Perspectives: A Publication of the early Childhood Music and Movement Association

Perspectives: A Publication of the early Childhood Music and Movement Association


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Journal of the Early Childhood Music & Movement Association, established to provide a network of communication, encourage teacher development, and advocate education of parents, classroom teachers and administrators.

 

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  • Book Review: Please Touch: How to Stimulate Your Child’s Creative Development Through Movement, Music, Art and Play”

    Author Susan Striker

    Author Susan Striker
    Simon & Shuster (1986) ISBN: 0671496484
    Book Review submitted by Adrienne Hendrix

    If you get this book in a library and it looks worn, there is a good reason. More than likely numerous patrons have read, studied, and put into effect some of the activities posited herein.

    First published in 1986 and still in print, Please Touch offers advice for fostering the “creative muscle” all children are born with. Striker, author of the Anti-Coloring Book series, makes hundreds of useful suggestions for developing the creative aptitude in young children from birth through four years of age. Each part covers those crucial first years that lay the foundation for how children perceive and interact with the world around them.

    Furthermore, each year's considerations include developmental stages and milestones (supplied by specialists in their respective fields), suggestions for…

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