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The whole spectrum of social, motor, and sensory games : using every child's natural love of play to enhance key skills and promote inclusion / Barbara Sher with Karen Beardsley ; illustrations by Ralph Butler.

Sher, Barbara, 1943- author. (Author).
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Jefferson County Public Library - Madison JUV 790.1922 SHE (Text) 39391006763310 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781118345719 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 1118345711 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: xxx, 272 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, a Wiley brand, [2013]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: Power of play and the synergy of games -- Spontaneous Games For All Ages: --Playful learning games that can happen spontaneously and often need nothing more than a smile -- Waiting game for airports, restaurants, and doctor's offices: -- What Would Mary Poppins Do?: -- Game 1: Guess the winning number -- Game 2: Toothpick art -- Game 3: Penny flick -- Game 4: Which cup is it under? -- Game 5: Whose hand is on top? -- Game 6: Feely games -- Game 7: Making a wiggly worm -- Clarifying judge -- Game 8: Art for two --Game 9: Secret writing -- Game 10: Can you do what I do? Can you say what I say? -- Who are we today? -- Walking Outside Games: -- Game 1: How many ways to walk? -- Game 2: Stop and go -- Game 3: Glued together -- Game 4: Guess the number of steps -- Game 5: Whose head is in the clouds? -- Benefits of pretend play -- Games Just For Little Ones (Ages Two To Seven): -- Game 1: A, you're adorable -- Game 2: I love you because -- Game 3: Secretary to the writer -- Game 4: Guess how old -- Game 5: Making faces -- Game 6: Pony boy -- Game 7: Having a Disney day -- Game 8: Knocking game -- Game 9: Playing with pebbles -- Game 10: How many hand lengths? -- Game 11: Edible play-doh --Count for cooperation -- Games For Older Kids (Ages Seven To Fourteen): -- Game 1: How would you describe me? -- Game 2: Five good moments -- Game 3: Self-portraits -- Game 4: People report -- Game 5: Which line is best? -- Game 6: Shadow games -- Game 7: Toe stepping -- Game 8: Stone painting -- Traveling Games: -- Game 1: Postcard diaries -- Game 2: Travel collections -- Honorable head garbage taker-outer -- Games For Babies: -- Daily game to play with babies to develop the brain and deepen the adult-child connection -- What's In Grandma's Purse? An Inquiring Toddler Wants To Know: -- Game 1: Diaper song -- Game 2: Helpful legs -- Game 3: Pan music -- Game 4: Homemade rattles -- Game 5: Clap a rhythm -- Game 6: Bird talk -- Game 7: Hand dancing -- Talking hand -- Game 8: Silly sounds -- Game 10: Feelings, nothing more than feelings -- Game 11: Catch a moving cube -- Game 12: Move me around -- Game 13: In your face -- Making faces with Lance -- Game 14: Keep your eyes on this -- Game 15: Tender touches -- Game 16: Smell sorting -- Game 17: Describe that taste -- Game 18: Speaking in sounds -- Game 19: Sound sorting -- Game 20: Box ride -- Game 21: Pillow pile -- Game 22: Beach ball bounce -- Chalk and the bubbie -- Game 23: Standing and counting -- Game 24: Furniture pathway -- Game 25: Backward steps -- Game 26: Book in a baggie -- Rinds on a stick (or something similar) -- Game 27: Straws in a bottle -- Game 28: Nest the cans -- Game 29: Voice-over -- Game 30: Chip bank -- Game 31: Color matches -- Small is nice too -- Progressive Games For Ages Three To Seven: -- Inclusive games that use only one material to enhance multiple skills -- Upside of making your own education toys -- Bring me game -- Beanbag Games: -- Game 1: Jump -- Game 2: Jump sideways -- Game 3: In and out -- Game 4: Jump one, jump five -- Game 5: Run and leap -- Game 6: Balance walk -- Game 7: Musical beanbags -- Game 8: Throw into colored container -- Blanket Games: -- Game 1: Sausage walk -- Game 2: Fat sausage walk -- Game 3: Dragon -- Game 4: Rock and roll -- Game 5: Sushi or burrito -- Game 6: Trampoline -- Game 7: Dance around -- Two-By-Four Games: -- Game 1: How many ways can you walk on the beams? -- Game 2: Frogs on the beam -- Game 3: Crossing the seesaw beam -- Game 4: Little jump, big jump, little jump -- Game 5: Hop to the end -- Game 6: Going to the store -- Hula-Hoop Games: -- Game 1: Tiptoe through the hoops -- Game 2: Crawl tunnel -- Game 3: Jumping maze -- Game 4: Combination-vertical and horizontal -- Game 5: Backward -- Game 6: All together now -- Game 7: Roll the hoop -- Game 8: Boomerang -- Game 9: Roll and kick -- Game 10: Ring toss -- Game 11: Jump rope -- Game 12: Hula-hooping-fast and in circles -- Unusual gifts that cost a little and please a lot -- Ladder Games: -- Game 1: Jump between the rungs -- Game 2: Hop between the rungs -- Game 3: Tiptoe between the rungs -- Game 4: Walk on the rungs -- Game 5: Jump in and out -- Game 6: Go through the window -- Game 7: Rock the boat -- Game 8: Working together -- Game 9: Rhythm -- Game 10: Creating new games -- Magazine Tube Games: -- Game 1: Flute -- Game 2: Easy throw -- Game 3: Hand to hand -- Game 4: Reflex drop -- Game 5: Head drop -- Game 6: Throw at a target -- Game 7: Jump over the tubes -- Game 8: What else can it be? -- Game 9: We're got a rhythm inside of us -- Plastic Bottle Games: -- Game 11: Knock-downs -- Game 2: In and out -- Game 3: Obstacle course -- Rope Games: -- Game 1: Rising rope -- Game 2: Lowering rope -- Game 3: Over and under -- Game 4: Jump twice-forward, sideways, and backward -- Game 5: Hop once, hip twice -- Game 6: Jump the creek -- Game 7: Run and leap -- Game 8: Wiggly rope -- Game 9: Swinging rope -- Game 10: Creative jump -- Game 11: Tightrope walking -- Game 12: Tug-of-war -- Rocker Board Games: -- Game 1: Rock and roll -- Game 2: Back and forth -- Game 3: Two together -- Game 4: Balance and slide off -- Game 5: Group rock -- Game 6: All new ways -- Don't rush Arnold -- Therapy "Games For Ages Three To Twelve: -- Home therapy games that enhance the basic skill domains -- Fine Motor Games: -- Game 1: Ping-Pong pool -- Game 2: Punch 'n poke -- Game 3: Rainbow pizza -- Game 4: Snip snip clip -- Game 5: Flipping pancakes -- Game 6: Rain house -- Game 7: Tongs and tweezers -- Game 8: A, B, -- can you C me -- Game 9: Pumpkin head -- Game 10: Penny race -- Gross Motor Games: -- Game 1: Flying meteorite -- Game 2: Circus hoop -- Game 3: Fire twirler! -- Game 4: Choo-choo train -- Game 5: Don't forget the shoes! -- Game 6: Helicopter -- Game 7: Surf's up! -- Game 8: Hailstorm -- Game 9: Ready, aim, squirt! -- Game 10: Sit, roll over, jump! -- Sensory Games: -- Game 1: Club sandwich -- Game 2: Mirror -- Game 3: Moon walker -- Game 4: Lollypop lick -- Game 5: Snowplow -- Game 6: Natural disaster -- Game 7: Worms and eyeballs -- Game 8: Bag o bag -- Game 9: Feed the otter -- Game 10: Bubble monster -- Social Skills Games: -- Game 1: Catch the thief! -- Game 2: What if it? -- Game 3: Feelings dance -- Game 4: Elbow-to-elbow -- Game 5: Stepping stones -- Game 6: Pinball -- Game 7: Magician -- Game 8: Hamburger ball -- Game 9: Voice remote control -- Game 10: Detective -- Short Group Games For Ages Three To Fifteen: -- Quick movement games that stimulate thinking, feeling, and creativity -- Chris and the box -- Short Games For Young Children (Ages Three To Ten): -- Game 1: Shoe leaps -- Game 2: Blindfold -- Game 3: Can you do the can-can? -- Game 4: Can you do what I do? Can you say what I say? -- Enticing Nona: -- Game 5: Group dance -- Game 6: Horse is walking -- Game 7: Marble play -- Game 8: Names, names, we all have names -- Game 9: Tell us what you like to do -- Nikolai finds art -- Game 10: Throw at the letters -- Game 11: Twist on the twister -- Short Games For Older Kids (Ages Seven To Fifteen): -- Game 1: Bowling for dollars -- Game 2: Category ball game -- Game 3: Compliment me -- Game 4: Expressing self with body -- To touch and be touched -- Game 5: Interviewing -- Game 6: It's all in the tone -- Game 7: Jumping math -- Game 8: Make up a handshake -- Game 9: Make up a story -- Game 10: Reflection -- Game 11: Say a line -- Game 12: Jail -- Game 13: Shower curtain spelling -- Game 14: Time line game -- Game 15: What's my line? -- Ignoring Clarissa -- Appendix: Home therapy -- About the authors -- Index.
Summary, etc.: "Fun easy games for parents and teachers to play with kids of all ages Play is increasingly recognized by neuroscientists and educators as a vital component in brain development, academic success and learning social skills. In this inspiring and useful resource, Barbara Sher provides step-by-step directions for how to use children's natural interests at different stages of their development to help them develop a wealth of sensory motor and social skills. All the games have also been designed to provide plenty of joyful opportunities for encouraging inclusion. Offers strategies for helping all kids, but especially those with special needs, to develop social, motor and sensory skills Filled with simple games using common materials that can be used by teachers, parents, and caregivers with both individual kids and groups Provides explanations and examples of how the games can aid in a child's development This resource offers parents and teachers a fun and easy way to include all children in activities that will engage all of their senses and promote important skills"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Games.
Educational games.
Child development.
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Parenting / General.

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