Why Don't Children Sit Still? - A Parent's Guide to Healthy Movement and Play in Child Development

Author(s): Evelien van Dort; Barbara Mees (Translator)


Should my baby be walking by now? Why is my child so clumsy? How can I help my exhausted teen? Children learn through activity and play. Movement is essential to develop not only children's motor skills but intellectual, emotional and social skills too. But a child's journey to take control of their body takes time and can often be frustrating for parents. How often have you said, "Can you not just sit still?" Children's physiotherapist Evelien van Dort draws on her thirty years' experience, as well as Rudolf Steiner's theories of child development, in this insightful and practical book for parents, which will help you: Understand how children develop spatial awareness, coordination and balance (both physical and emotional), Discover how children's movement impacts on their wider learning, from babies to teens, Find practical ways to help your child become strong, healthy and resilient Book jacket.


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General Fields

  • : 9781782505143
  • : Floris Books
  • : Floris Books
  • : July 2018
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Evelien van Dort; Barbara Mees (Translator)
  • : Paperback
  • : 120