ERIC Number: ED454962
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
Family Connections Early Start, No. 1-10.
AEL, Inc., Charleston, WV.
This series of 10 booklets provides information to new parents on their infants' behavior and development. The topics covered in the four-page booklets are: (1) "Welcome to the World of Babies," including information on infants' communication, baby books, and developmental milestones from birth to 9 months; (2) "Language: All about Communication," including suggestions for activities using music and rhythm; (3) "Baby's Very First Toys," including suggestions for toys and songs; (4) "Good Health Starts with Nutrition," including information on choking hazards, immunizations, and maternal health; (5) "Read to Your Baby," including non-reading activities that lay foundation for learning to read; (6) "Choosing and Using Child Care," including information on extended family relationships and on developmental milestones from 6 to 36 months; (7) "Simple Activities Develop Young Minds," discussing the importance of play and providing play suggestions; (8) "Learning Positive Behaviors," introducing positive discipline; (9) "The Impact of Being a Parent," including parents' role as teachers; and (10) "Nutrition: Keep It Natural," including information on food choices. (KB)
Descriptors: Child Development, Early Intervention, Infant Behavior, Infant Care, Infants, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Materials, Play, Preschool Education
AEL, Inc., P.O. Box 1348, Charleston, WV 25325. Tel: 304-347-0400; Tel: 800-624-9120 (Toll Free); Web site: http://www.ael.org.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: AEL, Inc., Charleston, WV.