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Movement & Learning

Research shows that brain activity, motor and sensory development, movement, and early learning are linked. The resources below offer advice for educators, parents, and caregivers on incorporating learning by movement into daily activities as well as books for kids that celebrate playtime and curiosity.

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NEW! Jamie Is Jamie

$12.99
When free-spirited Jamie arrives at a new preschool, all the kids learn that it’s okay to play whatever you want.

NEW! ABC Ready for School

$15.99
Help young children learn social skills and get ready for a successful start to school with this charming alphabet book.

Ollie Outside

$9.99 / $14.99
Ollie’s family has too much screen time! So it’s up to Ollie to show everyone how summer is about fun in the sun.

A Moving Child Is a Learning Child: How Movement Prepares the Brain to Think

In this comprehensive workshop, child development and movement authority Gill Connell and her coauthor Cheryl McCarthy explain the inseparable, learning relationship between the body and the brain while revealing the natural, common sense truths behind why kids do what they do and how kids learn how to learn.

Grow Strong!

$9.99
Help children learn to take care of their bodies and develop lifelong habits of self-care.

Buy the Set: Building the Body-Brain Connection

$48.98
Used together, these two books offer a complete theoretical grounding in the early learning link between the body and the brain along with hundreds of hands-on activities.

Move, Play, and Learn with Smart Steps

$34.99 / $48.98
Foster learning through movement with step-by-step activities for babies, toddlers, preschoolers, and primary-age children.

Healthy Me In a Jar®

$9.99
Build healthy habits with 101 fun activities, tips, and questions that help young children learn the basics of self-care.

Raising a Talker

$19.95
Learn how to transform everyday play sessions into meaningful language-learning experiences where communication and discovery can flourish in young children.

Play

$6.99
Playtime for babies.

A Moving Child Is a Learning Child

$34.99 / $48.98
Discover the early learning link between the body and the brain and how to guide this connection in young children.

50 Fantastic Things to Do with Babies

$16.95
Explore, inquire, and experiment alongside infants using this collection of purposeful play experiences to help babies develop key skills at their own pace and make unhurried, important discoveries.

50 Fantastic Things to Do with Preschoolers

$16.95
Explore, inquire, and experiment alongside preschoolers using this collection of purposeful play experiences to help babies develop key skills at their own pace and make unhurried, important discoveries.

50 Fantastic Things to Do with Toddlers

$16.95
Explore, inquire, and experiment alongside toddlers using this collection of purposeful play experiences to help babies develop key skills at their own pace and make unhurried, important discoveries.

Buy the Set: Happy Healthy Baby® Series

$37.74
At times lively, at times gentle, these sturdy-format baby board books reflect what every parent wants: a happy, healthy baby. Includes tips for parents and care providers. A perfect gift for baby showers, newborns, and birthdays.

Move

$6.99
Celebrate the many ways babies propel themselves and interact with the world.

Reach

$6.99
Busy babies reach out and discover.

Fingerplays & Rhymes In a Jar®

$9.99
Get kids thinking, laughing, and moving with rhymes, chants, songs, and more.

The Encyclopedia of Infant and Toddler Activities for Children Birth to 3

$19.95
Captivate children’s imaginations and create wonderful learning opportunities with over 300 activities written by teachers and caregivers specifically for infants, toddlers, and two-year-olds.

Starting with Stories

$24.95
After selecting one of the 100 classic children’s books, use the more than 1,500 activities to actively engage every learning style and bring the magic of good books to all areas of your busy classroom.
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