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Child Development Resources
How Three- and Four-Year Olds Develop
Learn why play in its many forms is critical to
preschoolers’ physical, social, and cognitive devel-
opment. DVD, 23 min. Closed-Captioned.
Learn and explore the physical characteristics of preschoolers:
how gross and fi ne motor skills are developed, strategies to
foster physical development, how to improve preschoolers’
diet and sleep, and more. DVD, 21 min. Closed-Captioned..
Learn how the brain grows neural bridges and
strengthens a child’s intellect, how instruction aids
cognitive development, how children use symbolic
thought in dramatic play, methods to guide higher-
order thinking skills, and more. DVD, 24 min.
Social & Emotional Development
Gain insight on the skill set that makes up social and emotion-
al development, how culture and gender affect development,
prosocial and antisocial behaviors, ways to assist with aggres-
sion issues, and more. DVD, 23 min. Closed-Captioned.
Preschoolers - Four Unique DVDs Explore Their World
Birth to Age Eight
Combining information on
psychology, and child
development, this guide
scenarios, and snapshots
on brain development
throughout the early years.
Also provided are more than 100 brain-based activities
to enhance children’s learning and reproducible
developmental checklists. Softbound, 126 pgs.
AGES & STAGES OF CHILD DEVELOPMENT
Help students identify the characteristics of each developmental
stage—physical, intellectual, emotional, social, and moral. This
Powerpoint presentation also suggests ways you can facilitate
healthy development in newborns, infants, toddlers, preschoolers,
and school-age children. More than 30 slides and copy-ready
handouts, both Mac- and Windows-compatible, are included.
CHILD DEVELOPMENT THEORIES
This review of 100 years of child development and parenting
theories includes those by Erikson, Maslow, Brazelton,
Montessori, Kohlberg, and others. The 30+ slides and copy-ready
handouts are both Mac- and Windows-compatible. CD-ROM.
THEORIES OF ATTACHMENT
An Introduction to Bowlby, Ainsworth, Gerber, Brazelton, Kennell and Klaus
Carol Garhart Mooney
Learn what prominent theorists say about bonding, attachment, separation and stranger
anxiety, and the best practices for infant care. This introductory guide makes it easy to learn
about John Bowlby, Mary Ainsworth, Magda Gerber, T. Berry Brazelton, John Kennell, and
Marshall Klaus and the key elements of their work. Ages 0–3. Softbound, 144 pgs.
THEORIES OF ATTACHMENT - INSTRUCTOR’S GUIDE
Enhance and extend learning when using Theories of Attachment as a textbook. This guide, available
exclusively as a PDF, includes chapter summaries, learning objectives, discussion questions, and
individual and group activities. PDF, downloadable from the Redleaf Press Web site.