150 Inspiring Educational Activities for 2 to 7 Year Olds
Games for Development of: Whole Brain Learning, Listening Skills, Social Interactions, Communication, Self-Calming, Respect, Sharing, the Senses, Imagination, Creativity and Much More.
About the Book
150 Inspiring Educational Activities for 2 to 7 Year Olds is a quick reference for parents and teachers, describing each area of a young child’s life and spicing it with appropriate exercises to enhance IQ and EQ. Early childhood development teacher and director of numerous children’s plays, Helen Hansen, includes more than 150 of her most rewarding games that can be enjoyed by young and old. Chapters include the following: Breathing Listening Speech Imagination Stories Colors and Shapes Puppetry Singing Expression Intuition Movement Rhythm of Life Extended chapters are Conscious Discipline, where methods for tantrums are explained, and Speech, which contains expertly crafted speech exercises for six months of practice. Included is a wholesome story about Itumeleng, the joyful dolphin who learns an important lesson about consequences. If you desire to understand and teach your children at their developmental level through inspiring games that guide through play, then 150 Inspiring Educational Activities for 2 to 7 Year Olds is for you.
About the Author
Helen Hansen is a transformational facilitator with a background in developmental psychology and early childhood development. She taught and observed thousands of children for nearly two decades in a program of creative developmental arts as well as at her school, Forest Friends Kindergarten. Helen wrote and directed nine plays featuring casts of only children, ranging from eleven to ninety-four performers. Her productions were hosted at the Baxter Theatre Centre in Cape Town and the Barnyard Theatre in Johannesburg. During this time, Helen was performing extensive research and experimentation in right brain learning as she continued to expand her teaching curriculums. Today Helen lives with her husband, son, and three dogs in Johannesburg, South Africa, where she practices kinesiology and provides workshops for parents on wholeness parenting.