime of social success and likeability that are crucial for every child's emotional stability.
The Angel Bear Yoga ? program was developed by children's Yoga instructor Christi Eley out of a deep need to help children reach their full potential while connecting with the natural world. Like other children's yoga programs, Angel Bear Yoga? incorporates imagery, animal poses, and entertainment into the practice of yoga. Unlike other children's yoga programs, Angel Bear Yoga? attaches a symbolic character building lesson to each pose, shows how all things in nature reflect back to character, follows an adventuresome storyline, and truly nurtures your child's spirit. This program is designed to be led by parents, teachers or anyone who works with young children and you don't have to be a yoga instructor. Angel Bear Yoga? was designed for anyone to use! The main lesson book and other program accessories provide you with everything you need to lead a session, even if you're a novice at yoga.
Citing a trend in child rearing by which parents attempt to rear "super kids" of unnatural aptitude, a volume on its humorous and disturbing practices traces such topics as fetal education, preschool SAT training, honor student bumper stickers, and toddler yoga. 60,000 first printing.