Much research has been done into the benefits of touch for children. Touch can relax a child’s mind and body, increase their attentiveness and boost the immune system, among many other benefits.
Calm Kids—Massage Stories For Children has been developed with a child’s language in mind. Storytelling is a wonderful method of communicating with children during massage.
The 50 easy to use massage stories in this book offer children the opportunity for individual attention which can enhance a child’s awareness of being loved, respected and safe which in turn boosts self-esteem.
It is the author’s desire that through the use of this book, children worldwide can experience the benefit of healthy touch between parent and child, or child and child.
*Only 1 left at this price* *No refund on this item: Was: $85.95* *Reduced by 25% - now $64.45* The Early Years Learning Framework is a key component of the Australian Government's National Quality Framework for early childhood education and care. Play-based learning is an important focus in both the Framework and in early childhood education degrees at Australian universities. Play in the Early Years is a comprehensive study of pedagogy and play in early childhood education by a globally recognised leader in the field. Marilyn Fleer examines how play... More info
For those with autism, understanding normal can be a difficult task. For those without autism, the perception of normal can lead to unrealistic expectations of self and others. This book explores how individuals and society understand normal, in order to help demystify and make accessible a full range of human experience. Wendy Lawson outlines the theory behind the current thinking and beliefs of Western society that have led to the building of a culture that fails to be inclusive. She describes what a wider concept of normal means and... More info
Through words, pictures, photographs, certificates and other 'little treasures', a Life Storybook provides a detailed account of the child's early history and a chronology of their life. This clear and concise book shows a new family-friendly way to compile a Life Storybook that promotes a sense of permanency for the child, and encourages attachments within the adoptive family. Joy Rees' improved model works chronologically backwards rather than forwards, aiming to reinforce the child's sense of belonging and security within the adoptive family before addressing the child's past and early trauma. The... More info