Author : Trish Kuffner
Publisher : Hachette UK
Release :2009-12-15
Total pages :408
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781442404861

Fun and creative activities to stimulate your toddler every day of the year The Toddler's Busy Book contains 365 screen-free activities for one-and-a-half- to three-year-olds using things found around the home. It shows parents and daycare providers how to: Prevent boredom during the longest stretches of rainy days with ideas for indoor play, kitchen activities, and arts and crafts projects. Stimulate your child's natural curiosity with entertaining math, language, and motor-skills activities. Encourage your child's physical, mental, and emotional growth with fun music, food, water, and outdoor activities. Celebrate holidays and other occasions with special projects and activities. Keep toddlers occupied during long car trips or crosstown errands. The Toddler's Busy Book is written with warmth and sprinkled with humor and insight. It should be required reading for anyone raising or teaching toddlers.

Author : Trish Kuffner
Publisher : Da Capo Press
Release :2009-12-15
Total pages :408
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781442404861

Fun and creative activities to stimulate your toddler every day of the year The Toddler's Busy Book contains 365 screen-free activities for one-and-a-half- to three-year-olds using things found around the home. It shows parents and daycare providers how to: Prevent boredom during the longest stretches of rainy days with ideas for indoor play, kitchen activities, and arts and crafts projects. Stimulate your child's natural curiosity with entertaining math, language, and motor-skills activities. Encourage your child's physical, mental, and emotional growth with fun music, food, water, and outdoor activities. Celebrate holidays and other occasions with special projects and activities. Keep toddlers occupied during long car trips or crosstown errands. The Toddler's Busy Book is written with warmth and sprinkled with humor and insight. It should be required reading for anyone raising or teaching toddlers.

Author : Trish Kuffner
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release :2010-06-01
Total pages :408
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781442411234

The Arts & Crafts Busy Book is packed with 365 fun arts and crafts activities for toddlers and preschoolers, including drawing, simple sewing, paper-mâché, and painting projects. This book also includes basic craft recipes for paint, play dough, clay, and more, using ingredients found around the home. The Arts & Crafts Busy Book is sure to give parents and daycare providers great ideas for keeping young children busy! An iParenting Media Award winner! The Arts & Crafts Busy Book is packed with 365 fun, creative activities to stimulate your child every day of the year! This book will encourage children ages two to six to use their creativity and self-expression. It shows parents and daycare providers how to: focus a child’s energy constructively using paint, glue, play dough, paper, and markers; encourage the development of a child’s concentration and coordination, as well as organizational skills; save money by making many of the supplies with items found around the home; and celebrate holidays and special occasions with projects and activities. This book is sure to keep young children busy for hours! It is written with warmth and sprinkled with humor and insight. An iParenting Media Award Winner!

Author : Trish Kuffner
Publisher : Hachette UK
Release :2010-06-01
Total pages :408
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781442411241

The Preschooler's Busy Book contains 365 activities (one for each day of the year) for three- to six-year-olds using things found around the home. It shows parents, baby-sitters, and daycare providers how to: Save money by making your own paints, play dough, craft clays, glue, paste and other supplies Prevent boredom during even the longest stretches of rainy or cold weather with ideas for indoor play like newspaper golf, magnet magic, the listening game, red light/green light, and hand puppets Help children learn to have fun in the kitchen making fruit kebabs, popsicles, homemade peanut butter, a happy-face sandwich, alphabet cookies, animal pancakes, finger Jell-O, popcorn ball creatures, and the best chocolate chip cookies in the whole world Teach your child practical skills like setting the table, putting away the silverware, sorting socks, sewing practice, and carpentry (hammering golf tees into Styrofoam, with a toy hammer) Introduce your child to numbers and counting with activities like "One-Two, Buckle My Shoe," telling time, coin and stamp collecting, sorting a mixed-up deck of cards by numbers and learning how to find today's date on a calendar Prepare your child for reading by working on an alphabet puzzle, making alphabet cookies, making an alphabet book, and connecting the dots in alphabetical order to make a picture Get your child started with music and rhythm by making a pie-plate tambourine, keeping the rhythm to a song on the radio with homemade rhythm blocks or shakers, or make music with musical glasses (filled with different amounts of water) Get your child moving with dances like "Hokey Pokey," "Skip to My Lou," "Ring Around the Rosie," and "London Bridge" Encourage your child to enjoy quiet activities like reading wordless picture books, working on puzzles, and watching clouds--and then drawing them Introduce children to nature with a variety of outdoor adventures from nature walks and picnics to backyard camping, bird feeding, mud painting and making waxed leaves Start children growing things by planting apple seeds, avocado seeds or garlic cloves; or learning how to grow carrots, beets or sweet potatoes by putting cuttings into water Celebrate holidays and other occasions with special projects and activities for Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanza, Easter and Passover Keep children occupied on car trips by playing "I See A-B-C" or reciting "30 Days Hath September"

