"Insightful, warm, and practical, these books provide expert that knowledge that is a must for every parent". — T. Berry Brazelton, M.D.Hundreds of ideas for games and learning activities combine with more than 800 photographs in these exceptional books that show parents, teachers, and care-givers how everyday routines can be turned into playful learning opportunities. Most important, they prove how play can foster the child's development and enhance communication between parent and child.

Thirteen month-by-month chapters describe more than 400 activities during the child's daily routines, such as mealtime, diapering time, bathing time, and quiet time. Includes helpful practical advice for solving everyday problems of sleeping, eating, and crying.