Proud Parents' Guide to Raising Athletic, Balanced, and Coordinated Kids

A Lifetime of Benefit in Just 10 Minutes a Day
Author(s): Karen Ronney
Original Publish Date: Sep 09, 2008
Product Number: EB00459323
Released: Jul 16, 2014
Business Term: 26 Circ
ISBN: #9781418577582
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
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Winner of 34 different publishing awards, this 10-minutes-per-day comprehensive program helps children ages 0 to 6 develop coordination. Tennis pro and master coach Karen Ronney offers a step-by-step handbook with over 200 games for parents who want to jump-start their child's fundamental skills, self-confidence, and sports potential while creating a lifestyle of family fitness. She offers an in-depth explanation of a child's development, their learning styles, with physical and brain anatomy and growth facts, and how simple, fun activities can be the key to unlock their abilities in every area of life. Includes recent scientific and academic research, progress charts, how to incorporate purposeful play, and even helps for families with special-needs kids. Part One: How Your Child Develops -Learning Styles -Building Better Brains -Sensory Integration -Fine Motor Development -Right- or Left-Handed -Gross Motor Development -Coordination and Sidedness -Rules of Play and Praise Part Two: Games -Warm-up and Stretch -Crib Capers -Athletic Activities One, Two and You -Building Blocks for Three Year Olds -The Golden Years: Four-to-Six Year Olds