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

By: EVELIEN VAN DORT

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New! Published 07/18
Explores how children develop motor sensory skills, revealing the reasons why children don't sit still.

A practical and insightful parenting guide filled with reassuring and useful advice.

Written by a children's physiotherapist with over 30 years experience in her field.

Why is my son so clumsy? Why is my daughter's handwriting so messy? My children only want to play video games: will lack of movement really hurt them?
Movement is essential in helping children develop not only motor skills but also intellectual, emotional and social skills. Children learn through 'doing' and play. But a child's journey to learn how to control their body can cause frustration in parents. How often do parents say, "Can you not just sit still?" or treat a grazed knee when children fall over their own feet?
By understanding how children develop sensory motor skills -- that is, get information through their senses and respond with their physical body -- parents can start to address and find reassurance about the issues that concern them.
In this practical and insightful book, Evelien van Dort's uses her thirty years' experience as a children's physiotherapist, and draws on Rudolf Steiner's theories of child development, to outline how children develop skills such as spacial awareness, balance, coordination and telling right from left. This book will inform and reassure any parent or educator about the impact of a child's movement on their wider learning.
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Title: Why Don't Children Sit Still?: A Parent's Guide to Healthy Movement and Play in Child Development

Author(s): EVELIEN VAN DORT

Categories: Education and Parenting,

Publisher: Floris Books:

ISBN Number: 1782505148

ISBN Number 13: 9781782505143

Binding: Paperback

Seller ID: 15161

Keywords: Child development START Education and Parenting,