Playful Learning Lab For Kids: Whole-body Sensory Adventures To Enhance Focus, Engagement, And Curiosity by Claire HeffronPlayful Learning Lab For Kids: Whole-body Sensory Adventures To Enhance Focus, Engagement, And Curiosity by Claire Heffron

Playful Learning Lab For Kids: Whole-body Sensory Adventures To Enhance Focus, Engagement, And…

byClaire Heffron, Lauren Drobnjak

Paperback | November 6, 2018

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Playful Learning Lab for Kidsis a hands-on activity book that offers games and activities that revolve around the senses and concepts in reading, math, art, and science.

Recent research has shown that children learn anddevelop new skills more quicklywhen they engage inplayful, whole body activities. Movement allows them to refocus their attention, improves brain function, reduces stress, and improves circulation. Not only that, but the more senses that are used for learning, the more likely information is to be stored and retrieved.

The activities inPlayful Learning Lab for Kidsexplore concepts in reading, language, math, art, music, science, geography, and social studies, all whileengaging children with movements, touch, sound, and sight. Most distinguishing of all, the activities and lessons here include suggestions for tailoring the experience to different levels, making ita book children can grow with. The skills range from visual perceptual skills and spatial awareness, to early geometry concepts, visual motor integration, and fine motor skills.

Authors Claire Heffron and Lauren Drobnjak, pediatric occupational and physical therapists with years of experience in clinical and school-based settings, share their best tips and strategies for helpinglittle learners reach their fullest potentialthrough these engaging and fun activities.

The popularLab for Kids seriesfeatures a growing list of books that sharehands-on activities and projects on a wide host of topics, including art, astronomy, clay, geology, math, and even how to create your own circus—all authored by established experts in their fields. Each lab contains acomplete materials list, clearstep-by-step photographsof the process, as well asfinished samples. The labs can be used as singular projects or as part of a yearlong curriculum of experiential learning. The activities are open-ended, designed to be explored over and over, often with different results. Geared toward being taught or guided by adults, they are enriching for a range of ages and skill levels. Gain firsthand knowledge on your favorite topic with Lab for Kids.
Claire Heffronis a practicing occupational therapist. She completed her undergraduate studies at Ohio University and holds a Master of Science in Occupational Therapy from the University of North Carolina. She has been practicing in public and specialized school-based settings for 10 years. Claire is also mother to three noisy boys.Lau...
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Title:Playful Learning Lab For Kids: Whole-body Sensory Adventures To Enhance Focus, Engagement, And…Format:PaperbackProduct dimensions:144 pages, 8.75 × 8.75 × 0.5 inShipping dimensions:8.75 × 8.75 × 0.5 inPublished:November 6, 2018Publisher:Quarry BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1631595563

ISBN - 13:9781631595561

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Playful Learning Lab for Kidsis a hands-on activity book that offers games and activities that revolve around the senses and concepts in reading, math, art, and science.Recent research has shown that children learn anddevelop new skills more quicklywhen they engage inplayful, whole body activities. Movement allows them to refocus their attention, improves brain function, reduces stress, and improves circulation. Not only that, but the more senses that are used for learning, the more likely information is to be stored and retrieved.The activities inPlayful Learning Lab for Kidsexplore concepts in reading, language, math, art, music, science, geography, and social studies, all whileengaging children with movements, touch, sound, and sight. Most distinguishing of all, the activities and lessons here include suggestions for tailoring the experience to different levels, making ita book children can grow with. The skills range from visual perceptual skills and spatial awareness, to early geometry concepts, visual motor integration, and fine motor skills.Authors Claire Heffron and Lauren Drobnjak, pediatric occupational and physical therapists with years of experience in clinical and school-based settings, share their best tips and strategies for helpinglittle learners reach their fullest potentialthrough these engaging and fun activities.The popularLab for Kids seriesfeatures a growing list of books that sharehands-on activities and projects on a wide host of topics, including art, astronomy, clay, geology, math, and even how to create your own circus—all authored by established experts in their fields. Each lab contains acomplete materials list, clearstep-by-step photographsof the process, as well asfinished samples. The labs can be used as singular projects or as part of a yearlong curriculum of experiential learning. The activities are open-ended, designed to be explored over and over, often with different results. Geared toward being taught or guided by adults, they are enriching for a range of ages and skill levels. Gain firsthand knowledge on your favorite topic with Lab for Kids.