Author : Trish Kuffner
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release :2010-06-01
Total pages :360
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781442411227

The Wiggle & Giggle Busy Book offers 365 fun, lively games and activities to get toddlers and preschoolers moving. It includes outdoor, indoor, water, rhythm/music, and holiday activities for individuals and groups. All activities are designed to strengthen large and small motor skills such as balance and hand-eye coordination. This book will encourage any toddler or preschooler to wiggle and giggle! The Wiggle & Giggle Busy Book contains 365 creative, lively games and activities to keep toddlers and preschoolers busy and active. It provides great alternatives to watching television, playing video games, or doing other sedentary activities. This book will get your young child up and moving for hours! The Wiggle & Giggle Busy Book shows parents and daycare providers how to: instill a love of physical exercise through games and activities that encourage a child to move; focus a child’s energy constructively; encourage a child to strengthen large and small motor skills; connect music and rhyme with physical expression to develop a child’s creativity; and celebrate holidays and other special occasions with games and activities that get everyone moving. This book is written with warmth and sprinkled with humor and insight.

Author : Trish Kuffner
Publisher : Da Capo Press
Release :2015-03-31
Total pages :1600
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781476769196

The Busy Book Bundle is packed with over 1400 fun, engaging activities, crafts, and games to keep toddlers and preschoolers busy and learning! A must-read for anyone raising or teaching young children. Includes four books: The Toddler’s Busy Book, The Preschooler’s Busy Book, The Arts & Crafts Busy Book, and The Wiggle & Giggle Busy Book. The Toddler’s and Preschooler’s Busy Books show parents and day-care providers how to prevent boredom during the longest stretches of indoor weather with ideas for indoor play, kitchen activities, and arts and crafts projects; stimulate a child’s natural curiosity with entertaining reading, math, language, science, and motor-skills activities; encourage a child’s physical, mental, and emotional growth with ideas for music, dance, drama, and outdoor play; and keep children occupied during long car trips or while running errands. The Arts & Crafts Busy Book encourages children ages two to six to use their imagination and self-expression in fun creative projects. It shows parents and daycare providers how to: focus a child’s energy constructively using paint, glue, play dough, paper, and markers; encourage the development of a child’s concentration and coordination, as well as organizational skills; save money by making many of the supplies with items found around the home; and celebrate holidays and special occasions with projects and activities. The Wiggle & Giggle Busy Book contains 365 creative, lively games and activities to keep toddlers and preschoolers busy and active. It provides great alternatives to watching television, playing video games, or doing other sedentary activities. This book will get your young child up and moving for hours! The Wiggle & Giggle Busy Book shows parents and daycare providers how to: instill a love of physical exercise through games and activities that encourage a child to move; focus a child’s energy constructively; encourage a child to strengthen large and small motor skills; and connect music and rhyme with physical expression to develop a child’s creativity.

