1-Book: The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind

Brain Development Book 12 strategiesReason for Choice: This book was written by neuropsychiatrist, Daniel J. Siegel, and parenting expert, Tina Payne Bryson. It has 12 age-appropriate strategies for dealing with day-to-day struggles. These strategies foster healthy brain development, leading to calmer, happier children. It contains illustrations so parents can teach the strategies to their children.

Use: This resource can be a book recommendation in a newsletter for parents; can be bought by the child care centre or borrowed from the library and discussed during a staff meeting so the strategies can be applied in the classrooms.

Message: The authors explain in a clear way how a child’s brain is wired and how it matures. It shows that children’s brains are under construction until they turn 25 years old. It also explains that young children are driven more by the emotions than by the logic. The authors want parents to apply these discoveries through 12 strategies. Therefore, parents will be fostering their children’s healthy brain development.

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2-Video: Nurturing your Child’s Early Brain Development

 3-Article: The Brain, Learning, and Teaching

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4-Magazine article: Nutrients that boost your child’s brain development

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5-Tips: Tips for Parents- Brain Development

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To read the tips, click Tips for Parents-Brain Development.

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6- Video: Love Builds Brains

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