LEWISVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gryphon House, Inc.’s best-selling infant and toddler activity book just got a major makeover. The Encyclopedia of Infant and Toddler Activities, revised, will build on the classic original, with new activities, explorations, tips and brain research to enhance teachers’ understanding of the children’s development.
Thousands of early childhood professionals, caregivers and parents have made The Encyclopedia of Infant and Toddler Activities their go-to resource for lesson planning. This revised edition will include:
- Information about rapid brain growth in the earliest years
- An outline of how infants and toddlers learn through active exploration
- Tips for developmentally appropriate environments for infants and toddlers
- Ideas for connecting with families
- Additional strategies and activities for supporting the development of language, social-emotional, cognitive, and motor skills
Early childhood educator and veteran researcher Donna Wittmer, PhD, revised the book.
“The revised activities in The Encyclopedia of Infant and Toddler Activities build on what made the original so powerful, with the additional activities and research-based developmental tips that teachers asked for,” Wittmer said. “Parents and teachers will love watching their little ones gain emergent literacy, math, and problem-solving skills.”
The Encyclopedia of Infant and Toddler Activities, revised, will be widely available September 1, 2017. The book is available for preorder now. To request a free excerpt or e-galley copy, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
ISBN 978-0-87659-733-0; 288 pp.; PB; $19.95
About the Author
Donna Wittmer, PhD, is professor emerita of early childhood and early childhood special education in the School of Education at the University of Colorado, Denver. She earned her doctorate in child, family and community studies at Syracuse University. A prolific author, she has written dozens of articles and books on early childhood development. She is a sought-after speaker and presenter worldwide.
About Gryphon House, Inc.
Gryphon House, Inc., is an award-winning publisher of resource books for parents and teachers of children from birth through age eight. Filled with developmentally appropriate and easy-to-use strategies, Gryphon House books provide parents and teachers with the tools they need to bring the joy of learning to young children.