Author : Trish Kuffner
Publisher : Da Capo Press
Release :2010-06-01
Total pages :408
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781442411234

The Arts & Crafts Busy Book is packed with 365 fun arts and crafts activities for toddlers and preschoolers, including drawing, simple sewing, paper-mâché, and painting projects. This book also includes basic craft recipes for paint, play dough, clay, and more, using ingredients found around the home. The Arts & Crafts Busy Book is sure to give parents and daycare providers great ideas for keeping young children busy! An iParenting Media Award winner! The Arts & Crafts Busy Book is packed with 365 fun, creative activities to stimulate your child every day of the year! This book will encourage children ages two to six to use their creativity and self-expression. It shows parents and daycare providers how to: focus a child’s energy constructively using paint, glue, play dough, paper, and markers; encourage the development of a child’s concentration and coordination, as well as organizational skills; save money by making many of the supplies with items found around the home; and celebrate holidays and special occasions with projects and activities. This book is sure to keep young children busy for hours! It is written with warmth and sprinkled with humor and insight. An iParenting Media Award Winner!

Author : Susie Allison
Publisher :
Release :2020-09-22
Total pages :224
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 194314785X

You don't need to feel alone in parenting. You don't need to feel like you're failing. And you definitely don't need another parenting book filled with theoretical advice about theoretical children. You need actual parenting help from an actual parent. It's time to feel confident in your parenting. Susie Allison, creator of the massive online community Busy Toddler, is a breath of fresh air. With her humor and engaging personality, she helps parents find their footing, shift their perspective on childhood, and laugh at the twists and turns of parenting we all face. (Yes, it's ok that your child licked a shopping cart - they pretty much all do that.) In Busy Toddler's Guide to Actual Parenting, Susie gives the achievable advice she's known for around the world, from daily life and #beingtwoisfine to tantrums and tattling and teaching the ABCs. The book also includes 50+ of her famous activities that have helped thousands of parents make it to nap time-FYI, the popsicle bath is a game-changer. S usie shares real moments raising her three kids as well as her professional knowledge from eight years as a kindergarten and 1st grade teacher. Her simple and doable approach to parenting will leave you feeling so much better! Let Susie give you the actual parenting advice you need.

Author : Trish Kuffner
Publisher : Da Capo Press
Release :2013-04-16
Total pages :448
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781476702087

365 fun, creative activities to stimulate your child every day of the year. The Children's Busy Book is from the line of all-time #1 selling line of Busy Books. 365 fun, creative activities to stimulate your child every day of the year This book contains 365 activities (one for each day of the year) for six- to ten-year-olds using things found around the home. It shows parents and day-care providers how to: ?? Prevent boredom during bad weather with games, kitchen activities, and arts-and-crafts projects. ?? Stimulate a child’s natural curiosity with entertaining math, reading, writing, science, geography, and fine-arts activities. ?? Encourage a child’s physical growth with fun outdoor activities. ?? Foster a child’s emotional growth with fun family-centered and social activities. ?? Celebrate holidays and other occasions with special projects. ?? Keep children occupied during long car trips. The Children’s Busy Book is written with warmth and sprinkled with humor and insight. It should be required reading for anyone raising or teaching school-age children.

Author : Joni Levine
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release :2006-06-05
Total pages :304
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781605503356

Keeping toddlers happy and stimulated at the same time isn't easy - as any parent can tell you. But in The Everything Toddler Activities Book, parents find hundreds of exercises that keep youngsters smiling even as they advance their mental and physical growth. Designed to challenge their minds as well as their bodies, these activities include active play, art, and movement exploration as well as memory and discovery games, crafts, and nursery songs. Includes age-appropriate activities for: Going to the playground, park, and beach Building social and emotional skills Traveling by car or plane Practicing movement and dance Celebrating seasons and holidays Packed with a variety of creative games to speed their cognitive, physiological, and emotional maturity, The Everything Toddler Activities Book is the perfect tool for parents looking for fun ways to stimulate their child's development.